Jan 172015
 
Dread Pirate Roberts Supporters Thrown for a Moral Loop

The radical libertarian world was just hit with a bombshell revelation the other day. Previously, the defense team of Ross Ulbricht surprised us by admitting that Ross was the originator of Silk Road, however they claim that Ross left the position after only a few months, handing it off to another entity. This “real” Dread Pirate Roberts, the one who ran the site for the the bulk of the time, eventually went on to drag […]

Jan 162015
 
NH Representative Pushes Back on Virtual Currency Regulation

New Hampshire Representative Daniel Tamburello introduced legislation to exempt virtual currency users from Licensing of Money Transmitters. This legislation is similar to the Model Legislation I proposed on this blog in August of last year. Another proposal before the New Hampshire legislature would “requir[e] the state treasurer to develop an implementation plan for the state to accept bitcoin as payment for taxes and fees.” The text of this legislation is not yet available, however, I […]

Dec 022014
 
Decentralize All the Homeless Outreach!

Homeless outreach is a difficult calling that many assume centralized organizations are taking care of efficiently, but this is simply not the case. Because of grants with strings attached, many organizations have their hands tied by the state and this limits their ability to reach as many people in need. Homelessness is a huge problem nationwide, and many people slip through the cracks of these aid organizations. By decentralizing our efforts, we can have the […]

Nov 252014
 
Multi Signature Transactions, The Year of Multisig is Here

The year is almost over and multi signature wallets have finally arrived in what was said to be the year of multisig. Over the last many months I have been reading about this technology and eagerly looking to find a service that would help us easily use and manage such an account. Below are all of the easy to use options that I know of and have experimented with. If you don’t have a clue […]

Nov 212014
 
Roger Ver to match $10,000 of bitcoin donations for AntiWar.com, again!

This past August, Antiwar.com announced that Roger Ver would be matching up to $10,000 in bitcoin donations during the organizations summer fundraising drive. The drive was a successful one and that matching donation was seen on the block chain shortly after the conclusion of that effort. Now in a tweet sent out earlier this week Roger pledged once again that he would match up to $10,000 for bitcoin donations during this current fundraising drive. I’m […]