Important People

Dimon Knocks Bitcoin Again: Crackdown Likely on 'Worthless' Cryptocurrency (coindesk.com) 09/22/2017 - 7:40am
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase bank, has expanded on his recent criticism of bitcoin, warning "it will end badly" for the tech.
PR: Lunyr Private Alpha Now Live on Ethereum Mainnet (news.bitcoin.com) 09/22/2017 - 5:00am
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material...

Mining

Bitpay Adds Bitcoin Cash Support to Copay Wallet and Insight Block Explorer (news.bitcoin.com) 09/22/2017 - 8:00pm
Over the past few days, the Bitcoin payment processing firm Bitpay announced two types of infrastructure support features for the...
Folks, forget about the price and Dimon etc, let's focus on fully neutralizing the 2x attack. (reddit.com) 09/22/2017 - 4:06pm
If only bitjihad run their 2x nodes there should be no problem, but it's SUPER important right now to reach out to every non reddit /...

Danger

I won't mention his name, but is it possible that the person who said "Fraud" did us a favor? (reddit.com) 09/23/2017 - 2:50pm
I won't credit him by further mentioning him by name, but it occurred to me that the recent "Fraud" comment could very easily backfire...

Blockchain

PR: ClearPoll, A Social Public Opinion Poll System Using Blockchain, Launches Their Pre-ICO (news.bitcoin.com) 09/23/2017 - 5:35am
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material...
EU Budget Amendments Call For Millions in Blockchain Funding (coindesk.com) 09/22/2017 - 3:00pm
As many as four blockchain-related amendments, funding various initiatives, could find their way into the European Union's 2018 budget.

Now Accepting Bitcoin

Decentralized Darknet Markets Have Arrived: OpenBazaar 2.0 Beta Launches with Support for Tor (deepd.tw) 09/23/2017 - 1:33pm
OpenBazaar recently launched the beta version of OpenBazaar 2.0 , finally allowing people to anonymously buy and sell products with...
Amazon to accept Bitcoin is FAKE NEWS (reddit.com) 09/23/2017 - 10:08am
Every "news story" or tweet I have seen about it is embarrassingly unsubstantiated. Eyes on the prize, boys, eyes on the prize. Babs

Mainstream Media

Big time article in Wall Street journal today. (reddit.com) 09/23/2017 - 12:20pm
WSJ has a glowing interview/article with Balaji Srinivasan about the future of Bitcoin. Nothing about a bubble, nothing about frauds...

Altcoins

Markets Update: Bitcoin Price Consolidates After Last Week’s Volatility (news.bitcoin.com) 09/23/2017 - 12:00pm
The price of bitcoin has started to trend upwards on Saturday, September 23, after a slight dip in value 24-hours prior. Currently,...
Welcome to Bitcoin Country: Silk Road and the Lost Threads of Agorism (coindesk.com) 09/23/2017 - 7:00am
Silk Road and black markets? University of Dublin's Paul Ennis takes a dive into the kinds of sub-cultures bitcoin and...
Luke Dashjr on Twitter: "I wonder at what point CEOs become *personally* liable for fraudulently passing off altcoins (like 2X) as bitcoins." (reddit.com) 09/23/2017 - 6:04am
https://twitter.com/LukeDashjr/status/911519329472172032 Specifically pertaining to the 2x fork without strong replay protection (...
India’s Government Agencies Still Have ‘Concerns’ About Bitcoin (news.bitcoin.com) 09/23/2017 - 1:10am
Indian officials revealed last week that the country’s tax agency and investigation taskforce have concerns about money laundering and...
Bitcoin vs Alts is not analogous to Yahoo vs Google: If Bitcoin ever plummets, no one will ever buy another altcoin (reddit.com) 09/22/2017 - 10:49pm
The future of any altcoin is completely dependent upon Bitcoin maintaining its value. If any new coin can supplant Bitcoin, what stops...

Colored Coins

Atomic Swaps will lead to the 1st decentralized exchange? (reddit.com) 09/23/2017 - 2:12am
Wouldn't big exchanges like Coinbase have an incentive to stop progress of atomic swaps?

Dark Web

IT Wizard Avoids Jail after Importing Drugs from Canada Ordered From the Dark Web (deepd.tw) 09/23/2017 - 1:33am
Luke Goscombe, a computer wizard who was in the illegal act importing huge amounts of cannabis from Canada has avoided jail, even...
19 Year Old On Trial For Darknet Video Related to Knife Murder (deepd.tw) 09/22/2017 - 7:55pm
A nineteen-year-old boy who murdered two people with a knife appeared in court last week. Marcel Hesse lured a nine-year-old boy...

Bitcoin Exchanges

Vaultoro Continues on Its VC Funding Road to Future Growth With Finlab AG (bitcoinmagazine.com) 09/22/2017 - 10:44am
Vaultoro, a bitcoin-to-gold exchange, has secured funding from Finlab AG, a fintech company based in Frankfurt, Germany. Vaultoro co-...

United States

Younger Americans See Bitcoin As Investment Opportunity, Survey Says (news.bitcoin.com) 09/22/2017 - 10:30am
A new survey recently conducted by Lend Edu polled Americans about their interest in bitcoin. The survey asked basic questions about...

Farms

Bank of Russia Opposes Cryptocurrency Legalization, Worried About ‘Loss of Control’ (news.bitcoin.com) 09/22/2017 - 4:30am
The head of the Central Bank of Russia has spoken against the legalization of cryptocurrency at a meeting between President Vladimir...
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