Bitcoin Politics

Putin’s Arch Nemisis Navalny is Taking Bitcoin for Presidency...

Russia opposition candidate Aleksey Navalny has announced he is accepting Bitcoin for funding his 2018 presidency bid. Navalny Receives $6700 in BTC and Counting Navalny, who caused a stir after...

William Suberg | Dec 14, 2016 | 09:00
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Industry Report: Moscow Gets its First Bitcoin Exchange

Moscow opens its first digital currency exchange...

Nick Marinoff | Aug 18, 2016 | 09:00
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Industry Report: News Surrounding Bitfinex Gets Weirder

News surrounding Bitfinex gets hairier, some warring...

Nick Marinoff | Aug 07, 2016 | 12:00
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‘Terminator Plan’ Calls Bitcoin Governance into Question

At the start of July, rumors of a “Terminator...

Bitcoinist | Jul 26, 2016 | 09:00
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Industry Report: How China, France, and the FBI Do Bitcoin

China loves digital currency, France wants to fight...

Nick Marinoff | Jul 02, 2016 | 09:00
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Bitcoin Price to Hit $1,000 Once Again? The Rally Continues

Bitcoin has undergone another impressive rise. Since...

Nick Marinoff | Jun 17, 2016 | 05:00
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Clinton Recommends Expanding State Surveillance

Hillary Clinton has come out in support of extending...

Tyson O'Ham | Jun 15, 2016 | 09:29
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Industry Report: The USPS Does Digital Currency

The United States Postal Service (USPS) and the...

Nick Marinoff | May 30, 2016 | 09:00
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Andresen’s Commit Access Hangs in Balance Following Wright Exit

Gavin Andresen has been a part of the Bitcoin...

Justin OConnell | May 07, 2016 | 05:00
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Post-Mortem Of A Con: To Be Satoshi Nakamoto or Not To Be?

The con is over. Dr. Craig Steven Wright will not provide proof he is Satoshi Nakamoto. While Gavin Andresen admits he might have been fooled, Jon Matonis stands behind Wright’s...

Justin OConnell | May 06, 2016 | 00:00
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Peter Todd Exposes MIT ChainAnchor Project That Enables Tracking...

In a surprising development on Wednesday, Bitcoin developer Peter Todd released information around MIT’s ChainAnchor project. ChainAnchor supposedly involves enticing miners with...

Ryan Strauss | Apr 22, 2016 | 02:00
Bitcoin Politics

C-Bit Altcoin Highlights Everything Wrong With the Bitcoin Community

We’ve seen the Bitcoin scaling debate rise in fervor, come to a head, and die down without a substantial resolution. Many of its by-products are much maligned by the community, but...

Tyson O'Ham | Apr 02, 2016 | 06:00
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C-bit: Bitcoin Core .12 ‘Clone’ Aims to End Block Size...

C-bit is an “exact clone” of Bitcoin Core .12 with one small modification aimed at ending the block size debate. This Core clone has a 2MB block size built into the source code...

Bitcoin PR Buzz | Mar 17, 2016 | 13:00
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BitHope Speaks: Scalability and the Future of NGOs

The BitHope Foundation is the first Bulgarian...

Evan Faggart | Mar 08, 2016 | 06:00
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Bitcoin Giants Swing at Core Devs Amid Controversy

The block size battle dominated yet another week in...

Evan Faggart | Mar 07, 2016 | 13:27
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Bitcoin Devs Could Learn a Lot from BSD

There’s never been a whirlwind of politics...

Tyson O'Ham | Mar 06, 2016 | 06:00
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Coinbase CEO: Core Team is a “Systemic Threat”

Editor’s Note: This article has been modified to...

Evan Faggart | Mar 04, 2016 | 18:03
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Block Size Blues: Confirmation Times Rising as 1 MB Limit Looms

On February 29, BitGo engineer Jameson Lopp tweeted a...

Evan Faggart | Mar 01, 2016 | 06:00
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Bitcoin Classic Drama Hits New Highs, Debate Continues

Bitcoin Classic has been a point of controversy since...

Evan Faggart | Feb 29, 2016 | 12:15
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Bitcoinist Weekly News Re-Hash: Bitcoin Classic Gaining Steam

This past week saw a lot of hot news stories coming...

Evan Faggart | Feb 29, 2016 | 06:00
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 The Vanbex Report: Digital Revolution, Will Bitcoin Survive?

The Vanbex Report is a periodic summary of the...

Evan Faggart | Feb 24, 2016 | 16:00
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Core Devs and Classic Adopters Alike Disagree With Roundtable...

February 20, 2016 – Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong reacts, along with various bitcoin developers, as well as the Co-Founder of Blockstream to the 18-hour long “Consensus...

Tyson O'Ham | Feb 20, 2016 | 23:17
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European Commission to Bring Bitcoin Exchanges Under AML Directive to...

Bitcoin exchanges in Europe are soon to be regulated under the scope of Europe’s Anti-Money Laundering Directive. The European Commission issued a statement late Tuesday night...

Ryan Strauss | Feb 03, 2016 | 02:10