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Snowden on Bitcoin: Blasts Public Ledger and Core Developers

The world’s most famous whistleblower, Edward Snowden, gave a dynamic, wide-ranging interview to Peter Van Valkenburgh during Blockstack Berlin 2018. Mr. Snowden discussed ongoing issues of privacy and cryptocurrency, his preferences, and revealed how bitcoin helped him in his most…



Counterparty & the Proof of Burn Mechanism

We are used to thinking about “proof-of-work” and “proof-of-stake” as the optimal method for blockchain consensus mechanisms, but there are other ways that blockchain implementations deal with the confirmation and double spending issues. Specifically, in this article, we are going…





Coinbase Glitch Allowed Unlimited Ethereum Balances

On March 21, the San Francisco based exchange Coinbase publicly revealed an ethereum balance glitch that allowed users to manipulate their account balances. Researchers noticed that, by utilizing a smart contract, a person could add as much ethereum as they…




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