Bitcoin & Gold Debate Continues between Supporters of the Assets 0 35

Ever since Bitcoin (BTC) started gaining on price and market capitalization, several topics have started emerging surrounding its position in the market. There are many who are currently debating whether USD will be able to keep its position against Bitcoin (BTC) or it will be pummeled by the digital asset.

On the other hand, there are many who are constantly debating about the worth of gold versus bitcoin and vice versa.

There used to be a time when even the individual investors paid no attention to Bitcoin (BTC). However, since 2009, the platform has gathered so much adoption and success, that every major institution has its eyes set upon Bitcoin (BTC).

The asset is being adopted on a large scale even by governments from around the world. There are many countries that are currently trying to assess the advantages and disadvantages of adopting Bitcoin (BTC).

Just because of the above developments taking place in the bitcoin-verse, many analysts have been compelled to talk in favor of Bitcoin (BTC). Many economic and commodity analysts have predicted that bitcoin (BTC) will soon overtake gold in the race to become the most valuable asset.

Although the debates between the two assets had been going on for more than a decade, the discussions have heated up since 2020. As per analysts, the year 2020 was the year when Bitcoin (BTC) took a real flight towards success and all-time highs.

Towards the end of the year 2020, Bitcoin (BTC) had gained so much mainstream-adoption and success, that the BTC proponents started comparing it with gold.

That was the time, the groups on both sides started arguing with each other over the supremacy of the assets. Not just that but the groups from both sides even started criticizing the nature of the opponent’s asset.

This time, the debate has been taking place between Mark Cuban and Peter Schiff. Just recently, it was Mark Cuban who shared his views about the growth and rally experienced by Bitcoin (BTC). He stated that BTC has shown significant/promising growth and rally in the year 2020 and has continued the same trend in the running year.

On the other hand, the global reputation and capitalization of gold have started to diminish and it is expected to die soon. According to Cuban, gold will soon lose its position as the most valuable asset for being a store of value (SOV).

Cuban made this comment through the Twitter platform on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, when he went direct with Peter Schiff.

While Cuban has emerged as one of the proponents and empathizers of BTC, Peter Schiff has emerged as the skeptic against BTC. Schiff is known to be the most die-hard supporter of gold and is seen talking very highly about its market value and reliability as a store of value (SOV).

As per sources, the debate between the two personalities doesn’t seem to be coming to an end. It is hoped that the debate will only end once either of the assets emerges as the winner.

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Concern Shared by Roger Ver Over GoDaddy Mistakenly Listing Bitcoin.com for Sale 0 550

Just recently, the owner of Bitcoin.com, publicly announced that his firm is not for sale. Bitcoin.com is a prominent cryptocurrency wallet, mining, and news provider. The firm has gained a lot of recognition and adoption over the course of time and the news of the firm’s sale somewhat concerning.

However, the owner of Bitcoin.com has completely turned down the reports against the sale of the company. He clarified that the company has been performing really well and there is no way that he would ever be selling the company.

According to reports, Bitcoin.com ended up appearing as a premium domain on GoDaddy, as up for purchase. As per sources, the domain started appearing for sale through the platform on Monday, April 5, 2021.

GoDaddy is known all over the world for being the largest registrar for domains. The domain for Bitcoin.com appeared to be available for purchase at a price of a minimum of $100 million.

Right after the incident, the owner of Bitcoin.com, Roger Ver, took it to the Twitter platform to reach out to GoDaddy. Through the Twitter platform, he reached out to GoDaddy and demanded to take the listing of Bitcoin.co off their platform for purchase.

In the Tweet, Roger Ver intimated to the higher-ups of GoDaddy that the listing needs to be removed at the earliest. He stated that the listing of Bitcoin.com being on sale is literally damaging the name and reputation of his brand.

For several years, Roger Ver has been a dedicated investor in cryptocurrencies. He has been linked with the investment sector for cryptocurrencies since early 2011. Following the announcement of the listing, Ver also reached out to one of the crypto-news platforms “Cointelegraph” confirming that the listing posted by GoDaddy is fake.

He stated that as per him it seems to be an attempt by BTC maximalists in order to hamper the reputation and demand of BCH. He stated that this is not the first time they have tried to mingle with Bitcoin.com and tried to destroy its public image.

Prior to the recent incident, the BTC maximalists had attempted to bombard Bitcoin.com emails with spam and the concerning part is that the Bitcoin.com emails seem to be receiving them even to this day.

According to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) enthusiasts and proponents, the concept of the digital asset is closer to the ideology of Satoshi Nakamoto that Bitcoin (BTC) ever was.

As per the data analyzing firms, the price of BCH token has gained an 11.3% increase on Monday. At the time of writing, the price of the BCH token is trading at $624 per token.

At the time of writing, the listing which showed that Bitcoin.com was up for grabs has completely been removed by the GoDaddy management.

Facebook Data of Half a Billion has been leaked 0 680

Just recently, a security analyst has shared an extremely alarming as well as concerning revelation for half a billion people. The security analyst has revealed that a hacking forum has recently received a huge amount of sensitive personal information of online users.

The analyst has revealed that the sensitive personal information data that the hacking forum has received is for Facebook users. He has also revealed that the hacking forum where the information has been leaked has very high traffic on it. The information around the information leakage was shared by the security analyst on Monday, April 5, 2021.

As the number of the users is more than half a billion, then there are high chances that there will be cryptocurrency holders and traders included in the lists.

In the light of the above, the security analyst has requested all cryptocurrency users as well as the rest to be very vigilant. As a result of the information leakage, these people are now vulnerable to different identity-based scams as well as sim swaps.

The information around the recent leakage was first gathered and shared by the Chief Technology Officer of Hudson Rock, Alon Gal. Hudson Rock is known as a prominent firm in the cyber-security sector.

Alon Gal had shared his finding on the matter through his Twitter account on Monday, April 5, 2021. That is where he shared that there were a total of 533,000,000 users on Facebook that had their sensitive personal information leaked out. In his tweet, he sarcastically stated that the personal information of these many users was given away for free.

He stated that if a user had provided their phone number during the registration process on Facebook, now an unknown number of hackers have access to them.

He also got direct with the management at Facebook, stating that he is now waiting for the Facebook cyber-security teams to acknowledge and confirm this information.

He also criticized the security protocols and systems of Facebook, stating that this is absolute negligence from Facebook’s end. They have again failed to keep the personal data of their users safe and secure from such hackers.

Gal also pointed out that the recent leak that has taken place has been exploited through a security vulnerability that was discovered back in 2019.

Then again, it was confirmed in January of 2021 that the hackers could gain access through the highlighted vulnerability. Through the vulnerability, the hackers could gain access to the phone numbers linked with the users’ Facebook accounts.

He has revealed that now, the hackers are able to access a huge amount of information through the vulnerability. The information hackers now have access to include bio, relationship status, account creation date, email address, DOB, Past Location, Location, Full Name, Facebook ID, and Phone Number.

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