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Is Blockchain Incompatible With GDPR?

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Is Blockchain Incompatible With GDPR?
Within the framework of the new data privacy rule in Europe, blockchain might be at risk since the technology allows its users to store personal information, a concept that is essentially opposite of what the upcoming European law will be seeking. A think tank in Washington DC, Coin Center, stated on Friday April 6th that Read More

Monero Hard Fork Appears Successful As Devs Shun Bitmain’s ASIC Miners

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Monero Hard Fork Appears Successful As Devs Shun Bitmain’s ASIC Miners
Users of anonymity-focused altcoin Monero (XMR) continue to wait with baited breath after the cryptocurrency hard forked Friday, April 6. In an attempt to protect the cryptocurrency against ASIC miners, the altcoin’s developers successfully completed the transfer to version 7 of Monero, creator Riccardo Spagni confirming the move in typically tongue-in-cheek style on social media: Read More

Edward Snowden On Bitcoin: World Needs Better Option To Avoid Gov’t Coercion

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Edward Snowden On Bitcoin: World Needs Better Option To Avoid Gov’t Coercion
US whistleblower Edward Snowden voiced concerns over Bitcoin’s long-term prospects in an interview on March 22, saying the cryptocurrency’s public Blockchain made it susceptible to abuse. Speaking via webcam in an interview with Coin Center director of research Peter Van Valkenburgh at the Blockstack Berlin 2018 conference, Snowden agreed Bitcoin’s ledger was “devastatingly public.” “The Read More