31 Oct '14, 11am

Bitcoin Foundation's New Head Patrick Murck Outlines Future Plans

The Bitcoin Foundation's new executive director Patrick Murck has outlined his priorities for the organization's "new direction" and its relationship with stakeholders. His statement follows yesterday's resignation of former executive director Jon Matonis both from the post and his position on foundation's board. Notably, former general counsel Murck acknowledged a need to repair the foundation's relationship with the bitcoin community, even if that meant sometimes adopting unpopular or controversial positions on some issues, and taking risks with communication and transparency to demonstrate honest engagement. He wrote: "That means we may not always say exactly the right thing and we might not always be on message, but we will be authentic in how we interact with the community in the future and I hope that you all get to know the people who work hard to make the foundatio...

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