"The Hash" tackles today's hot topics: Binance hid substantial links to China for several years after the crypto exchange claimed to have left the country, according to documents reviewed by the Financial Times. New research shows that North Korean hackers are now using crypto cloud mining for their illicit activities. The U.K. drops its plans for a non-fungible token (NFT) issued by the Royal Mint. Plus, if you're a member of a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that is being sued, could you be liable for negligence? U.S. courts are wading into the murky topic.

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This episode has been edited by Jonas Huck. The senior producer is Michele Musso and the executive producer is Jared Schwartz. Our theme song is “Neon Beach.”

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