A Long-Secret Bitcoin Key Is About to Be Revealed

A long-held bitcoin secret is about to be revealed. No, it’s not the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, it’s a private key the cryptocurrency’s creator entrusted to several bitcoin developers that activates the protocol’s so-called “alert system,” once used to flash a text warning to those running the software in case something happened that could impact […]

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China’s Congress Passes Cryptography Law, Effective Jan. 1, 2020

The Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress in China has passed the cryptography law on Saturday and it will be effective on January 1, 2020, according to a Chinese media report. The announcement came one day after Chinese President Xi Jinping’s call on the country to seize opportunities in blockchain technology. While China […]

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