Distributed Autonomous Organizations involve crypto-tokens, which confer to its holders special rights. Should launching a DAO be considered a security offering?
City governments are often accused of being opaque, inefficient, and unaccountable. Blockchain technology could improve urban governance–at the very least, help us rethink it.
Voting on the Ethereum Hard Fork has begun. Many expect the community to support it.
The proposed soft fork to recover DAO funds may be vulnerable, forcing the community to consider a hard fork. Meanwhile, the community is debating the long-term fallout of both the attack and a fork.
A hacker has stolen over 30% of The DAO. The community is considering a hard fork to stop the damage, raising issues of security, governance, and political philosophy that underlie cryptocurrency projects.
Peerplays, aiming to be a global decentralized casino, distributed 20% of its Peerplays tokens in a pre-sale that ended June 13th and has submitted a proposal to The DAO to sell another 20% of its tokens in exchange for $1.2 million.
A quick review of major recent developments in the cryptocurrency world.
Bitcoin has been on a recent price run, but the broader cryptocurrency market has grown too.