El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin As Legal Tender

Today El Salvador adopts Bitcoin as legal tender, beginning one of the biggest experiments in Bitcoin’s 12-year history. Their infamous Bitcoin Law took effect, making it the first country in the world to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. Although the US Dollar is also legal tender there, so there’s room for the market to decide. […]

Bitcoin Can Help Afghanistan Under the Taliban

Every news outlet in the world is flush with the same unsettling photos from Afghanistan. As the Taliban took over, hundreds of civilians flooded the Kabul International Airport, clinging to planes with whatever they could carry. 640 Afghans packed into a US military cargo plane. countless others were left behind. This mayhem represents the culmination […]

Nobody Wins Porcfest

Every year at Porcfest we seem to grow. This year we actually spilled over into a second vending site. On one site we had the Metalith, a vending machine equipped to receive and dispense bitcoin. On the second site we had the Voting Machine, a retrofitted slot machine intended as performance art to demonstrate that […]

Send Nobody to #PorcFestXII

Time for libertarian summer camp, Porcfest XII! This year Bitcoin Not Bombs is holding a #NobodyPrimary and will be selling the shirt below along with yard signs and bumper stickers from some of our favorite 2016 presidential candidates. Nobody is the ideal candidate! Nobody tells the truth, Nobody will fix the economy, and Nobody will […]

CryptoThrift’s “Important Announcement” And My Response

I received an “Important Announcement” from the CryptoThrift team regarding their recent problem with people “making sales outside of CryptoThrift.” That has always struck me as a strange rule for peer-to-peer e-commerce sites. You can send each other messages, but you can’t use that message system to resolve your transactions among yourselves. I get it. […]

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