Tag Archives: Defends

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 […]

Room for More? Bitcoin Cash Defends Price Amid Competition

Is the market big enough for two forked bitcoin currencies? Early indications suggest so, as bitcoin cash is alternating gains with losses by trading in a tight range so far on Wednesday. At press time, the bitcoin cash-US dollar (BCH/USD) exchange rate is $328. As per CoinMarketCap, the cryptocurrency has lost just 2 percent in […]

‘Not an Investment’: Internet Archive Defends Decision to Hold Bitcoin

The Internet Archive, the nonprofit digital library dedicated to providing “open access to all knowledge,” has spoken out on why it accepts – and holds onto – the bitcoin donations it receives. In a recent blog post, the organisation spelled out that it includes the cryptocurrency on its balance sheets – alongside other means of donation, including zcash – “to be […]

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