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Sep 27, 2021
Noizd’s Jason Rieff on Decentralizing the Music Industry
The ethos of cryptocurrency has always included a broad anti-establishment streak. And for several years, the principles of decentralization have primarily been used to disrupt power structures in the financial sector. But this year, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) exploded onto the cultural scene, taking decentralization into a whole new area: the music industry.
Sep 23, 2021
Orchid’s Latest Update Introduces a Dark-Native Display and More
We’re pleased to announce the release of Orchid 0.9.34, that includes updates to make Orchid’s decentralized VPN marketplace even easier to use, more flexible, and more enjoyable for everyone looking for strong privacy when they use the Internet.
Sep 20, 2021
Creaton’s Alexander Klus on Artistic Censorship and Privacy Protection Online
Independent creators have struggled to find ways to monetize their work in the age of the Internet. Earlier this year, some artists benefited from the emergence of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and other decentralized technologies, but challenges inherent in Web 2 design — namely, censorship and lack of privacy — remain widespread.
Sep 17, 2021
The Revolution will be Decentralized: Privacy in the ‘dWeb’
Over the past several years, decentralization has rapidly emerged as a crucial force driving the future of digital technologies. Spurred on by the growth of blockchain applications in finance, gaming, collectibles, and many other sectors, decentralized technology is becoming more central to our economy and to the digital infrastructure that underpins it.
Sep 13, 2021
OXT is listed on KuCoin
OXT, Orchid’s native digital asset, is now listed on KuCoin, a digital asset exchange that allows users to buy, sell, and store cryptocurrencies like BTC, ETH, and KCS. KuCoin’s platform serves more than eight million users located across the globe.
Sep 13, 2021
Frog Design’s Sonny King on ‘Privacy by Design’ in Intelligent Environments
“When we think about our society’s future, we're going to continue to embrace new technology,” said Sonny King, Executive Technology Director for frog design, an award-winning design studio based in San Francisco. He was speaking to Orchid’s Derek Silva on this week’s episode of the Priv8 podcast.
Sep 7, 2021
Internet Without Borders’ Julie Owono on taking Internet privacy seriously
When it comes to Internet privacy and human rights advocacy, Internet Without Borders Executive Director Julie Owono says that one of the biggest challenges is getting people to take you seriously.
Sep 1, 2021
What the London hard fork means for Ethereum and Orchid
Ethereum has garnered a reputation as the most popular blockchain network for decentralized application (dApp) development. The network has the most dApps and the largest community of developers. Among other things, these were essential factors in the Orchid team’s decision to select Ethereum as the basis for its decentralized VPN marketplace.
Aug 30, 2021
Rest of World’s Leo Schwartz on the Challenges of Independent Journalism
“The nature of news is changing,” said Leo Schwartz, a reporter for international nonprofit media organization Rest of World. He was speaking to Orchid’s Derek Silva on this week’s episode of the Priv8 Podcast.
Aug 23, 2021
Privacy Advocate Dr. Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna on Regulation Proliferation
"Everywhere you're looking on a globe, there is some tech policy or data legislation being passed," said Dr. Gabriela Zanfir-Fortuna, Director for the Future of Privacy Forum, a DC-based think tank and advocacy group focused on data privacy issue on this week's episode of the Priv8 Podcast.
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