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Blockstream's Rusty Russell Wants To Revamp Bitcoin Script

Rusty Russell, lead Lightning developer for Blockstream, is spearheading an ambitious initiative known as the Bitcoin script restoration project. This effort aims to restore and expand the functionality of Bitcoin's script language, which was significantly limited in the early days of Bitcoin due to security concerns. In a recent interview with Bitcoin...

Fri May 17, 2024 21:40
Project Spartacus: An Act of Solidarity For Julian Assange

This article is featured in Bitcoin Magazine’s “The Inscription Issue”. Click here to get your Annual Bitcoin Magazine Subscription.Bitcoin has for most of its lifetime been seen as a monetary network, whereby users can send and receive the native token BTC. Given the tremendous price appreciation since its inception in 2009, the monetary good also...

Fri May 17, 2024 17:47
$5.1 Billion Pension Fund CIO Joins Non-profit Organization Focused on Bitcoin Adoption

Today, the Proof of Workforce Foundation, a 501(c)(4) tax-exempt nonprofit organization, has announced the addition of two distinguished members to its Board of Directors: Ajit Singh and Raphael Zagury, according to a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine. This duo is being brought on to further strengthen the Foundation’s mission to promote meaningful,...

Fri May 17, 2024 16:14
$1.5T Morgan Stanley is Buying US Spot Bitcoin ETF

Recent 13F SEC filings have revealed several major US financial institutions are allocating serious money to Bitcoin via spot ETFs, with these filings disclosing the holdings of institutional investors with over $100 million allocated.After the SEC approved several spot Bitcoin ETFs earlier this year, investors have eagerly awaited these disclosures....

Fri May 17, 2024 14:45
The Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Paradox

"Ponzi scheme" has become a byword for all manner of financial frauds and monetary scams. When a rapid six month collapse erased $2T (trillion) from crypto market capitalization in 2022, mainstream media outlets were quick to again label cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ponzi schemes.Writing in the Chinese People's Daily online edition, Shan Zhiguang...

Fri May 17, 2024 00:19
The Great Script Restoration: A Path Forward For Bitcoin

Bitcoin was initially designed with a fully fleshed out scripting language, intended to encompass and support any potential safe use case that users could come up with in the future. As Satoshi himself put it before he disappeared: “The nature of Bitcoin is such that once version 0.1 was released, the core design was set in stone for the rest of its...

Thu May 16, 2024 22:51

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