• 24 Jun 2014 at 12:48 PM

The Bitcoin Bugle: Blame Canada

Our neighbors to the north have appropriated the dubious claim of “first country to regulate fake currencies,” with hopes that others will follow their frozen lead when adopting their own bit-loony money launder laws. Assign responsibility accordingly when something inevitably goes wrong. Read more »

  • 17 Jun 2014 at 5:31 PM

The Bitcoin Bugle: Aux Armes, Bitoyennes!

Security has become a matter of tremendous concern to the bitiot community, for obvious reasons. Read more »

Turns out there’s a correlation between bitcoin prices and level of media interest. Who would have guessed? Read more »

  • 23 Apr 2014 at 1:46 PM

The Bitcoin Bugle: Mark Karpelès Had a Dream

And it wasn’t to transform a role-playing card exchange into the vanguard of a financial future without fiat currencies or central banks. That was incidental.

Or, rather, it was a means to an end, the end being a much more prosaic, conventional business: a coffee house that would help one lonely French fat kid in Tokyo make friends. Read more »

A middle-aged white guy (who is also an innovator in the field of conflict-of-interest resolution) has some harsh words for an older white guy who had the audacity to question the validity of something that appears highly validity-impaired at the moment. Read more »

Singapore is not exactly a libertarian paradise, but it welcomes the benighted bitcoin—on its terms, of course. Read more »

  • 11 Mar 2014 at 9:00 AM

The Bitcoin Bugle: Upstaged At SXSW (UPDATE)

Everybody’s favorite if embattled digital currency was all set to headline South by Southwest, the two-week-long marketing event that used to be a music festival. But when it arrived, it found it had competition from other fake currencies, notably one represented by a shiba inu. And just as it was set to take center stage, an even greater hero to the anarchist-libertarian-computer programming set beamed his way to Austin from a basement dungeon in the Kremlin, relegating the bitcoiners to a bookstore basement. Read more »