Amid Youtube Censorship, Individuals Flock to Decentralized Video Sharing Apps Like Lbry.tv

Amid Youtube Censorship, Individuals Flock to Decentralized Video Sharing Apps Like Lbry.tvIn mid-May, news.Bitcoin.com reported on one of our mining pool videos being censored and banned from the video-sharing platform Youtube. The report had shown how Youtube has been censoring videos for a long time now, and the CEO specifically told the public certain coronavirus films would be removed. Youtube’s censorship has caused a number of […]

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From Buenos Aires to Beirut – Covid-19 Excuse Restricts Millions of Citizens from Withdrawing Their Own Money

From Buenos Aires to Beirut - Covid-19 Excuse Restricts Millions of Citizens from Withdrawing Their Own MoneyThe coronavirus and the government-induced lockdowns have wreaked havoc on the global economy and millions of people can’t access their own money. Reports from financial stricken areas like Venezuela, Argentina, and Lebanon show that citizens are being stopped from accessing their own hard-earned savings. The news shows the great importance of censorship-resistant money and how […]

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Cointext CTO Reveals a New Protocol That Aims to Bolster a Censorship-Resistant Economy for Bitcoin Cash

On May 7, the Cointext CTO and cofounder of Countermarkets, Vin Armani revealed a new project he’s been working on called “Signal, Watch, and Pay Protocol” (SWaP). Armani’s published specification and reference code of SWaP indicates that the platform allows “onchain, peer-to-peer negotiation and execution of ‘collaborative transactions.’” SWaP: Onchain, Trustless, and Collaborative Transactions Vin […]

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$2K per Month for Every American: Andrew Yang Begs Congress to Pass Basic Income

While most of the U.S. remains on lockdown, a few states across the nation are starting to open up businesses and lift restrictions. Meanwhile, politicians on the left have been trying to push a universal basic income (UBI) package through Congress, in order to give Americans in need a monthly check. This week, former U.S. […]

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Spain’s Lawmakers Plan to Provide Basic Income to Low-Income Residents

Spain's Lawmakers Plan to Provide Basic Income to Low-Income ResidentsSpain is preparing to provide universal basic income (UBI) to low-income individuals due to the wrath of the coronavirus, the country’s minister for economic affairs Nadia Calviño recently explained. There’s no set date yet for the UBI program, but Spain’s officials said they plan to “do it as soon as possible, so it can be […]

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Rumors of Bitcoin’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

Rumors of Bitcoin’s Death Are Greatly ExaggeratedAccording to the Bitcoin Obituary Page, Bitcoin died 379 times between 2010-2019 of an astonishing array of causes. The number is undoubtedly understated since it is based on a limited sample of obituaries. Despite the glee with which the corpses of Bitcoin are contemplated, however, cryptocurrency thrives because it continues to fill the human need […]

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Wikileaks Cache Now Hosted on IPFS Thanks to this Bitcoin Cash Developer

Wikileaks Cache Now Hosted on IPFS Thanks to this Bitcoin Cash DeveloperWith the founder of Wikileaks behind bars, it’s been a trying time for activists who believe in spreading freedom and truth in an age steeped in lies and manipulation from parasitic central bankers and bureaucrats. In order to show support for Julian Assange, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Chris Troutner decided to upload the entire Wikileaks […]

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No Internet, No Problem: How to Send Bitcoin by Amateur Radio

No Internet, No Problem: How to Send Bitcoin by Amateur RadioIn an age where governments are trigger happy at censoring or shutting down networks, it is reassuring to know that Bitcoin can operate sans internet. Network censorship, after all, is not some dystopian storyline but a power exercised by many democratic governments across the world. Thankfully, there are solutions that enable people to send and receive […]

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Deploying Censorship-Resistance to Uphold Decentralization

Deploying Censorship-Resistance to Uphold DecentralizationThis piece on censorship resistance was written by Jonas Sevel Karlberg. Karlberg advises several prominent projects and is a co-founder of the Nordic Blockchain Association. He is also the founder and CEO of Amazix. *** Governments have attempted to control ideas and information for nearly as long as the internet has existed, but the old social […]

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BCH-Powered Bitcoin Files Project Adds IPFS Support

Last October, the developers of the Bitcoin Cash-powered Bitcoin Files project launched the first iteration of its censorship-resistant file sharing software. At the time, the platform allowed users to upload files of 5kb or less to the blockchain. Now, the latest Bitcoin Files release supports the decentralized Inter-Planetary File System (IPFS), allows users to upload […]

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