27 Sep '12, 4pm

Bitcoin Foundation launched

Gavin Andresen, lead developer for the Bitcoin open source distributed currency, has announced the formation of the Bitcoin Foundation . The group says it is "modelled on the Linux Foundation," with a goal of the non-profit entity being to encourage "the use of the core technology for a wide range of applications". While the board members have already been announced, Andresen says that the governance of the foundation can be changed at any time in the future by a vote of its members. Currently, board members serve for a two-year term, with the five board seats being divided into two individual seats, two corporate seats and a founder's seat. Current board members include Andresen, Mark Karpeles, and economist and Forbes contributor Jon Matonis. Karpeles is the CEO of Mt.Gox , one of the biggest Bitcoin exchanges. Several other founders of Bitcoin-related startups also hold...

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