Bitcoin Gold Will Now Try To Out Run Bitcoin With Democracy

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It is no secret that big mining companies dominate Bitcoin. To change that, we have Bitcoin Gold. But what is it? How does it work? And how is it any different from the mainstream Bitcoin network? Let’s try and answer these questions in the next couple of paragraphs. Bitcoin Gold is the latest and the …

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Bitcoin Price Goes Down But Bitcoin Cash Doubles Its Own

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Bitcoin is again mired in more controversy than ever. All the while its rival, Bitcoin Cash, has seized on the opportunity and gained significant ground over Bitcoin in terms of its value. So how much is Bitcoin worth now anyway? Let’s just say that one Bitcoin will now fetch you a little less than $5900. …

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Tor Browser Vulnerability: It Will Leak Your Original IP Address

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For the last couple of days, many have used the Twitterverse to warn users about Tor browser vulnerability. The warning is mostly aimed at users who use Linux and Mac as their primary operating system. Researchers have found a critical Tor browser vulnerability which affects the way it provides anonymity to its users. According to …

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Sci-Hub Block: Us Court Gives Search Engine And ISP Permission

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Most people who have ever used Sci-Hub consider it as the only Pirate Bay of Science. To put it another way, Sci-Hub enables people to download scientific research papers for free. Long story short, in its quest to survive, Sci-Hub is having quite a torrid time. Just recently, a US federal court gave Sci-Hub another …

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Kodi Users Are Pirates: Almost All of Them Says The MPAA

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The Copyright Alliance hosted a panel discussion last week and guess what they talked about in there? Piracy. And Kodi. The Senior Vice President of the MPAA and the Government and Regulatory Affairs chose to use quite a set of words for Kodi. And people who used it. The Senior Vice President noted that Kodi, …

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Assassin’s Creed Origins Has DRM That Will Hammer Your CPU

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Many gamers who have installed and are playing Assassin’s creed Origins on their computer machines have reported extremely high CPU utilization. Assassin’s Creed games are always CPU intensive. There is so much AI roaming around the world that it is almost impossible for developers of the game to keep CPU utilization percentage down. And sure …

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Google Won’t Find The Pirate Bay For Some Users. Why?

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People use Google for all sorts of things. Statistics show that millions and millions of people sometimes search Google for websites like The Pirate Bay as well. So if a user goes to Google.com and searches for a term like The Pirate Bay, Google should show the user the official The Pirate Bay site as …

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KN Addon Caretaker: Should Developers Monitor Users For Piracy?

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Media reports have identified at least two popular Kodi add-on skin developers who have gone ahead and pushed a neat little dependency which enables them to monitor their end-user’s devices. These developers say that they want to keep an eye out on Kodi users who engage in copyright infringement. Of course, we know that a …

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Gemalto: One Serious Crypto Flaw Has Put Smart Cards To Cloning Risk

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Gemalto IDPrime.Net is not the first and will probably not be the last smart card that has a serious vulnerability to ROCA. We all know what smartcards do. Thousands of large corporations and banks use smart cards in the millions. And they have done so for the past decade or so. Here is the real …

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Why Apple Complied With The Chinese Government: US Senators Ask

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As it turns out, no one likes government surveillance. Not even some US Senators. At least when they know it’s not the US government doing it. Recently two United States Senators have written a letter to Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple. In the letter, they have asked the CEO as to why Apple, according …

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