Counterparty Team Overstock

Counterparty Team Overstock   The founding team of counterparty announced that they are no longer working with Overstock on building Medici, the platform that Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne hopes will be a replacement for the existing stock market infrastructure involved central securities depositories and global custodians. Instead, the team has joined forces with another partner,…

Bitcoin Helping Liberty in North Korea

Bitcoin Helping Liberty in North Korea   The Bitcoin community’s political leanings are no secret: some of us lean to the left or to the right, but practically all of us lean libertarian. Regular readers probably agree that personal autonomy needs to be respected, and believe that cryptocurrency will help ensure that. We’ve carried this message…

ANONYMOUS MEMBER TO BE PROSECUTED

ANONYMOUS MEMBER TO BE PROSECUTED   Anonymous is in the news again, but this time one of their members is going to court. Adam Bennett, popularly known on his internet radio show as the voice of “LoraxLive”, was arrested, and his home raided, nearly a year ago, for allegedly hacking into AAPT Telecommunications and Indonesian…

Wedbush, TeraExchange Execs Form Wall Street Bitcoin Advocacy Group

Wedbush, TeraExchange Execs Form Wall Street Bitcoin Advocacy Group   The Wall Street Bitcoin Alliance (WSBA) has launched to promote digital currency and blockchain technology adoption in the financial markets. The group, which offers full membership to finance firms and associate membership for bitcoin companies, seeks to lobby government agencies and regulators on topics including…

Guldencoin Gains Widespread Acceptance in the Netherlands

Guldencoin Gains Widespread Acceptance in the Netherlands   Guldencoin, a national cryptocurrency in the Netherlands, has established a strong level of acceptance among Dutch businesses. Named after the longstanding guilder Dutch currency that the euro replaced in 2002, Amsterdam-based Guldencoin bills itself as a national cryptocurrency. Customers can pay with Guldencoins and merchants can be…