Streemit to Ban The Dark Overlord Account

As reported, the mentioned hacker group intended to public secret documents related to 9/11
09 January 2019   785

The social network on the blockchain Steemit has banned an account of a hacker group intending to make public documents with allegedly secret information about the events of September 11th. Reported by The Block.

The reason for the blocking was a violation of the terms of the user agreement. As the Motherboard notes, representatives of The Dark Overlord claim that they stole the relevant documents from various insurance and law firms, including Hiscox Syndicates, Lloyds of London and Silverstein Properties.

The source also reports that, based on the Steem technology, there are several other implementations of social networks, such as Busy.org and SteemPeak. The corresponding post and The Dark Overlord account in these social networks are still present.

Binance Launchpad to Change IEO Rules

Binance is going to implement the lottery format for the next tokensale campaign
25 March 2019   111

Binance announced a change in the format of the next tokensale on the Launchpad platform to a lottery. At the same time, the number of lottery tickets per account will depend on the size of the steak in the BNB for 20 days before IEO.

Note that one account can get up to 5 lottery tickets. Winners will be selected by randomizer.

BNB Balance to Lottery Tickets Ratio
BNB Balance to Lottery Tickets Ratio

It is noteworthy that within 20 days before the lottery, the BNB-deposit snapshot will be carried out daily at 0:00 UTC to monitor the fulfillment of the conditions.

Each winning ticket will grant the right to purchase tokens for a fixed amount in BNB equivalent. As soon as the user informs the exchange that he is ready to use a certain number of tickets in case of their winnings, this obliges him to purchase tokens and the money will be debited automatically.

Binance acknowledged that the price of BNB may fluctuate due to daily snapshots, and its potential decline may not be covered by the benefit from the new token, and encouraged users to make informed decisions.

In addition, Changpeng Zhao urged the community to comment on the new format in a separate Twitter thread in order to make the necessary feedback-based changes, if needed.

During the Celer Network tokensale on the Launchpad platform again had bandwidth problems; many people did not manage to purchase tokens.