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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 Bitcoin Foundation announces it has retained counsel in its efforts to push back against increased federal and state regulatory efforts over virtual currency

Thursday, August 17, 2017|

Press Contacts: Washington, DC, Llew Claasen, [email protected], DC – August 17, 2017 – On August 17, 2017, Llew Claasen, the Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation, the world's oldest and largest Bitcoin advocacy organization, announced that the Bitcoin Foundation has retained counsel to advise it in its effort to push [...]

Statement by the Bitcoin Foundation on the Bitcoin Cash hard fork

Wednesday, August 2, 2017|

Stay safe during the Bitcoin Cash hard fork. What is Bitcoin Cash? Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is an alternative bitcoin client to Bitcoin Core (BTC), which removes support for Segregated Witness (Segwit) & increases the base block size to 8MB. It shares a transaction history with Bitcoin Core up to the last block [...]

State Legislators: Reject the “Uniform Regulation of Virtual Currency Businesses Act”

Wednesday, July 19, 2017|

Press Contacts: Washington, DC, Llew Claasen, [email protected], DC – July 19, 2017 – On July 19, 2017, Llew Claasen, the Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation, the world's oldest and largest Bitcoin advocacy organization, asked the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL), a bipartisan non-governmental organization established in 1975 representing members and [...]

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