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US Department of Justice Is Criminalizing Onchain Privacy, Starting With Mixers

</header> <strong>The American government’s long-running war on privacy escalated this week following the arrest of Coin Ninja’s Larry Harmon on money laundering charges. A Department of Justice statement that “seeking to obscure virtual currency transactions in this way [using mixers] is a crime” means that bitcoiners risk prosecution simply for exercising their right to privacy.</strong> …

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Close to $6k in Bitcoin Cash Tips Paid to Read.cash Authors Last Week

</header> <strong>The read.cash blog has been a resource for the Bitcoin Cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) community for a while now but ever since the recent miner funded development proposal, the blogging site has gathered significant traction. For instance, the front page of read.cash shows that during the last week, more than $5,730 …

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Ethereum, Tron and EOS Control 98% of All Dapp Volume

</header> <strong>2019 was a good year for dapps and a particularly good one for Tron and Ethereum. That’s the upshot of Dapp Review’s new report into crypto-powered decentralized applications. The sprawling research document inspects the major dapp networks in forensic detail and provides key takeaways. The headline-grabber is the revelation that Tron, <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/EOS” …

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Read.cash Platform Rewards Content Creators With Bitcoin Cash Incentives

</header> <strong>Since the platform’s launch, the Bitcoin Cash-centric blogging site read.cash has gathered a lot of traction. The website’s user base publishes interesting content and new material on a daily basis with the most popular authors gathering tips in bitcoin cash for their work.</strong> Also Read: These Are the Bitcoin Stories You Loved in 2019 …

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Smart Contract Blockchains Are Struggling to Scale

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Second generation blockchains were presented as being faster, cheaper, and more scalable than Bitcoin. Third generation chains (basically anything that came after Ethereum) promised even greater optimizations. In the event, these networks have run into the same difficulties as Bitcoin, with competition for scarce resources leading to mounting costs and congestion. To …

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Developers Reveal Sandbox Video Game Powered by Bitcoin Cash

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On August 7, developers from the team Block Hop announced a new sandbox game powered by the Bitcoin Cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) blockchain. The gaming software called Realmx is a “next-generation” game that uses blockchain technology, extensible crafted items, and online gaming to create unique experiences and gameplay.</strong> Also …

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Despite $100K Pledged to Charity, Adam Back Remains Silent Over Proposed Debate

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>There’s over $100,000 on the line that could be given to charity for about an hour of Adam Back’s time. If he chooses to debate Bitcoin Unlimited’s Peter Rizun over why he thinks it’s a bad idea to scale with larger blocks, Paxful’s Ray Youssef‏ has pledged $100K in addition to Roger …

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BCH Developer Builds Onchain Token Auction Console — SLP Agora

<strong>On April 26, software developer Tobias Ruck revealed a new platform he’s been working on called SLP Agora, an onchain trading console written in Rust that allows users to auction SLP tokens for bitcoin cash. The application’s decision-based transactions are secured by a smart contract technique enabled by the newly implemented opcode OP_Checkdatasig.</strong> Also read: …

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Statistics Show Bitcoin Cash Is a Strong Contender After Crypto Winter

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Over the last few weeks, bitcoin cash (BCH) and the network itself have been shining brightly after a year of bearish sentiment and the blockchain split last November. Most notably, this month BCH has shown a significant increase in daily transactions, the price has doubled, and today the network has produced the …

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How Crowd Power and Carrots Are Redefining Blockchain Governance

<strong>It’s not just blockchains that have to reach consensus: the people using them also need to be in agreement. Otherwise, chain splits occur, as has happened to Bitcoin 47 times and counting. Blockchain governance has traditionally been dull, involving primitive voting systems and low participation. But as projects like Aragon and Kleros are starting to …

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