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Why Facebook Should Not be Trusted With Cryptocurrency

The race to launch the first crypto powered messenger app is heating up. Naturally the internet monopolies such as Facebook are scrambling to be first, but looking at its history it is one of the least suitable to handle decentralized currencies. New contenders are appearing…

China Gets More Blockchain Censorship Powers Under New Rules

China’s crypto angst has shown no sign of abating as we enter a new year. Another raft of restrictive regulations has just been implemented for blockchain companies in the People’s Republic. Data Privacy Not Applicable in China The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has just…

China Introduces New Anti-Anonymity Regulations for Blockchain-Related Companies

China has introduced new guidelines seeking to eliminate anonymity in blockchain networks. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has introduced new regulations for blockchain firms that are operating in the country. The announcement was published on the regulator’s website on Thursday, Jan. 10. According to…

Square’s Cash App Blocks Account of Social Media Site Gab’s Founder: Report

Square’s Cash App has reportedly blocked the personal account of the founder of controversial social media site Gab. United States-based payments firm Square’s Cash App has reportedly blocked the personal account of the founder of controversial social media site Gab, according to a tweet from…

Gab Turns to Square’s Cash App After Coinbase Allegedly Froze Its Account

Controversial social media site Gab is reportedly now using the Cash App from payments firm Square to transact and receive Bitcoin donations. Controversial social media site Gab is reportedly now using the Cash App from United States-based payments firm Square to transact and receive Bitcoin…

With Deplatforming on the Rise, Onchain Social Media App Memo Shows Promise

Last year the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community welcomed a BCH-based social media network called Memo.cash. Since then Memo has gathered a lot of traction with hundreds of profiles and thousands of onchain updates and conversations posted to the BCH chain. Also read: Crypto-Friendly Statesman Takes…

Crypto Ecosystem Needs to Evolve as Coinbase Censors Accounts

The entire premise set in motion by Satoshi Nakamoto ten years ago was one of a decentralized peer to peer currency beyond the control of governments, banks and mega corporations. Fast forward to 2019 and we have yet to achieve that goal as banks are…

Coinbase Reportedly Bans Personal Account of Social Media Platform Gab Founder

The Coinbase merchant account of social media platform Gab’s founder Andrew Torba has been reportedly closed. The personal Coinbase merchant account of Andrew Torba, social media platform Gab’s founder, has been terminated, the official Gab.com account tweeted on Jan. 4. As blockchain blog Breaker reported…

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

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 confirmed the reason, several Twitter users have claimed previous account suspensions based on crypto-related content. Storm In A Teacup So what can have incurred…

Major American Magazine Time Column Reports About Bitcoin’s Liberating Potential

Mainstream newspaper Time published an article illustrating the liberating potential of Bitcoin, especially in countries with oppressive governments. Bitcoin (BTC) has a substantial liberating potential, American mainstream newspaper Time reports on Dec. 28. The aforementioned article claims that “speculation, fraud, and greed in the cryptocurrency…