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In The Ashes of Financial Ruin: Cypherpunks and the Birth of Bitcoin

Posted by James Underhill on

September 29, 2008. It was a clear morning in New York City. However, the weather didn’t reflect the mood. By the end of the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 778 points, representing the largest point drop in history. It prompted one of the most profound global recessions in recent times. Is it a coincidence that only a few weeks later in October, Satoshi Nakamoto released the now famous whitepaper: Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System. When we reflect on 2008 it seems likely that the crash, triggered by the housing bubble, was the impetus for creating a trust-less financial...

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Does anyone still care about Bitcoin?

Posted by Taras Lanchev on

There are 4 things Google doesn't allow to advertise on their platform: Counterfeit goods. Dangerous products or services, like recreational drugs, weapons, ammunition, explosives and fireworks, and tobacco products. Anything that enables dishonest behavior, such as hacking software, services to artificially inflate web or ad traffic, fake documents or academic cheating. Inappropriate content, like hate speech or ads that use profane language (Source:   But as of June this year, they will add one more - crypto.   The ban is actually quite broad: “Cryptocurrencies and related content (including but not limited to initial coin offerings, cryptocurrency exchanges, cryptocurrency...

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