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The U.S. Government has arrested the alleged owner of KickassTorrents, the world's largest torrent site.
The U.S. Government has arrested the alleged owner of KickassTorrents, the world's largest torrent site. The 30-year-old Ukrainian was arrested in Poland today and is charged with criminal copyright infringement and money laundering. In addition, a federal court in Chicago has ordered the seizure of several KAT domain names.
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"The Bitcoin world is full of people who know nothing about economics or cryptography; they only know that they could have made millions if they had not sold at the bottom."
Blockchain Technology. The Bitcoin world is full of people who know nothing about economics or cryptography; they only know that they could have made millions if they had not sold at the bottom. These people tell themselves that they are redeemable, that Bitcoin is just the MySpace of ...
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Bitcoin ofrece posibilidades que antes simplemente no existían. Un ejemplo práctico de esto es el hecho de que anteriormente la única forma de acceder y negociar activos bursátiles era teniendo una abultada cuenta bancaria en un bróker. Con Bitcoin esto no es así ya que existen plataformas que le permiten al inversionista pequeño entrar a negociar en mercados internacionales.
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FinCEN's money laundering accusation against Banca Privada d’Andorra (BPA) is a potent financial weapon.
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The world’s central banks are likely to vastly increase their money creation, resulting in the biggest monetary bubble ever, with perhaps $100 trillion more new money on its way into the global economy, predicts economist Terry Burnham.
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By Sergio D. Lerner@sdlerner One of our goals at RSK has been to focus on real-world applications of the smart-contract technology. Although we are excited to see radical new approaches to very old trust problems such as DAOs, we think that Bitcoin, the blockchain, smart-wallets and crypto-assets...
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Santa Monica, which last year passed some of the nation’s toughest regulations on short-term rentals, has now convicted its first Airbnb host under the new law, prosecutors said.
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Creator of the 'warrant canary' Steve Schear joins @StashCrypto team http://stashcrypto.com/textfiles/schear_press_release.pdf …@firstecache
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In a blistering dissent, Justice Sotomayor called out her colleagues for living in a bubble
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The poor and working-class voted for a Brexit in far large numbers than the well-to-do and well-connected. And the political and media elites don't like
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Researchers have built a proof-of-concept processor that uses secretly stored electrical charge to trigger an ultra-stealthy backdoor.
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    B.A., Economics, 1985
  • University of Maryland, College Park
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e-Money researcher, cryptoeconomist, and public speaker
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Founding Board Director at Bitcoin Foundation.

Contributor at Forbes Magazine, American Banker, and CoinDesk. Board advisor to startups in bitcoin, gaming, mobile and prepaid. Previously CEO of Hushmail and Chief Forex Trader at VISA. Editor of The Monetary Future.

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Hyperinflation 2.0?
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Bitcoin Surges To 2016 Highs On Rising Chinese Demand; Decouples From Go...
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Ever since last September, when we explained that as a result of China's crackdown on capital controls, the one clear winner (in addition to

What makes medieval money different from modern money?
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What's the main difference between our modern monetary system and the system they had in the medieval ages? Most of you will probably answer

Bitcasino.io details financial growth in 2015
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Bitcasino.io, the first legally licensed and regulated Bitcoin-only online gambling operator in the world, has revealed significant financia

Fed watchdog fines Sparks Nugget casino $1m for “wilful disregard” of AM...
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Marnell Gaming approved to acquire Nevada's Sparks Nugget casino but not before feds issue $1m fine for “wilful disregard

Hype springs eternal
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5Dimes Casino is facing investigations from officials in the United States and Costa Rica, after a fall-out between execs led to a media rep

Former ECB Chief Economist Disses Negative Interest Rates and Praises De...
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In a remarkable TV interview, Otmar Issing, the former Chief Economist of the European Central Bank and a former member of its Board, dismis

Anarchism and Radical Decentralization Are the Same Thing
mises.org

Those who wish to portray Ludwig von Mises as the "moderate" one, compared to the more radical Murray Rothbard, will often point out that Mi

PayPal Starts Banning VPN and SmartDNS Services - TorrentFreak
torrentfreak.com

After cutting off file-hosting sites and Usenet providers, PayPal is now taking aim at VPN and SmartDNS services. The payment processor stat

Blue Chip Banks Opt for R3 Over SWIFT | Bank Innovation
bankinnovation.net

Banks with a combined market capitalization of nearly $600 billion have opted for the R3 CEV distributed ledger consortium over SWIFT's glob

The Monetary Future: Bitcoin Foundation Comments on Liberty Reserve Spec...
themonetaryfuture.blogspot.co.uk

The application of “Special Measures” to Liberty Reserve by FinCEN provided a unique opportunity for the Bitcoin Foundation to clarify sever

Christopher Gilliard's Weblog
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One of the major problems with Bitcoin revolves around scaling. There have been numerous proposals with respect to scaling. Some proposals i

Bubble Watch: No-Down-Payment Jumbo Mortgage Makes a Comeback
mises.org

A credit union in San Francisco is offering a $2 million, no down payment mortgage loan to borrowers.