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What Kind of Punishment Will You Get For Murdering in the Metaverse?

By Allen Taylor | Cryptocracy | 11 Apr 2022


Angry Meta shareholders accuse Mark Zuckerberg of weak leadership, say the “dystopian downsides” of the metaverse will need some oversight. On the other hand, improved optics might be all that is necessary to make the metaverse bigger than the internet. Web3 technology promises to improve a lot of things in the metaverse, including historical sites. Live concerts are more popular than sporting events and shopping. Among the top 5 metaverse jobs expected to explode are Metaverse Research Scientist and NFT Strategist. Hope for the perpetually unemployed. But … what everyone really wants to know is if you can be punished for murdering someone in the metaverse. The arguments for punishment go in a different direction than I expected, but I can see the logic.

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Coinbase has suspended payments through Unified Payments Interface (UPI) in India just three days after launch.

Crypto wallet maker Ledger and metaverse game The Sandbox are partnering to promote crypto education in the metaverse. Who better to train newbies in the art of virtual living than a hardware wallet company and a gaming environment named after a playpen?

Will Elon Musk bring DOGE to TwitterHmmmm … now why would he do that?

Mexico’s third richest billionaire says to buy bitcoin to save yourself from severe dollar inflation. Or, you can just burn dollars. Just make sure you have enough to live on.

Crypto mining was a big deal at Bitcoin 2022 in Miami this year. It was mostly talk.

Recipients of NFT coupons have thrown them away. Now the artist isn’t making any more. In an amazing rug pull that was videotaped, a monkey made one would-be NFT investor go bananas. On the other end of the spectrum, the top-selling NFT this week went for $1 million. Other NFT creators are making lemonade out of cucumbersNFTs are a win-or-lose proposition all around. You either make it or you don’t.

According to PwC, the eNaira, Central Bank of Nigeria’s digital currency (CBDC), is No. 1 among CBDCs. Also, the Sand Dollar, CBDC of Central Bank of Bahama. Two is company, three a crowd.

The Washington Post asserts that central banks can save decentralized financeDoes DeFi need saving?

EOSIO consortium consisting of EOS, Telos, WAX, and UX Network have committed $8 million per year for core development and developer engagement. My God, don’t they need it.

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First published at Cryptocracy. Not to be construed as financial advice.

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