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Encrypted Email Provider ProtonMail Could be Planning an ICO

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Cryptocurrency-friendly encrypted email provider ProtonMail appears to be planning an initial coin offering (ICO), a job posting has revealed. The Swiss firm, founded in 2014 by CERN researchers, has long supported cryptocurrency payments for its premium email and VPN services. Now, the company is hiring a blockchain developer for a project that may see the firm launch its own cryptocurrency...

Encrypted Email Service Tutonata Tests Cryptocurrency For Payments

Tutanota now accepts bitcoin and some altcoins.

Tutanota, a provider of an encrypted email service, has begun to accept donations in bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash and monero in order to test payment processing using cryptocurrencies, the company announced in a blog post. The German firm noted that it wants to support decentralized payment systems that are independent of centralized processors such as credit card companies and banks. The company...

ProtonMail's Encrypted Email Service Adds Bitcoin Payments

Encrypted email provider ProtonMail now accepts bitcoin payments for its premium-level accounts. According to the announcement, users will have the option to use bitcoin when upgrading to premium level accounts. Once the transaction is confirmed, the system will automatically convert the payment into ProtonMail Credits, which users can then use to pay for their subscriptions. Previously, the...

ProtonMail Pays Bitcoin Ransom to Stop DDoS Attacks

Encrypted email service provider ProtonMail recently and grudgingly gave in to a ransom demand of 15 bitcoin (approx $6000) to attackers who targeted the service with destructive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. ProtonMail, an encrypted email service set up by CERN scientists in Geneva and researchers at MIT, has revealed crippling DDoS attacks to be the cause of a recent outage...

Nick Szabo (Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto?) Breaks his Silence with a Tweet

Nick Szabo, the author of bitgold, the most complete conceptualization of a decentralized currency prior to bitcoin, the person who coined the term smart contracts in 1993, and believed by many to be Satoshi himself, published a one line blog post today which simply contained a link to his twitter account. The last known public communication from Nick Szabo was in November 2013, almost seven...

PayPal Freezes ProtonMail's Campaign Funds: Yet Another Reason They Accept Bitcoin

PayPal Freezes ProtonMail's Campaign Funds. Another Reason to Use Bitcoin?

Running an email service is neither easy nor cheap, especially when it's designed to thwart mass surveillance. ProtonMail is a free, end-to-end encrypted email provider based in Switzerland (away from the NSA) and strives to protect its users in an age where privacy has become a commodity. In order to keep its services free, ProtonMail will offer premium accounts to cover the costs of the free...

An Inside Look at ProtonMail: End-to-End Encrypted Email

An Inside Look at ProtonMail: End-to-End Encrypted Email

Bitcoin users are no strangers to cryptography. After all, Bitcoin wouldn't even exist without it, since cryptography prevents double spending and allows the network to verify ownership of coins. Of course, the primary purpose of cryptography has always been secret communication, and a new service called ProtonMail is offering exactly that. ProtonMail is an email service offering full end-to-end...

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