When the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) classified a cryptocurrency called XRP as an illegally sold security, the impact was immediate. Early purchasers were powerless as they lost money on their XRP. Now, they’re fighting back.
The blockchain is supposed to be the great equaliser. But on the blockchain gender balance seems to be even more disturbed than in the real world. In this episode we’re meeting the women who are trying to fight for equal rights on the blockchain.
We’re in Nigeria where the impact of blockchain is arguably bigger than in most other places. But a government ban, after crypto was used to fund protests, disrupted this emerging industry and now people are having to find ways to work around it.
Trading crypto has become so easy that many people invest both their free time and their savings on trading platforms. But behind the success stories and crypto millionaires, the market is volatile and unregulated, leaving investors vulnerable.