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Decentralization

Wendy McElroy on Decentralization: “Give Power Back to the Individual”

Wendy McElroy on Decentralization: “Give Power Back to the Individual” The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 2: The Moral Imperative of Privacy Chapter 7: Decentralization Decentralization (Chapter 7, Part 1) A lot of people automatically dismiss e-currency as a lost cause because of all the companies that failed since the 1990’s. I…
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April 14, 2018 0
Crypto Winter

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Crypto Winter Is Almost Over

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Crypto Winter Is Almost Over Could this year’s crypto winter be nearing an end? That’s the opinion of some experts, and while bullish predictions are easy to come by, there are signs that a thaw could be underway. In today’s Bitcoin, in Brief, we examine the market forecast for the weeks…
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April 12, 2018 0
Dead

Bitcoin is Supposedly Dead, But Not Quite

Bitcoin is Supposedly Dead, But Not Quite Bitcoin is dead – or so we have been told over and over again. It has been killed off innumerable times in its short life, which began in January 2009 – less than a decade ago – when it was released as open-source software by the mysterious and…
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March 28, 2018 0
Blockchain

Blockchain Technology Talk is Largely Nonsense

Blockchain Technology Talk is Largely Nonsense Every so often, corporate business blushes its latest fad speak. Disruptive. Paradigm shift. 2.0, 3.0. Game changer. For about half a decade now, blockchain technology has been the phrasing du jour among ecosystem corporatists and assorted scammers. It’s weak jingoism employed to disguise against real innovation, cryptocurrency. Blockchain is just a…
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March 12, 2018 0
Bitcoin

This Week in Bitcoin: Courtroom Drama

This Week in Bitcoin: Courtroom Drama Bitcoin was born on the internet but destined to end up in court. Where there’s money, there’s a trail of gold-diggers, scammers, and slighted plaintiffs, and as bitcoin has risen in value, so have the court cases. With lawsuits, threats of litigation, subpoenas, and regulators sending gavels slamming in…
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March 5, 2018 0
Gifting

Gifting Bitcoin Is One Way a Person Can Avoid Paying Crypto-Taxes

Gifting Bitcoin Is One Way a Person Can Avoid Paying Crypto-Taxes After the newly written U.S. tax laws recently passed, cryptocurrency investors realized the tax-free exemption filing 1031 for IRS reporting is no longer applicable to their digital asset investments. The law also implies that a lot of people will have to pay taxes on…
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February 25, 2018 0
Legal Status

New Reports Shine a Spotlight on Tether’s Legal Status

New Reports Shine a Spotlight on Tether’s Legal Status Rarely a week passes when Tether, the company responsible for issuing the USD-pegged cryptocurrency of the same, isn’t in the news. In the last 24 hours, two separate reports into the status of Tether and its USDT tokens have been published, one examining its legal status…
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February 10, 2018 0
Believers

Bitcoin Believers Will Stay The Distance

Bitcoin Believers Will Stay The Distance As markets continue to fall across the board today many are left wondering where the bottom will be. What is guaranteed is that there will be a bottom and things will rebound. Bitcoin is no stranger to crashes, it has had several worse than the current one during its nine…
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February 6, 2018 0
Celebrities

People Are Paying Thousands of Dollars for Crypto Celebrities on the Blockchain

People Are Paying Thousands of Dollars for Crypto Celebrities on the Blockchain Anything can be placed on the blockchain with a little ingenuity – even Hollywood celebrities. Cryptocelebrities is this week’s Cryptokitties, a smart contract-based trading game which profits from digital scarcity. Only one copy of each celebrity is released, compelling traders to spend thousands…
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January 24, 2018 0
Markets

A Visual Comparison Between Bitcoin and Other Markets

A Visual Comparison Between Bitcoin and Other Markets The market cap of cryptocurrencies, the world’s fastest growing asset class, has surpassed $677 billion. And bitcoin itself has surged past the payment processing company Paypal and the fast food company McDonald’s. Still, it looks tiny compared to other global markets The site The Money Project has put together…
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January 13, 2018 0