$30 billion RIA Platform Carson Group Approves To Offer Spot Bitcoin ETFs To Clients

Carson Group, a significant $30 billion registered investment adviser (RIA) platform, has recently announced its approval to offer four spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to its clients, according to a Bloomberg report. Out of the recent batch of US-listed spot Bitcoin ETFs, Carson Group has greenlit BlackRock’s iShares Bitcoin Trust, Fidelity Wise Origin Bitcoin Fund, Bitwise Bitcoin ETF, and the Franklin Bitcoin ETF. JUST IN – $30 billion RIA platform Carson Group has approved to offer these four spot #Bitcoin ETFs to their clients: – BlackRock– Franklin– Bitwise– Fidelity — Bitcoin…

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Read Adam Back’s Complete Emails with Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto

The full email correspondence between Hashcash inventor Adam Back and Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is now public after being entered into the official court records in the U.K. this week.  Detailed in the five emails below is the complete conversation between Nakamoto and Back, who was cited in the seminal Bitcoin white paper. In the emails, the two cryptography heavyweights can be seen for the first time discussing the work.  Though Back has previously spoken publicly about the emails, hinting at the details of the conversation, and in particular how…

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RIOT PLATFORMS AND TEXAS BITCOIN COUNCIL SEEK INJUCTION AGAINST EIA SURVEY

Today at 11:30a in Waco, Texas, the Texas Blockchain Council and Riot Platforms, Inc., asked a Federal District Judge Alan Albright for a temporary restraining order blocking the Energy Information Administration from enforcing their “emergency” survey. At that hearing, the attorneys for the Government offered a voluntary declaration by EIA Administrator DeCarolis, offering a four-week pause on enforcement and collection. Judge Albright, recognizing that the Government’s offer here was little more than an empty promise without some sort of enforcement mechanism, directed the Government to work with the Plaintiffs to…

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Newly Revealed Satoshi Email Correspondence with Martti Malmi

Satoshi Nakamoto’s earliest collaborator Martii ‘Sirius’ Malmi has released their entire email history. At 120 pages, its the most significant addition to the archives of #Bitcoin‘s unknown inventor. Here are the most important new findings: When asked how #Bitcoin might scale in the future, Satoshi theorized the network would have a maximum of 100,000 nodes. Here he goes into the calculations assessing the economics of bandwidth costs to nodes (read: miners) in propagating transactions across the network, as well as the economic cost that would incur and how that could…

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New Freelance Marketplace Launches Where Users Get Paid In Bitcoin

A new development in the freelance industry has emerged with the launch of Plebwork, a dedicated marketplace where freelancers can earn Bitcoin for their work, according to a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine. Launched today, Plebwork offers a unique platform for freelancers to connect with Bitcoin companies and receive payment directly into their Bitcoin wallets. It’s 2024 and it’s time to earn #bitcoin for your work. pic.twitter.com/hLci3NBtBt — Plebwork (@plebwork) February 23, 2024 Unlike traditional freelance platforms, Plebwork caters specifically to the Bitcoin community, providing a space where freelancers with…

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Scaling Liberty: Bitcoin’s Tension Between Ideology and Adoption

Since its inception over 15 years ago, Bitcoin has captured the imagination of libertarians, anarchists, and a variety of other advocates of individual liberty and financial sovereignty. To them, Bitcoin represented a revolutionary challenge to State-controlled money and authority. As such, it has come to symbolize a disruptive shift toward greater freedom and autonomy for individuals in modern society. Yet as Bitcoin gains mainstream traction, there are more and more signs it may be shedding its revolutionary roots. The exponential growth in users and market value has corresponded with a…

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Reddit Invests Excess Cash Reserves Into Bitcoin

Reddit, the popular social media platform, has disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing that it has invested a portion of its excess cash reserves into Bitcoin. The social media giant revealed this today as they have applied to go public and list their Class A common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “RDDT” with this filing. BREAKING: Reddit invested excess cash reserves into #Bitcoin — SEC filing pic.twitter.com/13IWr3QFvH — Bitcoin Magazine (@BitcoinMagazine) February 22, 2024 “We invested some of our excess cash reserves in…

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Marathon Launches Slipstream Tech Stack to Process Non-Standard Bitcoin Transactions

Marathon Digital Holdings, the largest publicly traded bitcoin miner by market capitalization, has launched Slipstream, a service for individuals to easily submit complex and non-standard transactions to the Bitcoin network. Slipstream is the first instance of a public bitcoin mining company facilitating direct transaction submission services, made possible by the fact that Marathon operates its own proprietary mining pool, Mara Pool. According to a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine, non-standard Bitcoin transactions are often excluded from submission to Bitcoin nodes’ mempools despite their adherence to consensus parameters. These transactions,…

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Bitcoin IRAs Compared: Spot ETF vs. No-key-control vs. Physical bitcoin

If you understand why bitcoin is an asset to hold for the long term, you may also wonder how to take advantage of retirement tax structures to minimize your tax expenditures. There are many different ways to approach holding bitcoin in an IRA, and as with everything in bitcoin, each has its trade-offs. Let’s look at how the many different bitcoin IRA approaches compare. Sovereignty and appreciation Before we can cover these approaches to bitcoin retirement savings, you have to understand the two most important benefits you receive by holding…

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Nigeria Blocks Access To Coinbase, Binance and Kraken As Naira Falls To Record Lows

Nigeria has taken drastic measures in to attempt to stabilize its plummeting national currency, the naira, by blocking access to major cryptocurrency exchanges, reported the Financial Times. This move comes as the Nigerian government attempts to crack down on currency speculation amid record lows for the naira. JUST IN: 🇳🇬 Nigeria blocks access to Coinbase, Binance and Kraken as their national currency falls to record lows, Financial Times reports. — Bitcoin Magazine (@BitcoinMagazine) February 22, 2024 The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) issued orders to telecoms companies late on Wednesday to…

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