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Ryan Kennedy Convicted Of Rape, Sentenced to 11 Years

Ryan Kennedy, former CEO of the MooPay (Moolah) cryptocurrency exchange, has been sentenced on three charges of rape. According to the Daily Mail, the rapes reportedly took...

Putin’s Advisor is Raising $100 Million to Rival China’s Bitcoin Mining...

Dmitry Marinichev, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s internet advisors, is planning to raise $100 million to finance a mining venture through an initial coin...

Turkey’s Bitcoin Exchange Has Best Week of 2016 After PayPal Exit

BTCTurk, Turkey's largest bitcoin exchange, has seen a significant increase in volume after Paypal announced that it would cease operations in the country. After the...

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...

Bitcoin Survey: Price Volatility and Complexity are Holding Back User Adoption

The results from our recent poll on bitcoin usage in the United Kingdom are now available. There are many different interesting points to take...

Princeton’s Arvind Narayanan: Blockchains and Governments are Two Different Solutions to...

During the final lecture of Princeton’s Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies online course, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Arvind Narayanan made a thought-provoking comparison between...

GAW Miners & Garza Failed To Respond To Complaint, Says SEC

Our boy Homero Joshua Garza, better known in the cryptocommunity as "Josh Garza" and the former head of GAW Miners, is back in the...

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...

Only 13% of UK Bitcoin Users Disagree With Government’s Stance On...

Last month, we here at miningpool.co.uk ran a survey attempting to get a feel for the Bitcoin community in the United Kingdom. While we will...

Op-Ed:Satoshi Nakamoto is Clearly an Anarchist

Bitcoin has come a long way from its Silk Road roots, and it seems that participants in the industry are now interested in mainstream...

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