Testimony before New Jersey State Assembly

The Assembly’s Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee, which oversees New Jersey’s financial regulatory agencies, invited Coin Center Executive Director Jerry Brito along with other experts to answer questions about the...

Coin Center to testify before NJ State Assembly

The New Jersey State Assembly today deepens the ranks of lawmakers who are working to educate themselves on the promise of digital currencies like Bitcoin.

The New Jersey State Assembly today deepens the ranks of lawmakers who are working to educate themselves on the promise of digital currencies like Bitcoin. The Assembly’s Financial Institutions and...

Our initial thoughts on New York’s revised BitLicense proposal

Breaking down this first-of-its-kind rule.

The New York Department of Financial Services has released a revision of its proposed BitLicense. This revised draft will soon be published in the New York State Register and that...

‘Age of Cryptocurrency’ is the serious introduction to Bitcoin we’ve been waiting for

A sober yet exciting account of cryptocurrency, told by two very smart and objective reporters.

One of the things we do on an almost daily basis at Coin Center is explain Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and what they mean for society and the economy. We usually do...

Reporting from the EU Parliament: Building an Open Bitcoin Coalition

We went to the European Parliament. Here's what happened.

Yesterday I spoke at the European Parliament's STOA (that's Science and Technology Options Assessment) workshop. I was one of eight speakers discussing, "The Collaborative Economy: Impact and Potential of Collaborative...

Coin Center brings Bitcoin to DC’s top tech policy conference

With the help of Coinbase and Blockstream, we explained to an audience of over 700 policymakers and DC insiders the potential we see in Bitcoin, and answered questions about policy implications for the technology.

Yesterday we attended State of the Net, the biggest technology and Internet policy conference in the country. The annual DC event has become the central forum for technologists and policymakers...

Coin Center’s new Bitcoin Public Sentiment Survey

The first study that attempts to measure the attitudes of the American public toward Bitcoin in an unbiased and objective way.

Today we announce the first results from our ongoing Coin Center Bitcoin Public Sentiment Survey. This is the first study that attempts to measure the attitudes of the American public toward...

EU Science and Technology Options Assessment Meeting

Coin Center Director of Research, Peter Van Valkenburgh, discusses Bitcoin at the EU Parliament Science and Technology Options Assessment Meeting.

Bitcoin at State of the Net 2015

The annual State of the Net conference in Washington, DC, is the largest Internet policy conference in America with over 700 attendees last year.

The annual State of the Net conference in Washington, DC, is the largest Internet policy conference in America with over 700 attendees last year. It is sponsored under the auspices of the...

Reporting back from the Blockchain Workshops at MIT and Harvard

Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the cuddly crypto critters.

Last weekend at MIT and Harvard there were blockchain workshops. Both lawyers and coders are, I'm quite certain, nerds. Often however they belong to rival tribes of nerdom. Lawyers from...