"**Yes, the top 0.2% owns over 90% of the token’s total supply.** This is more than double BTC’s wealth concentration." (bolded in the article)
So? Tether is a tool to move USD around between exchanges. Why is it bad that a small number of exchanges mainly use this tool?
Anti-bailout Ethereum Classic gets its first exchange support: https://np.reddit.com/r/EthereumClassic/comments/4t30qf/bitsquare_will_add_ethc_trading_immediately/ …
Hopefully other exchanges do the ethical thing too.
CT is just one of the things Monero has done; ring sigs are another.
Both have trade-offs that Bitcoin doesn't have. For example, it'd be a lot harder to notice a technical failure that allowed inflation in Monero. There's also scalability issues.
Not the only trusted setup related issue that's been ignored by the Zcash team: the build process broke a month after the ceremony, and Zcash has been ignoring patches to fix even these basic issues.
Highly suspicious they have zero interest in people auditing the trusted setup.