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Regulation

“You’d have to shut down the Internet” to ban Bitcoin,

Any of the government’s efforts to ban Bitcoin would be “foolish,” said Hester Peirce (aka “Crypto Mom”), a very Bitcoin-friendly commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), during a MarketWatch virtual conference earlier this week. “I think we were past that point very early on because you’d have to shut down the Internet,” […]Read More

Blockchain

Bitcoin.org Briefly Shut Down by DDoS Attack; Bitcoin Not Affected

The website is home to Bitcoin Core, the most popular software version of bitcoin’s code. To be clear: Bitcoin’s blockchain itself was not attacked, only the website hosting one copy of its open-source code. While the site was inaccessible, Bitcoiners disseminated the software to newcomers wanting to download the code via a torrenting service, an […]Read More