Speechwriter for Former US President George Bush Says BTC Rally Driven by ‘Historically Low Interest Rates’

Speechwriter for Former US President George Bush Says BTC Rally Driven by 'Historically Low Interest Rates'A speechwriter for former U.S. President George W. Bush and a bitcoin critic, David Frum has claimed that the low-interest rates are fueling the crypto asset’s rally. Frum suggests that the crypto asset might experience a “fast and deep price crash” if and when interest rates start to rise. Institutional Interest in BTC In comments […]

Human Rights Foundation’s Alex Gladstein Calls Bitcoin ‘An Escape Hatch From Tyranny’

Human Rights Foundation's Alex Gladstein Calls Bitcoin 'An Escape Hatch From Tyranny'The Human Rights Foundation (HRF)’s Alex Gladstein has heaped praise on bitcoin saying it’s an escape hatch from tyranny and that there is more to it than its price. In comments made via a short video, Gladstein, who is the chief strategy officer (CSO) at HRF, asserts that “people who buy bitcoin are strengthening a […]

Greatest Chess Grandmaster: Bitcoin Empowers Public and Protects Dissidents

Greatest Chess Grandmaster: Bitcoin Empowers Public and Protects DissidentsRussian human rights campaigner and chess supremo Gary Kasparov has said that the current economic crisis, which has led to unconventional monetary policy, will drive people towards bitcoin. Bitcoin’s finite supply compares favorably to agenda-driven printing of money by governments, noted the Avast security ambassador, who also chairs the Human Rights Foundation and the Renew […]

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Online Data Analysis Points to Venezuela Accepting BTC for Passports

Online Data Analysis Points to Venezuela Accepting BTC for PassportsDuring the last week, a number of bitcoiners have been discussing Venezuela’s Administrative Service for Identification, Migration, and Foreigners, also known as SAIME accepting bitcoin payments for passport applications and renewals. A number of crypto journalists couldn’t confirm whether or not it is true, but evidence shows that SAIME was and still might be accepting […]

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Bolstering Privacy: Human Rights Foundation Donates $50K Toward Bitcoin Mixing Development

Bolstering Privacy: Human Rights Foundation Donates $50K Toward Bitcoin Mixing DevelopmentOn June 10, 2020, the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) launched a fund that is dedicated to the development of tools that make the Bitcoin network “more private, decentralized, and resilient.” HRF’s initial gift of $50,000 will be given to the UK-based developer, Chris Belcher, who has been working on a project called Coinswap. This week […]

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