Taipei Blockchain Week Imperiled by Government’s COVID-19 Quarantine; Bitcoin Rebounds Above $20K

Other altcoins in the CoinDesk top 20 by market cap were in the green, most of them firmly so with ATOM and LRC recently jumping 12% and 8%, respectively. AVAX rose more than 5%, regaining ground it lost after a self-described “whistleblower” website on Sunday accused Ava Labs, the company behind the Avalanche,, layer1 blockchain, of paying lawyers to hurt competitors and keep regulators at bay. On Monday, Emin Gün Sirer denied Ava Labs, has been involved in any behind-the-scenes smear campaign.