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Venezuelan Team Working on Bitcoin Mesh Network Based on Offline Radios

News A Venezuelan team is developing Locha, a decentralized mesh network that doesn’t rely on the internet to transact with Bitcoin (BTC). The system, based on radio waves, was born in response to frequent electricity and internet outages in Venezuela. Locha Mesh is an open-source project led by R..

YouTube Reinstates More Crypto-Related Content, Admits To Mistake Via Twitter

News More crypto-related content is being re-enabled on YouTube after several days of unilateral deletions and non-communication from the video giant. YouTube responded three hours ago via Twitter to YouTuber Carl The Moon regarding the crypto-related videos that have been removed from the platfor..

YouTube Crypto-Related Content Not Fully Restored, YouTubers Say “Nothing Has Changed”

News On December 26, YouTube released a statement saying the platform had mistakenly removed hundreds of crypto-related videos this week. However, many of the YouTubers affected by the ban still have not had their videos restored on the site. YouTuber Ivan on Tech told Cointelegraph on December 26..

Cryptocurrency Influencers Speak Out On YouTube Deleting Crypto-Related Content

News YouTube, one of the most popular social media platforms for video sharing, has aggressively started deleting cryptocurrency-related content from some of the biggest influencers in the industry. Based on Twitter and Reddit threads, YouTube suddenly began deleting a number of cryptocurrency vid..

Crypto YouTubers Allege Platform Is Censoring Their Content

News Crypto YouTubers are greeting the holidays with reports that their content appears to have been censored by the platform. In a tweet published on Dec. 23, Chris Dunn — a crypto YouTuber with 210,000 subscribers and almost 7.5 million channel views — claimed that: “@YouTube just removed most o..

Ethereum-Based Virtual Museum Tokenizes Censored Bitcoin Artwork

News Bitcoin artist “Bnoiit.c” has created an Ethereum-based virtual museum “Cryptovoxels” that ensures censored artworks are immutably preserved for an online audience. In its collection as of Aug. 25 has been a Bitcoin mural by French street artist Pascal “PBOY” Boyart, which was painted over by..

Paypal’s Pornhub Snub Pumps Verge (XVG) by 33% on 168% Volume Surge

News Verge (XVG) has seen a 33% pump in the 24 hours following Paypal’s move to pull the plug on the adult entertainment website Pornhub. XVG — whose creators struck a deal with Pornub back in April 2018 — has skyrocketed in value since the PayPal news broke on Nov. 14, as Coin360 data shows.XVG..

Ethereum Co-founder: China Won’t Promote Decentralization as Part of Blockchain Adoption

With several Chinese state actors waxing lyrical about blockchain technology, Joseph Lubin — co-founder of Ethereum, says Beijing will not adopt the more decentralized aspects of the emerging technology. Lubin who is also the ConsenSys chief opines that the country’s proposed digital currency will ..

Online Censorship Problems & The Promise of Decentralized Content Distribution

The Internet’s innate resilience to centralized information monopolies became evident in the mid-to-late 2000s as the failure of the merged conglomerate TimeWarner and AOL proved. Primarily due to the data-agnostic design of the Internet’s core protocols, its radicalism established that it was not ..

Offline Transactions: The Final Frontier for Global Crypto Adoption

Tech Analysis Earlier in September, Cointelegraph reported that Israeli cybersecurity startup GK8 had raised $4 million to finance its offline cryptocurrency transaction solution. The company developed a cold wallet with “hot wallet functionalities” that is completely shielded from online hackers ..

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