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Consensys Disapproves of SEC’s Crypto Strategy Despite Approval of Ether ETF

ConsenSys Criticizes SEC’s Regulatory Tactics Amid Ethereum ETF Approval

The recent approval of Ethereum ETFs by the U.S. SEC on May 23 has sent shockwaves through the crypto market, sparking both excitement and caution among investors. While the milestone approval initially fueled optimism, Ethereum’s price took a hit, indicating a more measured response from the market.

Amidst this backdrop, blockchain technology firm ConsenSys has come out swinging against the SEC’s regulatory tactics. In a bold statement, the company criticized the SEC’s inconsistent approach to digital assets, labeling it as “troublesome” and hindering innovation in the space. They argue that the approval of Spot Ether ETFs, while positive, highlights the SEC’s unfair targeting of the cryptocurrency market.

ConsenSys is currently embroiled in a legal battle with the SEC over the classification of Ethereum as a security. The company is seeking to establish clear regulatory definitions that support Ethereum’s status as a commodity, challenging the SEC’s previous stance. The ongoing lawsuit aims to protect Ethereum’s role in the market and prevent any potential enforcement actions against ConsenSys’ MetaMask wallet product.

Meanwhile, the Ethereum market has reacted cautiously to the ETF approval, with the price of Ethereum experiencing a slight dip. Despite this, trading volume has surged, indicating robust activity in the market. As of writing, Ethereum is trading at $3,673.12, down over 3% from its 24-hour high of $3,943.55.

The approval of Ethereum ETFs may have marked a significant milestone for the cryptocurrency market, but the road ahead remains uncertain as regulatory challenges and market fluctuations continue to shape the landscape. Investors are advised to proceed with caution as the industry navigates these uncharted waters.

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