What Russia’s ‘Digital Iron Curtain’ Means for Bitcoin Users

The Russian Duma approved a bill that would enable the country to have a “Great Firewall” or “Iron Curtain” similar to what China has. The result of the law is that, whenever the government wants to, it can censor all incoming and outgoing traffic traveling through state-owned channels. ‘Sovereign’ Internet Just an Excuse for Heavy-Handed Censorship Privacy advocates have long warned about Russia’s alarming stance on internet regulation. The onerous intended purpose of this “sovereign internet” bill is to keep Russia online in the event of a crisis, but critics allege that it’s meant to give the government greater powers

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What Juul’s Landmark Vaping Study Means for Tobacco Regulation

Puffing on Juul pods is just as effective for reducing specific tobacco-related biomarkers as complete abstinence from smoking. That’s the conclusion from landmark study data released Saturday during the U.S. Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco 2019 Annual Meeting. Juul Pines for FDA Approval The small clinical study is the first to be undertaken by Juul Labs, maker of the popular nicotine vaporizer devices. The former Silicon Valley startup has three other studies currently ongoing and hopes to compile enough positive data to convince the FDA to approve Juul by a 2022 deadline. juul's revenues took a hit (heh)

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Earlier this week a crypto exchange revealed that they are unable to access ~26,500 Bitcoin that were in their possession. That means there are 26,500 less BTC available of the 21M total created. Eventually everyone will understand scarcity.

Earlier this week a crypto exchange revealed that they are unable to access ~26,500 Bitcoin that were in their possession. That means there are 26,500 less BTC available of the 21M total created. Eventually everyone will understand scarcity. submitted by /u/Blockfolio
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Bitcoin – The Currency of the Internet

Tony Robbins Explains How Bitcoin Works to His 3 Million Followers. No single bank, government, company or individual owns the network or has control over it. This means that your accounts can never be frozen……

Tony Robbins Explains How Bitcoin Works to His 3 Million Followers. No single bank, government, company or individual owns the network or has control over it. This means that your accounts can never be frozen...... submitted by /u/Mike_Fans_Club
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Chatting to a taxi driver last night who tells me he has to pay £120 per week to be able to take card payments in his taxi. We then had to spend a couple of minutes manually typing the numbers into the machine. If only there were a quicker means of payment with lower costs of transacting 🤔

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