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...

Burt Wagner LocalBitcoins Case Shows Danger Of Overbearing Government

Burt Wagner was just starting the day's work at a client for his consulting business when his world was turned upside down. Federal agents,...

Will UBS’s Settlement Coin Steal Bitcoin’s Thunder?

Over the weekend, UBS followed Barclay's bitcoin news with news of their own, announcing through media outlets, that they are developing their own blockchain...

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...

Affirmative Action Comes To Bitcoin, How Hard Should We Court Women...

CoinDesk's Consensus conference, in association with the MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative, has announced that they are offering 50 “diversity” scholarships, available exclusively...

That’s Just Gawful: New Paycoin Exchange Is Worthy of April Fools...

Note: I decided to write this story as an op-ed for two reasons. One, and most important, shady happenings around Paycoin is no longer...

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...

Internal Bitcoin Investment Could Fight Banker Influence (Op-Ed)

The amount of VC funding that has flowed into bitcoin this year is staggering. Last year was the best yet, but this year has...

Marijuana Legalization Will Be As Disruptive As Any Emergent Technology

It is practically a cliche to say technology is changing our world at an ever increasing speeds. Old structures are being destroyed and people...

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...