カテゴリー: Cypherpunk

Cypherpunk Godfather Timothy May Was Lightyears Ahead of His Time

Cypherpunk Godfather Timothy May Was Lightyears Ahead of His TimeThe crypto world has been mourning the passing of Timothy C. May at the age of 67. While an unknown entity to the general public, to early internet adopters, cypherpunks, libertarians, and cryptography evangelists, May’s writings remain hallowed. The intellectual was an early advocate against state surveillance, privacy erosions, and bête noire of the statist […]

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Cypherpunk Godfather Timothy May Was Lightyears Ahead of His Time

Cypherpunk Godfather Timothy May Was Lightyears Ahead of His TimeThe crypto world has been mourning the passing of Timothy C. May at the age of 67. While an unknown entity to the general public, to early internet adopters, cypherpunks, libertarians, and cryptography evangelists, May’s writings remain hallowed. The intellectual was an early advocate against state surveillance, privacy erosions, and bête noire of the statist […]

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Beyond Government: Embracing Self-Governance and Rejecting Mainstream Erotica

Beyond Government: Embracing Self-Governance and Rejecting Mainstream EroticaThere are many new entrants in the crypto ecosystem yearning for regulations and praising government. More folks with these notions emerge regularly. They believe regulatory oversight is necessary to provide crypto with a sense of “respectability.” Also read: Latest Release of Badger Wallet Supports SLP and Wormhole Tokens For these individuals, political involvement in crypto is […]

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Beyond Government: Embracing Self-Governance and Rejecting Mainstream Erotica

Beyond Government: Embracing Self-Governance and Rejecting Mainstream EroticaThere are many new entrants in the crypto ecosystem yearning for regulations and praising government. More folks with these notions emerge regularly. They believe regulatory oversight is necessary to provide crypto with a sense of “respectability.” Also read: Latest Release of Badger Wallet Supports SLP and Wormhole Tokens For these individuals, political involvement in crypto is […]

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Weaponized Money: Thoughts on the Creation and Control of Bitcoin

Weaponized Money: Thoughts on the Creation and Control of BitcoinSome tin-foil hat conspiracy theorists believe government devised and built bitcoin as weaponized money to enslave the people. They think Big Brother made the technology to subjugate everyone, and that politicians are somehow benefiting from the technology. In an odd twist of logic, these people believe bitcoin represents a state-sponsored tool for control. Also read: Regulations […]

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New ‘Trust Machine’ Blockchain Film Tackles Politics of Technology

New 'Trust Machine' Blockchain Film Tackles Politics of TechnologyTinseltown turns its gaze back to technology in “Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain,” which opens on Oct. 26 at Cinema Village in New York City. However, unlike most popular media representations of the cryptocurrency revolution, Alex Winter’s new documentary film doesn’t dwell on the price of bitcoin or its frequently alleged ties to criminal […]

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Cypherpunk Essentials: A Beginner’s Guide to Crypto Privacy

The following op-ed on crypto privacy was written by Reuben Yap. He is the Chief Operations Officer of Zcoin. A corporate lawyer for ten years, specializing in institutional frameworks, Reuben founded one of SE Asia’s top VPN companies, bolehvpn.net. He graduated with a LLB from the University of Nottingham. One of blockchain’s most notable and valued […]

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Mainstream Media Believes Satoshi Nakamoto is Back

Mainstream Media Believes Satoshi Nakamoto is BackShould Satoshi Nakamoto ever return, it would probably be bad for bitcoin but great for clicks. The mainstream media (MSM) would have a field day, just as they did when they “identified” Craig Wright as bitcoin’s creator. The search for Satoshi and quest for clickbait intensified this week after Bloomberg asserted that bitcoin’s founder is […]

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Coinbase Remains the Most Successful and Important Company in the Crypto Industry

Coinbase Remains the Most Successful and Important Company in the Crypto IndustryOn its 6th birthday, Coinbase received high praise from Shapeshift’s Erik Voorhees. He Tweeted, “Coinbase remains the most successful and important company in the crypto industry.” Arguably, that is very much the case. The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange with its barebone menu of offerings, combined with its easy user-interface and relatively smooth onboarding (almost no […]

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