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31,884 viewsCategories: GeneralDecember 23rd, 2015 by rockbarcellos
Recently, Brazil’s government ordered WhatsApp to shut down its services within the country. WhatsApp is widely adopted by Brazilians. In a country with a population of around 200 million, there are about 100 million users, and the ruling caused a massive reaction against the decision. People immediately sought ways to get around the block through the use of VPN services, in order to keep using the messaging service. Many migrated to other apps, such as Telegram.
Will such events cause an eventual migration to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin?Read More
6,588 viewsJuly 20th, 2015 by rockbarcellos
Hello there! My name is Rock Barcellos. (It's my name, for real.) I'm an illustrator from Brazil and I have been participating here at Let's Talk Bitcoin! for a while, offering my services as an illustrator off and on.
This post came from an idea I had, and I wanted to give it a shot and share it with everyone. Basically, in this piece, I wanted to think about the role and importance of the peer-to-peer concept throughout history, putt...Read More