China banned 23 million people last year from buying plane/train tickets because their social credit scores were too low. That is just the start. Now tell me again the “benefits” of Facebook or JP Morgan coin over bitcoin. Do they really outweigh that dystopian future?

China banned 23 million people last year from buying plane/train tickets because their social credit scores were too low. That is just the start. Now tell me again the "benefits" of Facebook or JP Morgan coin over bitcoin. Do they really outweigh that dystopian future? submitted by /u/Smilinmong
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Bitcoin Haters Keep Calling Crypto Dead – It’s Really Stronger Than Ever

Since 2011, mainstream media outlets, bank executives, economists, and other skeptics have gleefully proclaimed Bitcoin’s demise after every major correction from its all-time high. Bitcoin Will Keep Defying its Critics In the past ten years, Bitcoin has experienced five 85 percent corrections including the recent 14-month bear market. However, the dominant cryptocurrency has managed to survive each correction, achieving a new all-time high after every major drop and defying the critics. 2013 – "Game Over, Bitcoin" – @businessinsider | $ 110.68 "The bubble has burst & now all that's left is to watch its steady & inexorable decline. So what now?

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Bitcoin Cash Pools: The Majority of Bitcoin SV Blocks Are Mined By ‘Unknown’ [Yes, Really]

Bitcoin SV, BSVLike Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV has large mining pools, each with a significant share of its SHA-256 hashrate. However, unlike the others, BSV has a nearly 44% majority who are “unknown,” according to data published by Coin.Dance. Comparing the above to Bitcoin’s same period chart, about 500% of the blocks in Bitcoin SV are mined by “unknown” compared to Bitcoin. The situation led a Reddit user, who probably didn’t notice that the “unknown” miner doesn’t have to be a single outfit, to ask if an attack “is developing.” Three Pools Control Far More Than Anyone Else in Bitcoin

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Why Won’t Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Come Clean on How Disastrous Last Month’s Hack Really Was?

New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia disclosed that local police have allowed employees to return to the firm’s office following its suspension of operations mid last month after a multi-million dollar security breach. In the latest update, the cryptocurrency exchange has indicated that investigations are still ongoing, however. Hacked Crypto Exchange Reopens Update: The police have now given us access back to our building, while they continue their investigations. Our staff are working relentlessly to evaluate the funds that were stolen. — Cryptopia Exchange (@Cryptopia_NZ) February 14, 2019 Cryptopia’s announcement comes shortly after the police gave the crypto exchange the green

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