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Telegram CEO Endorses TON Blockchain Spin-Off Toncoin
For the first time since Telegram abandoned TON in 2020, CEO Pavel Durov has backed one of the competing spin-off projects.
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Aggrieved Investors Mull Suing Telegram Over Canceled TON Blockchain Project
Some backers of the now-shelved TON blockchain project are in talks to sue Telegram over their refund structure.
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Telegram's TON Was Built on Sand. Its Failure Isn't All Bad For Crypto
Telegram's Pavel Durov rails against the SEC's "ossification." But his TON project was always on shaky ground legally-speaking, says Preston Byrne.
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Telegram Caves to US Regulators: Delays Blockchain Launch, Offers to Return $1.2B to Investors
Messaging app Telegram postponed the launch of its TON blockchain on Wednesday, triggering a costly clawback clause in its agreement with investors.
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Making Sense of the SEC's Case Against Telegram
Telegram lost another round in court against the SEC and now can’t launch its $1.7 billion token sale. What does it mean for the crypto industry and other startups that sold tokens?
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Judge Denies Telegram's Request to Issue Gram Tokens to Non-US Investors
A federal judge denied Telegram's request to issue Gram tokens to non-U.S. investors.
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Devs Plot Launch of Telegram's Blockchain Without Company's Involvement
Developers are discussing ways to launch Telegram's blockchain without the messaging app company's participation, following a court order tying its hands.
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Russian Oligarch, Ex-Cabinet Minister Invested in Telegram's ICO, Court Filing Says
Roman Abramovich, owner of the Chelsea soccer club, invested $10 million in Telegram’s $1.7 billion token sale through a British Virgin Islands-based entity, court papers indicate.
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CFTC Asked to Provide Opinion in SEC Case Against Telegram ICO
A U.S. judge has asked lawyers from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to provide an opinion in the case brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against Telegram's $1.7 billion token sale.
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Telegram Drops Technical White Paper for Blockchain SEC Is Trying to Halt
Telegram has revealed more details about its TON blockchain's block validation process, even as it fights the SEC in court over its $1.7 billion token sale.
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