Cryptocurrency

Is bitcoin the "currency of criminals"?

A followup to my viral hit, "No, THIS is what bitcoin is, really...", which garnered voer 2,600 Likes on LinkedIn within a week. (Like that article, this one was written for myself, not commissioned by LinkedIn.)

Blog post as it appeared online
Date of publication: 
Thu, 06/08/2017

No, THIS is what bitcoin is, really...

A rebuttal to a misleading critique of bitcoin's economy. Full title is "No, THIS is what bitcoin is, really: Four ways Greg Leffler is wrong, wrong, wrong". (Personal post; not commissioned by LinkedIn.) It was a viral hit, garnering over 2,600 Likes within a week.

Blog post as it appeared online
Date of publication: 
Thu, 06/01/2017

Video for "A Fistful of Bitcoins"

An interview with Sarah Meiklejohn, lead author of a paper that describes how she and her colleagues unmasked some bitcoin owners, despite the common belief that bitcoin is anonymous.

Screenshot of the video as it appears on Vimeo
Date of publication: 
Wed, 03/23/2016

Five Predictions for (Bit)coin

My guesses for the future of this popular cryptocurrency.

Screenshot of Slashdot article about (Bit)coin
Date of publication: 
Wed, 06/19/2013

Regulators ask: What is Bitcoin?

An article about legal challenges to the decentralized virtual currency Bitcoin, specifically on how the question of its definition affects its place in law.

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Date of publication: 
Tue, 05/28/2013
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