Media Mentions

Jelurida Files Lawsuit Against Apollo Blockchain For License Violations Over Nxt Code

Yahoo finance: Apollo, a blockchain whose code was cloned from Nxt, has been summoned to court to face allegations of continuous license violations. In documents served July 10, lawyers representing Jelurida, the software company that developed Nxt, have detailed how Apollo copied and used Nxt code without fully complying with the Jelurida Public License (JPL). A writ of summons has been filed in the Netherlands and the case will be heard on August 25 in Amsterdam. The court case has implications for the widespread illicit practice of cloning blockchain code, and open source software in general, without authorization and acknowledgement.

July 16, 2020

Blockchain Platform GiveSafely Aims to Protect Donations and Donor Data

Ihodl: Only one in five people highly trust charities according to the 2019 Donor Trust Report, and with 80.5% of BBB-accredited charities anticipating a fall in revenue in 2020, GiveSafely’s launch is timely. The platform uses a child-chain based on the Ardor multi-blockchain platform, and enables fast donations, in either crypto or fiat, directly to organizations such as Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, Save the Children, World Emergency Relief, RedRover and the Wild Animal Sanctuary. The only information saved on GiveSafely’s servers is usernames and the donor’s profile image – should they elect to use one.

July 16, 2020

Charity Giant Behind Launches a Blockchain Donation Platform

Cointelegraph: The platform uses blockchain to facilitate donations to Better Business Bureau-accredited charities while ensuring donor data is only shared when permitted. Better Business Bureau, or BBB — the charity giant behind — launched a privacy-focused donation platform built on the Ardor (ARDR) blockchain. According to a July 4 announcement, BBB’s charity monitoring organization Wise Giving Alliance launched blockchain-powered donation platform, The platform uses distributed ledger technology to facilitate donations to BBB-accredited charities while ensuring donor data is only shared when permitted.

July 16, 2020

Ivan on Tech: NOO WAY!! BITCOIN TWITTER HIDDEN AGENDA!!! [Algorand the first PoS?] - Programmer explains

Youtubers Crypto Zombie and Ivan on Tech discuss about NXT being the first pure PoS: Mentions and discussions about the Proof-of-Stake implementation of Nxt and Ardor

July 16, 2020

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From Peercoin And NXT To Algorand - A History Of Proof Of Stake

Benzinga: Nxt and Blackcoin - The Early Adopters. It wasn’t long before the concept of proof of stake caught on. Nxt was the first to implement a pure proof of stake platform, that still runs today under the management of Jelurida, which also operates the Ardor blockchain. Nxt was launched by anonymous software developer BCNext at the end of 2013. Nxt was swiftly followed by Blackcoin, which also chose to implement its own proof of stake blockchain following Peercoin’s proposal. Blackcoin went live in early 2014.

July 10, 2020

The Evolution of Proof of Stake – From Peercoin and NXT to Algorand

Bitcoinist: Clever as King and Nadal’s idea was, it was only partially implemented in Peercoin, which still relied on Proof of Work in tandem with PoS. It was not until the launch of Nxt in 2013 that PoS was fully tested in the wild. Developed by software company Jelurida, Nxt was the first pure Proof of Stake blockchain, and the template for subsequent PoS networks to copy. An open source blockchain written in Java, Nxt serves today as a payment network and dApp- launching hub, complete with private chains for business applications.

July 2, 2020

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