• Feb 21, 2013
  • coderrr
  • Bitcoin, News, Privacy, Programming, Security,

VPN Accepts Ripple, the First True Bitcoin Competitor

tl;dr Ripple (XRP) is a new decentralized Bitcoin-like currency that doesn’t require a blockchain or mining. The Ripple network also supports sending and trading between any currency enabling true decentralized BTC exchanges. Ripple and Bitcoin can work together to expand each other’s reach. We are the first VPN to accept Ripple. As Bitcoin approaches the … Continue reading “VPN Accepts Ripple, the First True Bitcoin Competitor”

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  • Mar 17, 2012
  • rasengan
  • Bitcoin, News, Programming, Security,

Bitcoin War: The First Real Threat to Bitcoin?

For most Bitcoiners, it is a well known fact that there is a significant risk in the decentralized peer-to-peer currency pertaining to hashing power.  In order to maintain a perfectly democratic internet currency, no one single entity should ever have control of 51%, or greater, of the total network hashing power. Today, one of our … Continue reading “Bitcoin War: The First Real Threat to Bitcoin?”

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  • Mar 14, 2012
  • rasengan
  • Bitcoin, BitTorrent, News, Privacy, Programming, Security,

Exclusive Interview with Suren Ter from YouHaveDownloaded.com

Your BitTorrent downloads are very public, and Suren Ter, the producer behind  YouHaveDownloaded.com, has helped to raise public awareness on this reality.  We sat down with our friend, Suren, to discuss the idea behind YHD, piracy, and the future of file sharing. • • • Please give the world a brief introduction about yourself, such … Continue reading “Exclusive Interview with Suren Ter from YouHaveDownloaded.com”

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  • Mar 9, 2012
  • rasengan
  • Bitcoin, IRC, Privacy, Programming, Security,

Interview with nanotube, founder of the Bitcoin-OTC, IRC’s Marketplace on Bitcoin, Multisigs and Security

The peer to peer (P2P), anonymous crypto currency with cash-like properties known as Bitcoin has quickly become a formidable payments medium in contemporary society. New products and services are born almost daily as these cash-like payments have created new ways to conduct business online. I had the opportunity to speak with Daniel Folkinshteyn, founder of … Continue reading “Interview with nanotube, founder of the Bitcoin-OTC, IRC’s Marketplace on Bitcoin, Multisigs and Security”

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  • Mar 3, 2012
  • rasengan
  • News, Privacy, Programming, Security,

Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux Applications can access your Photos, Contacts and Data too!

The recent privacy debacle surrounding third-party iOS applications and Android applications has garnered serious attention.  Researchers have discovered that minimal to no permissions are required for applications on these devices to access one’s contacts, photos, and other considerably confidential data. However, the fact is, this lack of a permission-based implementation has existed in almost all consumer-based operating … Continue reading “Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux Applications can access your Photos, Contacts and Data too!”

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