Articles by Kai Sedgwick

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Five Countries Where Bitcoin is Illegal

Five Countries Where Bitcoin is IllegalTo those who understand it, bitcoin is a blessing, but not everyone shares that sentiment. From scaremongering CEOs to entrenched central bankers, bitcoin’s list of detractors runs long and deep. Elected officials reserve particular ire for bitcoin however, with leaders across the globe weighing in. While most governments seek regulation, others have gone further, passing […]

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Police Bust Turkish Gang That Kidnapped Wealthy Bitcoin Holders

Police Bust Turkish Gang That Kidnapped Wealthy Bitcoin HoldersTurkish police are toasting their success after capturing an enterprising gang of crypto kidnappers. Their targets were major bitcoin holders. The quintet were caught as they prepared to pounce on their second victim, having already extorted 450 bitcoins, worth U.S. $3.3 million, from a wealthy businessman. Also read: Real Estate Listings Use Bitcoin to Garner Publicity […]

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The Biggest Obstacle to Bitcoin Scaling Isn’t Technical – It’s Political

The Biggest Obstacle to Bitcoin Scaling Isn't Technical – It's PoliticalBitcoin is accustomed to taking flak from non-believers. It’s been declared dead more times than most people care to count, and will continue to be written off long after dissenting CEOs have conceded defeat and quietly bought BTC. The latest group to take potshots at bitcoin aren’t external actors with little understanding of the protocol, […]

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Millennials Are Big On Bitcoin (But Over 65s Not So Sure)

Millennials Are Big On Bitcoin (But Over 65s Not So Sure)It’s become fashionable to malign millennials for killing everything from dinner dates to department stores. If the results of a recent survey are anything to go by, there’s another victim that can be added to that lengthy list – fiat currency. According to a newly released survey, over 50% of millennials have a positive view […]

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Ethereum Wallet Parity Hit by Second Critical Vulnerability – $150+ Million Frozen

Ethereum Wallet Parity Hit by Second Critical Vulnerability – $152 Million FrozenMakers of the Parity multi-sig Ethereum wallet have announced a critical vulnerability that has led to millions of dollars of funds being frozen. It is the second flaw to be discovered following the original Parity breach in July that led to $30 million of ether being stolen. Also read: Ethereum’s Parity Users Lose Millions in […]

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