Early Bitcoin Developer Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in $1 Billion Craig Wright Lawsuit

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Jeff Garzik, one of the earliest contributors to the Bitcoin codebase who also previously worked for BitPay, has been served. Garzik – in the spirit of “radical transparency” – shared the subpoena on Twitter, not appearing particularly shocked and noting that the “Bitcoin lawsuit drags on.” Maybe he saw it coming, as the summons is … Read more

SegWit2x Dev Jeff Garzik Proposes Opt-In Replay Protection for Bitcoin; Critics Call It “Useless”

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As this article is being written, Segregated Witness (SegWit) has just activated on the bitcoin network and celebratory events are being held throughout the world. This scaling solution came at a great cost–the bitcoin cash hard fork–but developers believe it will bring increased optimization, security, and scalability to the bitcoin network. However, the great bitcoin … Read more

Successful $33 Million CIVIC ICO Token Sale Concludes Early

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In a moment of confusion and to the dismay of some, CIVIC ended it’s crowd sale yesterday around 5 PM. By loading the tweet, you agree to Twitter’s privacy policy.Learn more Load tweet Always unblock Twitter Tweets They later announced on their website that they had reached their goal of $33 million in the token … Read more

Jeff Garzik’s Bloq Launches BloqLabs to Expand Support for Blockchain, Bitcoin Projects

Bloq, a provider of blockchain solutions, has launched BloqLabs to expand its support of open source blockchain and bitcoin projects, the company announced on its website. “In the 1900s, Bell Labs became known as the ‘The Idea Factory’ for global telecommunications,” said Jeff Garzik, CEO and co-founder of Bloq. “BloqLabs can set the tone for … Read more

Bitcoin Core Dev Jeff Garzik: Softforks Are a Rule by a Tiny Elite

Jeff Garzik, a core bitcoin developer who previously worked as Principal Software Engineer at RedHat before leaving to work full time on bitcoin development, stated in a public video that soft forks are a rule by a “tiny, few technocratic elites.” The talk addressed the downsides of segwit “since only the upsides are promoted heavily,” … Read more

Bitcoin Entrepreneur Jeff Garzik Sees Major Role for Blockchain in Real Estate

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Jeff Garzik, bitcoin entrepreneur and founder of Bloq, a code-for-hire service, gave an overview of blockchain’s application to real estate at the International Blockchain Real Estate Association (IBREA) Conference in Newport Beach, Calif. A video of the conference is available on Youtube. He explained blockchain technology’s benefits to the real estate business: automated payments, fraud reduction, no … Read more

Jeff Garzik Defends Hard Fork Solution for Bitcoin Block Size Issue

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Jeff Garzik, a bitcoin code veteran who recently launched the Bloq code-for-hire service to develop blockchain features, continues to defend a hard fork solution to the bitcoin scaling challenge. Garzik has engaged with individuals who disagree with him on Twitter in the last few days. Everyone agrees the block size needs to expand if the bitcoin … Read more

Bitcoin Core Dev Jeff Garzik Sounds Off On Block Size Challenges, Offers His Insight

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Jeff Garzik, a bitcoin code veteran, offered some insight into his purpose for launching Bloq a code-for-hire service to develop features for blockchain software and provide access to blockchain support. In a podcast interview on Bitcoin Uncensored co-hosted by Chris DeRose, a self-described bitcoin evangelist, Garzik offered his views on the current block size debate … Read more