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Corrupt Governance? What We Know About Recent EOS Scandal

This week, EOS found itself in hot water after allegations arose that a major part of its blockchain governnance, led by Chinese crypto exchange Hubobi may be involved in a corruption scheme. EOS’ parent company and Huobi have issued public statements since these allegations, but refrained from admitting or denying the charges. What is EOS? EOS.io is a blockchain-powered smart ...

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Will Ethereum’s ERC-20 Pass the Governance to ERC-777?

The end of summer is a great time to set personal goals, to soak in the final days of sunshine and to reminisce about the summer’s major events, like the promise made by Jordi Baylina, Jacques Dafflon and Thomas Shababi to introduce the ready-made ERC-777 token community standard, which is intended to replace the world’s most popular token standard, the ...

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Would Coordinated Efforts of Governance Strengthen or Weaken Bitcoin?

Recent research suggests that there needs to be coordination between leading providers of cryptocurrency infrastructure products to protect against disruption caused by hard and soft forks. However, previous incidents of network upgrades have only strengthened bitcoin and efforts to govern the protocol raise questions over potential centralization. Do Leading Industry Participants Need to Attempt to Exercise Governance Over Bitcoin? According ...

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Distributed Dialogues: Governance and Decentralized Platforms

On the latest episode of Distributed Dialogues, Dave and Rick from the Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network host interviews on the risks and rewards of government interference in the cryptocurrency space. The first guest, John Collins, got his start in government on the Senate Committee of Homeland Security, and quickly moved to working with Coinbase after he first heard about Bitcoin ...

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Dash Nexus – The Future Of Dash Governance Demo!

This is a video repost of an interview from our YouTube channel with Yuri and Jeff from Dash Nexus. It’s a very in-depth video where we explore the progress and exclusive never-seen-before developments from Dash Nexus team. Details included upcoming releases, information about the decision to develop a progressive web app and what that means for end-users, as well as talking about future ...

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Bitcoin Cash Creator Banned from Bitcoin Cash Slack, Showing Need for Governance

Bitcoin Cash’s creator has been reportedly banned from the main Bitcoin Cash Slack channel, demonstrating the need for community cohesion. According to screenshots posted in the /r/BTC subreddit by prominent Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver, Amaury Séchet has been removed by a moderator of the Bitcoin Cash Slack channel: Amaury, creator of Bitcoin Cash, has been banned from the Bitcoin Cash ...

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‘We’re Moving Towards a World of Decentralized Governance’

Leading crypto industry figures weighed in on the major implications of cryptocurrencies for – and beyond – the global economy, at the Rise conference in Hong Kong Wednesday, July 11. The panel’s participants were the Ethereum Foundation’s co-founder Joseph Lubin, CEO of crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital Mike Novgoratz, Crypto.com CEO Kris Marszalek, Tenx’s Julian Hosp, and Wall Street Journal ...

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Floating Island Crypto Nation Aims for New Way of Governance

The worlds first autonomous floating island nation-state is set to be completed by 2022 and has begun selling the cryptocurrency intended to drive the project today. Varyon Token On Sale Today The project which is backed by PayPal founder and billionaire Peter Theil is planned to be a sea-bound, city-state containing 300 homes along with a handful of commercial buildings, including ...

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Zcash Governance Panel Votes Against Prioritizing ASIC Resistance

In a vote led by the Zcash Foundation, the Zcash community voted against prioritizing ASIC resistance in the protocol. The governance panel consisted of 64 elected individuals from the Zcash community. In May, Chinese hardware manufacturer Bitmain released the first ASIC miner for Zcash. Several people have expressed concerns over this stating that ASICs would lead to centralization of mining and ...

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EOS CTO Proposes Rehauling Constitution as Disputes Over Governance Continue

Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of blockchain protocol EOS Dan Larimer has proposed rehauling the project’s existing constitution to limit so-called arbitrators’ powers, in an EOSGov Telegram chat today, June 27. Larimer’s proposal comes in response to recent controversies surrounding the structure of governance on the EOS blockchain, in which three distinct groups work to ‘keep one another in check,’ as ...

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