Tag: censorship

Mar 09 2021

Controversial Games Put Binance Smart Chain to the Test

A series of projects on the Binance Smart Chain inspired by violent incidents in Chinese and American history are testing the platform's decentralization limits. Tiananmen Square Immortalized on Binance Smart Chain An anonymous...

Mar 03 2021

Dan Larimer Reveals New Project to Combat “Tyranny” of Twitter

After quitting his role as EOS CTO in January, Dan Larimer has announced a new censorship-resistance social media project called Clarion. Larimer Takes on "Big Tech" Larimer made a GitHub post...

Feb 04 2021

Myanmar Military Blocks Facebook as Global Internet Disruptions Intensify

Feb 04 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business censorship global macro india internet

Internet disruptions are costly, but that doesn’t stop governments from shutting down access.

Jan 13 2021

Financial Censorship After Capitol Riot ‘Truly Chilling,’ Says OCC Chief Brian Brooks

“Money might be controlled by a handful of elites,” the departing bank regulator said at a Wednesday event. “Crypto is about freedom.”

Can Ethereum & Blockchain Technology Help Answer Censorship Issues?

Jan 13 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  censorship eth ethereum privacy

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin thinks that blockchain could be the next big thing in censorship-free communications. The events in the American Capitol have resulted in a mass exodus of Facebook and Twitter users as a result of their decision to ban President trump and several “fringe” groups. Most Twitter exiles looked at Parler as the [...] The post Can Ethereum & Blockchain Technology...

Jan 08 2021

Internet Shutdowns Cost India $2.8B in 2020: Report

A 2020 report by Top10VPN found India to be the country that suffered the most economic damage from internet disruptions.

Dec 30 2020

Blockchain Developers Are Focused on the Wrong Problem

If it's to reach its full potential, the decentralized economy needs to scale censorship resistance, say Solana's CEO and COO.

Nov 25 2020

In India, a Clash of Digital Innovation and Internet Censorship

Nov 25 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  censorship coindcx digital payments india media

Among democracies, the Indian government tends to shut down the internet most frequently. Can crypto thrive in this environment?

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