APR 14 DIGEST: Bitcoin Foundation appoints Bruce Fenton as Executive Director and Kaspersky Releases Decryption Tool that Unlocks Ransomware

The Bitcoin Foundation Board has elected Bruce Fenton to the position of Executive Director; Kaspersky releases a decryption tool in the battle against ransomware and more top stories for April 14.

Bitcoin Foundation Appoints Bruce Fenton as New Executive Director

In a vote consisting of five ayes and one abstention, the Bitcoin Foundation Board has elected lifetime member Bruce Fenton to the position of Executive Director, replacing Patrick Murck.

In an interview with Bitcoin Magazine, Fenton stated:

“The first order of business will be both getting the most accurate picture of where we are [financially] and communicating with members and stakeholders