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Jan 04 2021

Proof Of Keys: A Critical Test For Bitcoin

Proof of Keys day was initially created as a test for exchanges and other third-party custodians — a way for individuals to ensure that third parties holding bitcoin weren’t operating as a fractional reserve. Let’s face it: It’s likely that many third-party bitcoin custodians are doing just that, and Proof of Keys day is unlikely to change anything. It’s time for this Bitcoin...

Jan 03 2021

It’s Genesis Block Day. Do You Know Where Your Bitcoin Keys Are?

Jan 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin casa keyfest proof of keys tech

"Not your keys, not your bitcoin." This week, two events want to help you on your road to financial self sovereignty.

Dec 07 2020

We Must Solve Bitcoin’s Custody UX Problem

Twelve years is the blink of an eye in historical terms, but it’s an eternity in tech. Just look at the cellphone, which went from niche accessory to absolute necessity in under a decade. Still, new technologies don’t always soar immediately: it took a quarter of a century for the humble washing machine to reach even half of U.S. homes. This Halloween marked...

Nov 09 2020

Don’t Fall For The Biggest Mistake In Bitcoin

Bitcoin is highly technically-secure as a protocol, meaning that there is only one reason why you’d ever lose your coins: human error. As with many things, people are the biggest security vulnerability in Bitcoin and, as we know, humans are far harder to fix than code. Two stories from last month showed how far we are from solving Bitcoin’s security challenge. At the...

Aug 06 2020

Casa Launches In-Wallet Purchasing

Aug 06 2020 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  casa investing wallets wyre

Bitcoin custody solution provider Casa has announced today that it is offering in-wallet bitcoin purchases, allowing Casa App users to forgo exchanges when they add to their HODLings. In a release shared with Bitcoin Magazine, Casa explained that users can make these purchases using Apple Pay or debit cards, which connect them to retail exchanges through a secure API provided by Wyre....

Jul 15 2020

How the Human Rights Foundation and Casa Hope to Improve Bitcoin Sovereignty Around the World

Perhaps the most important quality of Bitcoin is its ability to provide financial freedom and sovereignty from third party authorities like central banks and governments. In parts of the world, this means the chance to opt out from inherently inflationary and reckless economic policy. In others, it means that Bitcoin can serve as a lifeline from fundamentally broken societies and oppressive regimes. As...

Jul 14 2020

Bitcoin: More Than an Inflation Hedge

In May, billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones of Tudor Investment Corp. announced in a letter to investors that his fund is buying bitcoin futures as a hedge against “The Great Monetary Inflation.” In his letter, he argued that the $3.9 trillion (6.6 percent of global GDP) printed by central banks since February has the potential...

Jul 06 2020

Video: How To Install MyNode on Your Old Casa Node

Jul 06 2020 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  101 casa for fun mynode nodes

Bitcoiners attempting to do their part to secure the network, and...

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