Who owns the single largest Bitcoin wallet on the internet? The U.S. government.
Within the liberty community, there is a raging debate about the merits and future of Bitcoin.
The U.S. Treasury Department's anti money-laundering unit is warning businesses linked to the digital currency Bitcoin that they may have to comply with federal law and regulation as money transmitters, a Treasury spokesman said.
China’s recent aggressions towards bitcoin are foreshadowing how other governments will likely react to the cryptocurrency’s popularity. While it took some by surprise...
Alex and Max Keiser continue on the topic of rigged global markets and fiat currency vs bitcoin.
Bitcoin is down 22% on the BTC China exchange on a report that the People's Bank of China plans to bar third-party payment companies from doing business with Bitcoin exchanges.
Earlier in the week, we detailed JPMorgan's attempt to create their own "web cash" alternative to Bitcoin (and Sberbank's talk of doing the same).
While the ECB (and the Fed) continues to warn (danger of theft), threaten (asset-ize and tax it!), or de-bunk the idea of virtual currencies (despite two of the world's largest banks apparently seeing value in the idea), the Swiss Parliament is propo
Kyle Drake calls himself a professional cyberpunk. He spends his days on the net, writing computer code and trying to stick it to the man. His latest target: the global banking industry.
What is the center of the Bitcoin universe? With a completely decentralized digital currency like Bitcoin, it’s hard to say, but today, Silicon Valley took a serious step toward claiming those bragging rights.
Just before Thanksgiving he received a letter from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the arm of the Treasury Department that dictates how the nation’s anti-money-laundering and financial crime regulations are interpreted. According to
Hola my Daily Paul friends. I will be interviewing Mr. Steven Patterson from the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) this evening regarding the viability of BitCoin, persistent myths surrounding BitCoin and crypto-currencies in general, and what
Following what we can only imagine was uproar following our discussion of Fidelity "allowing self-directed IRA holders to 'invest' in Bitcoin," the company has very quickly reversed policy... As MarketWatch notes,
Mike Caldwell spent years turning digital currency into physical coins. That may sound like a paradox. But it’s true. He takes bitcoins — the world’s most popular digital currency — and then he mints them here in the physical world. If you added up a
Erik Voorhees (Coinapult, BitInstant) provides an update on Bitcoin - Gregg Tivnan on prepping, surviving the collapse - Paul Rosenberg (Freeman's Perspective) provides Insights on Economic Freedom, Independence, American History, Education and Life
Mike Caldwell spent years turning digital currency into physical coins. That may sound like a paradox.
John Light knows a special kind of regret that’s familiar to many others who got in early on bitcoin, the world’s most popular digital currency.
Bitcoin Not Bombs has completed our crowd-funding campaign to purchase 325 hoodies to be distributed to the homeless of San Francisco, CA on December 22, 2013.
Sean’s Outpost, Bitcoin Not Bombs, and Fr33 Aid have used Bitcoin to feed, clothe, and medically aid those in need on the local and global levels. Accepting Bitcoin makes for swift confirmation times that allow charities to get the funds they need im
As Bitcoin is a decentralized monetary system, it has a certain appeal to hardcore libertarian types who'd prefer to keep their money out of the government's sight and reach.
The patent application was filed in early August but made publicly available only at the end of November; it describes a “method and system for processing Internet payments using the electronic funds transfer network.”
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em, copy 'em, and then beat 'em.
Economist and Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman says that "in principle, you can have assets, which are considered valuable, even though there is nothing backing them," but he is skeptical about what drives the recent surge of the bitcoin.
dramatic increase in price would put an end to its cycle of boom and bust
Former Rep. Ron Paul, (R-Texas), on the future of Bitcoins and the Federal Reserve.
Can a newly married couple survive when every living necessity can only be purchased with "cryptocurrency"?
“No merchant service provider riding on the traditional interchange rails can offer all-inclusive pricing because there are three or four middlemen who take a cut of every transaction”
On Thursday Bank of America published a first of its kind research report (PDF) on Bitcoin, the crypto currency that has skyrocketed in value the past couple months, now worth just over $1000.
"We believe Bitcoin can become a major means of payment for e-commerce and may emerge as a serious competitor to traditional money transfer providers. As a medium of exchange, Bitcoin has clear
Is Bitcoin the new gold?