Monthly Archives: May 2018

Is the Anonymity of a Cryptocurrency a Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Governments and regulatory authorities such as central banks were initially opposed to the idea of decentralized cryptocurrencies. This reaction was warranted by factors like their loss of control over the regulation of money, and more prominently, by concern about the use of cryptocurrency for illegal purposes. The fight against illegal activities Governments believe that cryptocurrencies […]

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Zuckerberg’s Solution to Fake News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promised earlier in 2018 that the company would spend this year fixing the social media platform to address its fake news problem. The tech company, which has over 2.2 billion users as of January 2018, is facing a lot of censure for not being able to solve the issue of hate […]

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The Perks of Crypto Regulation

Early proponents of Satoshi Nakamoto’s innovation of Bitcoin would be horrified by outside regulation. Bitcoin was supposed to be a completely decentralized system where interference from governments was unnecessary, even obsolete. It seems now, however, that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin cannot govern themselves and they do need some outside regulation. Although die-hard crypto fans may be […]

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Trust is the key: Can blockchain technology increase productivity?

Blockchain has certainly taken the world by storm with its permanence and versatility. In fact, it is so versatile that it has fueled numerous projects, each with an associated cryptocurrency. They cover such diverse areas as messaging, lending networks, advertising ecosystems, secure file sharing and exchanges.   And these are just the tip of the iceberg. […]

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