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Critics: Infrastructure Bill’s Crypto Provisions Hamstring Emerging Technologies Companies
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After several months of negotiations, the U.S. Senate passed the Infrastructure Bill in August. Officially dubbed the ‘Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act’, the bipartisan bill is part of President Biden’s wider economic agenda.

State Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technologies Regulation a Minefield for Video Game Developers
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US legislation regarding blockchain technologies varies widely from state to state and these regulations can bear heavily on the founding, funding, and operation of video game, VR/AR/XR, and other players in the digital media space.

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Kaspersky Reveals Blockchain Voting Machine
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Software from Kaspersky Lab was banned from use on all U.S. government computers as of October 1, 2019, due to its potential to breach national security. However, the Russian cybersecurity firm has just announced a voting machine that utilizes blockchain technology that could change the way votes are placed in countries around…

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These are the Major Threats to Bitcoin in 2020
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While Bitcoin is the world’s leading and best-established cryptocurrency, there are still significant threats to its ongoing and future success. These threats carry the potential to render the entire Bitcoin blockchain useless and in doing so, make the Bitcoin cryptocurrency worthless. The question is, will Bitcoin be able to overcome these credible…

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What are Zero-Knowledge Proofs and Why Do They Matter?
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In the world of cryptocurrencies, security and transaction verification are critical. If malicious actors can infiltrate a blockchain and falsify transactions or steal private key information from users, trust will erode quickly. At the same time, many cryptocurrency users demand anonymity and privacy in order to allow transactions to be conducted without…

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Gamma Law Infographic: Bitcoin is King
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Bitcoin is the undisputed leader of cryptocurrencies. The Bitcoin network is the oldest, most well-known, most secure, and most active blockchain in existence. While its success is not without issues, such as uneven wealth distribution and the approaching mining limit, of all cryptocurrencies Bitcoin is currently best positioned for long-term success.

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The Fall and Rise of DAOs
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Bitcoin introduced the world not only to decentralized currency, but also to a new way to organize and operate large scale projects. As an open-sourced, decentralized protocol that is not owned or operated by any single entity, Bitcoin provided a new paradigm that could be extended and applied to actual organizations. This…

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Let’s Be Clear: China Backs Blockchain, not Bitcoin
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The Chinese government has historically been quick to suppress any innovation deemed as troublesome or counter to the stability and administration of the ruling regime. This of course included blockchain technology, which follows and maintains a philosophy of decentralized control, but last week China announced itself to be a blockchain supporter. While…

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Infographic: Cryptocurrency Industry Snapshot November 2019
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Key stats and facts regarding cryptocurrency in 2019 including overall market size, number of cryptocurrencies on the market, and the largest coin offerings to date.