Ian DeMartino

Explaining the Bits
Skype: e-demantino
iandemartino@gmail.com

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In 1997, an Australian teenager created one of the web's first viable p2p programs. What happened to it can teach us a lot about emergent technologies today and...
How an Australian Teen Nearly Created a Decentralized Reddit in 1997 (Op-Ed)
Ian DeMartino
2015-08-04T09:56:06+01:00
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On July 15, the birthplace of democracy descended into Molotov cocktails, teargas and violent thugs riding motorcycles and swinging billy clubs on behalf of Gre...
Greek Bitcoin Community Spreads the Word Amidst Violence
Ian DeMartino
2015-07-16T23:11:34+01:00
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Carl Mark Force IV, the “lead undercover agent” in the Silk Road case against Ross Ulbricht has pled guilty to money laundering, extortion while acting as a pub...
Ex-DEA Agent Pleads Guilty to Stealing over $700,000 in Silk Road Case
Ian DeMartino
2015-07-02T10:54:36+01:00
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The Blocknet is adding Ethereum to its suite of supported currencies, bringing Ethereum's smart contract and VM features to the Blocknet.
Blocknet Adding Ethereum To Suite of Supported Currencies
Ian DeMartino
2015-05-12T14:31:00+01:00
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Modest, Inc. is an interesting name for a company started by someone who proclaims himself to be “probably one of the coolest guys ever,” but the company is ris...
Modest CEO Harper Reed: Bitcoin Is the Future, But It's Not Ready Yet
Ian DeMartino
2015-05-03T10:07:16+01:00
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OpenBazaar has released beta version 0.4.0 for Linux and Mac users, with Windows users once again left waiting for executable binaries, which are promised to be...
OpenBazaar Releases 0.4.0 ‘Portobello,’ Bringing Major Additions
Ian DeMartino
2015-04-23T20:03:00+01:00
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Bitcointalk administrator “theymos,” aka Michael Marquadt announced that the government has subpoenaed the site for access to PMs relating to the much maligned ...
US Government Subpoenas Bitcointalk for PMs, Affecting 600 Users
Ian DeMartino
2015-04-22T14:50:00+01:00
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After Rand Paul became the first major presidential candidate to accept bitcoin, some users theorized that the move could be used by his opponents to attack him...
Rand Paul's Opponents Are More Likely to Join Him on Bitcoin than Attack (Op-Ed)
Ian DeMartino
2015-04-10T22:07:04+01:00
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