Bitcoin Core Lead Maintainer Steps Back, Encourages Decentralization
"One thing is clear: This is a serious project now, and we need to start taking decentralization seriously," said Wladimir van der Laan.
Developers built politically sensitive applications on Binance Smart Chain as a way of showing the increasingly popular blockchain platform is not as decentralized as Ethereum. The dapps remain online.
The helplessness we felt during the suspension points to a much bigger problem for everyone, writes Michael J. Casey.
By testing the limits of what's permissible on Binance Smart Chain, anonymous developers are testing whether it's really a blockchain.
The goal is to relieve social media platforms of the task of making judgments on behalf of the public.
Investors may be realizing the same deflationary market mechanisms that apply to bitcoin’s scarcity creates similar opportunities in NFTs.