Online activists have founded a virtual state called Bitnation. The decentralized organization is designed as an alternative to traditional states. There are no limits, and a wide range of options.
The Russian social media network with aspirations to become a cryptocurrency platform has been in the spotlight for the wrong reasons. The go-to site for neo-Nazis is now also falling foul of US financial authorities.
The German capital is fast becoming a major center for the development of cryptocurrency systems. The Longhash Crypto Festival held in the city brought together participants from across the world.
A further drop in the value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has recently left investors nursing heavy losses. Many proponents are holding out for a new breakout, if their digital assets can go mainstream.
The inventor of the World Wide Web says governments should do more to make the internet a safer and more empowering place. But he, of all people, should know that this is a quixotic effort, DW's Konstantin Klein writes.
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