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Charlie Shrem Does AMA from Federal Prison in Pennsylvania
September 23rd, 2015

Charlie Shrem, former BitInstant CEO, held an AMA from his prison, Lewisburg Federal Prison Camp in Pennsylvania.

Bitcoin Foundation Director Suggests to Remove Satoshi Nakamoto as Founding Member
April 30th, 2015

New executive director of the Bitcoin Foundation suggested at Inside Bitcoins NYC 2015 Conference that Satoshi Nakamoto should be removed as a founding member.

Bitcoin Entrepreneur Charlie Shrem Thinks About Using Virtual Currency in Prison
March 31st, 2015

Charlie Shrem’s new home for the next two years – Lewisburg Federal Prison Camp in Pennsylvania – doesn’t accept bitcoins yet.

Winklevoss Twins Seek to Create ‘Regulated’ Bitcoin Exchange in the U.S.
January 23rd, 2015

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.

Robert Faiella aka ‘BTCKing’ Sentenced to 4 Years for Enabling Silk Road Transactions
January 21st, 2015

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.

Charlie Shrem Sentenced to 2-Years for Silk Road Money Laundering
December 20th, 2014

Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem was sentenced for two years in prison after being accused of illegal activities on Silk Road marketplace.

Payza Now Offers Bitcoin Payments in 190 Countries
August 12th, 2014

Global payment processor Payza announced that its users are now able to buy bitcoin through its platform.

‘I Will Not Step Down,’ Said New Bitcoin Foundation Director Brock Pierce
May 20th, 2014

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.

Bitcoin Foundation Members Resign Following Election Controversy
May 13th, 2014

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 Pleads Not Guilty to Money-Laundering Charges
April 29th, 2014

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.