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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

April 2, 2017 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
SegWit2Mb Offers a Temporary Fix to Rebuild Trust in Bitcoin Community

As Bitcoin's protocol rivalry drags on without a clear victor emerging, some see a compromise option as preferable. On Friday,...

March 31, 2017 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Ledger Gets $7 Million More to Become Europe’s Best-Funded Blockchain Startup

Wallet hardware maker Ledger has secured another $7 million in funding, saying it makes the company one of the best-funded...

March 27, 2017 by Jon Southurst 18 Comments
Australia Will Be Cashless by 2020 Thanks to New Digital Payments Network

Australia will take a major step towards becoming a cashless society this year. A new national digital infrastructure, called the...

March 12, 2017 by Jon Southurst 27 Comments
Were Last Week’s Transaction Malleability Attacks Designed to Push SegWit?

In the past week, the Bitcoin network experienced a number of 'transaction malleability' issues. The discrepancies caused problems for some...

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...

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