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Jon Southurst

Jon Southurst is a Senior Editor at Bitsonline. He is based mainly in Tokyo, and is interested in the roles Asian economies play in developing cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Follow him on Twitter @southtopia

March 10, 2017 by Jon Southurst 9 Comments
Concerns Over Chinese Exchanges Partly Led to Bitcoin ETF Rejection

Business practices at Chinese bitcoin exchanges were part of the reason the SEC rejected a bitcoin-based ETF, according to yesterday's...

March 10, 2017 by Jon Southurst 9 Comments
Bitcoin Price Plummets as SEC Denies Winklevoss Investment Fund

The US Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) dealt a hammer blow to bitcoin value this afternoon, denying a request to...

March 10, 2017 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
What Is Bitcoin? A Beginner’s Guide to Digital Currency

Bitcoin is "a peer-to-peer electronic cash system", according to its creator's original research paper. It is a digital form of...

March 9, 2017 by Jon Southurst 18 Comments
Companies Lobbying to Use Your Personal Data Without Restriction, Says EFF

Telecommunications companies are lobbying Congress for the legal right to use your personal data for any reason they like. That's...

March 9, 2017 by Jon Southurst 18 Comments
Can I Make Money Mining Bitcoins?

By now you've probably heard that bitcoins are created by "mining" and this involves running some software on a computer....

March 8, 2017 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Which Mobile Bitcoin Wallet Should I Choose?

If you're looking for an easy way to store and spend your money -- or if you're a bitcoin beginner...

March 7, 2017 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Luke Dashjr: Voting Stress Test on the Bitcoin Blockchain is ‘DoS Attack’

Bitcoin Core developer Luke Dashjr has spoken out against blockchain projects burdening the Bitcoin network with non-transactional data. His criticism...

March 3, 2017 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
How Do I Keep My Bitcoins Safe and Secure?

With the added freedom of using bitcoin comes the extra responsibility of keeping your money secure by yourself. There are no...