Preamble August was milestone month in 2020 for Pirate Chain. First, Pirate celebrated its 2nd anniversary on August 29th. So much has been accomplished in the last two years and so much has come together in this month. The CryptoVigilante published an unsolicited and unbiased 70 page report on Pirate Chain to their subscribers. We also welcomed many new Pirates into our community. A new website was launched that showcases an important privacy feature of Pirate Chain. On the partnership front, BPSAA has an important update. Project Update Pirate Chain 2nd Anniversary Happy Birthday Pirates! Pirate Chain celebrated its second birthday on August 29th. To celebrate, Captain Draeth sponsored a […]

Whilst Pirate Chain has not been around long, there has been multiple mentions in media about the project and it’s development. In the list below we highlight the most important ones to date and why you should definitely dedicate the time to read them: An Open Letter to Coin Center: Introduction to a Fully Private Zero-Knowledge Proof Digital Currency This recently released article by wookie on Hackernoon is one of the best articles ever written about private digital currencies. Wookie with his usual thorough and scientific research displays not just a mastery of words but also a deep understanding of the enviroment that Pirate Chain is evolving in. Certainly top […]

Komodo joins BPSAA

Over 6 months ago Pirate Chain became a founding member of the BPSAA (Blockchain Privacy, Security & Adoption Alliance). Yesterday, the Alliance welcomed it’s largest project into the fold, Komodo.  For most of you Komodo (KMD) is no stranger. Many members of their team are contributors in Pirate Chain. However, the introduction of Komodo into the BPSAA, brings about a new chapter of co-existence and collaboration between the two projects. One could argue that an already close relationship has become even more significant. The BPSAA has been hard at work. The creation of a non-profit organisation is high on the agenda. The addition of Komodo brings new opportunities for interoperability. […]

Pirate Chain Wallets for ARRR

One-Click Wallet Installation Ahoy Pirates, To make it even easier for you to operate the Pirate Chain wallets, we have created a new easy one-click wallet installation script. This development is courtesy of Pirate Chain First Mate kaks. It works for the SevenSeas and PirateOcean wallets and offers the following features: Fast block syncing Bootstrap downloading Bootstrap extraction (removes old blocks + Chainstate folders & replaces with fresh blocks files) Bootstrap installation (7-zip) Zcash parameters installation Auto-launch of wallet 🏴‍☠️ PirateOcean Wallet ⚓ Download: PirateOcean.sh and wget64.exe (Linux users only need to download and run PirateOcean.sh) 🚩 Run: PirateOcean.sh https://github.com/PirateNetwork/docs/releases/download/1.01/wget64.exe https://github.com/PirateNetwork/docs/releases/download/1.0/Pirateocean.sh 🏴‍☠️ SevenSeas Wallet ⚓ Download: Sevenseas.sh and wget64.exe (Linux […]

(illustration courtesy of dreamtim) Preamble Ahoy Pirates! In this past month we have been working on creating a market maker for $ARRR trading. A new initiative for $ARRR based e-commerce is also underway. As a founding partner of the BPSAA, we have been contributing to the efforts of establishing the BPSAA as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Project Update   $ARRR Market Maker Why is a market maker important? Chicken or the egg. Many pirates prefer to hodl $ARRR, as such, we have a low market volume. Consequently the thin order books deter the traders from buying/selling $ARRR. Signficant size orders have to suffer a 10-20% slippage in price. We will […]

pirate chain social

Ahoy Pirates, Whilst the Pirate Chain (ARRR) community has it’s main spiritual home in Discord,  we also run a number of other social media channels with different focus on the work we do. If you haven’t already, give them a try and stay connected with the Pirate Chain community. A list of all our socials: 🦜 Twitter  – https://twitter.com/PirateChain 🏴‍☠️ Telegram  – https://t.me/piratechain/ 🦜 Telegram Announcements  – https://t.me/piratechainAnnouncements 🏴‍☠️ Medium  – https://medium.com/piratechain 🦜 Youtube  – https://www.youtube.com/c/piratechain 🏴‍☠️ LinkedIn  – https://www.linkedin.com/company/piratechain 🦜 Reddit  – https://www.reddit.com/r/piratechain 🏴‍☠️ Instagram  – https://www.instagram.com/piratechain/ 🦜 Facebook  – https://www.facebook.com/piratechain 🏴‍☠️ Mastodon  – https://mastodon.social/@arrr 🦜 Tik Tok  – https://www.tiktok.com/@pirateblockchain 🏴‍☠️ Keybase  – https://keybase.io/team/pirate_arrr 🦜 BitTube  – https://bittube.tv/profile/Pirate 🏴‍☠️ […]

privacy online

Ahoy Pirates, As you all already know Pirate Chain (ARRR) is a strong advocate of online anonymity and financial privacy. So we have put together a few basic steps on how to preserve your privacy and anonymity online. Remember to always do your own research as this information can quickly become out of date.   1️⃣ Always use a VPN service A VPN (Virtual Private Network) allows you to re-route your traffic and hide your IP from prying eyes of scammers that want to steal your funds or identity. Before choosing your VPN provider make sure to do enough research to know that you are making a safe choice. VPN […]

(Picture courtesy of Dreamtim) Preamble Ahoy Pirates! As we move into the second half of 2020, we find ourselves adapting to a new state of things. We are living in a world of now with a persistently heightened state of events. Along with many countries, many cities in the United States are seeing a “second wave” of increased infection rates. Although many places of employment are slowly opening back up, many are still jobless. As we see the traditional financial system continuing on this untenable path, many of you may have noticed the uptick of defi products and activity in crypto space. Whichever arena you choose to invest in, please […]

GhostShip OS

Ahoy Pirates, Operating systems can leak a lot of information about user activity. To ensure your cryptocurrency transactions are fully anonymous, you can now use a highly secure Operating System that allows you to keep your financial activity private using ARRR. 🏴‍☠️ Ghostship OS Pirate Chain first mate kaks created two videos on how to use the Ghostship OS to best preserve your financial privacy and anonymity. The first video shows how to use the GhostShip Installer, which is a script you can use to burn the GhostShip operating system on a USB drive. The second video covers exporting your wallet’s private keys on the highly secure GhostShip Operating System. […]

Preamble Ahoy Pirates! We hope this newsletter finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. April has been another eventful month for all, in every respect. We saw another instance of racism which has led to division of societies. We’ve seen riots and opportunistic looters. We’re seeing central banks print money and steal the purchasing power of hard earned savings. In cryptoland, we witnessed the further hardening of bitcoin as a transparent store of value with another halving event. In the private digital currency arena, Pirate Chain has brought you yet another landmark achievement. In this month, we released the world’s first mobile wallet with z-to-z, private-only transactions!   […]

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