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Sorry Cryptsy Users, Your Funds Will Not Be Returned

Former Cryptsy users were teased over the weekend by an anonymous twitter and bitcointalk user, who claimed to be able to return funds that...

Central Bank of Finland: Bitcoin Can’t and Doesn’t Need to be...

In a research discussion paper entitled “Monopoly without a monopolist: an economic analysis of the bitcoin payment system” the central bank of Finland solidified...

Genesis Mining Hacked

Earlier this week, the Genesis Mining development team announced that an unauthorized intrusion by an undisclosed attacker was discovered and as a result, funds...

Cryptsy’s Paul Vernon Started An Exchange In China

Paul Vernon, the disgraced owner of closed exchange Cryptsy started a new exchange out of China, it has been confirmed by a representative of...

Bitcoin Mining Pool GBMiners Loses Software Vendor Over Connection to Ponzi...

Earlier this year, a connection between the relatively new bitcoin mining pool GBMiners and India-based, bitcoin-focused Ponzi scheme GainBitcoin was discovered by CoinJournal. The...

Ponzi Accusations Fly As BanxShares Is Set To Be Removed From...

BanxShare's marketcap is artificially pumped, with the vast majority of its 24 hour volume coming way of off market trades from “private” investors that...

Sessions: Trump Directed Law Enforcement Agencies to Go After Darknet Markets...

In a press briefing at the Department of Justice today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and other law enforcement officials...

Slock.It Says ‘The DAO’s Journey is Over’

We emailed Slock.it to ask about the Blog post Stephen Tual posted indicating that the exploit that was eventually used to steal over 3...

Financial Times Piece Inadvertently Makes the Case for Buying Bitcoin

Financial Times Capital Markets Editor Dan McCrum has written another piece about how bitcoin is a pyramid scheme and will eventually fall to zero....

The 7 Steps of Estate Planning for Bitcoin and Other Digital...

Estate planning, which is the process of planning who gets one’s assets after they die, can be a rather confusing, cumbersome process, and those...

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