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Tron (TRX) wants you to join them and support Net Neutrality

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From the very beginning, Tron has been a project with a mission. Just as Ripple’s objective is to make blockchain technology the tool around which all the international payments in the world are settled quickly, cheaply, safely, Tron (TRX) aims to use the blockchain so that the whole of the internet becomes decentralized.

Neutrality means that no single corporation or authority (Comcast, Google, AT&T, Verizon, Telmex, Microsoft, Facebook, and many others) is able to decide whether a packet of information is more important (or urgent) to deliver that some other packet. Your ISP should treat every information packet in a democratic, egalitarian way so that everybody gets the same services, whatever you’re doing with it.

Because of recent lobbying by big corporations in the US Congress, Net Neutrality is in danger these days and that worries Tron (as it should worry you, and everybody else).

Since Tron wants to decentralize the web via blockchain technology, neutrality in the web is a necessary condition. That’s why Tron has taken a public stand in defending net neutrality by donating $10,000.00 to the Donatefornetneutrality.com website.

Tron believes in upholding neutrality. It’s analog to freedom of speech, independence, and freedom in the digital world. It’s under siege by American politicians and Tron is inviting everybody to take a stand on this issue and support the fight for neutrality by donating to that same website.

This is not just about Tron’s ambition to decentralize the web, but it matters for all of us. Keeping neutrality alive is the only way we all have to make sure that the internet remains free and doesn’t become a kind of digital dictatorial regime in which the big corporations in telecom end up deciding everything that happens with every user in the world.

This is a controversial issue, of course. Many internet users think that fast internet connections should be more valuable than slow ones. That high-quality content should have more value. The problem here is, who is going to decide what high-quality is? It won’t be users, universities or scientists. It will be Google, or Youtube, or Facebook, or Microsoft.

The DonateForNetNeutrality website aims to raise $100,000.00 to fund the fight for net neutrality. They currently have $38,328.00, and every donation you make will be doubled by their sponsors. You can even make donations in cryptocurrencies.

The point in this campaign is to overrule the latest FCC ruling that killed net neutrality, only a few months ago. There is a mechanism called “Congressional Review Act” (CRA) which allows reversing previous decisions.

The problem is that time is running out and if this reversal doesn’t happen quickly, it could become permanent. That would make everything much harder to correct in the future. Making this happen will need to get the attention of some key lawmakers who are facing difficult races so that they start listening to their constituents.

  • This is what happens with the money you donate for this cause:
  • Congressmen and women get millions of calls, emails, tweets.
  • It finances crowdfunded billboards, newspaper ads, and online ads.
  • Organize local actions and events.

Keep this in mind: while Tron is not based in the US, the organization understands that lack of neutrality is going to affect every internet user around the world and, especially, the crypto verse in which decentralization and democracy are core values. Tron’s heart is in the right place. Let’s try and follow suit.

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Reasons Why 2019 May Be A Great Year For Crypto

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The new year was always considered to be a time of new beginnings, where people can reflect on the past and learn from their mistakes in order to be better in the future. The same is true for the world of crypto, and investors around the world are hoping for 2019 to be better, more profitable, and to have more success than 2018.

The hope for the future is even more important when we consider all the negative development in 2018. There were numerous high-profile hacking attacks, two market crashes, with a strong bear market in between. Not to mention that some of the biggest projects that may have brightened the year a bit ended up being delayed.

With that in mind, it is understandable why investors are looking forward to the new year and all the potential development that it may bring. In fact, there are several reasons why they should be excited about 2019.

1) Bearish market to loosen its grip

The first reason why 2019 can be a good year digital currencies is that it may finally break free of the bearish grip that has been felt ever since last January. Following the first market crash, the bears settled in, and the prices kept falling for an entire year. The market attempted to shake off the negativity on several occasions, with the biggest one being…

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3 Coins with the Largest Potential in 2019

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2018 has been a pretty bad year for digital coins, and after the initial market crash that occurred a year ago, everyone was expecting a bull run that will fix things. Obviously, it never arrived, and instead of that, all that crypto market experienced was an entire bearish year and another crash in mid-November.

Now, however, it is a brand new year, and attempts to shake off the bears’ grip can be seen even in these first two weeks. The market is still struggling and mostly losing value, rather than gaining, with most coins being in trouble once more. Still, a lot can happen in a year, and most investors remain optimistic regarding 2019. Here are some of the coins that are believed to have tremendous potential, and to be the hope of this year.

  1. Bitcoin (BTC)

Of course, Bitcoin comes first. This is the first cryptocurrency which is still dominating the market, with no other coin being even close to its market cap or price. BTC is the coin that has reached the most prominent heights, and it also lost the most in the previous year. However, there is still hope, as there are several projects and events scheduled for this year that might turn things around for the number one coin.

One thing that is expected is the approval of Bitcoin ETFs…

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Do or Die: 3 Crypto Projects that Really Need to Deliver Soon

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Crypto projects have gone through several crucial periods of development, and while it is fascinating to watch their progress to maturity, a lot of investors are becoming impatient. During the first few years, they were barely known, only talked about in specific groups, among those developers and investors who had the luck to find out about them in the early days.

The next several years, altcoins started appearing, and the voice of cryptocurrency slowly started to spread. Then, there was a period of hype, when crypto exploded, and the entire world finally learned about this new technology that promised to change the world. Naturally, the overhype led to a market crash and price correction that we experienced last year, but the impact was made, and the world is still talking about them on a daily basis.

However, now is the time for cryptos to deliver on their promise, grow up, and start showing results. There are high expectations for many projects, but for various reasons, they have yet to deliver, and many are hoping that 2019 will be the year when they finally do it. Let’s see which 3 crypto projects really need to show results, and soon.

1) Ethereum (ETH)

Are you surprised to see Ethereum at the first spot? The project has been a top cryptocurrency for years, why would it be in danger now?…

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