Data On The Blockchain’s Nefarious Use-Case: Ransomware

The authors of the infamous CTB-Locker ransomware are using the blockchain to provide victims with the cryptographic keys needed to unlocked their encrypted files,...

Purse.io Review: Imperfect But Incredibly Useful

Purse.io Review Purse.io has become one of the most popular bitcoin services. Nearly anything can be bought through Amazon, therefore if you could spend bitcoins...

DC Blockchain Summit Debated Regulation, But Ignored The Future

Members of the Bitcoin community and law enforcement came together at the DC Blockchain Summit to discuss the regulation of cryptocurrencies. The discussion was...

OpEd: In Butterfly Labs Case, FTC Shows Little Regard For Bitcoiners

Last month, news came out that the FTC had settled its case against Butterfly Labs and co-founder Sonny Vleisides for a largely symbolic...

The Bitcoin Foundation Doesn’t Need Elections, Anymore (Op-Ed)

As has been widely reported, Jim Harper and Olivier Janssens are no longer with the Bitcoin Foundation. As first reported here, the upcoming elections...

No, A Country Did Not Just Adopt Bitcoin As Its National...

Juan Galt, my former colleague at CoinTelegraph, reported at NewsBTC Sunday that a "country" known as Pontinha had officially declared Bitcoin as its national currency. The article came...

Wired and Gizmodo Back Off Wright Claims, That Doesn’t Make Them...

On Tuesday, Andy Greenberg of Wired and Andy Crush and Sam Biddle of Gizmodo put out articles from congruent but separate investigations that put...

Why Is the DOJ Bragging About ‘Catching’ A Suspect That Turned...

Canadian citizen Thomas Roger Clark has been arrested by the FBI in Thailand and is awaiting extradition to the United States on charges of money...

Where The Bitcoin Community And Law Enforcement Can Find Some Common...

The Department of Justice, the Chamber of Digital Commerce and Coin Center have created a co-operative forum called the Blockchain Alliance, where they can work together...

This is what Coin Center’s Pocket Bitcoin White Paper Looks Like

Coin Center made news recently after it announced a public/private forum in partnership with The Chamber of Digital Commerce and US Law Enforcement. But they have been focused...