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Board Member Olivier Janssens Leaks Damning Facts About the Bitcoin Foundation

Olivier Janssens, who was elected to the Bitcoin Foundation Board of Directors last month, made a very interesting post to Reddit early this morning. Saying that he felt it was his duty to divulge certain facts about the organization, he detailed his experience working as a board member. Transparency Not A Priority "I was elected on a platform of transparency and decentralization of core...

Mike Hearn's Lighthouse Wins Bitcoin Foundation Replacement Bounty

Back in May, Olivier Janssens posted a bounty for software that would replace the Bitcoin Foundation. Lighthouse, led by Mike Hearn, was awarded the $90,000 bounty on Wednesday. Lighthouse is a crowdfunding platform designed by Bitcoin core developer Mike Hearn. It runs over the blockchain. Think of Kickstarter, but decentralized and funded by Bitcoin. Hearn hopes it will be used to fund the...

Understanding Eris: The Bitcoin Foundation Proposal

“The Bitcoin Foundation has had its role in the last two years. Unfortunately, it is internally recreating the same archaic political system that fails to work for society,” Olivier Janssens, Bitcoin millionaire and early adopter, said one month ago, “We don’t need another intermediary. We can do this ourselves.” When the Bitcoin Foundation came under fire in May during the election of Brock...

Olivier Janssens Creates $100,000 Bounty For Software That Will Replace The Bitcoin Foundation

Olivier Janssens, an early adopter of Bitcoin has created a $100,000 bounty for software that will replace the need for the Bitcoin Foundation. The bounty of about 250 Bitcoins will be given to the developer that develops the best software for the goals of Janssens. Janssens views the Bitcoin Foundation as the exact thing that Bitcoin was created to avoid. Despite Bitcoin being a transparent...

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