Science and Technology : Congressman Calls To Ban U.S. Dollar In Response To Plea For Bitcoin Ban

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    They're going to have a harder time getting rid of crypto currencies than they had in getting rid of Libya.
     
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    ... I feel like there are a couple of misconceptions though and a key drawback of permissioned ledgers that people underestimate: Combinatorial complexity. So I’d like to stick up for public ledgers and share my 2 cents about the topic.





     
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    You may have heard that blockchain based cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are decentralized, with no central authority in control. How then is it possible to create an ‘account’ on such a network where no single person or organization maintains a central registry of users?




     
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    I met Andreas M. Antonopoulos at the inaugural edition of Singularity University Canada Summit in Toronto earlier this fall, where he was breaking down bitcoin/blockchain for a large crowd of business leaders, entrepreneurs and thinkers at Evergreen Brickworks, a former quarry and industrial site reserved for the event. The flurry of emerging conversations around bitcoin and blockchain, the billion-dollar valuations, and the specialized jargon can make blockchain an intimidating topic to wade through, is the hype justified? Consider:




     
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    BCH XLM DASH EOS ADA LSK ZEC XMR XVG NEO VET TRX — Which four would you choose?




     
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    ...and he’s making sure U.S. senators don’t miss his warning on cryptocurrency. His basic message believe it or not is this:

    Blockchain isn’t about democracy and decentralisation — it’s about greed!





     
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    If you’ve been following us, you’ve noticed that our announcements have been largely focused around our blockchain-based collectible card game, Zombie Battleground, and the Kickstarter we used to promote the benefits of blockchain games to over 12 million mainstream gamers...




     
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    What the Senate Hearing Means for the Cryptocurrency Industry


    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/senate-hearing-means-cryptocurrency-industry-061428499.html

    What the Senate Hearing Means for the Cryptocurrency Industry

    Congress' views on blockchain are still being formed, but many are looking to steer their education in one direction or another.
    finance.yahoo.com

    ..."Having … Congress start to look at this, they’re, I think, starting to educate themselves in the way that regulators have been educating themselves and the more established financial institutions and technology providers have been educating themselves," Ray said. "But I think we’re in the extreme early innings when it comes to some sort of federal legislative action."

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