Ross Ulbricht Clemency Petition Gathers 250,000 Signatures

On Friday, the Clemency for Ross Ulbricht petition hosted on Change.org surpassed 250,000 signatures. The solicitation for signatures started in July 2018 and gathered roughly 6,200 signatures during the first three days. Now with a quarter of a million signatures asking U.S. President Donald Trump to commute Ulbricht’s sentence, the message clearly shows how people…

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Another Research Paper Finds Flaws With the Lightning Network

On November 21, researchers from Hungary and Institute for Computer Science and Control published a critical examination of the Lightning Network, the protocol intended to amend BTC’s scalability issues. The researchers’ simulation findings indicate the Lightning Network is “economically irrational for the majority of the large routing nodes who currently hold the network together.” Also…

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Privacy-Enhancing BCH Tool Cashfusion Begins Working Behind the Scenes

This week Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents have been celebrating the fact that 187,212 BCH ($40 million) has been shuffled since the Cashshuffle platform launched in the last week of March. Moreover, on Saturday, Electron Cash developer Jonald Fyookball announced the highly anticipated Cashfusion protocol has been working behind the scenes using alpha software. Also read:…

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