Tag Archive for Bitcoin

WordPress to accept Bitcoin

Oh the irony, a story about WordPress held up from reaching Libertarian Home readers by… you guessed it… WordPress. The little widget called Jetpack that runs the comments around here is playing up and denying @RightWingHippy his freedom of speech, though not deliberately, and only around here. Nevertheless RWH is chomping at the bit, and…

Tech: ECB Casually Aims For War With BitCoin

ECB Casually Aims For War With BitCoin All hail the European Union! Upon us, the unworthy, dear leaders at the European Central Bank have released a report entitled Virtual Currency Schemes. Despite the generic heading, it is safe to say that the report is focused on BitCoin, just not for a reason that any Bitcoin’er…

Bitcoin 2012

One further detail courtesy of Frank Braun. The 2012 Bitcoin conference is coming to London, the world’s premier finance hub (for the time being): We plan this conference to be the hub for bitcoiners wishing to learn, meet, do business and expand their minds. This will bring bitcoin to a global financial centre, and be…

Bitcoin: a protocol for the distributed maintenance of a ledger?

When I finally found my way to Brian Micklethwait’s Pimlico pad on Friday evening I was in for a few surprises. The biggest visual surprise was Brian’s amazing collection of books and CD’s. The amount knowledge there, in one home, is staggering. I enjoyed running my eyes over the titles and trying to notice whole…