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Former LP Presidential Hopeful John McAfee Indicted on Cryptocurrency Fraud Charges

Federal prosecutors have indicted former antivirus entrepreneur John McAfee and his associate for orchestrating what they call a fraudulent scheme designed to rake in millions of dollars from cryptocurrency investors.

McAfee and his “cryptocurrency team” advisor Jimmy Watson are accused of having operated an “age-old pump-and-dump scheme” using McAfee’s Twitter account to promote “various cryptocurrencies through false and misleading statements to conceal their true, self-interested motives.”… Read more ...

Bitcoin Bifurcation, Third Parties, and Legal Issues

Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies are surging in value, at least for the moment, so it wouldn’t come as a surprise to find out that people have decided to look into sites like https://cryptoexchangespy.com/bitcoin-trader/ to find out more about this ever changing industry.

That is also causing a surge in attention, and you can find out all about cryptocurrency at btcnn.comRead more ...

Darryl W. Perry Mentioned in Bloomberg about Bitcoin; Article Links to IPR

Bitcoin and Politics: What Could Go Wrong?

One libertarian candidate for president in 2016 will “only accept bitcoin, litecoin and precious metals.”

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Photographer: George Frey/Bloomberg

By Francis Wilkinson Sep 5, 2013 3:15 PM PT

Bitcoin, the alternative sort-of currency whose most ardent fans congregate in that part of the Venn diagram where “tech” and “libertarian” overlap, has always had a political flip-side.… Read more ...

Chuck Moulton: Bitcoin is a Sound-Money Alternative to the Dollar

Chuck Moulton is the chair of the Libertarian Party of Virginia. The following was published July 16, 2013 on Cato Unbound.

Governments have historically done a terrible job administering monetary systems. Through a gradual inflation, the U.S. dollar has lost 96% of its purchasing power in the last 100 years.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: Make a Bitcoin Contribution

http://www.lp.org/make-a-bitcoin-contribution:

Many Libertarians have begun using Bitcoin, a decentralized digital currency. The Libertarian Party is now equipped to accept Bitcoin donations through the services of BitPay. Although BitPay cannot currently handle automatic recurring monthly donations, you may donate through this system as often as you wish.

IPR notes:

This came about due to a comment Andy made at IPR, and some LNC members (starting with Starchild) pushing it on the LNC list.… Read more ...