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.
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!
Joseph Stiglitz is the George Costanza of economists: Every instinct he has, do the opposite.
Libertarians understood the power of bitcoin early on. Now it's booming. So where are the cryptocurrency tycoons?
Customers lost billions in bitcoin, and former operator Mark Karpeles could gain well over half a billion.
Q&A with Caitlin Long, a former Morgan Stanley managing director, cryptocurrency enthusiast, and recent convert to Austrian economics.
Cryptocurrency is just code, and code is just speech, which is why in the U.S., at least, it's protected.
Operational security remains the Achilles heel for dark web drug vendors.
The technology promises to be a secure and efficient way of confirming voter ID.
Princeton Computer Science Professor Michael Freedman on why scaling this blockchain-based computing platform will be so difficult.
"This ranks as one of the most successful coordinated takedowns against cybercrime in recent years," says Europol's Rob Wainwright.
Alphabay has been down for more than a week. A series of raids and arrests suggests it's not an exit scam.
Federal application of banking law to bitcoin nets another victim.
A new U.N. report finds cryptomarkets comprise a bigger chunk of the global drug trade than ever before.
Princeton-Trained Computer Scientists Are Building a New Internet That Brings Privacy and Property Rights to Cyberspace
Meet the developers behind Blockstack, who are using blockchain technology to reconfigure the web. It'll make NSA mass data collection impossible.
Silicon Valley Startup Lets Users Move Money Without Government Interference By Turning Their Phones Into Stand-Alone Banks [Reason Podcast]
Q&A with Abra founder and CEO Bill Barhydt on bitcoin as "regulatory arbitrage."