Op-ed: The legality of virtual currency, Ars Technica

Policy / Civilization & Discontents Attorney and former IRS-man explains three major regulations facing Bitcoin. by Judd J. Baroff, Esq. – Mar 30, two thousand fourteen 11:00 pm UTC A quick note The heightened attention is likely bad for Bitcoin, as regulators, frightened of a fresh industry, overreact to the perceived dangers.

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On Slow and Quick Block Times – Ethereum Blog

On Slow and Quick Block Times Vitalik Buterin On Slow and Rapid Block Times One of the largest sources of confusion in the question of blockchain security is the precise effect of the block time. If one blockchain has a block time of ten minutes, and the other has an estimated block time of seventeen seconds, then what exactly does ...

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Budge Over, Bitcoin

The Fresh York Times Graphic | Catching Up to Bitcoin The price of Bitcoin has hit record highs in latest months, more than doubling in price since the commence of the year. Despite these gains, Bitcoin is on the brink of losing its position as the superior virtual currency. The value of Ether, the digital money that lives on an ...

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McKinsey sees blockchain technology reaching utter potential in five years – Courageous Fresh Coin

McKinsey sees blockchain technology reaching utter potential in five years McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting hard for governments and NGOs, recently submitted a blockchain Technology report to the US Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance. The rigid analyzed how the technology may disrupt a range of industries, emphasizing banking and insurance, and predicts commercial deployment of blockchain technology at ...

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Litecoin’s Fresh SegWit (P2SH) Addresses – TREZOR Blog

Litecoin’s Fresh SegWit (P2SH) Addresses World’s Very first Hardware Wallet with Support for Segregated Witness on Litecoinblog.trezor.io Fresh Addresses in brief Litecoin switches the format of some of its addresses. L-addresses are non-P2SH (non-SegWit) addresses and they remain unchanged (Legacy Litecoin accounts). All addresses commencing with “3” will now begin with “M”. (The entire address switches, not just the prefix.) ...

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Legality of bitcoin by country or territory

Legality of bitcoin by country or territory The legal status of bitcoin varies substantially from country to country and is still undefined or switching in many of them. Whilst the majority of countries do not make the usage of bitcoin itself illegal (with the exceptions of: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Ecuador & Kyrgyzstan), its status as money (or a commodity) varies, with ...

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Ledger raises $7M to accelerate worldwide adoption of security solutions for bitcoin and blockchain

Ledger raises $7M to accelerate worldwide adoption of security solutions for bitcoin and blockchain The cryptocurrency and blockchain security pioneer Ledger has secured a $7M Series A funding led by MAIF Avenir, with the participation of Xange, Wicklow Capital, GDTRE, Libertus Capital, Digital Currency Group, The Whittemore Collection, Kima Ventures, BHB Network and Nicolas Pinto.

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