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Bitcoin Foundation to be Split in Half

Following the issues raised over the weekend by one of the new Directors of the Bitcoin Foundation, Olivier Janssens. The Bitcoin Foundation, through Patrick Murck (Executive Director), has released their strategic proposal that was presented to the board earlier this year ( an assumption is that it was presented at the last Board meeting). The Bitcoin Foundation - Strategic Proposal Initially...

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...

Can Bitcoin's Reputation be Saved?

Bitcoin's reputation, it's brand, is approaching crisis mode. People keep asking me "When will Bitcoin go mainstream?" or "Why hasn't the world jumped on Bitcoin yet?" There are a lot of issues holding Bitcoin back, from the general complexity of the technology, and it's use, to the questions about it's legal status. For the newbie, it's not as easy to get as it should be. And many developed...

Bitcoin Foundation Launches Public Education Campaign on Bitcoin

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Elections for current seats on the Bitcoin foundation are underway yet business for the foundation is ongoing. Recently the Foundation along with many prominent Bitcoin companies have gotten together to further education on Bitcoin by engaging theAudience - one of the world’s largest multi-channel publishers of social and digital content.  Bitcoin is more than just a currency it is a whole...

Bitcoin Foundation Members Resigning Over Brock Pierce Controversy - Is TBF Necessary?

On May 9th, the Bitcoin Foundation (TBF) announced election results for two new board members to replace Charlie Schrem and Mark Karpeles. Only 102 Bitcoin Foundation members were eligible to vote, of those 31 abstained. Bobby Lee, head of BTC China, was brought on board with 79% approval. Also elected, with 65% approval, was KnCMiner.com co-founder, Brock Pierce. KnCMiner is currently the sole...