Can You Have faith in Centralized Big Tech?
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Can You Have faith in Centralized Big Tech?

Apple’s plan to scan customers’ phones and other devices for images depicting child sexual abuse generated a backlash over privacy concerns, which led the company to announce a delay. Apple, Facebook, Google and other companies have long scanned customers’ images that are stored on the companies’ servers for this material. Scanning data on users’ devices…

Taproot: Centralized modifications put every BTC consumer at an increased risk
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Taproot: Centralized modifications put every BTC consumer at an increased risk

The most important thing that BTC’s Taproot update does is that it all at once demonstrates that BTC is not decentralized, that BTC cannot be transacted in compliantly, and why blockchain developers should—and do—owe legal duties to the users relying on them. Taproot is yet another soft fork of the BTC network. In essence, Taproot aggregates…