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Ethereum Cryptocurrency Creator Defends Possession of Child Porn, Claims it Can Have ‘Social Benefits’

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of cryptocurrency Ethereum, defended the possession of child porn and claimed it could have “social benefits.” In a series of tweets on Monday, Buterin argued that “doing heroin imposes risks on others,” while “simple possession of child porn does not,” and declared, “I don’t see legalizing *possession* of child porn as […]

Bitcoin revolution: Crypto is the future, claims LatiumX founder | City & Business | Finance

GETTY Crypto revolution: Tokens such as bitcoin are paving the future for a new type of finances Crypto tokens such as bitcoin, dominated financial headlines in the past weeks, with steep spikes in value and growing mainstream appeal. Last Wednesday alone, bitcoin shot past £5,937.43 ($7,800), after kicking off the year at less than £761.21 […]

Venezuelan Debt and Bitcoin Claims

Sovereign bankruptcy. When a sovereign nation defaults on its debt, its creditors have two basic choices: Participate in the inevitable negotiations and accept restructured debt — probably with a substantial haircut — in exchange for their pre-default claims; or Hold out from the negotiations and engage in years of of time- and labor-intensive unpleasantness to try to […]

Parity’s $280m Ethereum wallet freeze was no accident: It was a HACK, claims angry upstart

Parity’s $280m Ethereum wallet freeze was no accident: It was a HACK, claims angry upstart  The Register ‘Plenty of Time’: Parity Rep Says Startup Won’t Push for Emergency Fork  CoinDesk $150 Million+ in Ethereum Accidentally “Frozen”, May Need Hard Fork  Investopedia (blog) Full coverage Article Source

Graphene Block Propagation Technology Claims to be 10X More Efficient

Technology This week at the Scaling Bitcoin Conference 2017, at Stanford University in California, bitcoin proponents heard about a new block propagation technology that claims to be 10X more efficient than compact blocks. The protocol called “Graphene” is a new method of reducing bandwidth to propagate blocks to full nodes by utilizing […]

Craig Wright Claims Ethereum’s Mutable Blockchain is Perfect for the CryptoRuble Project

Craig Wright is desperately trying to remain relevant these days. His latest comment on Twitter creates a lot of bad blood, to say the least. At the same time, there may very well be a hidden truth in the message. No one can deny Ethereum isn’t an immutable blockchain any longer. They lost that claim […]

Altcoin Exchange Claims to Have Performed an Ethereum-Bitcoin Atomic Swap – The Merkle

Atomic swaps have become pretty popular over the past few weeks. The Litecoin and Decred developers made major progress in this regard, and it seems Altcoin Exchange is on the right track as well. According to the latter’s Twitter account, an atomic swap between Ethereum and Bitcoin has been completed successfully. That is a pretty interesting […]

Bitcoin Price Volatility Due to Regulatory ‘Blind Spot,’ Claims Fmr. CFTC Official

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Responding to recent bitcoin price volatility, former financial services regulator Bart Chilton has strong words for the cryptocurrency industry: accept oversight or die. The former commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) published this warning in a CNBC op-ed. Chilton, who […]

Ethereum will have transaction chops of Visa in ‘a couple of years’, founder claims • The Register

Blockchains might be a bit slow today, but one of Ethereum’s founders predicts that in “a couple of years” the popular network will have the same transaction capacity scale as Visa. Speaking at TechCrunch’s Disrupt San Francisco on Monday, Vitalik Buterin said Bitcoin can process less than three transactions per second, Ethereum five and Uber […]

Kim Dotcom Claims “Everybody Will Use Cryptocurrency” in the Near Future – The Merkle

Kim Dotcom has always been an interesting figure in the history of the internet. Some of his previous business ventures have gotten a lot of attention, for better or worse. Dotcom is also a big fan of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, which will be incorporated in his upcoming BitCache service. He is not too worried about […]

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