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EOS Creator Block.one to Vote for Network’s Block Producers as ‘Community Member’

EOS developer Block.one has announced it will begin to stake its share of tokens to vote for the network’s 21 ‘Block Producers’ (BPs), in an announcement posted yesterday, June 28. In the EOS ecosystem, EOS holders can stake their tokens to vote for so-called ‘Block Producers’ (BPs) – the equivalent of miners on the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain. In keeping with ...

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IT Security Company Partners With Exchanges and Wallets to Block Usage of Stolen Crypto

A Singapore-based IT security company offers a potential blockchain-based solution to help protect individual crypto users and block the use of stolen cryptocurrencies on crypto wallets and exchanges. Sentinel Protocol allows security experts and organizations to collect, share and analyse comprehensive threat intelligence data on its blockchain platform. The information about hacks, scams, and fraud is stored on the decentralized ...

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What Is That Mysterious About the Bitcoin Block Hash 21E800

On June 19, 2018, block number #528249 in Bitcoin’s blockchain was mined. And ever since, the crypto community has been in a frenzy. Why? Because the block hash assigned to block #528249 is 00000000000000000021e800c1e8df51b22c1588e5a624bea17e9faa34b2dc4a, and, according to calculations, it is very unlikely for a miner to compute this hash. pic.twitter.com/dSkoAiGQCV — Bitcoin Geoff “Still The Same Kids” Tarantino (@desantis) June ...

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EOS Block Producers Reportedly ‘Ordered’ to Freeze 27 Accounts, ‘Reasoning’ to Follow

EOS block producers (BPs) have reportedly received an emergency order to refuse to process transactions for 27 accounts, according to a tweet posted yesterday, June 22. The authorities in EOS just instructed the block producers to censor transactions from 27 accounts with no reasons given. “the logic and reasoning for this order will be posted at a later date” ggwp ...

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EOS Block Producers Freeze User Funds to Prevent Theft, Resulting in Twitter Backlash

EOS has frozen seven accounts compromised by the registration process through phishing scams, according to a Steemit post by EOS42, an EOS block producer (BP) candidate. The news, published on June 17, has led to backlash based on allegations that the BPs have violated their own constitution. After the public learned of the account freezings, crypto enthusiast Nick Szabo referred ...

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EOS Mainnet Goes Live as Block Producer Voting Passes 15% Threshold

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. The process took nearly two arduous weeks, but the EOS blockchain has officially gone live. According to data from UK-based block producer EOS Authority, the blockchain went live at approximately 17:46 UTC, immediately after block producer voting passed the 15 percent threshold necessary to activate the network. The mainnet ...

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London Block Exchange Believes Female Cryptocurrency Interest Will Rise

Many onlookers on the cryptocurrency industry have noticed that the sector has historically been compromised mostly of male figures. However, research from the London Block Exchange (LBE), a popular U.K.-based exchange, implies that this is changing quickly. Female Cryptocurrency Investment: 6% to 13% in Six Months Research done by the aforementioned has indicated that the amount of women willing to ...

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Russian Court Annuls Previous Decision to Block Bitcoin-Related Site

The City Court of St. Petersburg, Russia has overturned the District Court’s previous decision to block crypto media website Bitcoininfo.ru, local news outlet TASS reports June 4. The District Court’s judgement was handed down in July 2016 in compliance with a ban on  crypto-related information sources, as digital currencies like Bitcoin (BTC) were not legal in country. As TASS reports, ...

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