Back in 2012, the FBI defined Bitcoin as a decentralized peer-to-peer network-based virtual currency. But even though Bitcoin is undoubtedly p2p, network-based, and virtual, there had been varying opinions on just how decentralized it actually is.
Cosmos, the big one among blockchain interoperability projects, has its founder Jae Kwon leaving to work on another project. Soon after the news about Kwon’s decision hit the news, criticism followed.
Blockchain platform Tron, which is behind the decentralized, web focused cryptocurrency TRX, announced plans to develop a BitTorrent-based version of decentralized file system InterPlanetary File System (IPFS).
Decentralized computing network Blockstack has applied to the U.S. Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) to launch a $50 million token sale which — if approved — would be the industry’s first SEC-qualified offering.
In the light of the recent Coincheck hack which resulted in theft of over $500 million in NEM (XEM) cryptocurrency, the ongoing debate on the importance of decentralized solutions is taking another turn highlighting issues such as the vulnerability of ‘traditional’ centralized platforms and users having to sacrifice the control of their private keys in […]
Today the future of Bitcoin is among the most widely discussed topics in the cryptocommunity. However, the fierce debate induced by hard forks and block size disagreements seem to have put other important aspects of cryptocurrency, like user privacy, to the back burner. The issue of personal privacy, though important, is but a part of […]
Blockchain content distribution platform DECENT has announced that it will launch on mainnet on Friday, June 30, 2017.
It’s been almost six months since the fateful Ethereum hardfork that followed notorious The DAO attack. The turmoil around the fork has subsided since then, so now it’s high time to calmly assess the situation and take a closer look at Ethereum Classic.
The technological revolution including cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology is boggling the minds of the contemporaries, launching the most daring and fantastic scenarios of our civilization’s future. Talking with ForkLog, a well-known Russian visionary, composer, venture investor and founder of corporate group Familia Alexander Shulgin shared his vision of blockchain technology and the system of tomorrow’s […]
Lisk, the blockchain application platform, has launched an ambitious series of campaigns that will supercharge the democratic and decentralized nature of their blockchain while providing a foundation for long term sustainability and success.
Once bitcoin and other cryptocurrency networks have emerged, decentralization and privacy of transactions started to be associated with the concept of blockchain. Over the course of the bitcoin ecosystem’s development, the trend of centralization was gradually becoming apparent.
A short while ago, ForkLog conducted an own investigation of affairs around Ethereum Classic, mostly inspired by customer claims against exchanges. This time, we publish a translation of a private opinion of crypto-traders and bitcoin enthusiast Kir Kelevra as to Ethereum Classic and other processes that have shaken the industry over the recent months.