Posted Date: February 24, 2018
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 2: The Moral Imperative of Privacy Chapter 6: Privacy is a Prerequisite of Human Rights Privacy is the Virtue that Sparked the American Revolution, Chapter 6, Segment 2 A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole […] The post Wendy McElroy: Privacy Is the Virtue That Sparked the American Revolution appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 24, 2018
Over the past few months, well known hardware wallet manufacturers have been swamped with sales during and after the holiday season. Hardware wallet deliveries have been backed up and some people have had to wait weeks to get direct shipping from source manufacturers. Much of the demand has stemmed from the typical holiday season, but […] The post What to Expect When You Order a Hardware Wallet appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 24, 2018
After the newly written U.S. tax laws recently passed, cryptocurrency investors realized the tax-free exemption filing 1031 for IRS reporting is no longer applicable to their digital asset investments. The law also implies that a lot of people will have to pay taxes on every single transaction they processed throughout the past twelve months. However, […] The post Gifting Bitcoin Is One Way a Person Can Avoid Paying Crypto-Taxes appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 24, 2018
According to the decision made by the e-Chat management team, the main round of ICO is extended until March 1, 2018. There are a couple of reasons for that. 1) The e-Chat team is still hesitant about the e-Chat Ethereum fork. As it was mentioned before, the fork might take place right after the ICO. Due to that e-Chat has started a poll where all users have an opportunity to vote for the fork or against it. Two additional weeks of ICO will give e-Chat followers a chance to make up their mind and the team will have a better vision of the startup, which is very important for the further development. The post PR: Why the Bitcoin Holders Should Hurry up to Invest in e-Chat Before March 1, 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 24, 2018
Over the past few years, colleges and universities all over the world have been creating courses revolving around cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Now the subject is slowly infecting the halls of high school students who want to learn about these emerging technologies. Because of the increased student interest, this week a Business and Personal Finance […] The post Bitcoin Is Finding Its Way into High Schools appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 24, 2018
Cryptocurrency users are blessed with an increasing choice of hardware wallets. Ledger and Trezor, the two dominant players in the space, are facing competition from a number of new entrants. Ledger will soon be joined by a fellow French manufacturer in the form of Archos, a company best known for its audio accessories. Its Safe-T […] The post French Manufacturer Archos Launches Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 24, 2018
Bankers and government officials have discussed the possible creation of a crypto valley on Russia’s Pacific coast. Representatives of the Central Bank and the executive power in Moscow have taken part in the consultations initiated by the Fund for Development of the Far East. The city of Vladivostok, where local authorities want to allow cryptocurrency […] The post Vladivostok Discussed as Russia’s New ”Crypto Hub” appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 24, 2018
Austria Finance Minister Hartwig Löger is urging both his country and the broader European Union to treat cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in a regulatory fashion as they do now with regard to gold and derivatives. Also read: How To Regain Control From Nanny Zuck Austria Floats Ideas About Bitcoin Regulation “The cryptocurrencies are in the process […] The post Austria Wants to Regulate Bitcoin like Gold and Derivatives appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 24, 2018
The wealth of bitcoin mining titan Bitmain has long been assumed to be north of “huge”. Thanks to its near-monopolization of the ASIC manufacturing business, Bitmain has effectively had a license to print money. This week, Bernstein analysts released a report into Bitmain’s operations. It estimates the Chinese firm to have made $3-$4 billion last […] The post Bitcoin Hardware Manufacturer Bitmain Made a Profit of up to $4 Billion Last Year appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: February 24, 2018
The Ministry of Finance in Kazakhstan has announced measures to improve security and oversight in its IT department after catching four employees mining cryptocurrencies on its servers. Joking that the miners have taken over the central bank’s main duty – money emission, a deputy called for crypto regulations. The National Bank is actually working on […] The post Finance Ministry Employees Caught Mining Cryptos in Kazakhstan appeared first on Bitcoin News.