Why Bitcoin’s Security Is Just Fine

In this episode, Dave and Grahm cover the latest Bitcoin Magazine stories: shadow banking in the crypto space, Binance’s U.S.-regulation-compliant spinoff company and ways to explain Bitcoin to your dad. Then they welcome back recurring guest Dan Held, director of business development at Interchange. They discuss Held’s recent essay on Bitcoin’s security, the halving and…

Op Ed: Debunking Bitcoin Myths: "It’s Not Secure"

Security is of the utmost importance when it comes to money, but how does one define security in Bitcoin? Traditionally, securing one’s savings has meant handing it over to a bank, but Bitcoin security requires quite a bit more personal responsibility — at least on an optional basis. Different people have wide-ranging responses to the…

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review

Bitcoin Magazine‘s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular news affecting Bitcoin this week. Adoption & Community Crypto Point-of-Sale Service Provides Relief to Venezuelan Refugees Good news this week for crypto users migrating from Venezuela to Colombia. The Panda Group, operators of Panda Exchange, announced a new service to alleviate some…

FATF Finalizes Crypto Guidelines, Recommends Exchanges Share Client Data

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental regulatory organization, has finalized its recommendations for combating cryptocurrency money laundering and terrorism financing. In short, it wants to blow back the veil on user privacy. What Are the FATF Crypto Guidelines? The FATF released the final draft of its highly anticipated recommendations for cryptocurrency service providers…