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Aeternity launches Crypto Tip Platform for social content creators

May 20, 2020

Aeternity, the blockchain company, launched its social monetization tool “Superhero” on May 20 described the platform as “the first decentralized instant peer-to-peer payment tool for digital goods or social content.”

The extension is supported by the internet browsers Brave and Opera, in addition to Firefox and Chrome. The decentralized application – or DApp – is also available on the phone for iOS and Android.

Superhero only gives tips in Form of Aeternity’s home currency, AE. Superhero counts with a widget for integration into blogs and websites.

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Aeternity launches Crypto Tip Platform for social content creators
Aeternity launches Crypto Tip Platform for social content creators

Via PayPal or BitPay, users can buy vouchers with 5, 10 or 15 Euro AE after passing the “Know your customer” process. The user You can also use atomic swaps to buy coupons with Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Dai (DAI), Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) or USD Coin (USDC). with reduced KYC requirements.

The DApp has one free browser wallet extension and a widget to facilitate advice between consumers and content creators.

The distributed registration technology offers censorship resistance for P2P tips

Yanislav Mahalov, the founder of Aeternity, emphasized this in an interview with Cointelegraph Superhero pays content creators instantly and receives no commission on tips.

“In the past, monetizing content has been a tug of war between outsourced advertisers, data thieves, hosting platforms, and ultimately the creators themselves,” said Mahalov. “”Superhero puts control back in people’s hands and makes it easier than ever to support creators from all industries“”

The founder of Aeternity highlighted the resistance to the platform’s censorship and stated that “No third party controls the approval or delivery of Popinas, and users can retain their intellectual property“”

In May Aeternity was named along with several startups based on distributed ledger technology to receive support from the T-Block Blockchain Accelerator programled by the Indian government.

Tax reforms needed to make it easier to deliver tips with crypto

Ian Kane, co-founder and CEO of Ternio, a crypto debit card maker, stressed last month at a Cointelegraph Talk small crypto payments must be exempt from capital gains tax Promoting innovations in blockchain-based microtransactions.

“For something like that As a currency intended for small micropayments / tips, you shouldn’t pay 40% for short-term capital gainsIt doesn’t make sense, “said Keane.

“If you had to pay a tax or a toll every time you clicked on a new website to get information when the internet came out, it wouldn’t make any sense. It hampers progress [con las criptos]”he added.

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