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Stability in Blockchains with Cooperation

The race about next Bitcoin has started, and Faircoin is among the frontrunners. A recent analysis in TECHCRUNCH (link is external) is asking about how to get a new digital currency stable. One approach is to start with a user base for which you would like to provide a service. The digital currency can then act as a crowdfunding tool and is transporting the brand.

Another approach is to be clear on values, such as cooperation. Here they mention FairCoin:

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. Da gibt es eine grosse Tauschbörse, einen Kiosk mit mehr oder wenigen unnötigen Dingen und einen Gast-Kiosk als Bühne für Workshops.

Am 23.2.2017 haben Roland Alton und Caroline Pfister den Kiosk als erste Ausgabestelle für FairCoins im "Ländle" ausgestattet. Nachdem Fastnacht ist, sind die Kioskbetreuer ausnahmsweise mit Perücken unterwegs.

CC 4.0 german now live!

At the end of an intense process of expert hearings, thesaurus discussions, translation sprints, legal language comparisons and several rounds of fine-tuning the texts, the unified German translation of CC licenses version 4.0 is finally here.

Enric Duran wins Human Price Award

The Barcelona Film and Human Rights Festival awarded Enric Duran with the Human Rights Award.

This award was awarded in 2012 to Amy Goldman, 2013 to Ada Colau, 2014 to Julian Assange and 2015 to Sound Energy. It is an honor and a responsibility, to be the next after all these people and collectives in this year's edition.

With FairCoin to the Blockchain conference in Brussels

We have been invited to present  the concept of FairCoin at a Blockchain conference in Brusseles (link is external) on Novermber 4th 2016. fairkom is running a FairCoin2 node and is accepting payments in FairCoin currency. Fairkom member Thomas was contacted, finally Roland was travelling by train to Brusseles.

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