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Justin Tabb Responds to Binance Delisting →

February 20, 2019

Justin Tabb:

Binance announced on Friday that SUB is being delisted from its exchange. This decision came as a surprise, with no advance warning. We are terribly disappointed in the decision and their handling of the delisting. To be specific:

  1. We were not questioned regarding any issue(s) to make sure the issue(s) is factual before making this decision.
  2. We were not given an opportunity to clear up any real/perceived issue(s), such as a probationary status or deadline to fix.
  3. We were not given any conditions for relisting.

Informing projects of an imminent delisting doesn’t make sense. It would incentivize the project’s management and insiders to partake in insider trading to dump coins before the news goes public. Binance did the right thing in this situation, and Justin Tabb’s expectation for “advance warning” before a SUB delisting can only be described with one word – silly.

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Datadash Responds to Binance Delistings →

February 19, 2019

Nicholas Merten:

It’s very important, whether you’re invested in Substratum or not, to not look at this in a black and white way. This has little to nothing to do with the actual value of Substratum or SALT as a project. The fundamentals are completely separate from Binance doing this, in my opinion.

I don’t know much about SALT, so I’ll just speak about Substratum. The project’s fundamentals are not “completely separate” from Binance’s choice to delist SUB. The quality of Substratum’s management is fundamentally broken, and this is obvious from the missed deadlines, lackluster PR strategy, and the CEO’s inability to not overpromise. Furthermore, losing 99% of SUB trading volume effectively kills the network’s monetization model – it is indeed black and white. I’m not the only one who thinks this. Substratum’s own CMO has stated that the team is exploring monetization models that don’t require SUB.

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It’s a Bunch of Smoke and Mirrors

February 17, 2019

I’m sorry. Yesterday, I said that Sayonara, Substratum would be my second to last post about Substratum. So, that would make this my last post. I lied. This won’t be my last post because Substratum CMO Christian Pope’s statements are too amazing to not write about. Pope, who is well known for referring to Substratum’s financially irresponsible misreporting of ICO funds as “a bunch of smoke and mirrors” recently took to Telegram to shed some light on Binance’s planned delisting of the SUB token.

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Sayonara, Substratum

February 16, 2019

I hinted at the potential for Substratum delistings on exchanges four months ago, and it looks like it finally happened. Following a delisting from Kucoin earlier this year, Binance has announced that will be delisting CLOAK, MOD, SALT, SUB, and WINGS from its trading platform. Over the past few months, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time researching Substratum, so I felt the need to comment on the delisting of the SUB token, and express my thoughts about why it happened and what to expect moving forward. In short, SUB’s delisting from Binance is a black swan event–one that I doubt the project will ever fully recover from. I suspect this will be my second to last post about Substratum if things play out the way I think they will. Let’s get into it.

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SubstratumNode v0.4.2 Speed & Performance Test

January 31, 2019

Recently, I published an article on CryptoSlate about SubstratumNode v0.4.2, where I performed a series of speed tests to gauge the performance of the network. The technical details about the test were included in an early draft, but were omitted in the final revision due to the lengthiness of the technical jargon. This article is meant to serve as an accompaniment to the CryptoSlate article for people who wish to know more about the test configuration.

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