Crypto Heresy: Question Blockstream on Twitter and You’ll Be Blocked

Crypto Twitter (CT) is a grueling battleground between digital currency enthusiasts, company executives, maximalists, journalists, lawyers, and so-called thought leaders and luminaries. For instance, on May 8, reporter Larry Cermak posted data concerning Blockstream and its sidechain project Liquid’s performance over the last seven months. After Cermak shared unbiased figures and queried an alleged conflict […]
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Crypto Heresy: Question Blockstream on Twitter and You’ll Be Blocked

In the Daily: Huobi AML Measures, New OTC Desk, Bank Card Deposits

In The Daily this Monday, we feature several developments cryptocurrency traders may want to know more about. The Korean subsidiary of global digital asset exchange Huobi is enhancing its anti-money laundering measures and a new over-the-counter trading desk will offer services to crypto investors. Also, Liquid and Simplex are now working together to provide customers […]
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In the Daily: Huobi AML Measures, New OTC Desk, Bank Card Deposits

Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus

On Oct. 10, Blockstream revealed that the company’s new product, Liquid, generated its first block on Sept. 27 and noted that a lot of the crypto-economy’s “biggest players” participated. Since Blockstream announced the launch of its federated sidechain, the technology has been praised by some and dismissed by others. Also read: BCH Devcon Streamlines Bitcoin Innovation […]
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Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus