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‘Dr Doom' blasts blockchain as 'one of the most overhyped technologies ever'

By ethan / March 6, 2018

The technology behind cryptocurrencies, blockchain, is unlikely to replace the existing systems used by banks, according to economist Nouriel Roubini, who is known as ‘Dr Doom” for his pessimistic predictions. In an opinion piece on the Project Syndicate website, Roubini said that “In reality, blockchain is one of the most overhyped technologies ever.” He added that many […]

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Nouriel 'Dr Doom' Roubini says ‘crypto-crazies’ are cyberterrorists

By ethan / February 14, 2018

Renowned economist Nouriel Roubini says he received death threats and his consulting firm was hacked in response to his negative views on cryptocurrencies. “Cryptocrazies are also criminal Cyber-Terrorists,” he wrote on Twitter. The economist claims his consulting firm, Roubini Global Economics, became the target of denial-of-service attack in 2015 because of his criticism of bitcoin. […]

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