The Faketoshi Circus: Even Bitcoin Can’t Escape the Politics of Money

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. In case you missed it, a new self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto came out of the woodwork last […]

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In Big Block Hard Fork, Craig Wright’s Bitcoin Has Left Nodes Behind

In the wake of a recent network upgrade, a number of nodes have been separated from the bitcoin SV blockchain, a development that highlights why “hard forks” have long been the subject of passionate infighting among cryptocurrency developers. According to block explorer Blockchair, roughly 20 percent of BSV nodes are still running an older version […]

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What Will It Take to Regulate Crypto Exchanges?

Konstantinos Stylianou is an assistant professor at the University of Leeds School of Law, and a visiting scientist at the Brown University Department of Computer Science. Shortly after Bitcoin SV was delisted from Binance, CoinDesk advisor Michael Casey published an insightful op-ed discussing whether the delisting amounted to censorship (it doesn’t), whether exchanges should be […]

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Bitcoin SV (BSV) Dump Awaits after Mindless Rally Gained 200% Returns

By CCN: It took Bitcoin SV just two hours grow its market valuation from $1.09 billion to $2.478 billion. There are no clarifications about how the world’s eleventh largest yet controversial cryptocurrency managed to attract approx $1.4 billion. The move just happened out of thin air, as if somebody with a big bag of money […]

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