Tag: Issues

Confronting Bitcoin Network Issues Using Nakamoto Consensus and a Mining Parliament

Confronting Bitcoin Network Issues Using Nakamoto Consensus and a Mining Parliament On June 28, Bitcoin Cash proponent Javier Gonzalez announced the launch of an interesting protocol called the Bitcoin Mining Parliament (BMP). The theory behind BMP is backed by the concept of Nakamoto Consensus where “miners are the executive power […]

Venezuela Issues 50,000 Bolivar Bill Amid Persistent Hyperinflation

Venezuela Issues 50,000 Bolivar Bill Amid Persistent Hyperinflation Venezuelans are used to their currency costing less than the paper it’s printed on. Economic misfortunes and political upheaval place their country at the bottom of all inflation charts, year after year. The latest incarnation of the national fiat, Bolívar Soberano, has […]

Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees

Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees Over the last two years, the Lightning Network has been touted as the scaling solution for the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. However, the solution has been heavily criticized for its lack of security, and on March 28, Bitcoin […]

Stablecoins Are Threatened by These Two Major Issues

Stablecoins Are Threatened by These Two Major Issues On the heels of recent commentary from the published correspondence between Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton and representative Ted Budd, SEC senior advisor Valerie Szczepanik explained at Austin’s SXSW conference that stablecoins may be violating current securities laws. Also […]

Indonesia’s Futures Regulator Issues New Rules for Crypto Assets

Indonesia’s Futures Regulator Issues New Rules for Crypto Assets Indonesia’s Futures Exchange Supervisory Board (Bappebti) has announced new regulations on the implementation of physical markets for crypto assets in futures trading. The rules focus on good governance for cryptocurrency tradèrs, legal certainty and consumer protection. They will also require the […]