Users will need to install their own testnet validators to continue using the network.
Telegram Will Shut Down the TON Testnet by August 2020
Russian prosecutors are reportedly investigating a British firm that allegedly sold fraudulent Gram tokens.
Russia to Reportedly Investigate an Allegedly Fraudulent TON Offering in UK
Documents shared with Cointelegraph confirm that Telegram refunded some American TON investors 72% of their investments about a month ago.
US Investor Backs up Telegram’s Claim of Completing $1.2B Refund
Despite the original TON project being officially terminated, the U.S. SEC asks Telegram to return $1.2 billion.
SEC Asks Court to Order Telegram to Pay $1.2B Back for $1.7B ICO
As the official TON team transfers the TON development to “free source community,” the Chinese TON Community launches their own TON network.
China’s TON Community to Launch Their Own Blockchain Network
Telegram CEO Pavel Durov donates 10 BTC to a Russian charity project backed by a local political activist.
Telegram CEO Donates 10 BTC to Charity Project in Russia
Going forward, the abbreviation “TON” will stand for “The Open Network,” following the departure of the project’s original creator, Telegram.
TON Doesn't Stand for 'Telegram Open Network' Anymore