Retired, finally. I enjoy learning about crypto and sharing my discoveries. Also, I follow the News closely and enjoy discussing current events. I have no political agenda, but advance views based in reality with a slant toward real world consequences.

The Terrible Tale of BINANCE's Absence from the United States

1 May 2021 5 minute read 6 comments kev_nag

Yeah, we have Binance.US. Compared to mother Binance, Binance.US is crap. So we, as Americans, are essentially shut out from acquiring many coins and tokens appearing on mother Binance (without committing fraud by using a VPN to hide our location or...

Why It Is So Damn Hard To Trade Cryptocurrency in New York State

25 Apr 2021 3 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

New York State, the Empire State. Its State Motto is Excelsior, Latin for ever upward. New York City, the financial capitol of the World. Well I say bulls**t!!! I can't even use Binance US as I supposedly live in a prohibited jurisdiction. Being a cr...

MISTAKE and the Legal Implications for Cryptocurrencies, Smart Contracts and Artificial Intelligence

24 Apr 2021 7 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

INTRODUCTION: No doubt, cryptocurrency is borderless and has become a worldwide phenomenon. Currently leading the way in this trend is Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and the move away from traditional order book trading to the more efficient Automated...

Understanding My Reasoning For Farming the BUSD-BNB Pair On Harvest Finance

18 Apr 2021 3 minute read 4 comments kev_nag

I have to tell you, I absolutely love the Harvest Finance platform. Both the UX and UI designs of the Dashboard make choosing and enacting investments a simple task for investors of any level of experience. As for me, it was this design structure tha...

Diluting Your Cryptocurrency Privacy - UNITED STATES v GRATKOWSKI

16 Apr 2021 6 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

INTRODUCTION: A brief review of the facts of this case is warranted. In US v Gratkowski, 964 F. 3d 307 (5th Cir, 2020), the defendant became the subject of a federal investigation in relation to a parallel investigation of a child pornography website...

So I Got Lucky and Stand to Make an On-Paper Huge Windfall Playing ALIEN WORLDS

12 Apr 2021 1 minute read 8 comments kev_nag

About four months ago, on a lark, I read an article from Banano which referenced a game called Alien Worlds. Honestly, what initially caught my eye was the potential to have CrptoMonkeys dropped by playing the game, mining on the MonkeyMining propert...

Examining COVID-19 Vaccination Passports - YOU DECIDE

11 Apr 2021 4 minute read 4 comments kev_nag

INTRODUCTION With the advent of vaccines being made available to combat the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic, some controversy exists surrounding a mechanism for people to demonstrate they have, in fact, been inoculated against this virus. The purpose of th...

Keeping Personal Data More Secure - DECENTRALIZED KYC CHECKS

9 Apr 2021 3 minute read 2 comments kev_nag

INTRODUCTION Some services and individual tokens are open for unverified use by all. But to comply with regulatory authority, certain services and tokens require KYC (Know Your Customer), without which you are shut out of a plethora of financial vehi...

US Supreme Court Decides - GOOGLE LLC v. ORACLE AMERICA, INC. - Significant Impact on Interoperability

7 Apr 2021 5 minute read 3 comments kev_nag

HISTORY: Some history is necessary. In December of 1990, Sun Microsystems developed Java which included a new programming language, a virtual machine, and a set of libraries for use with the new language. The libraries created were documented for pro...

Way Out Of My Wheelhouse - My Submission to HARVEST FINANCE'S Creativity Contest

5 Apr 2021 1 minute read 3 comments kev_nag

Boy, this one is a stretch - I definitely am not the most creative kind of guy. But I figured, what the hell, I'll give it the old college try. With that being said, please be kind - don't let me hear you laughing from your computer screen to me here...