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We Can Combat Poor Data Privacy with Blockchain Applications

By now we’ve all seen the headlines about Facebook’s poor data practices: as many as 87 million users’ personal records affected by Cambridge Analytica, 2.2 billion users’ profiles scraped by third parties, and so on. But what went wrong isn’t limited to Facebook. The problem is that an internet run by centralized digital superpowers leaves users with little control over ...

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What Do Recent Legislative Developments Mean For Crypto Users’ Privacy

The last few weeks have been tense for those who take privacy issues seriously. First, there was Edward Snowden with yet another massive NSA leak, substantiating the suspicions, already thick in the air, that intelligence services are really after Bitcoin users’ personal information. Then, in the midst of the fallout from the news that Facebook had casually handed the private ...

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How New EU Privacy Laws Will Impact Blockchain: Expert Take

In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation, and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy. If you would like to contribute an Expert Take, please email your ideas and CV ...

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Decentralized Social Network Sociall.io Offers Secure Alternative To Facebook With Encrypted Data, Enhanced Privacy – The Merkle

Data security and privacy is a hot topic these days, and a concern for both individuals and large companies. A private, decentralized social network named Sociall.io is attempting to address many of these concerns with their new service. The blockchain startup has just announced that it has begun its registration process, and it is now available to a broader audience, ...

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Bitcoin to See Significant Improvements in Privacy and Scaling

The future of Bitcoin is always interesting to keep an eye on. This year, as well as the next few years, will introduce a lot of technical changes. All of these developments – especially those pertaining to scaling – will positively impact the cryptocurrency’s price in the long run. Scaling and Improvement Solutions are Coming Most cryptocurrency users are still ...

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Decentralised Social Network Sociall.io Offers Secure Alternative to Facebook with Encrypted Data, Enhanced Privacy

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AirTM Taps Zcash for Improved Financial Freedom and Privacy – The Merkle

Some cryptocurrency enthusiasts are familiar with the company known as AirTM. Its goal is to bring financial services to the banked, unbanked, and underbanked populations alike. The service has been quite popular in Venezuela as well as other Latin American countries. To improve its offerings, the company has partnered with Zcash. A Major Milestone for AirTM Bringing financial services to those who need ...

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Is Universal Identity Storage the Solution to Personal Privacy Issues?

Your Identity Is Now Safe: The Decentralized All-In-One Safeguarding Solution Threats to the sanctity of users’ privacy with regards to digital data are more prevalent now than they have ever been. It’s a logical conclusion that can be deduced from certain facts, such as increased adoption of technology by all age-ranges and the continued growth of industries which require the ...

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Privacy Altcoin Zcash Announces First Network Update,… | News

Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Zcash announced the release of their first network upgrade, Zcash Overwinter, in a blog post on March, 2. The blog post says that Overwinter, the “software-updates-required” update, will be supported as early as April 2018, on version 1.1.0 of zcashd. The Overwinter main chain update launch is set for June 25, 2018. Overwinter will allow the team to ...

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