Steady Sentiment and the Problem of Scams

A lot of people distrust Bitcoin. We think we know why.

Today we release another month of data in Coin Center’s ongoing Bitcoin Public Sentiment Survey. The survey, now six-months-running, measures American attitudes toward Bitcoin using a statistically sound sampling technique, the...

Video: Three Things to Know About Bitcoin

Some basic facts about the technology. 

Learn Liberty, a project of the Institute for Humane Studies, has begun an effort to educate students about Bitcoin. They will be offering a one week course that examines the technology’s fundamentals,...

The BitLicense Needs a Safe Harbor

Sign this letter to tell the NYDFS that reasonable safe harbors foster innovation.

Following extensive public comment, the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) issued its revised “BitLicense” proposals last week in hopes of taming our newest wild west: digital currencies. The...

Should You Trust This Secretive Chinese Bitcoin Mine?

A video from Vice’s Motherboard depicts a “secretive” Bitcoin mine in China. Should we be concerned? Far from it.

This fascinating video from Vice's Motherboard has been making the rounds: The video has inspired some pointed questions along the line of "does this make you feel that Bitcoin is...

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...