It’s been a busy couple of weeks for bad news in crypto, with Youtube’s removal of hundreds of videos, Google Play’s removal of Metamask, and now Coinbase mobile wallet users facing an announcement their app is losing its dapp browser, reportedly due to restrictive policy requirements from Apple. Some are calling the announcement “the last straw,” and even Coinbase leadership appears none too pleased.
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The great Youtube Christmas purge. Google Play’s banning of Metamask. Recent events have proponents of decentralized finance and cryptocurrencies asking themselves just what exactly is going on. Now it appears Apple’s policy is next to come under fire from the crypto community, as the Coinbase mobile wallet on the App Store appears to be in the process of removing the built-in decentralized app (dapp) browser.
In a December 28 Reddit post, one user shared a screenshot supposedly from the iOS mobile app which read:
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong replied in the