FairCoin is nominated for the Austrian Open Minds Award 2017 for the Open Software category “Infrastructure“.
Why forking does not matter FairCoin
On August 1st afternoon, the Bitcoin Cash (BCC) fork has happened. Their clients do not accept any block with a height greater than 478558 from the BTC network.
FairCoin Wert steigt!
Nach fast zwei Jahren hatten sich die Nutzer/innen von FairCoin an einen Tauschwert von 0,05 € (20 Faircoin = 1 €) gewöhnt. In einer FairCoop Versammlung wurde der Tauschwert zuerst auf 0,0667 € korrigiert (15 Faircoin = 1 €) und dann auf 1:10 (10 FairCoin = 1 €).
Stability in Blockchains with Cooperation
The race about next Bitcoin has started, and Faircoin is among the frontrunners.
New FairCoin logo decided
It took nearly one year: The Fair.Coop community has been working on refreshing and aligning their visual identity. Many projects have arised, web pages were made and folders printed. However, they were not recognisable as one ecosystem due to a cluttered design.
FairCoins im Kiosk des Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
Im Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein läuft die Ausstellung "Who Pays?" mit Werken von Joseph Beuys. Lokale Aktuere sind eingeladen, einen Raum zu bespielen, in dem alternatives Wirtschaften gezeigt wird.
Fees in FairCoin2
There has been some interesting discussion today on the Telegram group of the CVN operators (copied here, anonymized). We are in the middle of the testing phase for the FairCoin2 blockchain, which is facilitating a co-operative validation mechanism.
Holy Transactions now offering FairCoin wallet
HolyTransaction is a provider of online wallets for various blockchain based currencies. They recently added a FairCoin wallet system on its multicurrency wallet.
Introducing Schnorr crypto mechanics to FairCoin2
A couple of weeks ago I proposed to use the modern, secure and fast signature scheme EC-Schnorr (= Schnorr over elliptic curve) for the PoC (proof-of-cooperation) system of Faircoin2.
Further information about this scheme can be found here: