Loading...

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance addresses Ronin listing controversy

TL;DR

  • Binance’s Yi explains price drop, not leak.
  • New rules for leaks at Binance.
  • Cash rewards for Binance info leaks.

Yi He, co-founder of Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, has responded to concerns surrounding the recent listing of Ronin on the platform. The listing was marred by a sudden price drop that raised suspicions of information leaks within the company. 

In an official statement, Yi acknowledged the occasional controversy surrounding information leaks related to Binance. Still, he emphasized that these usually involved projects whose tokens were yet to be released and were often driven by community over-promotion.

Price drop linked to pre-listing integration

Yi He’s statement revealed that an internal investigation was conducted to uncover the reasons behind the price drop following Ronin’s listing on Binance. According to the co-founder, the investigation found that the price drop resulted from the pre-listing integration of the public chain, which allowed users to acquire Ronin tokens. 

Importantly, Yi He clarified that the issue was detected externally and attributed to the chain rather than an internal information leak.

In response to the concerns raised by the Ronin listing, Binance has announced new regulations to maintain transparency and prevent information leaks. These regulations include the following:

Project Management Accountability: Any project management team found to have leaked information for any reason will face consequences. A warning will be issued for the first offense, and termination will follow for any subsequent breaches.

Enhanced External Partner Regulation: Binance will improve its external business communication process, encompassing aspects such as project research information, communication token models, token custody management, and project investor communication. The goal is to strengthen controls to prevent information leaks related to project listings.

Incentive for Reporting Employee Leaks: Binance has introduced a reward system for individuals who provide evidence of information leaks by Binance employees. Rewards will range from $10,000 to $1,000,000, depending on the severity and significance of the reported leak.

These regulations demonstrate Binance’s commitment to addressing concerns about information security and ensuring the integrity of its platform.

Industry impact and investor confidence

The cryptocurrency industry has been marked by volatility and uncertainty, and trust is a critical factor for investors. Binance’s swift response to the Ronin listing controversy shows the exchange’s dedication to maintaining transparency and safeguarding the interests of its users. 

The introduction of financial incentives for reporting leaks involving employees underscores the seriousness with which Binance is approaching this issue.

Their perceived reliability and security heavily influence investor confidence in cryptocurrency exchanges. By proactively addressing potential information leaks, Binance aims to bolster confidence in its platform and reassure its user base.

Disclaimer. The information provided is not trading advice. Cryptopolitan.com holds no liability for any investments made based on the information provided on this page. We strongly recommend independent research and/or consultation with a qualified professional before making any investment decisions.

Share link:

James Kinoti

A crypto enthusiast, James finds pleasure in sharing knowledge on fintech, cryptocurrency as well as blockchain and frontier technologies. The latest innovations in the crypto industry, crypto gaming, AI, blockchain technology, and other technologies are his preoccupation. His mission: be on track with transformative applications in various industries.

Most read

Loading Most Read articles...

Stay on top of crypto news, get daily updates in your inbox

Related News

SAFU
Cryptopolitan
Subscribe to CryptoPolitan