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On Chain VS. Off Chain Governance: The Ins And Outs

To understand the importance of blockchain governance and the debate surrounding it, It is important to first define blockchain governance and it’s role in the entire blockchain ecosystem. Blockchain governance in cryptocurrencies relates to decisions about two things: the rules of the protocol (the code)...

Vlad Zamfir Opposes an Ethereum Hard Cap (EIP 960)

On April 1st, 2018, Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin announced a proposal that he now terms a “meta-joke”. In a surprise, Ethereum improvement proposal (EIP) Buterin suggested a hard cap for currently uncapped Ether (ETH) of 120 million coins. “In order to ensure the economic sustainability...

Nonprofit GiveDirectly Receives $1 Million Donation from OmiseGo and Ethereum Creator Vitalik Buterin

A charity that sends money directly to the world’s ‘extreme poor’ has revealed that it has received a $1 million donation from cryptocurrency startup OmiseGo and Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin. GiveDirectly, a nonprofit charity that is aiming to help refugees living in extreme poverty, will...

Vitalik Buterin Never Attempted to Launch Ethereum on Top of Bitcoin

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Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, has responded to several bitcoin developers who claimed Ethereum was only designed as an independent blockchain network to pre-mine tokens for the financial benefits of its founders. Several years ago, there was a conflict between Counterparty and bitcoin developers....

South Korea Cryptocurrency Ban FUD Has Shown Importance of Decentralized Exchanges

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Recently, the news of a South Korea cryptocurrency trading ban, which was ultimately refuted by the country’s government and the Blue House, the executive office of President Moon Jae-in, caused markets to rapidly decline. Cryptocurrency investors and enthusiasts were outraged to discover that government officials...

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