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Solana co-founder calls for regulatory clarity

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Solana co-founder Anatoly Yakovenko brings up the importance of regulatory clarity in Web3, and speaks about how the U.S has been driving away emerging Web3 technology with its rules.

Solana co-founder calls for regulatory clarity

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  • Solana co-founder Anatoly Yakovenko expressed his thoughts on the importance of regulatory frameworks.
  • Solana short-term descending resistance breakout heralded good news for bears.

While blockchain technology represents the next step in the natural progression of digital tech, it has not been a smooth ride. Solana’s [SOL] co-founder, Anatoly Yakovenko, recently highlighted the lack of proper regulatory frameworks as the biggest challenge for the blockchain industry.


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According to the Solana co-founder, blockchain technology offers an opportunity for many developers interested in developing WEB3. However, the lack of regulatory clarity posed a challenge.

He further believed that the best way to overcome this roadblock was for regulators to implement a proper regulatory framework that would ensure compliance.

Anatoly also noted that many young blockchain developers that aspire to be successful are forced to consider leaving the U.S. This was because of the lack of regulation and the fact that the government has not been very welcoming to blockchain.

With regard to regulation, the Solana co-founder stated,

“It’s well-documented that there’s no viable path to reasonable regulatory certainty in the space. For young entrepreneurs, the absence of clear rules is terrifying. They see public, multi-billion dollar companies struggle to navigate the legal landscape and wonder how their tiny project will survive.”

In addition to the regulatory situation, Anatoly also touched on why Visa’s decision to embrace Solana could be a huge deal. He noted that early adopters such as Visa will deploy and test their products on the blockchain.

Anatoly even mentioned that revenue levels from those deployments could identify when cryptocurrencies achieved mainstream adoption.

Will SOL’s short-term breakout persist?

SOL’s latest upside at press time highlighted a breakout above its descending resistance line. Why is this important? Well, an extended rally could indicate that SOL’s bullish swing was in full effect, and that more upside was expected.

On the other hand, the MFI leveled out at the time of writing, meaning that outflows might be in the works.

SOL price action

Source: TradingView

So far, the MFI does not indicate any outflows, while the RSI crossed above the 50% level at press time. This confirmed bullish resilience, but capitulation could follow now that demand has slowed down.


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Solana’s long versus short liquidations revealed that there are more bearish expectations than bullish ones.

SOL long versus short ratio

Source: Cryptoquant

Meanwhile, on-chain data also reveals a surge in activity in the last few days, as indicated by the spike in volume. Also, development activity rose over the past week, which aligned with the confidence that has prevailed in the market during the same period.

SOL volume and development activity

Source: Santiment

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Michael is a full-time journalist at AMBCrypto. He has 5 years of experience in finance and forex and more than two years as a writer in the crypto and blockchain segments. Michael's writing at AMBCrypto is primarily focused on cryptocurrency market news and technical analysis. His interests include motorcycles and exotic cars.
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