Tag: politics

Mapping the Rise of Political Betting

Whatever your thoughts on politics and politicians, there can be little doubt that this realm has become increasingly difficult to ignore. From a world where political leanings used to be personal, massive public attention and media campaigns now reign supreme. One of the most interesting developments to come out of this change is the rise of political betting. As a way to show faith in certain parties or leaders, this …
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US Politicians Aim to bar Tech Companies From Mimicking Bitcoin

Issuing a digital currency or providing financial services is not a straightforward process in this day and age. Especially for tech companies in the US, this uphill battle will become a lot steeper moving forward. A new legislative proposal would bar major companies from exploring these two business models. This could also spell trouble for Facebook’s Libra plans.  A Very Intriguing Proposal Tech companies in the United States have a …
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Use of Tor in Iran Is at an All-Time High Amid Political Struggles

More and more consumers need to start taking their privacy seriously. Especially when it comes to using the internet, there’s no reason to expose sensitive and personal information to third parties. With the use of VPNs and Tor on the rise, an interesting trend is created. Especially in Iran, reliance on Tor is skyrocketing as we speak. Given the political turmoil in that part of the world, this is no …
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Bitcoin Classic Is No More, Long Live Bitcoin Cash

There have been many attempts to successfully fork Bitcoin over the past few years. Most of these efforts have been in vain, which is to be expected. Bitcoin Classic was one of the earliest attempts in this regard. Unfortunately, that currency is no more, and users are being advised to switch over to Bitcoin Cash. That’s not surprising, considering most people supporting Classic are also on the BCH bandwagon. Bitcoin Classic Bites the Dust …
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