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Designer Drug Markets Get Boost From Crypto
Novel psychoactive chemicals with names like 2C-B, AMT and 5-MeO-DMT are freely available at online marketplaces and digital currencies help facilitate the global trade.
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Why Crypto Winter Hasn’t Dulled the Passion for Web3 Sex Work
Dead Discords, derailed roadmaps and shrinking market caps have not deterred those who think crypto could reshape adult entertainment for the better.
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Web3 Is Still Censoring Sex Workers
Internet decentralization has not stopped the shadow-banning of sexual images, adult performers say.
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Beyond the Silk Road: Crypto Needs a Regulatory Course Correction
The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists' crypto and illicit finance expert says the industry needs to be more than "reluctant good citizens." This article is part of CoinDesk’s Sin Week.
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'I Would Never Date a Crypto Guy Again.' What Women Say About Dating in Crypto
Three women share how greed, gluttony and pride have turned them off from dating crypto bros.
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One Ex-Sex Worker’s Web3 Solution to Ethical Porn Consumption
Crass Kitty, founder of adult content platform Proof of Peach, describes how Web3 tools can make porn creation and consumption more ethical.
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Can Crypto Save the Cannabis Industry?
The legal cannabis industry’s problems go much deeper than a lack of access to banking. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Sin Week.
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When White Hat Hackers Go Bad
Even the most ethical hacker can be lured in by the seven deadly sins of pen-testing. This article is part of CoinDesk's Sin Week series.
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As the Gun Market Moves to Crypto, Deeply Private Owners Reveal More Than They May Know
Lobbyists don’t want the government to track guns with a registry but the blockchains driving crypto act like one. This piece is part of CoinDesk’s Sin Week.
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Binance Froze Russian Gun Maker's Crypto Assets, Amid Ukrainian Pressure
Vladislav Lobaev, a Russian gun manufacturer, raised $21,000 in crypto for the war in Ukraine before the world’s largest crypto exchange locked down the funds.
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