Update to Members and the Bitcoin Community

A few important notes from the Bitcoin Foundation: DEVCORE WORKSHOP, OCTOBER 16, San Francisco: Please attend the DevCore Workshop: "Developing the Developers" on October 16th, at Draper University. Faculty includes: Core Dev Greg Maxwell of Blockstream Core Dev Matt Corallo Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Author of Mastering Bitcoin Gavin Andresen, Chief Scientist of the Bitcoin Foundation [...]

By |September 23rd, 2015|Bitcoin|Comments Off on Update to Members and the Bitcoin Community

Letter to U.S. Senator Joe Manchin

The Bitcoin Foundation delivered this morning a letter to U.S. Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia by way of his Chief of Staff, Hayden Rogers, in response to the Senator’s letter to federal agencies on Bitcoin. As determined during the Senate hearings last November, we agree with Members of Congress and U.S. federal agencies [...]

By |February 27th, 2014|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Bitcoin 2014 // 15-17 May // Amsterdam

Join us in Amsterdam, one of the most prolific fintech hubs in Europe, to get a glimpse into the future and the opportunity to be a part of building the digital economy. Bitcoin 2014 // Building the Digital Economy, will take place 15-17 May at Passenger Terminal Amsterdam. In its second year, this [...]

By |February 25th, 2014|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Mt. Gox Resigns Bitcoin Foundation Board Seat

Effective immediately, Mt. Gox has submitted their resignation from the board of directors. We are grateful for their early and valuable contributions as a founding member in launching the Bitcoin Foundation. MtGox Co. Ltd. (Japan) held one of the three elected industry member seats. Further details, including election procedures, will be forthcoming. [...]

By |February 23rd, 2014|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Election for Vacant Industry Seat

*## Update posted March 28, 2014 ## * *Membership Sign Up Deadline for New Enrollment of Industry Members has been extended through April 15, 2014 * If you are not already an industry member of the Bitcoin Foundation, you must become a member by April 15, 2014, to vote in this election. Details on [...]

By |February 18th, 2014|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Update on Transaction Malleability

You may have noticed that some exchanges have temporarily suspended withdrawals and wondering what’s going on or more importantly, what’s being done about it. You can be rest assured that we have identified the issue and are collectively and collaboratively working on a solution. Somebody (or several somebodies) is taking advantage of the transaction [...]

By |February 11th, 2014|Bitcoin|0 Comments

Contrary to Mt. Gox’s Statement, Bitcoin is not at fault

The issues that Mt. Gox has been experiencing are due to an unfortunate interaction between Mt. Gox’s implementation of their highly customized wallet software, their customer support procedures, and their unpreparedness for transaction malleability, a technical detail that allows changes to the way transactions are identified. Transaction malleability has been known about since 2011. [...]

By |February 10th, 2014|Bitcoin|0 Comments