DOJ Ransomware Panel to Propose ‘Aggressive’ Bitcoin Regulations: Report

In brief

  • A Department of Justice task force assembled last week to solve the problem of ransomware.
  • It’s set to deliver its recommendations Thursday.

A panel of experts established by the US Department of Justice last week to combat ransomware is expected to recommend “aggressive tracking of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies,” according to a report from Reuters today that cited anonymous sources.

The potential recommendations would expand the regulatory requirements on cryptocurrency exchanges and hold them to similar standards as traditional financial institutions.

Ransomware involves hacking computers and computer networks and locking users out until they pay a ransom. An estimated 99% of ransomware payments were made in Bitcoin as of the first quarter of 2020, thanks to its status as electronic cash. Afterward, the BTC can be exchanged into a privacy coin such as Monero, which is difficult to trace, and ultimately exchanged for cash. Research firm Cybersecurity Ventures estimated in 2019 that annual ransomware costs would reach $20 billion globally this year. 

The Ransomware and Digital Extortion Task Force is composed of staff from several Department of Justice wings, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Civil Division, the Criminal Division, the National Security Division, and the Executive Office for US Attorneys. The Departments of the Treasury and Homeland Security are also participating, as are private tech firms.

The group’s recommendations, due tomorrow, will reportedly target anonymous cryptocurrency transactions. However, depending on what form those recommendations take, they may need congressional approval. 

Reuters points to three key recommendations, namely, applying all know-your-customer rules for financial institutions to cryptocurrency exchanges, upping the requirements for crypto firms to earn money transmitter licenses, and expanding money laundering regulations. Taken collectively, they could prevent ill-gotten Bitcoin from flowing through regulated exchanges.

Such recommendations would align with a proposed rule from the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) that would require cryptocurrency businesses to collect a user’s personal data whenever a transaction is worth more than $3,000; transactions above $10,000 would be reported to FinCEN. Crucially, that rule, first proposed in the dying days of the Trump administration, extends to self-hosted wallets (i.e., wallets that weren’t attached to an exchange or crypto custodian).

The proposed rule has drawn criticism from privacy advocates and blockchain interest groups. Should the DOJ task force double down with similar proposals, it may cause hackers to rethink their Bitcoin strategy—and investors to pull back from the $1 trillion Bitcoin market.


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MetaMask Ethereum Wallet Hits 5 Million Monthly Users

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MetaMask has seen its usage stats grow significantly over the past six months, according to a report from ConSensys.

Usership Grows Five-Fold

In the past six months, MetaMask usage has grown by a factor of five, as the Ethereum and DeFi wallet now has 5 million monthly active users (MAUs) on desktop and mobile.

It also says that accumulated transaction volume has doubled to $2 billion after hitting $1 billion last month.

MetaMask monthly active users over time. Source: Consensys.

The availability of the mobile app in developing countries has contributed to growth. ConsenSys believes that MetaMask’s quick growth stems from interest in the Global South, with India, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Vietnam leading the way in terms of adoption.

ConsenSys suggests that its app is popular in developing countries because many users in those areas trust crypto over traditional banking services or cannot access banking services at all. “Increasingly, [they] use MetaMask to earn a supplemental income or to make long-term investments,” ConsenSys says.

Other Uses for MetaMask

Global adoption is not the only factor driving Metamask’s growth.

Additionally, MetaMask’s new swap feature is increasingly being used by traders to find the best rates across multiple decentralized exchanges. It charges a significant 0.875% service fee.

Finally, ConsenSys drew attention to the NFT boom, which has attracted users to tokenized artwork, game items, and collectibles. ConsenSys says that NFT transfers are the second most common use case for MetaMask after token swaps.

Disclaimer: The author held BTC, ETH, and a number of other cryptocurrencies at the time of writing.

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DeFi, NFT Booms Send MetaMask Past 5 Million Active Users

In brief

  • MetaMask is an Ethereum wallet that helps people access blockchain applications.
  • It’s grown from 1 million active users in October to 5 million this month.

MetaMask, an Ethereum-based cryptocurrency wallet, has registered five million active users, according to its creator, blockchain software firm ConsenSys (which also funds an editorially independent Decrypt.)

MetaMask is a browser extension and mobile app that allows people to interact with decentralized applications (dapps) on the Ethereum blockchain via a wallet where they can store the keys to their tokens. Those dapps run the gamut from CryptoKitties and other NFT marketplaces for digital collectibles to decentralized exchanges such as Uniswap, where users can swap cryptocurrencies directly with their peers.

Just last October, the project announced it had reached 1 million monthly active users. That coincided with growth in Ethereum-based decentralized finance (DeFi)—protocols and platforms built atop the blockchain that remove banks and brokers in favor of algorithms. DeFi protocols such as Compound and MakerDAO became go-to spots for people looking to lend, borrow, and earn interest off of their cryptocurrency holdings.

The 500% growth MetaMask has experienced in the last six months has been driven not just by DeFi, the project states, but also by NFTs. Short for non-fungible tokens, NFTs are unique digital tokens that serve as contracts of ownership; they’re commonly attached to digital art, virtual collectibles, and even MP3s. According to data site DappRadar, NFT sales took in $1.5 billion in transaction volume from January through March.

“On-chain data clearly indicates that NFTs are being widely embraced by users across the Ethereum ecosystem,” MetaMask wrote. “In fact, accessing NFTs is now the second most popular use case for MetaMask, only behind swaps.”  

MetaMask Swaps debuted on Firefox in October 2020. The feature works as a decentralized exchange aggregator to get wallet users better prices. With that feature, MetaMask went beyond facilitating transactions to taking a cut of the action. It’s been fairly popular, taking in an estimated $100,000 per day as of early February. And that was before the Ethereum price ballooned from around $1,600 to its current $2,700. 

MetaMask also cites increased adoption in developing countries such as India, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Vietnam. “Increasingly, these people use MetaMask to earn a supplemental income or to make long-term investments,” a blog post asserts. “Many are unable to access their local banking system and thus need alternative technology to act as a savings account.”

If MetaMask can continue reaching new markets, it might get its next five million users even faster.


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Polygon Transactions Explode After DeFi Expansion

Key Takeaways

  • Polygon is catching up to its main competitor, Binance Smart Chain, as the leading Ethereum bridge platform.
  • Polygon’s growth took off when the popular crypto lending platform Aave moved to the sidechain network.
  • Other apps like Curve Finance and mStable have also expanded to Polygon and driven adoption of the network.

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Polygon’s on-chain activity suggests exponential growth over the last month, largely driven by DeFi projects expanding to the platform.

Polygon Experiences DeFi Growth 

As Ethereum faces scaling issues and high transaction fees, many DeFi users and developers are searching for a complementary network that can support greater transaction loads.

While Binance Smart Chain (BSC) remains the leading Ethereum bridge network, Polygon is quickly catching up. According to data from The Block, Polygon’s total value locked (TVL) is nearing $2 billion, about one-third of BSC’s TVL of $6.6 billion.

In fact, Polygon is experiencing a growth pattern that is similar to the one that BSC experienced in Q1 of 2021. On-chain data shows Polygon’s daily transactions have doubled in the last week alone, beginning at 500,000 and growing to 1 million transactions per day.

Source: MaticVigil Explorer

Aave and Others Catalyzed Growth

Polygon’s growth began when the popular crypto lending platform Aave expanded to Polygon. The Polygon version of Aave reached more than 1.6 billion in liquidity within a few weeks of launch.

Apart from Aave, mStable has also expanded to Polygon. It reported that within 24 hours of launch, its Polygon version saw deposits grow by over $18 million—more than half of the $32 million in deposits that the project has attracted on Ethereum.

Curve, another DeFi trading platform, also expanded to Polygon recently. It reported $100 million in total deposits within a week.

Additionally, Polygon’s native DEX Quickswap is also growing fast. It says it has benefited from rising participation from Aave users, who have brought on board hundreds of millions of dollars.

Source: QuickSwap

Thanks to this growth, Polygon’s native token (MATIC) has more than doubled in value in a single day. On Apr. 26, it began with a price of $0.36. On, Apr. 27, it briefly touched an all-time high of $0.87.

At the time of publishing, MATIC is trading at $0.81 and has a market cap of $4.9 billion, according to CoinGecko.

Disclosure: The author did not hold crypto mentioned in this article at the time of press.

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Jean-Michel Basquiat Estate Squashes Fake NFT Auction

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  • Yesterday, a group called Daystrom announced an NFT tied to “Free Comb with Pagoda,” an artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat.
  • Basquiat’s estate says the seller never owned the work at all.

The estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat has squashed the sale of an NFT tied to “Free Comb with Pagoda,” a mixed-media work from 1986.

The seller was a mysterious group Daystrom, who put out a press release about the sale on Tuesday. The announcement came along with a link to the NFT itself, which was for sale on the marketplace OpenSea

“The estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat owns the copyright in the artwork referenced,” a spokesperson for the estate told The Art Newspaper. “No license or rights were conveyed to the seller and the NFT has subsequently been removed from sale.”

The NFT was delisted from OpenSea this afternoon.

Basquiat, who died in 1988, was one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century; his Untitled, from 1982, remains the most expensive American artwork ever sold at auction.

Daystrom describes itself as “the Emmy winning digital provocateur behind David Bowie’s online bank.” The only other NFT attributed to its account on OpenSea is an image called “The All American Breakfast,” which appears to have something to do with QAnon.

Daystrom was also promising that the NFT could “be deconstructed” at the high bidder’s discretion, “leaving the NFT as the only remaining form of Basquait’s [sic] work to exist.” Something similar happened with a Banksy earlier this year.

NFTs are non-fungible tokens that can be used to represent ownership of specific digital files on the internet. They’ve been around for years but have recently caught on in the digital art world. The market has exploded within the last few months, with NFT sales shattering records month over month.

The market, however, is also rife with inauthentic images. And this isn’t the first time this has happened with Basquiat—this past winter, a group called Seen Haus teased an NFT attached to what they claimed was a certified Basquiat (something the estate never confirmed).

Shepard Fairey, the artist behind former President Obama’s “Hope” campaign poster, recently tweeted about an issue with a copycat NFT on Rarible, an OpenSea competitor.

NFTs are often billed as hard and fast proof of ownership, but they raise significant legal issues around copyright and intellectual property; as with everything else in crypto, risks abound.


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Cardano Partners with Simplex to Allow ADA Purchase via Credit Cards and Apple Pay

Cardano’s native cryptocurrency, ADA, will now be available for direct purchases from credit or debit cards, Apple Pay, or even bank transfers. Its partnership with Simplex, a solution facilitating fiat on/off ramps to the cryptocurrency ecosystem, makes this possible.

Cardano’s Integration With Simplex

Simplex, a crypto infrastructure provider, based in Israel, was launched in 2014. The EU-licensed business hit a vital landmark last year by becoming a major partner in the Visa network.

In a press release earlier today, the company revealed its new collaboration with Cardano. Simplex will add ADA to its supported cryptos list and make it available to its growing “network” of partners, including multiple cryptocurrency exchanges. Subsequently, the integration would make it possible for millions of people to buy ADA with a credit or debit card, Apple payments, or via SEPA or a transfer to SWIFT, in an easy, safe environment. 

Simplex clarified that after careful consideration of the token and the blockchain project behind it, the addition of the ADA came. Cardano was described in the statement as the first platform that builds on peer review research and has been built using methodology based on evidence.

Simplex Invests Faith in ADA

Simplex also believes in Cardano’s potential to impact different spheres of daily life positively. It is safe enough to protect billions of data, scale sufficient to accommodate global systems, and robust adequate to support fundamental change.

Simplex offers a complete fiat/crypto infrastructure worldwide by operating alongside notable names in the crypto ecosystem (i.e. Binance, Huobi and BitPay).  The status quo of crypto on/off ramps has been changing since 2014 due to Simplex.

With a credit card and debit card offering zero chargeback guarantee, Simplex established their first riskless global fiat onramp. Simplex is also an EU financial approved entity and a Visa network Principal Member. It was one of 10 crypto firms with the most significant impact in 2020.

Cardano Listing Fuels the ADA Bullish Fire

Since the beginning of 2021, the original token of Cardano has been among the most outstanding performers. On January 1st, it traded about $0.18, but it quickly began to rise in the months following.

After a 730 percent boost to around $1.5, ADA had painted a new all-time high. The increased uncertainty also hit ADA on the crypto market, and soon after, it fell below $1.

Nevertheless, the cryptocurrency resumed its bull run quite quickly and hit a new high of more than $1.55 a few weeks ago. Despite retracing slightly to $1.3, ADA is currently the sixth-largest cryptocurrency by that metric, with a market cap well above $40 billion. A spike in buying pressure around the current price levels could see Cardano recovering from past losses. 

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Who needs CEOs? Replace them With DAO!

Executive pay is voted on at least every three years under the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act, forcing shareholders and the public to confront how much the leaders take home. Tim Steiner, FTSE 100‘s highest-paid CEO, earned £58.7 million in 2019, which was 2605 times his employee’s mean revenue for that year. 

The issue speaks for itself, and it is high time companies question whether they should have a CEO at all. 

CEOs or DAO?

DAOs tackle a long-standing governing issue referred to as a major agent by political scientists and economists. This issue happens when the representative of an organization, other persons or entities in an organization, can decide on behalf or influence it.

A moral hazard in such settings happens if the officer acts for himself rather than for the principal’s benefit since the principal cannot monitor his conduct completely. As with Turkey, the operator of the cryptocurrency trading site has received an international arrest warrant. Faruk Fatih Ozer is reportedly fleeing from the 391,000 investors to Albania with an alleged $2 billion.

DAOs are open-source, thus transparent, and, in theory, incorruptible. All transactions of the organization are recorded and maintained on a blockchain. Interests of the organization members are – if designed correctly – aligned by the incentive rules tied to the native token. Proposals take the primary way for making decisions within a DAO, which are voted for by the majority consensus of involved network actors. 

DAOs can be Risky

Automation of work, especially in public roles, can be risky. After Microsoft sacked a large group of journalists last year to substitute AI for them, the software’s inability to identify two colored women almost instantly had to deal with the PR catastrophe. After learning to discriminate against women, Amazon’s AI faced the same issue.

The examples are all attempts to automate the kind of work happening without involving other people in the firm. Strategic top-level decisions are different. Company owners discuss the findings before implementation. Workers often feel they can’t talk for fear of the CEO’s disappointment, another reason why they should receive execution. 

A Positive Perspective

When automated management and, as Google or IBM calls it, decision intelligence is used; impressive results get achieved. The mass transit system in Hong Kong put software in charge of its maintenance schedule in 2004 and is renowned for being one of the most punctual and fastest running metros in the world.

Despite the few comebacks, we will likely see many more DAOs with various purposes grow alongside Bitcoin’s pioneering technology. Smart property governance can also be incorporated directly into blockchain in conjunction with the “Internet of Things,” enabling monitoring cars, safety deposits, and buildings through autonomous organizations.

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Here Are Key Bullish Levels for Cardano, Dogecoin, and Litecoin, According to Trader Scott Melker

Crypto analyst and trader Scott Melker is mapping out price levels for Cardano and two red-hot altcoins that are key in keeping their bullish momentum alive.

In a new strategy session, Melker tells his 36,500 YouTube subscribers that Cardano (ADA) is currently trading in a wide range between $1.50 and $0.98, but it now has an opportunity to break out of consolidation.


“This is beautiful… I’d be looking for something like this (move above $1,24) if it continues.”

Melker notes that the buy levels for Cardano for bullish continuation are around $1.20 and the breakout and retest of $1.50 as support. Should Cardano follow the script, a breakout can potentially catapult ADA to a new all-time high of $2.20.

Looking at Dogecoin (DOGE), the trader says it must take out a strong resistance level before it can gather some bullish momentum.

“I would say get it above that line, $0.28. Take it off the top [and] we can go up there ($0.45). Otherwise, that’s pretty good resistance.”

Another coin on Melker’s radar is Litecoin (LTC). According to the trader, LTC is trading within a descending channel, which it can break out of if it manages to move above a crucial level.

“I would say you trade it like this if you’re in the USD pair. You get above that ($250) and then you’re heading up here, $370 again.”

As for Bitcoin, Melker says that BTC must breach its immediate resistance in order to sustain its bounce.

“If you want to get truly bullish again, you gotta be above here ($56,000).”

Should Bitcoin fail to flip $56,000 from resistance to support, Melker says the leading cryptocurrency risks igniting a renewed sell-off below $50,000.

“If you want to be bearish, there’s a few reasons to be bearish on Bitcoin. That looks like a rounding top like we’ve seen on rounding bottoms… If it drops again, I would love to see it do this (fall to $41,000), sweep that low right there. That would give us a huge daily oversold RSI (relative strength index).”

Melker says the drop to $41,000 will allow Bitcoin to carve a bottom and ignite a massive rally all the way above $72,500.

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Why VISA Thinks Bitcoin Has Potential In Cross-Border Transactions

Payments giant Visa has been expanding its involvement with Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Per their Q2, 2021, Earnings Call, the company has a long roadmap and many plans to integrate these assets into its payment network.

Al Kelly, Chairman, and CEO at Visa talked about the “opportunities” the company is and would like to explore with BTC and digital assets. Kelly said he views this cryptocurrency as a “digital gold” due to the fact that people “hold” on to it.

In the crypto industry, Visa will focus on 5 areas. The first is to allow consumers to purchase Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The executive said Visa is working with exchange platforms and wallets to enable this feature. Kelly added:

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I would say that this is a space that we are leaning into in a very, very big way and I think are extremely well-positioned.

Later, the payments giant is working on allowing customers to use a crypto cash-outs service. Thus, Visa’s network can convert funds in BTC or other cryptocurrencies into fiat. The converted funds will be available to make purchases at the 70 million Visa merchants. Kelly believes this will give “immediate utility to the digital currency”. He added:

We’ve got over 35 digital-currency platforms and wallets that have chosen to work with us. Coinbase,, BlockFi, Fold, Bitpanda are just some examples. And so that’s certainly a second big opportunity.

Bitcoin With Broader Use Cases On Top Of Visa

On the other hand, the company seeks to give its corporate partners and institutions a “crypto option”. With that in mind, Visa has created APIs.

These allowed for institutions to offer a buy, trade, and custody feature supported by Anchorage, a digital asset bank based in the United States. Later, Kelly referred to their fourth opportunity, settlement:

We’ve upgraded our infrastructure to allow a financial institution to settle with these in a digital currency with stablecoin, starting with USDC. (…) So, we’re going to now be able to support digital currencies as an additional settlement currency on our network.

For this purpose, Anchorage will also be a key component. The digital asset bank will aid Visa to integrate the mechanism to settle transactions in stablecoins, such as USD Coin (USDC). On their final area of opportunity, Kelly said its company will develop partnerships with banks.

In that way, they will incorporate and help secure central bank digital currencies (CBDC). On Bitcoin’s role in Visa’s plans, Vice Chairman and CFO, Vasan Prabhu, said the following:

The other use case that holds a lot of potential is to the extent that crypto-related transactions become significant, and we’re enabling, as you know, a vast number of them, one use case that is particularly useful in either stablecoin or Bitcoin-type scenarios is cross-border.

BTC is trading at $54.650,71 with sideways movement in the daily chart. In the weekly and monthly chart, BTC has minor losses with a 2.8% and 1.9%, respectively.



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Dole Partners With ‘Hungry Artist’ David Datuna on Take a Bite Out of Hunger NFT Series

April 28, 2021 – Singapore

Funds raised will fight food insecurity, providing good nutrition in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs 

The Dole Sunshine Company today announced that is has joined forces with acclaimed artist David Datuna to create an NFT (non-fungible token) collection inspired by their Sunshine for All TM rallying cry. The aim is to increase awareness of food insecurity and malnutrition worldwide, while raising funds toward alleviating hunger today. The works will be available for purchase via NFT auction platform on May 6 at 3:30 p.m. PST.

Inspired by Datuna’s viral banana-eating moment at Art Basel Miami Beach in 2019, which earned him the moniker of “The Hungry Artist,” Dole has partnered with Datuna to create an NFT series to further the brand’s goal of making nutritious foods accessible for one billion people. The need for good nutrition has never been greater with nearly one-quarter of the world’s population experiencing moderate or severe food insecurity and globally one-third of food produced for human consumption lost or wasted.

“I’m a big fan of companies that understand their responsibility for stewardship and admire Dole’s goals to support ending hunger, achieve food security, end food waste and promote sustainable agriculture,” said David Datuna, the Hungry Artist. “My NFT collection for Dole, along with the physical artwork, tells this story through symbolic animations, sound and imagery.” 

The partnership is part of the overall global Dole Promise, which aims to increase access to good nutrition, decrease food waste, plastics in packaging and greenhouse gas emissions. The brand has already been hard at work around the world, and in 2020 launched a partnership in the City of Jackson, Mississippi, with multiple public and private institutions, including the local Boys & Girls Club.

Dole’s Sunshine for All TM Cities initiative brings nutritious food and education into underserved food deserts. Proceeds from the NFT sales will be donated to Boys & Girls Clubs to fund nutrition and hunger-focused programming, including Dole’s Sunshine for All Cities™ program. With this initiative, the Dole Sunshine Company is hoping to raise the funds needed to expand this program and other nutrition-focused initiatives nationally, deepening the partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs and bringing education, pop-up farmers markets and nutritious food to cities across the country, including our ongoing efforts in Jackson and expanding to Baltimore and beyond later this year. 

“Our promise to provide access to good nutrition to one billion people by 2025 is one we cannot accomplish alone. This is why we seek out partners like David Datuna and the BGC that are closely aligned with our values,” said Pier-Luigi Sigismondi, global president, Food and Beverages Group. “To create systemic change, we need to converge purpose with creativity, innovation and technology. This effort is the best representation of how we want to make a difference in this world. As a brand that can literally eat its purpose, David’s perspective on using art and digital technology as a platform for awareness and societal change, is one that clearly resonates and inspires us.”

Taking a Bite Out of Hunger

Datuna will create a five-part series focused on the intrinsic connection between nutrition and food security. The NFTs will represent people coming together to take a bite out of hunger. The fifth and final piece, Sunshine for All, is a pop-art inspired montage of the first four pieces highlighting the importance of closing the gaps to good nutrition for all. This work will also live as a physical piece featuring Datuna’s signature lens technique, a layered composition signifying society’s individual viewpoints. 

The entire art series will go on sale on May 6th. The fifth montage piece will be at auction through May 8th and will be on display in a virtual gallery (Decentraland) as well as a physical location in New York City, to be announced shortly.

Net proceeds from the NFT sales will be donated to Boys & Girls Clubs to fund nutrition and hunger-focused programming, including the Sunshine for All TM Cities program. In addition, Dole is working to limit the environmental impact of the NFT sale by partnering with decarbonization advisor, Aerial, to create a climate positive solution. This will not impact the amount of funds raised by the auction and will ensure any future sales are also appropriately offset.

Additional auction details will be available via Rarible starting on April 28, 2021. 

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About The Dole Sunshine Company

The name Dole Sunshine Company is used to represent the global interests and combined efforts of Dole Asia Holdings, Dole Worldwide Packaged Foods and Dole Asia Fresh. Dole Sunshine Company is not an actual business entity and does not operate as such in any country or region. For more information on Dole Sunshine Company, please visit or 

About David Datuna 

David Datuna is a Georgian-born American artist most widely known for his Viewpoint of Millions series, featuring portraits of Jay-Z, Steve Jobs, Marilyn Monroe and others, and his groundbreaking Viewpoint of Billions series using wearable technology featured at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. David’s work is represented at prestigious art fairs and galleries globally such as Art Miami and The Armory Show. Datuna was born in 1974 in Tbilisi, Georgia and began his journey as an artist after he moved to New York City. As a self-taught artist, Datuna’s work takes a new direction in abstraction. Using a limited color palette, simple shapes, and eyeglass lenses, Datuna succeeds in creating dynamic and expressive works expressing unity, equality, and freedom.

About Rarible 

Rarible is a marketplace for NFTs. It gives a platform to the artists and collectors to create, collect, and trade digital collectibles. Rarible was launched in the beginning of 2020 by Alexei Falin and Alex Salnikov. The goal of Rarible is to evolve into a fully decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), where the decision-making and organization is in control of active platform users. By giving creators and collectors the opportunity to come up with platform ideas and vote on platform upgrades, they aim to make it a public platform, responsive to the users.

About Boys & Girls Clubs

For 160 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America ( has provided a safe place for kids and teens to learn and grow. Clubs offer caring adult mentors, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Boys & Girls Clubs programming promotes academic success, good character and leadership, and healthy lifestyles. More than 4,700 Clubs serve 4.6 million young people through Club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on native lands throughout the country, and serve military families in BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on US military installations worldwide. National headquarters are located in Atlanta. Learn more about Boys & Girls Clubs of America on Facebook or Twitter.

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