30 Jul '13, 5am

@jonmatonis

As self-regulatory organizations are excellent non-governmental solutions for industry best practices, they need to be vigilant about maintaining the integrity of the original mission. In the case of bitcoin as a negotiable digital asset class, the protection of core fundamental attributes includes perfect fungibility, payment irreversibility, and user-defined privacy. Also considered sacrosanct for the Satoshi Nakamoto Bitcoin protocol would be the 21 million limitation on coin supply and the roughly 10-minute interval for new "blocks" of transactions added to the public ledger known as the block chain. That interval is a function of the self-adjusting difficulty for bitcoin mining. (The more distributed computing power dedicated to securing and verifying transactions on the network, the harder it becomes for any miner to solve a mathematical problem in order to "find" th...

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gigaom.com 30 Jul '13, 2pm

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paristechreview.com 29 Jul '13, 2pm

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finance.yahoo.com 29 Jul '13, 11pm

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thenextweb.com 30 Jul '13, 7pm

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thenextweb.com 30 Jul '13, 7pm

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Bank of Thailand allegedly declares bitcoin illegal, Thai exchange suspends trading

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coindesk.com 29 Jul '13, 9pm

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coindesk.com 28 Jul '13, 8am

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motherboard.vice.com 29 Jul '13, 9pm

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Thai central bank rules Bitcoin to be illegal

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wired.co.uk 29 Jul '13, 3pm

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techinasia.com 01 Aug '13, 3am

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inc.com 31 Jul '13, 2pm

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dailydot.com 26 Jul '13, 6pm

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bitcoin.co.th 29 Jul '13, 12pm

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Bitcoin and the Rise of a Digital Counterculture

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blogs.wsj.com 31 Jul '13, 7pm

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bitcoinmagazine.com 28 Jul '13, 10pm

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