Prime Minister Theresa May is expected today to set out her plans to step down as the leader of the Conservative party on the week of 10 June, according to the Financial Times and the BBC. May is due to meet Chairman of the 1922 Committee of Conservative backbenchers, Sir Graham Brady, at 9 am this […]
Open Europe's team provides an overview of key questions, actors, issues, and trends to watch out for when observing European Parliament elections in the EU27. The post What to watch out for in the EU27 as Europe votes appeared first on Open Europe.
The Leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom, yesterday resigned from the Government, saying she did not believe that "we will be a truly sovereign United Kingdom through the [Brexit] deal that is now proposed" and that the Prime Minister's 'new Brexit deal' approach "will deliver on the  referendum result." In her resignation letter, […]
Ahead of European Parliament elections, Open Europe's Anna Nadibaidze explores the recent tensions within the Italian coalition government, both over European and domestic issues. The post Divisions in Italian government become more visible ahead of European elections appeared first on Open Europe.
In a speech yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, which MPs will vote on in June, will represent “a new Brexit deal,” which would make a “ten-point offer to everyone in Parliament who wants to deliver the result of the referendum.” The deal includes a commitment to seek to replace […]
Appearing on TRT World's The Newsmakers programme on 17 May, Open Europe's Zoe Alipranti discusses the future of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party and the role of Germany in the EU. The post The CDU after Merkel and Germany’s future in the EU appeared first on Open Europe.
Appearing on Al Jazeera English on 18 May, Open Europe's Anna Nadibaidze discusses the prospects for Eurosceptic parties in the 2019 European Parliamentary elections. The post Cohesiveness between Eurosceptic parties is not guaranteed appeared first on Open Europe.
The Prime Minister, Theresa May, will chair a meeting of the Cabinet this morning, where ministers are expected to consider the merits of holding “definitive votes” on different Brexit outcomes. The Cabinet is also expected to discuss details of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, and consider whether the Government should accept the Labour Party's demands on […]
Prime Minister Theresa May has promised a “new and improved” Withdrawal Agreement Bill for next month, which is to include “proposals for alignment with EU standards on workers’ rights” and environmental protection. Writing for the Sunday Times she said, “When the Withdrawal Agreement Bill comes before MPs, it will represent a new, bold offer to […]
Denmark is set for a general election on 5 June, and the current Government is estimated to lose its majority to the opposition by a landslide. Open Europe’s Marcus Cadier outlines the Danish political landscape, where the migration issue is as salient as ever. The post Migration dominates the general election in Denmark appeared first […]
Their owners showed that they don’t care about immutability at all, including doing a 51% attack to reverse the blockchain and they are the largest bitcoin mining pool. Doesn’t this concern anyone? submitted by /u/galan77 [link] [comments]
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If every bitcoin mining pools simply selected transactions from the mempool only ordered by transaction fees, we will have a situation where every bitcoin users will be trying to out bid each other continuously for the next block - or risk having their transaction dropped from the memool ( most wallets might not detect this […]
We would have the ability to see where out tax payments go. A government could be put in place that makes public each of it’s bitcoin addresses and who it sends funds to. The current government refuses audits. It will fight to prevent a transparent system from coming to being. They will be one of […]