Bitcoin is used by leading white nationalists and conspiracy theorists, including Richard Spencer, Alex Jones, Mike Cernovich and Andrew Anglin.
“The anonymous nature of virtual currencies leads to the possibility that they may be used to launder money, finance crime, and so forth.”
Unlike the online currency Bitcoin, BitCoen will set aside 10% of its profits to provide interest-free loans for Jews.
The Palestinian pound would help the Palestinians protect their economy from Israeli influence, one Palestinian official said.
— The Israeli-American suspected of perpetrating more than 100 bomb threats against Jewish institutions used technologies including Google Voice, a call forwarding service, and Bitcoin, a digital currency, to make the threats. According to an article in The Daily Beast, the 19-year-old suspect’s name is Michael Kaydar. Israel’s anti-fraud squad arrested Kaydar at his home in…
Bitcoin lost 30% of its value over the last two days — and Chabad just declared that it is not a kosher currency.
How did Charlie Shrem go from being a nice Jewish boy raised in a Syrian-Jewish enclave in Brooklyn to a minor celebrity serving time in a federal prison? One word: Bitcoin.
Nimrod Gruber’s Tel Aviv ATM looks like any other cash machine. But instead of dispensing dollars, euros or shekels, it dispenses Bitcoin.
Several bitcoin exchanges including the now-defunct Mt. Gox received subpoenas from Manhattan federal prosecutors this winter as they look into possible ties between the exchanges and the online drug market Silk Road, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Every undergraduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology next fall will be offered $100 in bitcoins in an experiment spearheaded by two Jewish students.