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Turcoin Ponzi Scheme Exposed, Founders Flee with Millions

Turcoin Ponzi Scheme Exposed, Founders Flee with MillionsTurkey’s so called “national” crypto, Turcoin, has turned out to be a classical example of a Ponzi scheme, local media reported. The founders of the “alternative” digital currency are believed to have fled the country with millions of dollars collected from defrauded investors. The company behind the Turkish token stopped distributing dividends earlier in June. […]

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Turcoin Ponzi Scheme Exposed, Founders Flee with Millions

Turcoin Ponzi Scheme Exposed, Founders Flee with MillionsTurkey’s so called “national” crypto, Turcoin, has turned out to be a classical example of a Ponzi scheme, local media reported. The founders of the “alternative” digital currency are believed to have fled the country with millions of dollars collected from defrauded investors. The company behind the Turkish token stopped distributing dividends earlier in June. […]

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“I Am the Real Satoshi” Claims Hawaiian Man After Filing Bitcoin Cash Trademark

"I Am the Real Satoshi" Claims Hawaiian Man After Filing Bitcoin Cash TrademarkThis week the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community had found that two trademark filings for the phrase ‘Bitcoin Cash’ were registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) over the past year. One trademark filing was registered with the USPTO on May 18, 2018, but the individual who registered it is an accused con-artist […]

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“I Am the Real Satoshi” Claims Hawaiian Man After Filing Bitcoin Cash Trademark

"I Am the Real Satoshi" Claims Hawaiian Man After Filing Bitcoin Cash TrademarkThis week the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community had found that two trademark filings for the phrase ‘Bitcoin Cash’ were registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) over the past year. One trademark filing was registered with the USPTO on May 18, 2018, but the individual who registered it is an accused con-artist […]

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The Anonymous Bitcoin.org Owner Accuses BTC Mining Pools of Centralization

The Anonymous Bitcoin.org Owner Accuses BTC Mining Pools of CentralizationThere’s been a lot of controversy over the past few weeks stemming from the anonymous Twitter handle and co-owner of Bitcoin.org, ‘Cobra Bitcoin.’ The well-known BTC community member has been at the forefront of contentious subjects for many years now, and this week Cobra is claiming that one man has control of more than 51 […]

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Medium Is the Latest Platform to Start Censoring Crypto Companies

Medium Is the Latest Platform to Start Censoring Crypto CompaniesCryptocurrency, a technology based upon principles of transparency, accountability, and censorship-resistance, is facing further censorship. Blogging service Medium joins a long list of platforms to have clamped down on crypto content together with Facebook, Google, and Mailchimp. As a service that’s meant to support free speech, Medium’s crackdown is all the more mystifying. Also read: Freedom […]

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Freedom of the Press Foundation Now Accepts Five Cryptocurrencies

Freedom of the Press Foundation Now Accepts Five CryptocurrenciesOn June 18 the non-profit organization the Freedom of the Press Foundation announced people can now donate five different cryptocurrencies to the organization that supports free speech, whistleblowers and the freedom of the press. The foundation details cryptocurrency donations in BCH, LTC, ZEC, ETH, and BTC will help fund the various projects that promote freedom […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Crypto Bets, Viruses, Messages, All Because of Football

Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Crypto Bets, Viruses, Messages, All Because of FootballThe world loves football (or soccer) and crypto companies won’t let the craze expire without tapping into it. Fans can now make predictions and place bets on a blockchain-based platform with a prize fund in cryptocurrency. Unfortunately, not only legitimate businesses, but also scammers have been trying to take advantage of the emotions surrounding the […]

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Troll Slayer: Derek Magill Defends Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash Against Defamation

Troll Slayer: Derek Magill Defends Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash Against DefamationWhat is a proud college dropout, world traveler, Ayn Rand devotee, and son of an international arms dealer doing artfully, doggedly defending bitcoin as a form of cash? Not even out of his 20s, Derek Magill is many times wiser than his chronological age lets on. In fact, he’s arguably the most important apologist around […]

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Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Were Down 12% to 19% in May 2018

Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Were Down 12% to 19% in May 2018No need to beat yourself up if your cryptocurrency portfolio exhibited less than stellar performance in May. Even the professional traders employed by the big hedge funds active in the space have suffered double digit declines during the previous month.  Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Monday: From New York to Historic Istanbul Market Crypto Hedge […]

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