Feb 9, 2022
A Post-Mortem on the London Hard Fork
Ethereum has long been considered the backbone of the decentralized application (dApp) world. As the first-ever blockchain with smart contract capabilities, it has the longest-lasting and most sizeable community of builders and users. And despite the fact that many more smart contract-enabled blockchains have appeared on the scene in the past several years, Ethereum is still the chain of choice for many dApp developers, non-fungible token (NFT) creators, and DeFi users. OXT itself is an ERC-20 digital asset, and we have previously outlined our reasons for choosing Ethereum.
Feb 7, 2022
“What Bitcoin Did” host Peter McCormack on encryption and government surveillance
“Encryption is a problem for states who want to run surveillance programs,” said Peter McCormack, host of the “What Bitcoin Did” podcast. He was speaking to Orchid’s Derek Silva on this week’s episode of the Priv8 podcast about the importance of encryption, the threat of government surveillance, and the necessity of privacy in democratic systems.
Feb 3, 2022
The Future of Privacy Forum’s Omer Tene on Privacy Laws in the United States
“Will 2022 be the year that the United States finally introduces federal privacy legislation?” asked Omer Tene, speaking to Orchid’s Derek Silva on this week’s episode of the Priv8 Podcast. Omer is a Senior Fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum, a privacy think tank advancing principled data practices for emerging technologies.
Feb 1, 2022
Welcome to Orchid, Polygon frens!
Orchid is now running on Polygon! The OrchidLotteryV1 contract is live and streaming Orchid’s Layer 2 system of probabilistic nanopayments on the Polygon chain.
Jan 26, 2022
A Deep Dive Into U.S. Data Privacy Laws by State
While the U.S. as a whole lacks a unifying set of rules around online privacy, states and localities have begun to enact numerous, varied approaches with the potential for wildly differing outcomes.
Jan 24, 2022
Nodle’s Eliott Teissoniere on Privacy, Decentralization, and Public Safety
Eliott Teissoniere, Chief Blockchain Officer at decentralized Internet-of-Things network Nodle, knows that strategies for tracing and preventing the spread of COVID-19 have raised many concerns about the boundaries between public safety and personal privacy.
Jan 21, 2022
What Happens When a VPN Gets Hacked?
VPNs can keep us safe from surveillance and data theft when we use the Internet. But what if the VPN itself is compromised?
Jan 20, 2022
Orchid Nanopayments Now Streaming on 8 Blockchains
Dapp and smart contract updates enable Orchid accounts on eight EVM-compatible blockchains.
Jan 17, 2022
Jonathan Dotan on Decentralized Storage and Vulnerable Datasets
“Decentralized technologies are ideally suited for storing vulnerable data sets,” said Jonathan Dotan, founder of Starling Labs. He was speaking to Orchid’s Derek Silva on this week’s episode of the Priv8 Podcast on restoring digital trust and protecting human rights with Web3 technology.
Jan 14, 2022
OXT is Listed on Vauld
OXT, Orchid's native digital asset, has been listed on Vauld, a Singapore-based digital asset platform that offers crypto lending, borrowing, and trading solutions. OXT will be fully integrated with Vauld’s borrowing, INR trading, and USDT trading capabilities. Vauld users can also earn interest on their stored OXT at a rate of 1% APY, and borrow OXT with a 0.5% interest rate.
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