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‘Very Sad’: Lightning Torch Creator Laments Exclusion of...

The Lightning Network (LN) faced unusual censorship allegations this weekend after it emerged a participant in the Lightning Torch event refused to include a member from Iran. Sending...

Esther Kim | Feb 25, 2019 | 13:00
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Uncategorized

Bitcoin Successfully Sent Cross-Border Without Internet or Satellite

Fears over government interference and internet surveillance have given rise to some novel experiments in sending offline transactions as somebody has transmitted bitcoin...

Emilio Janus | Feb 13, 2019 | 06:00
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Online Privacy

‘How to Use Bitcoin Anonymously’ Article Gets Banned on...

Publishing platform, Medium, has allegedly jumped on the censorship “ban-wagon”, after suspending an account which posted a Bitcoin anonymity guide. Whilst Medium has not...

Emilio Janus | Jan 04, 2019 | 17:00
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Why Bitcoin? Patreon Pushed By Mastercard to Ban Accounts in...

Crowdfunding platform Patreon is grappling with fiat currency centralization after MasterCard demanded it must block the account of a prominent US author and several others. Spencer...

Esther Kim | Dec 25, 2018 | 12:00
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Bitcoin

Gab Says Bitcoin is The Clear Solution as ‘Free Speech...

Censorship-free social media platform, Gab, took to Twitter to proclaim the gospel according to Bitcoin. Describing the grandaddy of cryptocurrency as “free speech money,”...

Emilio Janus | Dec 16, 2018 | 15:00
Bitcoin Education

China ‘Sanitizes’ Andreas Antonopoulos’ Book...

Andreas Antonopoulos, author of the ‘Mastering Bitcoin’ cryptocurrency guides, has reacted positively after Chinese state television showcased his book – albeit with a...

Wilma Woo | Oct 25, 2018 | 14:00
News

Google: Not just Evil… Clueless About Crypto Too

The controversies of this week have exposed Google’s “Don’t Be Evil” mantra as the hollow platitude it always was. So it’s nice to see that, apart from...

Emilio Janus | Oct 10, 2018 | 21:00
EOS Mainnet Launch a 'No-Go', Release Date Remains Unclear
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Russia Targets Another Messaging App, May Ban Viber

Nikolai Nikiforov, the Russian Communications Minister, has said the government might ban Viber the same way it did Telegram. According to the minister, failure to comply with the...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | May 04, 2018 | 10:00
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Russia: Telegram Ban Failure Shows Banning Bitcoin is Impossible

Amid chaos and mass complaints, the Russian government may have to “ban Bitcoin” in order to successfully ban Telegram. Telegram Shrugs Off Failed Censorship The ‘solution’ to...

Wilma Woo | Apr 19, 2018 | 10:30
‘C-Currency’ or How to Circumvent the Facebook ICO Advertising Ban
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How Some Companies Are Bypassing Facebook’s ICO Ad Ban

Months after the Facebook crypto-related advertising ban, ads are still popping up here and there, promoting an array of different Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). It turns out that all...

Georgi Georgiev | Apr 11, 2018 | 04:30
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Crypto Solutions Tackle Web Censorship Concerns

As governments across the world continue to make moves to censor and control the flow of digital data across the internet, there a rising tide of concern over net neutrality...

James Levenson | Dec 15, 2017 | 01:30
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Reddit Censorship: Roger Ver Returns Following...

Bitcoin investor Roger Ver has returned to Reddit after the social platform went back on its decision to ban him. Ver: Ban Was ‘Misunderstanding’  Following Ver’s...

William Suberg | Jan 24, 2017 | 04:00

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