John Deaton Shares Mixed Feelings on Recent Filing in Ripple Case; SHIB, XRP and ADA Added to Major Hong Kong Index: Crypto News Digest by U.Today – U.Today

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John Deaton, legal representative of XRP holders, has shared with his Twitter followers that he recently received a letter regarding the filing in the Ripple case. Deaton admitted that the email caused him to have butterflies in his stomach, but then this feeling turned into disappointment as he discovered that it was simply an announcement of one lawyer’s withdrawal from the case. The CryptoLaw founder then clarified that the withdrawal “means nothing” for the ongoing Ripple-SEC legal battle, highlighting that it is not a signal that the case is settled or that any substantive changes have occurred.

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According to a recent announcement by the Hong Kong Virtual Asset Consortium (HKVAC), it has successfully launched its highly anticipated virtual asset index. The index aims to keep track of major cryptocurrencies’ performance and provide local investors with a comprehensive overview of the market. Among 30 cryptocurrencies included in the index, market watchers spotted Shiba Inu (SHIB), XRP and Cardano (ADA). In order to ensure fair representation, the index excludes Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), as well as stablecoins.

Shiba Inu Lead Shytoshi Kusama Has “Lovely” Present for Community

In a recent tweet, Shiba Inu ecosystem official Lucie shared that the “Worldpaper,” a major update from SHIB lead Shytoshi Kusama, is coming soon. She quoted Kusama’s blog post, in which he explained what the “Worldpaper” would be about. According to the SHIB lead, this document will be a comprehensive guide to all aspects of SHIB, “the ecosystem of tokens, products, platforms and services.” This will include SHIB, BONE, LEASH, TREAT and a stablecoin called SHI (still not released), but it will not be limited to these. Also, in the “Worldpaper,” Kusama promised to explain the long-term plan for “full and complete decentralization,” the identities of the new official partners of SHIB and all the details the SHIB community “wants and craves.”
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