Category: Telegram

Devs Plot Launch of Telegram’s Blockchain Without Company’s Involvement

A U.S. court order may have barred Telegram from launching its blockchain, but that doesn’t mean others can’t. So says the TON Community Foundation, a group of more than two dozen software developers and investors, who are now discussing...

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Russia Seeks to Block ‘Darknet’ Technologies, Including Telegram’s Blockchain

A Russian government agency has requested contractor bids to find ways to block censorship-resistant internet technologies, like mesh networks. The list includes messaging app company Telegram’s yet-to-be-launched blockchain.  The call for bids was published on March 3 by the...

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TON Developers, Investors Back Telegram in SEC Fight

Undeterred by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s lawsuit against Telegram, developers and investors in the company’s blockchain project have formed a nonprofit for community governance. One of the TON Community Foundation’s first actions was to defend Telegram in...

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Court Documents Reveal More Possible Investors in Telegram’s $1.7B ICO

Some big names that may have invested in Telegram’s token sale are surfacing in court documents as the company fights a case brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The list includes some prominent individuals as well as...

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Why High-Profile Defections Aren’t Libra’s Biggest Challenge

Libra has lost another Association member, but according to @nlw that’s likely low on its worries list, plus Square’s LN efforts & TON’s SEC support. News broke yesterday the Libra Association had seen its eighth high-profile defection, this time...

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