Tag: trust

May 04 2022

Valkyrie Sets Up Avalanche Trust for Accredited Investors

Valkyrie, an alternative asset management firm, on Wednesday launched the Valkyrie Avalanche Trust (VAVAX) to invest solely in Avalanche blockchain’s native token, AVAX.

Why Bitcoin Works For Latin America

The trustless nature of Bitcoin allows tremendous societal growth and development in places with low trust in the government and institutions.With El Salvador’s recent transition of making bitcoin legal tender, people are beginning to take the cryptocurrency more seriously. One important consideration about President Nayib Bukele’s incorporation of Bitcoin into the country is the ability to solve numerous issues...

Apr 17 2022

The Importance Of Having An Estate Plan For Your Bitcoin

Bitcoin users need to seriously consider their plan for what will happen to their bitcoin when they pass away. Having an estate plan is necessary.Have you thought about what will happen to your bitcoin when you die? For many of us, the thought has at least crossed our mind. But the number of HODLers we know that have actually put in place...

Apr 16 2022

Federated Chaumian Mints Provide A Way For Bitcoin Users To Distribute Trust

FediMint could provide the Bitcoin stack with an open source, distributed, censorship resistant custody layer for less technical Bitcoin users.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1193: "I am very bullish on Chaumian Mints." Sign up for the...

Mar 09 2022

As Trust Is Repriced In Real Time, Bitcoin Is The Only Solution

The world is headed toward a period of chaotic experimentation with dollar alternatives. Bitcoin is the only solution.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1174: "Trust is being repriced in real time." Sign up for the newsletter here....

Mar 05 2022

Bitcoin And Trust Are Equally Unavoidable

Mar 05 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  opinion security technical trust

Why webs of trust may be unavoidable even in an optimally decentralized world.The first time I encountered the concept of a web of trust I was perusing the “Gnu Privacy Handbook” as any good privacy advocate would do. At the time that document was written in the late 1990s, PGP in email...

Feb 16 2022

Nov 29 2021

Yes, Bitcoin Is A Smart Contract Platform

Many think that smart contracts are only executable on overly-complex blockchains, but Bitcoin is a smart contract platform by definition.What is a smart contract?This is a question that, these days, has become impossible to answer without starting the digital equivalent of a bar fight. The minute that term is thrown out in a conversation, most people immediately think “Ethereum,” or “Solana,”...

Jun 16 2021

Bitcoin Water Trust Raises $1.4 Million, And Counting

Jun 16 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd btcusdt charity

Three weeks ago, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss announced the formation of a new trust, Bitcoin Water Trust. A trust whose aim is to bring drinkable water to people who do not have access to it. The Winklevoss...

Mar 21 2021

Trust, That We Need More Of

Mar 21 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture trust

Bitcoin grants individuals the chance to create more trust through the rebuilding of social capital and economic stability.(This article is part of a two-article series from Karo Zagorus. The previous article in the series can be found on Citadel21.com in Volume 10 under the name “Trust, The Lack Of.”)Fiat money has evolved...

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