Today, main spot cryptocurrency change Binance introduced that it’s itemizing DigiByte (DBT) for “0 BNB.”
Trading for DGB/BTC, DGB/BNB, and DGB/BUSD pairs shall be opened at 2:00 PM (UTC) on June 22nd, 2020.
“You asked for it, we listened. Had to filter through “some noise” on this one, lol. It would have occurred sooner in any other case,” mentioned Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao “CZ” about the itemizing.
In response to the itemizing, the worth of DGB jumped 40% and is at present buying and selling at $0.0217. The 34th largest cryptocurrency by market cap of $290 million is up 300% YTD however nonetheless down 85% from its all-time excessive.
DigiByte founder Jared Tate referred to as this a “big win or everyone & the future of truly decentralized blockchain Tech.” He added,
“To my surprise & many others Binance freely listed DigiByte w/o any requests/ stipulations just as any exchange can do. No permission required. Thank you CZ, Binance team & DGB fam!”
Looks like Tate could be burying the hatchet now that DGB is listed on Binance after being in a months-long feud with Binance and CZ.
Just as just lately as December, Tate has referred to as CZ a “crook” alongside with Tron co-founder and CEO Justin Sun who acquired the cryptocurrency change Poloniex which then threatened to delist the cryptocurrency.
This feud first began in September when Tate took to Twitter to accuse Binance’s group of asking him $300,000 and three% of all DGB to listing the digital forex. But now, with “0 BNB” charges DGB is obtainable for all the retail and institutional traders of Binance.
However, some are nonetheless questioning Binance’s transfer as the itemizing got here simply over a month after Tate introduced that he’s stepping down from dealing with the every day operations whereas accusing the crypto group of changing into “co-opted [and] eroded by greed.”
“Every day I see this tech being used to enrich the few at the expense of the long term good of the many,” he mentioned at the moment. He additionally warned that “the centralization of this industry will be its undoing if we let it.”
“Was there pushback from Binance side towards the rest of the DGB team/inner circle? This might have been another hidden power move that shows how much influence Binance has over the cryptos listed on there,” questioned one Twitter person.