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The Little-Known Ways Ethereum Reveals User Location Data

“People don’t realize how much information is out in the open.” That’s Péter Szilágyi, an ethereum core developer who manages development on the ethereum software client Geth. He’s referring to the fact that little attention has been paid to ethereum’s underlying network layer, where information is exposed in complex, unpredictable ways. Indeed, there’s an awareness of the […]

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Asia Blockchain Week Showcases Maturity of the Ecosystem with an Impressive Speaker Lineup

Partner Content 05.11.2018 The impressive line up at Asia Blockchain Week fits perfectly with the theme of Making Blockchain Mature. Expect high quality discussions and discourse. BlockShow is bringing Asia Blockchain Week to Singapore. Audiences are all set to be enthralled by over 100 speakers between November 27 – December 1, 2018 at Marina Bay […]

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In Korea’s Ruling Party, A Lawmaker Commits to Ending the ICO Ban

This article originally appeared in CoinDesk Korea, a partnership with The Hankyoreh. Opting to take the view ICOs are a form of fraud, speculation or gambling, the Korean government initiated a ban on the investment vehicle last September, one that sparked a strong backlash from domestic blockchain startups. Still, some Korean lawmakers from the opposition party […]

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AI Must Have Freedom! The FreeAI Manifesto Presented by Pandora Boxchain

Dr Maxim Orlovsky, founder and visionary at Pandora Boxchain, recently presented The FreeAI Manifesto, a call for the cooperation between the humankind and multiple artificial intelligences and withdrawal from any form of censorship or control. The FreeAI Manifesto was presented earlier this month at Hackers Congress Paralelni Polis, one of the premier events for hackers, […]

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When Blockchains Go Down: Why Crypto Outages Are on the Rise

Berniesanders (not to be confused with former presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders) is an institution on blockchain-based blogging platform Steemit. Steemit allows content creators to earn crypto – at least, crypto that’s native to the Steem blockchain, of which there are three – for popular posts. While recent successes include waffle recipes, romantic […]

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Alternative Cryptocurrency Regulation Bills Introduced in Ukraine and Russia

16.09.2018 A draft bill that leaves crypto-to-crypto trading outside the state regulation has been filed this week in the Ukrainian parliament. The news was announced during BlockchainUA conference in Kyiv by Ukrainian MP Alexey Mushak. The legislative proposal has been prepared in cooperation with representatives of the cryptocurrency industry and signed by 23 MPs of […]

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SEC Suspends Exchange-Traded Bitcoin and Ether Investment Vehicles

A highly touted investment instrument that sought to appeal to U.S. public markets investors looking for cryptocurrency exposure has just seen a setback. Announced on Sunday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued an order seeking to suspend the trading of the Bitcoin Tracker One and Ether Tracker One exchange-traded notes, issued by […]

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SEC Rejects 9 Bitcoin ETF Proposals

UPDATE: The SEC has also disapproved two bitcoin ETFs from GraniteShares. The order can be found here. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued rejections to bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETFs) proposals from ProShares, Direxion and GraniteShares. In three orders published on August 22, the rejections came ahead of previously reported deadlines arising from the SEC’s […]