Platform censorship results from centralized design. Cryptocurrency techies are building decentralized alternatives.
Some of them like the stock, but all of them think our financial system is broken.
"It's an escape hatch from tyranny," writes the Human Rights Foundation's Alex Gladstein. "It's nothing less than freedom money."
Meet Brock Pierce, the Drug-Legalizing Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur on the Presidential Ballot in 16 States
"I obviously identify with and resonate with and connect with my libertarian brothers and sisters on so many levels," says the controversial former child actor.
Privacy is a right, not a “high risk” and “possibly criminal” activity
William Zietzke’s tax battle may affect thousands of cryptocurrency holders.
Twitter CEO's connection to Bitcoin-friendly tools suggests more commitment to privacy than Facebook's Libra proposal.
After senators sent threatening letters to Visa, Mastercard, and Stripe, the companies "decided" not to sign on to the online payment system.
Watch economists Saifedean Ammous and George Selgin face off at the Soho Forum.
Cryptocurrency is a human rights issue, explains Alex Gladstein of the Human Rights Foundation.
Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez will never get to interrogate Satoshi Nakamoto.
If there’s one thing government types can agree on, it’s that nobody should be allowed to buy and sell stuff without permission.
Facebook's Libra 'Cryptocurrency' Aims to Disrupt Payments. Bitcoin Aims to Disrupt Government Power.
Mark Zuckerberg’s latest venture won't compete with Satoshi Nakamoto’s project for undermining central banking, tyranny, and the financial surveillance state.
In his new book, Fall, the author of Snow Crash, Cryptonomicon, and The Diamond Age, looks to the digital afterlife, and beyond.
The Cypherpunk co-founder was a major influence on both bitcoin and WikiLeaks.
Q&A with Alex Winter, whose new documentary, Trust Machine, explores the radical potential of blockchain to decentralize just about everything.
To assume that governments do better at keeping currencies stable ignores parts of the world.
Venezuela attempts to combat economic illiteracy with more economic illiteracy.
Chairman Jerome Powell says they are putting their money in risky, unbacked investments built on reckless speculation.
Watch the debate.
Entrapment prosecution of bitcoin exchangers highlights government's war on privacy.
The SEC is getting serious about initial coin offering (ICO) oversight.
The country has liberalized one aspect of the disastrous capital controls established by Hugo Chavez in 2003.
The Silicon Valley entrepreneur says cryptocurrencies, virtual reality, and mobile devices are helping individuals escape failed institutions.
Regulators seem to recognize the need for restraint.
If buying drugs online feels easy, you're probably doing it wrong.
How do we scale the system for broad use?
More than 3,800 Bitcoin will be auctioned on January 22, including those taken from vendors on cryptomarkets like SilkRoad and AlphaBay.
Evaluating the current cycle of buzz
Will a new regulatory framework help stop extortion and police abuse, or will it set the stage for a brutal crackdown?
Notes from satisfied and/or snarky customers, and a last-ditch attempt to loosen some of your crypto-riches!