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Smart Contracts Gone Rogue

Recently a suggestion to liberate frozen funds, written up in Ethereum Improvement Proposal EIP-999, has caused some controversy. The proposal aims to liberated stuck investments, that were frozen on the Ethereum blockchain in the second Parity hack. Before discussing this particular case, let’s first talk about smart contracts in general. A smart contract is a

By | 2018-05-21T04:24:56+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Cryptocurrency, Ethereum, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cryptocurrencies under Regulator’s Spotlight Again 

During the last week, cryptocurrency and ICO regulations have become a popular subject again. The debate centers on whether cryptocurrencies and tokens sold in Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) constitute securities according to the US Security and Exchange Commission (SEC). Speculation whether Ethereum’s cryptocurrency, Ether, might be classed as a security because of its token sale

By | 2018-05-09T17:25:51+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Cryptocurrency, Ethereum, Featured, Markets|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain technology was born out of the quest for developing digital currencies without the need for a centralized authority. Bitcoin emerged in 2009 (proposed in 2008) as the first public blockchain, initially focusing on monetary transactions. Essentially, Bitcoin implements a state machine on top of a peer-to-peer network. This means that transactions cause the system

By | 2018-05-06T17:18:58+00:00 May 6th, 2018|Categories: Bitcoin, Blockchain 101, Ethereum, Featured|0 Comments