Aaron van Wirdum

Aaron van Wirdum is a freelance journalist. He studied Politics and Society in Historical Perspective at Utrecht University, and specialized himself in the influence of freedom of speech and communication technologies on social structures

SEP 09, 2015

SEP 9 DIGEST: ShapeShift Raises $1.6 Million; Nick Szabo Says Banks Need Permissionless Blockchains to Survive

SEP 9 DIGEST: ShapeShift Raises $1.6 Million; Nick Szabo Says Banks Need Permissionless Blockchains to Survive
SEP 08, 2015

SEP 8 DIGEST: AXA Bank Considers BTC for Remittance Market; Bitcoin Group’s IPO Back on Track

SEP 8 DIGEST: AXA Bank Considers BTC for Remittance Market; Bitcoin Group’s IPO Back on Track
SEP 07, 2015

SEP 7 DIGEST: Ashley Madison Bitcoin Blackmail Reaps Profits; Final Silk Road BTC Auction Likely for 2015

SEP 7 DIGEST: Ashley Madison Bitcoin Blackmail Reaps Profits; Final Silk Road BTC Auction Likely for 2015
SEP 04, 2015

SEP 4 DIGEST: CoinWallet Conducts 'Stress Pre-test’; Hollywood Agency to Adapt MtGox Story

SEP 4 DIGEST: CoinWallet Conducts 'Stress Pre-test’; Hollywood Agency to Adapt MtGox Story
SEP 03, 2015

SEP 3 DIGEST: Proposed California Bitcoin Bill Adds New Reporting Requirements and Coinbase Expands to Singapore

SEP 3 DIGEST: Proposed California Bitcoin Bill Adds New Reporting Requirements and Coinbase Expands to Singapore
SEP 02, 2015

SEP 2 DIGEST: Bitcoin Devs Pen Open Letter to Community; UK Gov’t Explores Blockchain for Recordkeeping

SEP 2 DIGEST: Bitcoin Devs Pen Open Letter to Community; UK Gov’t Explores Blockchain for Recordkeeping
SEP 01, 2015

SEP 1 DIGEST: Silk Road Investigator Pleads Guilty to Bitcoin Theft; Goldman Sachs Analyst Says Blockchain Will Change Asset Ownership

SEP 1 DIGEST: Silk Road Investigator Pleads Guilty to Bitcoin Theft; Goldman Sachs Analyst Says Blockchain Will Change Asset Ownership
AUG 31, 2015

AUG 31 DIGEST: Barclays to Enable Charitable Bitcoin Donations; Coinbase Expands to Canada

AUG 31 DIGEST: Barclays to Enable Charitable Bitcoin Donations; Coinbase Expands to Canada
AUG 28, 2015

AUG 28 DIGEST: Major Mining Pools Support BIP100; Tree Signatures Proposed by Blockstream's Pieter Wuille

AUG 28 DIGEST: Major Mining Pools Support BIP100; Tree Signatures Proposed by Blockstream's Pieter Wuille
AUG 26, 2015

AUG 26 DIGEST: Big Mining Pools Oppose Bitcoin XT Fork; Tor Vulnerability Suspends BTC Black Market Operations

AUG 26 DIGEST: Big Mining Pools Oppose Bitcoin XT Fork; Tor Vulnerability Suspends BTC Black Market Operations
AUG 25, 2015

AUG 25 DIGEST: 8 Leading Bitcoin Companies Pledge Support for BIP101; Bitcoin Exchange Rate Falls Below $200

AUG 25 DIGEST: 8 Leading Bitcoin Companies Pledge Support for BIP101; Bitcoin Exchange Rate Falls Below $200
AUG 24, 2015

AUG 24 DIGEST: Stanford Offers Bitcoin Course; Glidera Launches Non-Custodial Bitcoin Buying Service for Wallets

AUG 24 DIGEST: Stanford Offers Bitcoin Course; Glidera Launches Non-Custodial Bitcoin Buying Service for Wallets
AUG 21, 2015

AUG 21 DIGEST: Mark Karpeles Re-Arrested in Japan; World Wide Web Consortium to Launch Web Payments Working Group

AUG 21 DIGEST: Mark Karpeles Re-Arrested in Japan; World Wide Web Consortium to Launch Web Payments Working Group
AUG 19, 2015

AUG 19 DIGEST: First Bitcoin Block in Support of Bitcoin XT Mined; BTC Price Plunges Over 13% to 2-Month Low

AUG 19 DIGEST: First Bitcoin Block in Support of Bitcoin XT Mined; BTC Price Plunges Over 13% to 2-Month Low
AUG 17, 2015

AUG 17 DIGEST: Bitcoin XT Released, Reddit Mods Accused of Censorship, and Dark Web Markets Processed more Bitcoin than BitPay in 2014

AUG 17 DIGEST: Bitcoin XT Released, Reddit Mods Accused of Censorship, and Dark Web Markets Processed more Bitcoin than BitPay in 2014
AUG 15, 2015

Bit-Exodus Continues: Remittance Service Rebit and Cloud Miner Genesis Mining Leave New York

Bit-Exodus Continues: Remittance Service Rebit and Cloud Miner Genesis Mining Leave New York
AUG 14, 2015

AUGUST 14 DIGEST: itBit Won't Use Bitcoin for its Banking Project and 22 Bitcoin Companies Have Applied for the BitLicense

AUGUST 14 DIGEST: itBit Won't Use Bitcoin for its Banking Project and 22 Bitcoin Companies Have Applied for the BitLicense
AUG 12, 2015

AUG 12 DIGEST: Visa to Start Blockchain Research; LocalBitcoins & BitQuick Join NY Exodus

AUG 12 DIGEST: Visa to Start Blockchain Research; LocalBitcoins & BitQuick Join NY Exodus
AUG 11, 2015

AUG 11 DIGEST: Tokyo Police Suspect Karpelès Embezzled Funds; US Bank Regulator Calls for Balanced Bitcoin Oversight

AUG 11 DIGEST: Tokyo Police Suspect Karpelès Embezzled Funds; US Bank Regulator Calls for Balanced Bitcoin Oversight
AUG 10, 2015

AUG 10 DIGEST: Estonian Central Bank Denies Blockchain Reliance; TigerDirect Reports Impressive Bitcoin Growth

AUG 10 DIGEST: Estonian Central Bank Denies Blockchain Reliance; TigerDirect Reports Impressive Bitcoin Growth
AUG 07, 2015

AUG 7 DIGEST: G7 Pledges Support for 'Appropriate' Bitcoin Regulation; Market Research Analyst Qualtrics Adds BTC Rewards

AUG 7 DIGEST: G7 Pledges Support for 'Appropriate' Bitcoin Regulation; Market Research Analyst Qualtrics Adds BTC Rewards
AUG 06, 2015

AUG 6 DIGEST: Tokyo Court Says Bitcoin Not Subject to Ownership; Intel Hiring Crypto Researcher

AUG 6 DIGEST: Tokyo Court Says Bitcoin Not Subject to Ownership; Intel Hiring Crypto Researcher
AUG 05, 2015

AUG 5 DIGEST: Overstock Unveils Blockchain Trading Platform; Symbiont Issues Securities via Bitcoin

AUG 5 DIGEST: Overstock Unveils Blockchain Trading Platform; Symbiont Issues Securities via Bitcoin
AUG 04, 2015

AUG 4 DIGEST: Mt. Gox ‘Ran out of Funds 6 Months before Going Bust’; Australia Warms towards Bitcoin as Currency

AUG 4 DIGEST: Mt. Gox ‘Ran out of Funds 6 Months before Going Bust’; Australia Warms towards Bitcoin as Currency
AUG 03, 2015

Bitcoin Core Developer Proposes 17.7% Yearly Block Size Growth; Still No White Smoke

Bitcoin Core Developer Proposes 17.7% Yearly Block Size Growth; Still No White Smoke
AUG 03, 2015

AUG 3 DIGEST: Mark Karpelès Admits to Tweaking MtGox Account; Overstock Sells US$5m Cryptobond

AUG 3 DIGEST: Mark Karpelès Admits to Tweaking MtGox Account; Overstock Sells US$5m Cryptobond
JUL 31, 2015

JUL 31 DIGEST: Former Mt Gox CEO Faces Fraud Charges; Ethereum Finally Launches

JUL 31 DIGEST: Former Mt Gox CEO Faces Fraud Charges; Ethereum Finally Launches
JUL 30, 2015

Accenture: Blockchain Has Great Potential, Currency Needs to Go

Accenture: Blockchain Has Great Potential, Currency Needs to Go
JUL 30, 2015

Former NYDFS Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky Denies BitLicense Cronyism Allegations

Former NYDFS Superintendent  Benjamin Lawsky Denies BitLicense Cronyism Allegations
JUL 29, 2015

Skype Co-founder Funds Blockchain Based Startup Marketplace

Skype Co-founder Funds Blockchain Based Startup Marketplace