Will McAfee Promote “Fish-Flavored Soda” Tokens?

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Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:37
Yuri Molchan
The famous guy in the cryptosphere gets a proposal he cannot refuse
Will McAfee Promote “Fish-Flavored Soda” Tokens?
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John McAfee is a famous, ‘notorious guy’ in the crypto industry. Among his recent achievements is suing the HitBTC crypto exchange for it charging high fees that not people from third-world countries cannot afford, launching its own crypto reference website McAfeeCoinmarket.com and getting a Weibo (a Chinese version of Twitter) to reach out to the Chinese crypto community.

“Please, advertise our weird project”

Since he used to promote various ICOs and coins on his Twitter account that boasts 845,000 followers, until the SEC put an end to that, people used to approach him for promoting their projects. Apparently, they still do. In a recent tweet, he mentioned that he has been sent a whitepaper of a project that…plans to launch soda with a tout flavor and wants to make tokens for that, apparently. 

Once in an interview, McAfee mentioned that he is often approached by reps of various crypto projects that what promotion from him. McAfee said that now there are a lot of useless and ridiculous crypto projects that want to make a profit on their ICOs. This is confirmed by a recent Chinese research which says that about 90 percent of all coin offerings are copy-pasted.

The project that McAfee has been proposed this time sounds just like one of those.

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What does the community say?

In the brief poll under the tweet asking if people want to invest in a soda drink with a flavor of trout, the majority answered: “Are you shitting me?!”

About the author

Yuri is a journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future. ‘Hodls’ cryptocurrencies. Has written for several crypto media. Currently is a news writer at U.Today, can be contacted at yuri.molchan@u.today.