Author: Conal Campbell

DECENTURION – a state within the blockchain?

Following the Blockchain for Impact event at the United Nations on Monday, DECENTURION hosted the official post-event gala on the Hornblower Infinity Yacht. The organizers presented their vision of democracy on the blockchain, where “money”, “power” and “glory” are shared between its startup and personal citizens. While the concept of a state “paying” its citizens (rather than vice versa) seems far fetched, in the case of ICOs it makes sense. One of the key hurdles any blockchain startup faces is assembling a large and quality user base. DECENTURION seems to offer a solution to this as its pre-packaged citizenry and established communication channels to reach these savvy users avoids the expense and stress of multi-million-dollar marketing campaigns which struggle to cut through the noise of social media feeds filled with bots and me-too crypto media. While DECENTURION’s claim to be a “state” might be pushing the issue a bit far, as a marketplace to efficiently connect quality decentralized startups and savvy users, it warrants attention. The black passports handed out on the night are unlikely to ever move you from A to B, but for startups looking to launch quality projects quickly and efficiently these documents could be a ticket to ride....

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‘We Welcome Anonymous Cryptocurrencies’ : US Federal Reserve Breaks Down Bitcoin in New Study

The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis, one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that make up the United States’ central bank, has conducted a study asking some of the biggest questions in cryptocurrency today – and they may have found some real answers. Their researchers investigated the control structure of various currencies and looked into whether The post ‘We Welcome Anonymous Cryptocurrencies’ : US Federal Reserve Breaks Down Bitcoin in New Study appeared first on CCN ‘We Welcome Anonymous Cryptocurrencies’ : US Federal Reserve Breaks Down Bitcoin in New Study Source:...

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$330 Million: EIP-999 Stokes Debate Over ETH Frozen by Parity’s Contract Bug

The debate over a controversial Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) designed to restore a self-destructed smart contract holding hundreds of millions of dollars worth of ETH is heating up. EIP-999, written by Parity Technologies developer Afri Schoedon, calls for Ethereum to adopt a software upgrade that patches the UK-based company’s frozen multi-signature wallet contract library, allowing The post $330 Million: EIP-999 Stokes Debate Over ETH Frozen by Parity’s Contract Bug appeared first on CCN 0 Million: EIP-999 Stokes Debate Over ETH Frozen by Parity’s Contract Bug Source:...

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Court Calendars for April 24, 2018

Supreme Court Special Term HON. GAIL A. DONOFRIO 9:30 a.m. 1—Flagstar Bank v Ehmann, Ehmann, et al – Ras Boriskin – Pro se – Pro se – Pro se HON. J. SCOTT ODORISI 10 a.m. 1—Bank of America NA v King – Pro se 2—Blessing v Finley – Pro se – Pro se 3—RealtyShares 57 … Court Calendars for April 24, 2018 Source: NY Daily...

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Federal lawsuit against police officers dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a convicted killer accusing Rochester police officers of excessive force because they shot him when he was arrested. On June 24, 2013, Ralph D. Strong Jr., 36, fatally shot Jahmia Singleton, 31, and Reggie Johnson, 27, during an argument outside a nightclub on Central Avenue. Strong … Federal lawsuit against police officers dismissed Source: NY Daily...

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