But, he writes, "we actually had a secret, higher priority goal:
We wanted to decentralise Reddit."
The outcome of the #RedditRevolt, as some are calling it, is anyone's guess. More t... Read More
For example: Will the value proposition of lower fees be enough to persuade ordinary merchants and customers to start using OpenBazaar? Will people trust the technology? Will people trust the... Read More
Earlier this week, as Comey was testifying to a US House Committee about the risks of encryption letting criminals "go dark," Hoffman and his team were working on a "testnet" release of Open... Read More
"If people lose their money it's just a horrible idea," Hoffman
told Business Insider.
Over the last two days, more than 6,000 people have downloaded and installed the testnet version of... Read More
But, he goes on, "the harder question is how to support the development of an open protocol, one that OB1 does not control, without encouraging, or endorsing, or even facilitating the misuse ... Read More
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