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July 2015
News

Evil Hackers and Bitcoin Anonymity

Evil Hackers A front page story in The New York Times on 26 July 2015 gives readers a glimpse into a dystopian world of online fraud committed by criminal hackers who demand […]

Opinion

Security, Identity and Trust

For what seems like centuries we’ve relied on central authorities like large corporations, banks, security forces and governments, to establish the essential conditions for business transactions: security, identity and trust. […]

June 2015
Opinion

Is Bitcoin Anonymous? The Legacy of Silk Road Part 3

When news first broke in 2011 of an online marketplace built by hackers on the “dark web” where users could buy and sell illegal drugs and weapons for bitcoins, much of […]

Opinion

The Legacy of Silk Road Part 2 – Decentralized Marketplaces

Soon after BitcoinWednesday released a piece about The Legacy of Silk Road, a reader pointed out a story in The Economist called “Silk Road’s Successors” which reprinted the following chart on the […]

May 2015
Opinion

The Legacy of Silk Road and Ross Ulbricht’s Life Sentence

The New York Times’ Benjamin Weiser reports the following in this article on the notorious Silk Road marketplace: During the brief time that Silk Road operated between February 2011 and the time […]

April 2015
News

ESMA European Securities Regulator Calls for Evidence

On 22 April 2015 the European securities regulator ESMA released a document that is the result of their 6-month study of the digital currency sector. It consists of a 19-page […]

March 2015
News

National Regulatory Frameworks for Cryptocurrency

The New York Times’ Matthew Rosenberg tells us about the existence of a “long list of examples of how the United States, largely because of poor oversight and loose financial […]