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Today's deplatforming activists are the heirs to Terri Rakolta, who pressured sponsors to pull their ads from Fox Broadcasting's 1990s sitcom "Married ... with Children." (Getty Images)
Internet Deplatforming as Class Warfare
Protecting democracy from misinformation and hate speech? More like preventing everyday people from communicating with each other.
Today's deplatforming activists are the heirs to Terri Rakolta, who pressured sponsors to pull their ads from Fox Broadcasting's 1990s sitcom "Married ... with Children." (Getty Images)

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How Crypto Transforms Prediction Markets
Betting can be used to predict the future. That's the crazy idea behind prediction markets. Here's how they work and where cryptocurrency fits into the picture.
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The 2020 Elections Are Boosting Crypto Prediction Markets
Decentralized betting platforms like Polymarket and YieldWars are seeing accelerated trading volume growth leading up to the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
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Crypto Traders Bet on US Election as FTX Prediction Markets Hit Record Volumes
October sees record volume for TRUMP and BIDEN markets three weeks ahead of the U.S. election.
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Election 2020 Prediction Markets: Bettors Say Trump Lost Tuesday's Debate
With the first presidential debate now smoldering behind us, the betting markets have picked their winner: Joe Biden.
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Ethereum Gas Fees Drive Gnosis-Powered Prediction Market to xDai's Layer 2
"Ethereum is on the way to becoming a whale chain," said Gnosis co-founder Stefan George. That's why his team's tech is moving to xDai.
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Prediction Markets' Time Has Come, but They Aren't Ready for It
After the pundits so badly misjudged the 2016 U.S. presidential election, prediction markets should be booming ahead of Nov. 3. Why aren’t they?
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5 Years After Launch, Predictions Market Platform Augur Releases Version 2
Augur v2 has all the bells and whistles: Interplanetary File System (IPFS), 0x Mesh, MakerDAO’s dai and Uniswap’s v2 oracle network.
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Augur's Revamped Predictions Platform Launches Next Month With a New Token
The blockchain predictions platform is upgrading to version 2 in July, but users will have to migrate to a new token if they want to use it.
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This USV-Backed Startup Has a Solution for Buying Information With Confidence
Erasure is a smart contract on Ethereum for people to share information and to express confidence about that information by putting money behind it.
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