Sneaky Mac Malware Is Posing as Flash Downloads

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Simple Ledger Protocol Universe Is Thriving: Lottery, Mint, ATMs, Over 8,500 SLP Tokens Created
Jun21

Simple Ledger Protocol Universe Is Thriving: Lottery, Mint, ATMs, Over 8,500 SLP Tokens Created

It’s been close to twelve months since we reported on the vast Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) universe built on top of the Bitcoin Cash chain. At the time, there were 2,700 unique SLP tokens created, and that’s increased by 217% during the last year with 8,585 SLP tokens created to-date. A number of different projects are leveraging the tokenization protocol, as Tether has announced using the SLP framework, a video game...

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Elon Musk Bitcoin Giveaway Scam Rakes in Millions of Dollars in BTC
Jun21

Elon Musk Bitcoin Giveaway Scam Rakes in Millions of Dollars in BTC

‘Elon Musk’ bitcoin giveaways continue to scam people on Youtube. Scammers have reportedly pulled in millions of dollars in bitcoin from people wanting to double their cryptocurrency. Some of them use bitcoin addresses containing the name Elon Musk, Spacex, or Telsa. Before sending money to a bitcoin address, check if it has been reported as an address used by scammers. Elon Musk Bitcoin Giveaway Scam The number of bitcoin...

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Only 3.5 Million Bitcoin Is Traded Worldwide; Majority of BTC Held Long-Term as Digital Gold
Jun21

Only 3.5 Million Bitcoin Is Traded Worldwide; Majority of BTC Held Long-Term as Digital Gold

Only 3.5 million bitcoin or 19% of total circulating supply is actively traded throughout the world, while the rest is being held long-term by investors, according to a new report by crypto analytics company Chainalysis. Per the report, nearly 18.6 million bitcoin (BTC) has been mined as of June 2020. Of this, around 60% BTC is held by entities – either people or businesses – that have never sold more than 25% of the...

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Benjamin R. Tucker: Why I Am An Anarchist
Jun21

Benjamin R. Tucker: Why I Am An Anarchist

Why am I an Anarchist? That is the question which the editor of the Twentieth Century has requested me to answer for his readers. I comply; but, to be frank, I find it a difficult task. If the editor or one of his contributors had only suggested a reason why I should be anything other than an Anarchist, I am sure I should have no difficulty in disputing the argument. And does not this very fact, after all, furnish in itself the best...

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