Terra Collapse Teaches About 'Crypto' And Bitcoin

Terra Collapse Teaches About ‘Crypto’ And Bitcoin

Terra is crumbling.

The blockchain project home to the popular algorithmic stablecoin TerraUSD (UST), which had recently become the fourth-largest stablecoin by market value but now sits at fifth, is near collapse as UST repeatedly fails to sustain its $1 peg and LUNA, the blockchain’s native token, near zero.

Terraform Labs, the tech start-up behind the development of Terra, halted the production of new blocks on the network on Thursday “to prevent governance attacks following severe $LUNA inflation and a significantly reduced cost of attack,” it said on Twitter.

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