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Bitcoin

Charlie Shrem Released From Prison, Enjoying the ‘Small...

Charlie Shrem, former CEO of early bitcoin exchange BitInstant, has been released from prison after serving a sentence for money laundering and unlicensed money transmission. Also...

Jon Southurst | Jul 19, 2016 | 22:13
Bitcoin

The Bitcoin Foundation is Dead, and That’s Probably a Good...

It looks like the Bitcoin Foundation might finally be dead. At least, that’s according to Olivier Janssens, one of the more recent additions to the Foundation’s board of...

Evan Faggart | Dec 16, 2015 | 08:00
Bitcoin

Ben Lawsky Rejects Conflict of Interest Accusations 

Ever since Benjamin Lawsky, former superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), and the man behind the BitLicense, departed from his job and founded a...

Deepak Tiwari | Jul 30, 2015 | 08:00
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BTCGuild Shuts Down Because of BitLicense

After an aborted closure of BTCGuild, when BitLicense was first announced, the company’s owner has now decided to close it for good on June 30, 2015.  With NYDFS using...

Evan Faggart | Jun 16, 2015 | 02:12
Bitcoin

The Final BitLicense: Revisions and Reactions From The Industry

Recently, Ben Lawsky, the Superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) released the final draft of the infamous BitLicense. This piece of regulation would...

Evan Faggart | Jun 15, 2015 | 14:00
Bitcoin

Bitcoinist Assistant Editor’s Formal BitLicense Comment

This author’s views do not necessarily reflect those of Bitcoinist.net. In early February, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) released their revised BitLicense...

Evan Faggart | Mar 09, 2015 | 15:00
Bitcoin

OP-ED: BitLicense’s Superficial Changes

This author’s views do not necessarily reflect those of Bitcoinist.net. Right now, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) is holding a 30-day public commenting...

Evan Faggart | Mar 08, 2015 | 12:00
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Bitcoin

BitLicense Revisions

On Wednesday, February 4, Ben Lawsky, the Superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), released the revised version of the infamous BitLicense. This piece...

Evan Faggart | Feb 09, 2015 | 21:00

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