Researcher Arrested for Allegedly Teaching North Korea About Ethereum
Virgil Griffith has been arrested for allegedly giving a presentation on cryptocurrency in North Korea, where discussion touched on evading sanctions. Griffith maintains his presentation contained basic concepts that could be found online.
Artists Ai Weiwei and Kevin Abosch Are Using the Blockchain to Make Us Question What’s ‘PRICELESS’
We talked to Weiwei and Abosch about PRICELESS, which uses the Ethereum blockchain to spark a conversation about the value of human life, and the current refugee crisis.
Assassination Markets for Jeff Bezos, Betty White, and Donald Trump Are On the Blockchain
Assassination markets are old as the concept of cypherpunk itself. Now blockchain-based betting platform Augur has become a home for them.
An Incredibly Simple Hack Had the Potential to Manipulate Cryptocurrency Markets
Visitors to Ethereum blockchain explorer Etherscan.io on Monday were shown a pop-up that said, “l337,” but the hackers could have tricked site visitors by superficially changing values on the blockchain record.