Bitcoin: Enemy of the State?


Should bitcoin be a more democratic online payment system accessible to everyone or a resistance tool for the lucky few who were in on the gold rush?

That may be the most pressing question facing the bitcoin network after developer Mike Hearn "quit" the open-source project in an open letter last week. Maybe these ideas aren’t exclusive, but the way the industry has banded together to discredit Hearn, one of its more active developers, seems to indicate that the bitcoin evangelists have lost the plot. Read more.