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Russian Court Bans Telegram, Founder Pavel Durov Defiant

Russian security services ordered Telegram to hand over access to encrypted user messages, but the messaging application (app) refused. Founder Pavel Durov didn’t bother to send lawyers to Moscow’s Tagansky court, and the court dutifully ruled against his company, taking less than 20 minutes in decreeing an immediate ban. Also read: CBS’s NCIS Los Angeles Weaves […]

Blockchain Technology can Create a Social Media Platform that Facebook Can Never be

Facebook has become so much more than a social media company over the years. Not all of their decisions are appreciated by the general public, though. It also seems the platform faces major concerns regarding privacy and censorship. Blockchain technology may very well be the undoing of platforms like these for many different reasons. Facebook […]

Facebook to Ban Cryptocurrency Related Ads, For Now

Facebook is banning all advertisements for cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and initial coin offerings (ICOs), as part of an “intentionally broad” policy against deceptive marketers. Social media giant Facebook has unveiled a new policy that bans advertisements involving cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), a popular funding tool used by many new startups. Today, […]

Mark Zuckerberg says he might add bitcoin to Facebook

The technology could help Facebook stop being so centralised, he suggested. The technology powering bitcoin could help improve Facebook in the future. As part of a commitment to help fix the site over 2018, its founder said that he would look into the use of new technology to stop it being quite so centralised. One […]