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Brazilian Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Association (ABCB) moves action against Brazilian banks
According to Brazilian newspaper Folha, the Brazilian Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Association (ABCB) has filed an administrative motion against banks at Cade, the Brazilian regul...

Deflationary spiral: Are cryptocurrencies at risk?
In the context of cryptocurrencies, a deflationary spiral may happen when there is a self-reinforcing process of draining the supply of coins or tokens from the markets. Although t...

What is a Cryptocurrency Tumbler or Mixer? Is it legal?
A cryptocurrency tumbler is a system which mixes transactions in order to make it difficult to trace the origin of the funds. Although in fiat money markets this would be seen a...

Who is Adam Back?
In today's Who's Who section of Crypto.BI, we introduce Adam Back, a cryptographer from Great Britain who created HashCash, one of the most fundamental pieces of the Bitcoin softwa...

Is your cryptocurrency at risk of a 51% attack?
Half plus one attacks could theoretically happen to any Proof of Work based cryptocurrency. The amount of risk of such an attack happening depends on several factors, including ...

What is a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG)? Why should I know about this?
A Directed Acyclic Graph, or DAG, is a graph where no "loops" exist and where you can only flow one way throughbnlout its paths. Essentially a DAG represents a process where each s...

Will Bitcoin lose its #1 market cap crown?
Ethereum has just overtaken Bitcoin! But, wait! We're not talking about market cap... As you've probably seen reported elsewhere, ETH now (Jun/2018) has more unique active...

What are digital assets? Are cryptocurrencies considered digital assets?
Since beginners often ask what a digital asset is, in this article we take a look at this concept and how it is related to cryptocurrencies. The concepts used in cryptocurrency are...

Who is Andreas Antonopoulos?
Today's post on the Who's Who section of Crypto.BI is about Andreas Antonopoulos, a British born author, speaker and Bitcoin advocate. He was born in the UK but was raised in Greec...

What is Crypto Anarchism?
Crypto Anarchism is a political ideology which advocates the use of strong cryptography as an instrument for the promotion of Anarchy, including unrestricted personal freedoms and ...