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  1. BitTorrent creator and Chia CEO Bram Cohen joins the hosts of Let's Talk Bitcoin! To discuss the limitations of Satoshi's approach to Nakamoto consensus, how he believes it can be improved and the lasting impacts of coronavirus lockdowns.
  2. Witnesses on Steem have frozen eight accounts, putting a total of 17.6 million steem in limbo. It's the latest drama since March 20's Hive hard fork.
  3. Hosted by CoinDesk Research Analyst Christine Kim, the first episode of the Bitcoin Halving 2020 podcast series is about the impact of bitcoin’s third halving on the concentration of miners in China.
  4. From from your router to your browser, tips from a privacy professional about staying safe online during coronavirus.
  5. The MakerDAO Foundation is getting serious about its planned obsolescence. A governance call Thursday laid out founder Rune Christensen's three pillars of full decentralization.
  6. BIS researchers think COVID-19 may accelerate the adoption of digital payments and sharpen the debate over central bank digital currencies.
  7. Smart contracts and distributed ledgers can bring accountability and certainty to coronavirus relief efforts, says economist Stephanie Hurder.
  8. The SEC charged a former Texas pastor and his wife for allegedly defrauding hundreds of investors through an alkaline water-backed cryptocurrency TeshuaCoin.
  9. Hong Kong-based Hex Trust is partnering with the enterprise blockchain company to offer banking clients another option for issuing security tokens.
  10. Keep Project founder Matt Luongo discusses launching a bridge between bitcoin and ethereum as well as what the world looks like for BTC and DeFi after COVID-19.