Global Consensus for a United World

In our latest paper (codenamed “Pravuil”), we introduce our latest innovation in consensus protocols for blockchains: a robust, secure, and scalable consensus protocol for a permissionless blockchain suitable for deployment in an adversarial environment such as the Internet. By introducing…

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The Case for Identity in Blockchains

When more than 50% of the population owns a cryptographic identifier (National Identity Card such as the ones used in the European Union, or Biometric Passports), it’s legally and economically irrational not use then to bootstrap a blockchain, a medium…

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More countries with biometric IDs

In the last weeks, other 3 countries have announced immediate plans to introduce new biometric IDs: Belarus will start on April 30Ivory Coast has started delivering biometric national ID cards, in full compliance with the Biometric ID Card program of…

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Stricter KYC measures all over the world

As we prognosticated before (“On the Coming Crackdown on Cryptocurrencies without Identity”), there is a growing number of countries tightening their Know-Your-Customer regulations: China requires identity verification with National IDs for all blockchain usersFrance will impose mandatory KYC for all…

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More Updates to our Global Coverage

Recently, two countries have started to introduce new national biometric identity cards: Morocco: the new “Carte Nationale d’Identité Electronique” (Identité Numerique) replaces the previous one, now with biometric photographs and NFC.Mexico: the Chamber of Deputies has approved a new “Cédula…

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Global Airdrops and their Regulations

Now that our technology introduces the new capability of global airdrops (i.e., massive sending of crypto-currency/tokens to anyone in the world, this new feature not being available in other blockchains), some of you have already been asking for their practical…

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