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Telegram’s Pavel Durov Is Using Bitcoin to Bypass Russian Sanctions

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov is battling against Russian security forces, after they implemented a block on Monday, April 16, 2018, on the messaging app when it refused a court order to “grant state security services access to its users’ encrypted messages,” according to Reuters. The move was initiated by Alexander Zharov, head of the Russian watchdog organization Roskomnadzor, who has ...

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Iranian Cyberspace Authority Says Telegram’s Upcoming Crypto Threatens National Currency

The secretary of Iran’s High Council of Cyberspace (HCC) has publicly supported the potential ban of Telegram within the country, citing the chat app’s recent Initial Coin Offering (ICO) as potentially “undermin[ing] the national currency of Iran,” local news outlet Al-Monitor reported yesterday, April 3. According to Al-Monitor, the discussion about banning Telegram originally stemmed from both a desire to ...

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Telegram’s Cryptocurrency Could Achieve $200 Billion; is ICO Overpriced?

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Telegram’s much-anticipated cryptocurrency could achieve a $200 billion market cap in five years, but a respected analyst said that the firm’s initial coin offering (ICO) is still probably overvalued. Reports on Telegram’s goal for the ICO have varied wildly. Some have placed the figure as high ...

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Telegram’s Privacy-Focused User Base Could Be TON Blockchain’s Killer App

In December 2017, an interesting rumor surfaced: According to “sources familiar with the matter,” the messaging app Telegram, very popular among crypto-enthusiasts for its strong encryption and privacy features, would launch its own blockchain platform and cryptocurrency. On January 8, 2018, TechCrunch reported that several unnamed sources had confirmed the news and quoted a secret Telegram white paper. According to ...

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