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Bitcoin explained

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer version of electronic cash that allows payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution. The network timestamps transactions by hashing them into an ongoing chain of hash-based proof-of-work, forming a record that cannot be changed without redoing the proof-of-work. – Satoshi Nakamoto

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The Foundation’s response to misconstrued issues raised in the letter from Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II

Thursday, May 3, 2018|

The Foundation has responded to a letter from Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II dated February 8, 2018. Unfortunately, the Foundation never received the original letter and only became aware of the letter on March 14, 2018 during a hearing entitled “Examining Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets,” held by the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment. [...]

The Foundation strongly opposes Article 8 Companion Act to the Uniform Regulation of Virtual Currency

Thursday, May 3, 2018|

In a letter sent to the Executive Director of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (“ULC”) on April 30, 2018 the Foundation strongly opposes Article 8 Companion Act to the Uniform Regulation of Virtual Currency. The Foundation requests that ULC immediately withdraws this material from further consideration and [...]

The Bitcoin Foundation is shocked at New York Superintendent Vullo’s statements regarding New York’s virtual currency regulation at this year’s conference of state bank supervisors

Monday, April 16, 2018|

Press Contacts: San Francisco, CA, Llew Claasen, [email protected] San Francisco, CA - April 16, 2018 - Llew Claasen, Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation, the world's oldest and largest Bitcoin advocacy organization, expressed his opposition to statements made by New York State Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS") Superintendent Maria T. [...]

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