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Voyager Customers Can Withdraw Cash from Thursday, But Crypto Balances Remain Frozen

The company has admitted that customers may not receive all of their crypto back, and this will hinge upon how successful it is in recovering assets from 3AC.

Voyager Customers Can Withdraw Cash from Thursday, But Crypto Balances Remain Frozen

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Voyager Digital has announced that it will allow customers to withdraw cash from Thursday — but there's still no sign of when users can claim their crypto.

The embattled broker is currently in the middle of bankruptcy proceedings, and this latest development concerns U.S. dollars currently being held at Metropolitan Commercial Bank.

Any users who had USD in their account will be able to withdraw a maximum of $100,000 in a 24-hour period, and can expect to receive funds in 5 to 10 business days.

A court had to approve this latest move — and Voyager Digital has also offered an insight into the next steps in its reorganization process.

It's possible that the business could end up being sold to another company, and interested applicants have until August 26 to put a bid forward.

FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried had previously proposed a takeover, but Voyager Digital has rejected this offer — dismissing it as a "low-ball bid."

During a hearing on Thursday, Voyager's lawyers also revealed that it has received a number of bids that are far more generous than the one put forward by FTX.

Affected customers have until Oct. 3 to file claims against Voyager in a bid to recoup their crypto holdings, indicating there could be a protracted process before users get digital assets back.

Voyager abruptly halted trading, deposits and withdrawals on July 1 following the demise of Three Arrows Capital, the doomed hedge fund which defaulted on a $650 million loan.

In addition to a blog post offering an update on the restructuring process, Voyager Digital also posted a thread on Twitter.

The response from affected customers was somewhat inevitable — with dozens asking when they would receive their crypto. One said:

"I don't give a crap about the $10 I have sitting in USD. I want my $20,000 that’s sitting in my crypto investments that are frozen and can’t do anything with!"

Others expressed exasperation that these withdrawals wouldn't apply to USD Coin, a stablecoin that's pegged to the U.S. dollar. One Voyager user claimed that he had transferred $70,000 into USD Coin just 24 hours before accounts were frozen — funds he now cannot retrieve.

And inevitably, a fair few relied on sarcasm to make their point:

"Wow! That $13 is really going to make up for the thousands in crypto you won’t give back."

FTX had previously argued that a buyout was in the best interests of Voyager customers because it would at least allow them to get some of their crypto.

Warning that bankruptcy proceedings can be a long process — with bankruptcy agents "slowly bleeding the customer's frozen assets dry with consulting fees" along the way — Sam Bankman-Fried had added:

"Let's say that Voyager has, remaining, 75% of assets (I don't know the exact number). It seems like the first thing that should happen is that customers get back the 75%, and then later get back the rest if anything is recovered from 3AC. But that hasn't happened yet. Why?"

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Voyager’s Looming Bankruptcy Crypto Sale to FTX: Explained

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Voyager Digital’s deal to unload its crypto assets in a $1.4 billion bankruptcy sale to FTX US received initial approval from a New York court this week.

Other interested bidders can still make higher offers for the assets. But the sale would be part of the crypto lender’s broad Chapter 11 liquidation plan that will need court approval in December.

The transaction, for now, is the leading offer that would migrate more than 1 million customer accounts to FTX. The $1.4 billion price tag largely reflects the estimated future value of Voyager customers’ cryptocurrency.

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The Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement with bankrupt crypto company Voyager that will permanently ban it from handling consumers’ assets and is filing suit against its former CEO, Stephen Ehrlich, for falsely claiming that customers’ accounts were insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and were “safe,” even as the company was approaching an eventual bankruptcy. The complaint also names Stephen Ehrlich’s wife, Francine Ehrlich, as a relief defendant.

In the federal court complaint , the FTC charges that from at least 2018 until it declared bankruptcy in July 2022, Voyager used promises that consumers’ deposits would be “safe” to entice them to hand over their funds. When the company failed, consumers lost access to significant assets they had saved, including ongoing salary deposits, college tuition funds, and down payments for homes, according to the complaint, which notes that consumers were locked out of their cash accounts for more than a month and lost more than $1 billion in crypto assets.

“Consumers reported over $1.4 billion in losses to cryptocurrency scams in the last year, and the FTC continues to crack down on those who lie to consumers about these risky assets,” said Samuel Levine, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. “This action reminds companies and individuals: don’t play fast and loose with claims about FDIC insurance.”

The proposed settlement  with Voyager and its affiliates will permanently ban the companies from offering, marketing, or promoting any product or service that could be used to deposit, exchange, invest, or withdraw any assets. The companies also agreed to a judgment of $1.65 billion, which will be suspended to permit Voyager to return its remaining assets to consumers in the bankruptcy proceedings. Former executive Stephen Ehrlich has not agreed to a settlement and the FTC’s case against him will proceed in federal court. 

According to the complaint, Voyager enticed consumers to deposit cash and cryptocurrency with the company based on assurances that their assets were especially safe on the platform. The company offered incentives to consumers who converted the cash they deposited into a cryptocurrency called USD Coin, a so-called “stablecoin” that claims to track the value of the U.S. dollar.

The company’s marketing included direct promises about the safety of consumers’ deposits. One example cited in the complaint included the line “YOUR USD IS FDIC INSURED”

Image of Voyager marketing materials with line "YOUR USD IS FDIC INSURED"

Voyager, however, is not a bank or financial institution, and the deposits consumers made with Voyager were not eligible to be insured by the FDIC. The complaint notes that the FDIC does not insure crypto assets at all, and consumers’ cash deposits were actually placed in an account held by Voyager at a traditional bank that also issued debit cards on behalf of Voyager. Consumers’ cash was only protected if that bank itself failed, and their cryptocurrency wasn’t protected at all.

The complaint notes that Voyager was aware that the company’s claims could mislead consumers. The bank where Voyager deposited consumers’ funds contacted the company in 2021 saying the claims were “potentially misleading.” A bank representative went on to say that “a reasonable consumer could conclude that his USDC [USD Coin] held with Voyager is FDIC-insured.” While Voyager made some changes to its cardholder agreement, the complaint notes that the company continued its misleading advertisements. The company only removed the FDIC claims from its advertising after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from the FDIC.

Ehrlich himself, in a June 2022 letter to Voyager customers, reassured them of the company’s stability, claimed it was “well-capitalized and positioned to weather the bear market,” and said that consumers’ funds were “as safe with us as at a bank.”

Two weeks later, the company froze consumers’ access to their accounts.

The FTC staff complaint alleges that Voyager and Stephen Ehrlich violated the FTC Act’s prohibition on deceptive practices and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act’s prohibition on obtaining a customer’s financial information through false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements.  The complaint also alleges that Stephen Ehrlich transferred millions of dollars to his wife Francine, including funds that can be traced directly to the alleged unlawful conduct.

In addition to banning Voyager and its affiliated companies from handling consumers’ assets, the proposed settlement prohibits the companies from misrepresenting the benefits of any product or service; from making false, fictitious, or fraudulent representations to any customer of a financial institution in order to obtain or attempt to obtain their financial information; and from disclosing nonpublic personal information about consumers without their express consent.

The Commission voted 3-0 to file a complaint against Voyager and its affiliated companies, Stephen Ehrlich, and relief defendant Francine Ehrlich and to approve a stipulated order with Voyager and its affiliated companies. The complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

In a parallel action, on October 12, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission separately charged Ehrlich with fraud and registration failures.

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In the expanding universe of cryptocurrency trading , choosing the right platform to buy, sell, and trade digital assets can be confusing. The numerous available trading platforms and exchanges make it difficult to select the best one. It is necessary to review the top contenders and examine whether they offer what they promise. Benzinga compared the features of various platforms to help you find the perfect fit for your crypto trading journey. 

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  • Best Crypto Exchange for Crypto CFDs: Plus500
  • Best Crypto Exchange for Active Traders: PrimeXBT
  • Best Crypto Exchange for U.S. and Canada: Coinbase
  • Best Crypto Exchange for Social Trading: eToro
  • Best Crypto Exchange for Credit Card Users: Paybis
  • Best Crypto Exchange for Beginners: Robinhood
  • Best Crypto Exchange for Altcoins: Gemini
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Choosing the best crypto exchange is crucial for successful cryptocurrency trading. To help you make an informed decision, here's a list of the top-rated exchanges and crypto apps today.

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82% of retail CFD accounts lose money.

Founded in 2008 and based in Israel, Plus500 is known for its online trading of contracts for difference (CFDs) through a proprietary platform available via the web and mobile apps. Plus500 operates subsidiaries across Europe and Asia-Pacific, regulated by relevant authorities. Since U.S. traders cannot access CFD services, the company recently launched TradeSniper, a futures trading platform for U.S. traders. Plus500 Ltd is publicly listed on the London Stock Exchange and is part of the FTSE 250. The London-based regulatory authority authorizes it. Plus500 offers CFD trading on forex, stock indexes, shares, commodities, ETFs, options, and cryptocurrencies in over 50 countries. It was the first broker to introduce Bitcoin C.F.D.s in 2013 and provides access to options CFDs for speculative trading.

Why We Love It: Plus500 caters to individuals seeking access to a wide range of financial markets with low trading costs and a user-friendly platform. Offering over 2,800 CFDs with competitive spreads and no commissions, Plus500 is ideal for experienced traders who prefer manual transactions. Plus500 offers guaranteed stop-loss orders for added risk management.

2. Best Crypto Exchange for Active Traders: PrimeXBT


PrimeXBT offers a trading platform that provides you with a world of options, including their copy trading section called Covesting. While only around 20 crypto tokens are offered on the site, you can easily get settled on this platform and learn from other investors, study the markets, review current news and information and choose the trading platform that works best for you.

Promotions are available for traders who check back often, and you can spend as much time as you need learning from the best so that you can grow your portfolio with care.

Why We Love It: PrimeXBT is interesting in this space because it allows you to copy trade while also making it possible to invest in items outside of crypto. Yes, it may be available in the U.S., but it offers the most popular cryptocurrencies on an easy-to-use platform.

3. Best Crypto Exchange for U.S. and Canada: Coinbase


Sum of median estimated savings and rewards earned, per user in 2021 across multiple Coinbase programs (excluding sweepstakes). This amount includes fee waivers from Coinbase One (excluding the subscription cost), rewards from Coinbase Card, and staking rewards. ³Crypto rewards is an optional Coinbase offer. Upon purchase of USDC, you will be automatically opted in to rewards. If you’d like to opt out or learn more about rewards, you can click here. The rewards rate is subject to change and can vary by region. Customers will be able to see the latest applicable rates directly within their accounts.

Coinbase is one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges operating in the U.S.A., Canada, and several other countries. With an account minimum of only $2, it’s accessible for new users. Coinbase encourages beginners to learn about their investments through its “earn while you learn” program, which includes video classes and exams that reward participants with cryptocurrency. The exchange also supports crypto staking , allowing users to earn yields by locking up their assets for proof-of-stake validation. Customer support is a vital feature of Coinbase, offering an online help center, chat system, and live phone support.

Coinbase provides three different crypto wallets for storage . The Coinbase Wallet is a hot wallet supporting numerous assets, while the Coinbase dApp Wallet and the default wallet on Coinbase Exchange offer additional options for secure storage.

Why We Love It: Coinbase provides excellent options for every kind of trader. Additionally, unlike many cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinbase is available to investors in the U.S. and Canada, making it a versatile choice for North American users.

4. Best Crypto Exchange for Social Trading: eToro


Cryptocurrency is offered by eToro USA LLC (“the MSB”) (NMLS: 1769299) and is not FDIC or SIPC insured. Investing involves risk.

eToro is a multi-asset investment platform. The value of your investments may go up or down. Your capital is at risk.

eToro was founded in 2007 in Tel Aviv by brothers Ronen and Yoni Assia, along with co-founder David Ring, initially as a forex trading platform. In 2010, eToro introduced its signature social trading feature, allowing users to replicate the trades of successful traders. By 2013, eToro had added stock trading to its offerings and became one of the first brokers to support Bitcoin. In 2017, it expanded its cryptocurrency trading portfolio and entered the U.S. market the following year. Today, eToro serves over 25 million customers in 140 countries, offering a range of assets, including cryptocurrencies, stocks, ETFs, and more. The U.S. platform provides access to 24 cryptocurrencies, over 3,250 stocks, 270+ ETFs, crypto copy trading, options trading, cash management, portfolio automation, and fractional share investing.

Why We Love It: eToro is a leading multi-asset online brokerage and social trading network, allowing users to easily trade cryptocurrencies and replicate experienced traders' trades. It distinguishes itself with an intuitive user interface, making it accessible and user-friendly for beginners. This platform integrates traditional and cryptocurrency trading, offering a comprehensive trading experience. 

5. Best Crypto Exchange for Credit Card Users: Paybis


Established in 2016, Paybis operates in 180 countries, including 48 U.S. states, and is regulated by FinCEN. The platform has executed trades exceeding $2 billion, with daily trading volumes over $800,000. It supports nine languages, offers over 80 cryptocurrencies, and accepts various deposit methods. The minimum purchase amount is $5 or €5. Paybis features a partnership program with unlimited referral rewards and provides user-friendly trading platforms and mobile apps for Android and iOS.

Why We Love It: Paybis offers an extensive range of payment methods, making it easy to kick-start trading or investing on the go. USD deposits can be made using bank cards, Skrill, Neteller, AstroPay, and online banking. EUR deposits are accepted via bank cards, Skrill, Neteller, Giropay, and bank transfers. In most countries, bank cards and AstroPay transfers are available to buy cryptocurrencies.

6. Best Crypto Exchange for Beginners: Robinhood

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Robinhood, founded in 2013 by Vlad Tenev and Baiju Bhatt, makes accessing financial markets with minimal or deficient trading fees easy. Due to its user-friendly design, the platform quickly gained popularity among young, tech-savvy, and beginner traders. Robinhood allows users to trade stocks, ETFs, and cryptocurrencies without fees, making it ideal for beginners. The platform also offers fractional shares, enabling access to stocks. Recently, Robinhood introduced 24-hour trading for select stocks and ETFs and expanded its educational resources.

Why We Love It: Robinhood simplifies trading in stocks, ETFs, options, and cryptocurrencies, primarily making it accessible for beginners in every community. However, it falls short in offering diverse account types, advanced tools, and comprehensive research resources. Despite these limitations, its user-friendly interface makes it a top choice for new investors.

7. Best Crypto Exchange for Altcoins: Gemini

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Gemini Investing is a cryptocurrency exchange providing access to over 150 digital assets via web and mobile platforms. Known for its strong security measures and fiduciary status, Gemini offers tools like advanced charting and digital wallet storage. It caters to new investors with user-friendly features for trading and staking rewards and experienced traders through its ActiveTrader platform, which has faster executions and a wide array of crypto pairs. Recently, Gemini expanded into NFT trading through a partnership with Nifty Gateway, enhancing its platform offerings. However, users should consider Gemini's higher trading fees and lack of direct customer support options like email or phone as potential drawbacks.

Why We Love It: Gemini is a cryptocurrency exchange suitable for traders looking for a wide range of altcoins , including Ethereum , Dogecoin , Cardano , USD Coin, and Uniswap . Known for its robust security features, including its own secure wallet, Gemini ensures a safe environment for trading and investing in cryptocurrencies. The platform also provides extensive support through its comprehensive help center, making it appealing for those new to crypto and seasoned investors seeking a reliable exchange for their trading needs.

8. Best Crypto Exchange for Bitcoin: Cash App

Cash App

Launched in 2013 by Block, Inc. and based in San Francisco, Cash App offers various financial services in the U.S. and U.K., including peer-to-peer payments, banking, and investment options. Users can invest directly in stocks, ETFs, and Bitcoin through the app, distinguishing it from competitors like Robinhood and Venmo. The Cash App allows Bitcoin withdrawals to external wallets, enhancing users' flexibility. In early 2022, Cash App began rolling out support for the Bitcoin Lightning Network, facilitating almost instant and low-cost Bitcoin transactions. However, one drawback is that Cash App's Bitcoin wallet is custodial, meaning the company manages users' cryptocurrency on their behalf.

Why We Love It: Cash App stands out among Bitcoin-only exchanges with its user-friendly mobile interface. It facilitates seamless buying, selling, and secure storage of Bitcoin directly from smartphones. Its transaction fees, typically between 0.75% and 3%, accommodate both small and large transactions, depending on market conditions.

What Is a Crypto Exchange?

A crypto exchange is an online platform for trading cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and altcoins, including Ethereum, Cardano, and more. It's like a stock market for digital currencies, where you can decide to trade these cryptocurrencies at market price or a future price. The exchange helps by matching buyers with sellers so they can execute their transactions smoothly.

How Do Cryptocurrency Exchanges Work?

A cryptocurrency exchange works like a stock exchange but deals in digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, or Tether . Similar to online brokerage services, you can buy and sell these cryptocurrencies using mobile apps or desktop platforms.

Centralized crypto exchanges: Centralized Exchanges (CEXs) like Coinbase, Binance, and Kraken are run by a single authority that manages all operations and user funds within the exchange.

Decentralized crypto exchanges: Decentralized Exchanges (DEXs) like Uniswap, SushiSwap , and Etherdelta operate on a network of computers without a central authority. They use smart contracts and blockchain technology for direct trading between users, making transactions secure and transparent.

How to Choose the Best Crypto Exchange

When choosing a crypto exchange, consider key factors:

  • Supported assets: Some exchanges offer a wide range of cryptocurrencies beyond Bitcoin, while others have limited options.
  • Payment methods: Look for exchanges that support convenient funding options like wire transfers, credit cards, and digital payments.
  • Fees: Research trading fees, withdrawal fees, and other transaction costs that may impact your investments.
  • Security: Opt for exchanges with robust security measures to protect against cyber threats and theft.
  • Customer service: Choose exchanges with reliable customer support to assist with questions and concerns.
  • Reputation: Prioritize exchanges with positive customer reviews and a trustworthy track record in the cryptocurrency community.

Are Crypto Exchanges Worth It?

Crypto exchanges can be a valuable tool for trading cryptocurrencies. However, weighing the advantages and disadvantages before choosing an exchange is essential. When selecting an exchange, users should consider fees, liquidity, security, and regulatory issues.

Bottom Line

Every investor seeking to earn money from digital assets must focus on choosing a suitable crypto exchange. Each exchange caters to different needs — robust security and regulatory compliance with a wide range of cryptocurrencies or accessibility to a diverse selection of new tokens on platforms. For those focused solely on Bitcoin, CashApp offers convenience, while advanced traders may prefer Plus500 for its C.F.D. trading feature. Understanding these options helps investors find the right platform that aligns with their trading goals, risk tolerance, and preferences for user experience.

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As per our panel of experts, Plus500 is the best cryptocurrency exchange.

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If you want to go to a cryptocurrency exchange, we suggest you go with Robinhood.

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How NASA Fixed Voyager 1 From 15 Billion Miles Away

N ASA engineers say they've fixed a problem that had temporarily halted all but basic communications with Voyager 1, the longest-operating spacecraft in history. As a result of their efforts and ingenuity, the probe has returned to transmitting science and engineering data back to Earth.

The successful fix caps a half-year effort that began in November 2023, when the probe stopped returning readable data. The NASA engineering team responsible for the fix ultimately focused their efforts on one of three computers aboard the unmanned spacecraft.  That problem computer, known as the flight data system (FDS), wasn't correctly communicating with another part of the probe responsible for sending data through the spacecraft's radio transmitter. 

Fixing the issue wasn't as simple as uploading a software update for a smartphone app. The Voyager 1 was launched in 1977, and now the engineers had to work with its half-century old technology.

The team's success extended humanity's furthest mission into space. The Voyager 1 was designed to study magnetic fields and weather as it conducted flybys of Jupiter and Saturn before exiting the heliosphere -- a pocket of space created by the Sun containing its magnetic fields and solar winds -- in 2012. Voyager 1 is currently over 15 billion miles away from home, with a transmission delay of 22.5 hours each way.

NASA teams had to comb through the Voyager 1 systems documentation to develop a patch, while ensuring they didn't cause any further issues. Here's how they did it.

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Identifying The Problem

The journey from identification of the problem to a complete fix took nearly eight months, as per NASA press releases. The Voyager probes send data to Earth via a radio signal containing a single data package that has both the information gathered by the onboard science instruments and the engineering information about the status of the spacecraft. On November 14, 2023, NASA realized that the data sent from Voyager 1 was unreadable. In December 2023, the team tried restarting some of the probe's systems, but that did not solve the problem.

After months of working on a fix, NASA in March 2024 announced its team had made progress with understanding the issue with Voyager 1. On March 1, the team sent a "poke" command to the probe, making its software attempt a variety of sequences that could work around problems they'd identified with its computer. NASA received a response from Voyager on March 3, and after some difficulty decoding it, the teams realized it was a readout of the system's memory. The team was able to devise a solution by analyzing the differences between earlier and current readouts.

In April 2024, NASA said it had found the cause – 3% of the flight data system's memory had been corrupted, causing the abnormal behavior. NASA engineers suspected a single chip holding a part of the computer code had stopped working. Fortunately, they figured out a solution.

Devising And Implementing A Solution

The NASA team was able to move various pieces of code to another location in the memory of the probe's computers. On April 18, the NASA team tested the solution by sending only a part of the fix -- the corrected code responsible for packaging the engineering data -- to its new location in probe computer's memory. When NASA received the probe's response on April 20, engineers learned the fix had worked as intended. Now, the Voyager 1 was correctly transmitting its health and status data. The team then began working on fixes to enable the probe to send back data collected from the science instruments too.

On May 17, a fix for sending science data from two of the four instruments (plasma wave subsystem and magnetometer) was transmitted to the probe, and it was a success. In June, NASA announced that the team had managed to fix the issue with the other two instruments (cosmic ray subsystem and low energy charged particle instrument) in the interim. Additional fixes for problems with the timekeeping software and digital tape recorder were being planned, NASA said. 

Brief History Of The Voyager Spacecraft

This isn't the first issue onboard the Voyager that NASA's team has faced during the probe's  over 40 years in space . For example, last year,  NASA briefly lost contact with Voyager 2  -- Voyager 1's sister probe launched on a different trajectory. NASA's even faced other  data issues with Voyager 1 . Still, both of their missions continue.

The Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 are identical spacecraft, with 10 science instruments onboard, six of which on Voyager 1 either stopped working or were deactivated after it flew past Saturn. The two Voyager probes are both now beyond the heliosphere, and are the first spacecraft to get a taste of interstellar space. Voyager 1 left the heliosphere in 2012, while Voyager 2 left in 2018.

Both probes have seen some awesome sights. Both Voyager spacecraft flew past Jupiter and Saturn, showcasing the Great Red Spot on the former and the hexagonal polar vortices of the latter. The two probes also captured data of some of the gas giants' moons (including Ganymede, Io, Europa, Enceladus, Titan, Iapetus, and Tethys), while Voyager 2 flew past Uranus and Neptune. Apart from discoveries about the planets and moons we already knew about, the two probes were also responsible for discovering new moons on each of the planets.

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