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A Security on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Could Protect Users from Thieves

In the last research report published on July 15, 2019, Bitmex analyzes the Bitcoin Lightning Network with respect to channel closure. The research is focused on a mechanism called “Justice Transactions” that punish dishonest parties and prevent them from stealing funds from other Lightning channels. According to the report, 241

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Major Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Prosecuted for Failure to Protect User Data

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has been prosecuted for its alleged failure to take adequate measures to protect personal information, which was later presumably exploited by hackers to steal funds from the platform. The news was reported by Cointelegraph Japan on June 19.Prosecutors allege the data breach led directly

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Platform Takes on YouTube and Spotify to Protect Copyright and Help Artists Make a Living

A blockchain platform is enabling creators to share their music, videos and webtoons with the masses, all while ensuring that their copyright is protected.ContentsDeal says it aims to simplify the “complicated distribution structure” that is seen across the media world today, a structure which often means it can be

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Chinese Internet Court Uses Blockchain to Protect Online Writer’s Intellectual Property

An Internet Court in Hangzhou, Eastern China, has turned to blockchain to fight piracy at the expense of online writers, English-language media outlet China.org.cn reports Dec. 8.China has reportedly “set up three Internet courts in Hangzhou, Beijing and Guangzhou.” Internet Courts are courts expressly intended to manage internet-related cases and

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