Bitstamp apologizes after posting report calling XRP ‘toxic waste’
Digital asset exchange Bitstamp has apologized for sharing a crypto market report that it claims does not reflect the firm’s “views or values.”
In a tweet from Bitstamp posted today, the exchange issued an apology for posting research firm Messari’s “Crypto Theses for 2021” report from founder and CEO Ryan Selkis. The report refers to as “toxic waste,” with Selkis calling (BTC) forks, (XLM) and (LTC) “piles of s—.” The report said:
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