Day: November 8, 2019

Bitcoin History Part 19: Wikileaks and the Hornet’s Nest

Bitcoin History Part 19: Wikileaks and the Hornet’s Nest “WikiLeaks has kicked the hornet’s nest, and the swarm is headed towards us.” With those 13 words, Satoshi Nakamoto stepped into oblivion, leaving a blizzard of unanswered questions that would enshroud his disappearance. That ominous message was to prove his penultimate […]

Turkey Becomes the Latest Nation to Work on Digital Fiat

Turkey Becomes the Latest Nation to Work on Digital Fiat Trade wars, sanctions, fear from private and decentralized cryptocurrencies. Regardless of the motive, a number of governments have recently taken the path of creating their own digital money. Turkey has become the latest country to announce plans for the issue […]

Congressional Hopeful Agatha Bacelar Talks Silk Road on the Bitcoin.com Podcast 

Congressional Hopeful Agatha Bacelar Talks Silk Road on the Bitcoin.com Podcast  “It’s clear that the political establishment wants to hold back a future where economic freedom is afforded to all.” This excerpt from Congressional hopeful Agatha Bacelar’s campaign donation page echoes what many within the cryptosphere have been saying ever […]

Activist Larken Rose Weighs In on Bitcoin, Anarchy, and the Importance of Permissionless Cash

Activist Larken Rose Weighs In on Bitcoin, Anarchy, and the Importance of Permissionless Cash Though his latest project with partner and fellow activist Amanda Rose, Candles in the Dark, is a program helping people escape authoritarian programming through non-confrontational dialogue, there’s nothing meek and mild about Larken Rose’s stance when […]

Crypto Tax Guidelines Leave More Questions Than Answers

Crypto Tax Guidelines Leave More Questions Than Answers Cryptocurrency holders have long wrestled with their tax obligations. These fiduciary duties have been complicated by tax agencies, which are several steps behind technology and now playing crypto catch-up. Updated guidelines from the U.S. and U.K.’s tax agencies were finally released this […]

Crypto-Friendly Silvergate Bank IPO Debuts on NYSE

Crypto-Friendly Silvergate Bank IPO Debuts on NYSE The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has declared the IPO of pro-crypto Silvergate Bank effective. Its shares started trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. The crypto-friendly bank works with 756 customers in the crypto space, including Coinbase, Gemini, Circle, […]