Archblock, the issuer of TrueUSD stablecoin, said it will use Chainlink's proof-of-reserves system to let users verify its reserves are fully collateralized on the blockchain via an automated data feed.
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PoR is far broader than exchanges proving the existence of coins to their clients or to regulators. The key technologies that make PoR possible are generalizable to all sorts of financial trust-provision.
On Feb 10, Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced a major upgrade to its Proof of Reserves Verification system to include zk-SNARKs — a cutting-edge technology that Binance says will allow it to verify its reserves in a more secure and transparent manner.
Crypto-exchange OKX has released its third monthly proof-of-reserves (PoR) report, confirming that all its reserves are held in bitcoin, ethereum and USDT. This also means that none are held in its native token OKB, with OKX claiming that it has the largest ‘clean’ asset reserves of any major exchange, equivalent to around $7.5 billion.
CoinSwitch has released its proof of reserves, which reveals that as of January 6, 2023, 8 am IST, it had $112.99 million, or Rs 933.83 crore in terms of value assets. This comes amid a debate where crypto investors have been calling for more transparency from exchanges.