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The Jim Bell System Revisited

[ad_1] Let me re-emphasize that I have neither the knowledge nor the will to implement this system. I certainly don’t like the State, but I would rather concentrate my energies on constructive rather than destructive solutions. That said, I still think governments everywhere are going to be staring down the barrel of an encrypted gun in the near future, and this article attempts to explain why, in response to numerous
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Film Reveals Never-Before-Seen Information About the Silk Road Case

[ad_1] On November 26, a new Silk Road video was published that reveals underreported and never-before-seen information. The film called the “Silk Road Case: The Real, Untold Story” contains over 400 references to direct evidence from a wide range of sources. The organization Freeross.org published the video on Youtube and called it “the most comprehensive, researched narrative about Silk Road and Ross Ulbricht’s case.” Also read: The Silk Road Investigation:
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Canadian Regulator Green-Lights Bitcoin Fund IPO

[ad_1] The Bitcoin Fund’s initial public offering (IPO) filing has been accepted by Canada’s Ontario Securities Commission. Despite previously rejecting it, the Canadian regulator finally accepted the fund’s IPO prospectus after a public hearing and a favorable ruling. Also read: Bitcoin ATMs Installed at 5 Major Malls in the US The Bitcoin Fund IPO Crypto-focused Canadian investment fund manager 3IQ Corp. announced on Thursday that it has filed a preliminary
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Blockchain, Power and Politics: How Decentralization Engenders Freedom

[ad_1] The 21st century world is connected, but not centered. These are both good things. Connections link people, cultures and ideas. Indeed, all the great advances in human history have been the result of social and economic networks.Without the trade routes of the Indian Ocean, the Islamic world would never have acquired the numerals of India that now form the foundation of our mathematics of science. Without the coffeehouses of
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Ethereum (ETH) 2.0 Upgrade May Revive Staking in 2020

[ad_1] Ethereum (ETH) may bring another round of staking enthusiasm if it moves forward to further replace mining in 2020. New Staking Projects Appeared in the Past Year Staking coins may come in fashion again, as passive income and slow growth replace previous highly speculative uses. Staking is nothing new in the crypto space, but this time around, there is better infrastructure and more reliable projects. The 2020 prediction comes
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Wall Street Still Doesn’t Get What Bitcoin Might be Used For

[ad_1] Despite being one of the most discussed topics in the last few years, Wall Street still can’t figure out the utility of Bitcoin. Bitcoin Needs Greater Utility, Bakkt CEO Says Adam White, CEO of Bitcoin futures exchange operator Bakkt, said that “there needs to be greater utility” for Bitcoin. Nevertheless, it didn’t stop Bakkt, a subsidiary of NYSE parent Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), to promote crypto adoption on Wall Street,
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IMF Calls on Georgia to Evaluate Crypto Income for Trade Balance

[ad_1] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommends that Georgia include the income from crypto trade and mining in its foreign trade balance reports. IMF Welcomes More Transparency on Crypto Mining The IMF’s suggestion is quite relevant, given that Georgia is currently the 4th largest producer of digital currencies from mining operations. Thus, the government should take into account the income from this kind of activity. The media reported that representatives of
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Bitcoin Fails to Break $7.8K and Now Risks Reversing to New Lows

[ad_1] Whereas Bitcoin (BTC) was hovering at $6,500 earlier this week, it has since rebounded to the resistance zone of $7,800 but failed to break it on the first attempt.Crypto market daily performance. Source: Coin360As the short term trend is still upwards, should traders be cautious about the recent price action? Let’s take a look at the charts. Bitcoin still inside the downwards channelThe more notable timeframe — the daily in
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459 Days Until BTC Hits Its Longest Streak Without a New All-Time High

[ad_1] Since bitcoin hit its all-time high (ATH) in December 2017, crypto enthusiasts have wondered if BTC will touch or surpass it again. After the ATH in November 2013 at $1,156 per BTC, it took 1,170 days to touch the next ATH at $19,891 per coin. To many observers, the downtime has been very long after the rough crypto winter of 2018, but so far it’s only been 711 days
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The Fact, the Fiction and the Context

[ad_1] It’s the clichéd rhetoric of choice for anyone seeking to discredit crypto. An ace in the hole for any argument against its proliferation. The go-to thesis for those who know very little about cryptocurrency but wish to appear otherwise. The idea that cryptocurrencies are solely utilized within illicit activities has become both a tool for mass media to disparage the industry and, for many, a reason to steer well clear.