Trolls, Bots, and Fake News Made 2017 a Terrible Year for Internet Freedom

Trolls, bots, and fake news posed a serious threat to internet freedom this year—and there’s no easy answer in...

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Global P2P Crypto Markets Experience Record Volume Throughout December
Dec31

Global P2P Crypto Markets Experience Record Volume Throughout December

The global peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin markets have seen record trading volume as a consequence of last week’s major price retracement. According to data provided by Coindance, numerous national markets saw historically unprecedented trade volume throughout December – suggesting that many investors may have been taking profits following bitcoin’s dramatic bull run up to the $20,000 USD area. Also Read: Markets...

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Is the Centralized Ripple Database With the Biggest Pre-Mine Really a Bitcoin Competitor?
Dec31

Is the Centralized Ripple Database With the Biggest Pre-Mine Really a Bitcoin Competitor?

The rise of ripple (XRP) over the past eight months has been interesting to many digital asset spectators and the network also has its fair share of controversy. At the moment XRPs are trading at an average of $2.20-2.40 per token and ripple’s total market valuation has captured $91Bn this week. Many skeptics are wondering what’s behind the recent XRP price spike and speculate a big correction could be imminent. Also Read:...

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Cryptocoinopoly Is the Game That Lets You Play the Cryptocurrency Markets with Friends
Dec31

Cryptocoinopoly Is the Game That Lets You Play the Cryptocurrency Markets with Friends

Someone was bound to create a cryptocurrency version of Monopoly. Well now they have, enabling you to gather friends and family to trade fake fiat currency for fake crypto. Playing with ersatz money won’t make the competition any less intense as you clamor to snap up Mayfair – or Bitcoin Core as it’s now known. Also read: Poloniex Now Requires Legacy Trading Accounts to Verify Identity Go to Hodl, Do Not Pass Go...

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Korean Exchange Youbit May Avert Bankruptcy – Members Have 3 Options
Dec31

Korean Exchange Youbit May Avert Bankruptcy – Members Have 3 Options

South Korean exchange Youbit filed bankruptcy last week but has now come up with additional options to pay back its members. The exchange is asking them to vote between three options. Also read: Russian Regulators Draft Law to Restrict Crypto Mining, Payments, and Token Sales Youbit’s Bankruptcy Filing Youbit exchange’s operator Yapian Co. Ltd filed bankruptcy on December 19 after the platform was hacked, as...

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