Decentralized Networks Aren’t as Censorship-Resistant as You Think

Censorship resistance is a much-touted attribute of decentralized networks. They allow anyone to permanently store anything onchain without seeking permission. While this is technically true, the reality, for many supposedly decentralized blockchains, is anything but. As the fate of controversial dapps has shown, even decentralized app stores aren’t immune from censorship and deplatforming. Also read: …

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Airbnb Deserves Better: Why IPOs Are Too Dated to Do the Sharing Economy Justice

 The following is a guest post op-ed submitted by ICOBox IPOs have long represented the pinnacle of corporate fundraising. The big payday. The make-or-break moment. Companies can raise billions overnight, giving them unprecedented opportunity and access to the world stage, the funds to make their lofty vision a reality, but that all comes at a cost. …

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Gauging the Blockchain Buzz at South by Southwest

Welcome to SXSW Every spring, downtown Austin transforms into blocks upon blocks of in-your-face branding, interactive activities, and venues supplying endless amounts of food and alcohol. Walking downtown, you can hardly move ten feet without watching some demo or getting handed a crisp libation (Editor’s note: or nearly getting clipped by a scooter.) For those …

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Crescent Cash Becomes the Third BCH Light Client to Adopt Cash Accounts

There’s a new open source bitcoin cash (BCH) wallet called Crescent Cash which uses the Cash Accounts protocol by default. The new application was designed by the programmer Pokkst who built the wallet for simplicity by allowing BCH users to send funds to a specific username as opposed to a long alphanumeric address. Also read: …

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“Bitcoin and Friends” Animated Series Airs Spicy First Episode

There’s a new animated series called “Bitcoin and Friends” that’s been making its rounds across the web after the first episode was released by Uncle Chris Productions. The humorous and sometimes raunchy cartoon is an eight-part series that aims to make people laugh during the depressing bear market and the crypto saltiness on social media. …

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How Blockchain Is Changing the Rental Property Market

Blockchain technology is beginning to change how people buy and sell properties. It’s even gained significant adoption by governments that want to improve land registry systems. How exactly can it improve other areas of the real estate sector? Here are a few ways that blockchain is impacting rental property management, including examples of some projects …

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Kleiman Estate Says Satoshi Reveal ‘Is Relevant’ in Billion Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit

In the state of Florida, there’s an ongoing lawsuit against Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto, for billions of dollars. Wright is being sued by the Kleiman family on behalf of the late Dave Kleiman for allegedly misappropriating billions worth of BTC through a partnership years ago. On March 29, the Kleiman vs. Wright discovery …

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Supercharge Your BCH Workflow With Bitcoin.com’s SLP and Badger SDKs

Last summer, Bitcoin.com launched a developer suite so Bitcoin Cash (BCH) programmers could have access to a slew of resources, tools, and software development kits (SDK). At the time, the web portal contained three key tools for blockchain programmers: the Bitbox SDK, REST, and the GUI platform. Now, Developer.Bitcoin.com hosts two more SDKs so developers …

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