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Since January, police have been testing an aerial surveillance system adapted from the surge in Iraq. And they neglected to tell the public.
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The state of Florida has appealed a recent court decision that saw a judge rule bitcoin isn't money.
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A Florida court ruling that Bitcoin-cash trading is not money laundering might only be a short term victory. Larry White discusses.
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Corrupt agents learn that, without privacy-enhancing crypto layers, bitcoin is not very cash-like
Ross Ulbricht's screwup led to DEA agent's arrest, who revealed another rogue agent.
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“How did multisig fail? Why did people lose their money? I thought multisig was secure.” Through the Bitfinex hack it’s become apparent…
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New United Kingdom Gambling Commission license conditions appear to allow cryptocurrencies and possibly skin betting for licensed esports betting operators.
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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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Becky’s Affiliated: UK Paving the Way for Bitcoin &amp; Mixed Fiat iGami...
calvinayre.com

UKGC’s decision to add BTC to its list of accepted payment methods could be paving the way for Bitcoin and mixed fiat iGaming operators.

France bans a 'dangerous' Israeli binary options firm, US fines two more...
www.timesofisrael.com

French authorities outlaw 24Option for dishonest conduct; US trading commission fines Vault Options Ltd. and Global Trader 365 over $4.5 mil

The School of Salamanca
mises.org

Marjorie Grice-Hutchinson's remarkable classic, The School of Salamanca, posed an extraordinary challenge when it first appeared in 1952.

Hyperinflation 2.0?
jpkoning.blogspot.com

If you haven't heard, protests are breaking out in Zimbabwe and unpaid civil servants are going on strike. This sort of thing hasn't happene

Bitcoin Surges To 2016 Highs On Rising Chinese Demand; Decouples From Go...
www.zerohedge.com

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?
jpkoning.blogspot.com

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
www.igamingbusiness.com

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...
calvinayre.com

Marnell Gaming approved to acquire Nevada's Sparks Nugget casino but not before feds issue $1m fine for “wilful disregard

Hype springs eternal
www.economist.com

Distributed ledgers are the future, but their advent will be slow

5Dimes Casino Accused of Using Amazon Gift Cards to Evade US Officials
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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...
mises.org

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