Beam - 2019 Week #23 - Let's talk about Privacy?
Covering June 4th 2019 - June 10th 2019
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Join Beam Community AMA on Youtube Live on June 10th, 7:00 PM (GMT), hosting Beni Issembert, Beam’s CMO and let’s speak frankly about Privacy
Focus on Privacy - Team Beam is attending the Blockchain Cruise - June 9th-13th 2019
Alex Romanov, Beam CTO, will lead our first Vietnamese AMA on Telegram on June 18th, 2019, 1:00 PM (GMT)
BigONE announced it will list this upcoming week BEAM/USDT, BEAM/BTC Trading Pairs
We are thrilled to welcome our new Ambassadors: Tristan Julich (Sweden), Tomasz Waszczyk (Poland), Lukas (UK), Danish Mohiuddin (India), C-Link (Korea), Suhas (India) and Prof. JL Zoeckler (USA)
[feature] Swap: changed Beam Lock time
[feature] Swap: process invalid credentials
[feature] Swap: Transaction statuses change #703
[feature] Swap: Rename "--swap_coins" to "--swap_init" #698
[feature] Swap: Don't show help list after errors with 0 (zero) amount #704
[feature] Desktop: Address book - Add ability to edit comment for addresses #623
[feature] CLI Wallet: Add a command to get full transaction details #613
[feature] Wallet - Multi-language support #618
[UI] Edit Address pop-over should allow user to select / copy the address #608
There are 181 open issues in /beam
Blockchain Cruise by CoinsBank, June 9-13th, 2019
AMA with Beam’s Vietnamese Community with Alex Romanov, June 18th 2019 02:00 PM GMT
Beam Nigeria Meetup, Lagos, June 22nd, 2019
Privacy Tech Alliance - Launch, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 25th, 2019
Fintech Junction, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 26-27th 2019
CIBTC Granada, Spain, July 5-6th 2019
Beam Vietnam Meetup, Ho Chi Minh, July 12th, 2019
Scaling Bitcoin Tel Aviv, Israel, September 11-12th 2019
Every week new businesses are accepting Beam as a Payment Method. Here is a list of the newcomers:
Got an awesome product or service and you would like to accept Beams for it? Drop us line to email@example.com.
The Value Of Money – Sovereignty In The Ancient Era (Brian Colwell) The purpose of this series is to examine inflation and financial sovereignty against poor monetary policy, without hitting one over the head with club-like analysis. Today, we examine why ancient-era coins had value and the purchasing power of an Aegean silver stater (c.500 BCE) at the time of mint.
Apple Announces New ‘Sign in With Apple’ Privacy Feature (Mark Gurman, Bloomberg) The feature lets users provide select information, like name and email address, that is guarded by the company’s Face ID 3-D login system on iPhones and iPads
Google faces privacy complaints in European countries (Foo Yun Chee, Reuters) For owning a system broadcasting the personal data of users to hundreds or thousands of companies, which breaches the EU’s data protection regulation (GDPR)
Russia’s largest internet company, Yandex NV, pushed back against government demands to turn over encryption keys that would allow the security services to monitor users’ private data (Ilya Khrennikov, Bloomberg)
Palantir Dropped by Berkeley Privacy Conference After Complaints of Passing Information to Government Agencies (Lizette Chapman, Bloomberg) An influential digital privacy group affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley, said it severed financial ties with Palantir Technologies Inc. (a data mining company which sponsored the privacy law Scholars conference)
Buffy wicks, a California Legislator Battles Big Tech Over New Privacy Laws (Joshua Brustein, Bloomberg). Last summer a California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was passed, which gives residents the right to know how their data is being collected and shared and allows them to deny companies the right to sell it. Buffy Wicks, has opposed industry-backed legislation and introduced her own bill to make the CCPA more restrictive. Separately, she promoted new rules to govern Amazon.com Inc.’s relationship with companies that sell their products on its platform. Working hard to fight industry backed (Silicon Valley) legislation
What to Expect at G-20: Money Laundering and Crypto Discussion | a story by Hisashi Oki for CoinTelegraph
「Beam（ビーム）」匿名性の高い仮想通貨！Mimblewimble(ミンブルウィンブル)はハリー・ポッターの呪文！？| a story in Japanese by CryptoCurrency
Beam là gì? Tạo ví và Mua bán đồng tiền BEAM Coin ở đâu? Có nên đầu tư Beam coin không? | a story in Vietnamese by Thang Sau for ToiyeuBitcoin
VPNs in 2019 — a Privacy Paradox | a story by Beam Privacy
Mimblewimble – Tổng Hợp Về MimbeWimble Coins/Grin/Beam | a story in Vietnamese by Nguyen Hoang Diep for KiemtienSo
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