Mark Karpeles Abandoning the Ship of the Damned

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 It has been four long years since MtGox, ran by the former CEO Mark Karpeles, filed for civil rehabilitation, and became bankrupt, because of large amounts of bitcoins disappearing. Now, after being arrested for almost a year, and released under bail, Mark Karpeles is trying to get MtGox into civil rehabilitation again. This four years long … Continue reading Mark Karpeles Abandoning the Ship of the Damned

Lightning Network Under Benevolent Attack by bitPico Group

Lightning Network Under Benevolent Attack by bitPico Group

 Bitcoin’s Lightning Network has recently been under attack. However, it would appear that the attack is not malicious in nature. Rather, the surreptitious ”bitPico” group recently took to Twitter, taking full responsibility for the attack, and claiming that it is part of a Lightning Network ”stress tool” designed to improve the Bitcoin network. The bitPico … Continue reading Lightning Network Under Benevolent Attack by bitPico Group