Tag Archives: Censorship

09Jun/19

Binance DEX: Navigating Country-Specific Cryptocurrency Trading Restrictions

At the start of June 2019, reports emerged that Binance DEX’s website was blocking users with IP addresses from 29 countries. This news immediately caused confusion with some commentators, using it asRead More…

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02Jun/19

Binance DEX Will Geoblock Users From 29 Countries, Including the US

The decentralized exchange (DEX) developed by major cryptocurrency exchange Binance will block access to users based in 29 countries. The DEX informs potential users of the restriction via a message that appearsRead More…

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02May/19

Former Mod Explains R/Bitcoin Censorship and Why He Was Removed

On May 2, the Bitcoin.com podcast series Humans of Bitcoin published an interview with early bitcoin supporter Jason King who became a moderator for Reddit forum r/bitcoin in late 2012. During theRead More…

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19Apr/19

Russia Adopts Law to Isolate Runet From the Internet

Runet, the Russian segment of the internet, is about to be isolated from the rest of the web. A new law adopted by the State Duma aims to do so in orderRead More…

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24Mar/19

Bitcoin Account Accuses Twitter of Shadow Banning to Restrict Its Reach

On March 23, the Twitter handle @Bitcoin became mired in controversy after BTC supporters complained about the account and attempted to get the profile shut down. The operator of the Bitcoin TwitterRead More…

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18Mar/19

Governments Exploit Christchurch Tragedy to Enforce Censorship and Thought Policing

No sooner had the victims of the Christchurch attack fallen than governments were clamoring to mine the tragedy for political capital. Despite the shooting having been live streamed on Facebook, antipodean officialsRead More…

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