Bitcoin is a digital currency created in 2009. It follows the ideas set out in a white paper by the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, whose true identity has yet to be verified. Bitcoin offers the promise of lower transaction fees than traditional online payment mechanisms and is operated by a decentralized authority, unlike government-issued currencies.
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John McAfee is once again discussing the notorious wager he made back…
Gerald Cotten, ex-CO of #QuadrigaCX, in 2014: “So what we do is we actually store [bitcoin] offline in paper wallets, in our bank’s vault in a safety deposit box because that’s the best way to keep the coins secure."
Four law firms convened in Halifax, Nova Scotia today to win the right to represent debtors in the #QuadrigaCX case, but these affected clients are going to have to wait a little longer for the presiding judge to pick a proper suitor.
Breaking: In 2017, QuadrigaCX users received deposits from accounts potentially linked to Gerald Cotten's widow, Jennifer Robertson; others report receiving thousands in cash mailed to their homes as a withdrawal option.
With its new #LightningNetwork suite, @lightning_peach, @BitfuryGroup claims it doesn't collect user data, but @blockdigest argues that the suite's legal terms signal otherwise. So to what degree should you trust Bitfury with your data?