Charlie Shrem, former BitInstant CEO, held an AMA from his prison, Lewisburg Federal Prison Camp in Pennsylvania.
New executive director of the Bitcoin Foundation suggested at Inside Bitcoins NYC 2015 Conference that Satoshi Nakamoto should be removed as a founding member.
Charlie Shrem’s new home for the next two years – Lewisburg Federal Prison Camp in Pennsylvania – doesn’t accept bitcoins yet.
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are known as those who invested millions in the Bitcoin virtual currency; the twins are strongly convinced that Bitcoin will stay alive only if it has regulatory control.
On January 20, a New York court handed a four-year prison sentence to a Florida Bitcoin exchanger who was selling virtual currency used to buy drugs on the Silk Road website.
Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem was sentenced for two years in prison after being accused of illegal activities on Silk Road marketplace.
Global payment processor Payza announced that its users are now able to buy bitcoin through its platform.
Brock Pierce has written to his fellow board members at the Bitcoin Foundation to declare his innocence against sex abuse allegations dating back 14 years, which have resurfaced and fueled tension within the digital-currency advocacy group.
A lot of Bitcoin Foundation members have canceled their memberships, citing frustration with the latest round of appointments and the ‘general direction’ of the organization.
Charlie Shrem, the former Bitcoin Foundation Inc. vice chairman, denied charges that he tried to launder more than $1 million in the virtual currency in a case tied to the illicit online bazaar Silk Road.