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Grin Network Executes First Hard Fork in Bid to Decentralize Mining Power

Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Grin has just executed its first backward-incompatible upgrade, also called a hard fork. Today’s planned upgrade introduces key changes to the nearly $60-million network that will optimize for maximum miner decentralization and usability. Grin launched in January 2019. “It was planned since way before Grin launched,” Grin developer John Tromp told CoinDesk. “We would …

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Privacy Cryptocurrency Grin Votes to Fund Third Full-Time Developer

Long-time Grin coder “Ignotus Peverell” will receive financial support to work on the cryptocurrency, a move that makes him the nascent project’s third paid team member. In a weekly developer meeting Monday, developers voted to fund Peverell for his work on Grin with roughly $10,000 per month. With 4,919,040 GRIN tokens in circulation, according to CoinMarketCap, …

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3 Technical Proposals for Increasing Bitcoin’s Privacy

</header> <strong>Privacy is a constant battle between those who wish to increase it and those who would strip it away. Never is this war more apparent than in Bitcoin, where factions with opposing ideals find themselves at loggerheads. On the one side are the blockchain surveillance companies that work hand-in-glove with the three-letter agencies, regulators, …

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