Joël Valenzuela

Joël Valenzuela is an author. He writes about Bitcoin and politics in the USA. He is also the founder of civic action organization the Rights Brigade, a mover to New Hampshire for the Free State Project, a martial art instructor, and a musician.

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Most User-Friendly Crypto? Gulden User Experience Streamlined in Major Update

Most User-Friendly Crypto? Gulden User Experience Streamlined in Major Update
DEC 03, 2016

Zimbabwe Unleashes New Dollar-Pegged Currency, Should Switch to Bitcoin Instead

Zimbabwe Unleashes New Dollar-Pegged Currency, Should Switch to Bitcoin Instead
DEC 02, 2016

UK Bans End-to-End Encryption, Mandates Government Authority Over Encrypted Technologies

UK Bans End-to-End Encryption, Mandates Government Authority Over Encrypted Technologies
NOV 30, 2016

Third Corrupt U.S. Government Agent Discovered in Silk Road Case

Third Corrupt U.S. Government Agent Discovered in Silk Road Case
NOV 26, 2016

UK Becomes Surveillance State, Passes New Spying Law on All Citizen Web Activity

UK Becomes Surveillance State, Passes New Spying Law on All Citizen Web Activity
NOV 26, 2016

EY Switzerland, World Top Four Accounting Firm, to Accept Bitcoin

EY Switzerland, World Top Four Accounting Firm, to Accept Bitcoin
NOV 22, 2016

Trump Picks Anti-Encryption Attorney General, Signal Encrypted Messenger Downloads Skyrocket

Trump Picks Anti-Encryption Attorney General, Signal Encrypted Messenger Downloads Skyrocket
NOV 18, 2016

Bitcoin Anonymity Over? United States Government Seeks Identity, Transaction Records of Coinbase Users

Bitcoin Anonymity Over? United States Government Seeks Identity, Transaction Records of Coinbase Users
NOV 15, 2016

Arcade City Parts Ways With Controversial Founder, Raises Almost $620,000

Arcade City Parts Ways With Controversial Founder, Raises Almost $620,000
NOV 07, 2016

Peso Weakens as Trump’s Odds Improve, Mexico Needs a Politically Neutral Currency Like Bitcoin

Peso Weakens as Trump’s Odds Improve, Mexico Needs a Politically Neutral Currency Like Bitcoin
NOV 06, 2016

Fastest Crypto for Cash Ever: Dash Funds Wall of Coins Integration

Fastest Crypto for Cash Ever: Dash Funds Wall of Coins Integration
NOV 02, 2016

BipCoin, CryptoNote-Based Coin, Debuts GUI Wallet Before Monero

BipCoin, CryptoNote-Based Coin, Debuts GUI Wallet Before Monero
OCT 25, 2016

Iceland’s Pirate Party Could Win Parliamentary Elections, Benefiting Bitcoin, Auroracoin Adoption

Iceland’s Pirate Party Could Win Parliamentary Elections, Benefiting Bitcoin, Auroracoin Adoption
OCT 25, 2016

Hillary Clinton Sought Apple and Google’s Blessing on Her Encryption Stance

Hillary Clinton Sought Apple and Google’s Blessing on Her Encryption Stance
OCT 18, 2016

US Pressures Ecuador to Cut Off Wikileaks Internet During Colombia Negotiations

US Pressures Ecuador to Cut Off Wikileaks Internet During Colombia Negotiations
OCT 18, 2016

Time for RT News to Switch to Bitcoin as NatWest Arbitrarily Closes Its Accounts

Time for RT News to Switch to Bitcoin as NatWest Arbitrarily Closes Its Accounts
OCT 16, 2016

Bitcoin Fork Soon? Core Blocks Dip Below 90% As Unlimited Takes Off

Bitcoin Fork Soon? Core Blocks Dip Below 90% As Unlimited Takes Off
OCT 13, 2016

Gulden Passes $10 Million Mark, Heads for Top 20 Cryptocurrencies

Gulden Passes $10 Million Mark, Heads for Top 20 Cryptocurrencies
OCT 11, 2016

Jaxx Announces Inclusion of Monero Across 9 Platforms, Including Picky App Store

Jaxx Announces Inclusion of Monero Across 9 Platforms, Including Picky App Store
OCT 11, 2016

MasterCard Rolls Out Selfie Payments Decreasing Privacy One Step Further

MasterCard Rolls Out Selfie Payments Decreasing Privacy One Step Further
OCT 10, 2016

Google and Mozilla Begin “Privacy Shaming” Users for Accepting Insecure Connections

Google and Mozilla Begin “Privacy Shaming” Users for Accepting Insecure Connections
OCT 06, 2016

Monero Developer Riccardo Spagni: Monero is Still in "Make It Work" Phase

Monero Developer Riccardo Spagni: Monero is Still in
OCT 06, 2016

Ethereum's Missing Link: Oracles Provide Off-Blockchain Data for Smart Contracts

Ethereum's Missing Link: Oracles Provide Off-Blockchain Data for Smart Contracts
OCT 05, 2016

Monero Loses Darknet Market in Apparent Exit Scam

Monero Loses Darknet Market in Apparent Exit Scam
OCT 03, 2016

"People's Bitcoin" Gulden Makes Significant Gains Without Hype

OCT 02, 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook Praises Encryption: "Makes the Public Safe”

Apple CEO Tim Cook Praises Encryption:
OCT 02, 2016

Greece Seizes 500,000 Bank Accounts worth Euro 1.6 Bln, Escape With Bitcoin

Greece Seizes 500,000 Bank Accounts worth Euro 1.6 Bln, Escape With Bitcoin
OCT 02, 2016

Israeli Firm Claims It Can Break WhatsApp’s Encryption from Backpack

Israeli Firm Claims It Can Break WhatsApp’s Encryption from Backpack
OCT 02, 2016

Germany Won’t Bail Out Banks, Including Deutsche Bank, Financial Collapse Possible

Germany Won’t Bail Out Banks, Including Deutsche Bank, Financial Collapse Possible
OCT 01, 2016

Bitcoin Boom Town: Mexican Bitcoin Exchange Bitso Secures $2.5 Million Investment Round

Bitcoin Boom Town: Mexican Bitcoin Exchange Bitso Secures $2.5 Million Investment Round