WATCH: The 2024 Oslo Freedom Forum, Financial Freedom Track Livestream

The annual Oslo Freedom Forum by the Human Rights Foundation is underway in Oslo, Norway. The event, June 3-5, has convened an interdisciplinary group of activists, artists, technologists and entrepreneurs seeking to support freedom fighters and humanitarian initiatives in opposition to authoritarian regimes around the world. The event concludes June 5th with Bitcoin programming for … Read more

Red Vs. Blue: The Bitcoin Ordinals Wargame

For over a year, some have considered bitcoin to be under siege. Fee spikes and transaction volumes associated with Ordinals and Inscriptions have impacted other users, and some even propose these may be cover for a deliberate attack by a well-funded state actor. Yet at the same time, others see the very same events as … Read more

Bitcoin Startup All-In On New Layer 2 Scaling Protocol

A year following its proposal, a new project revealed today is committed to bringing the Ark concept into reality. Ark Labs has announced it is developing the Bitcoin layer-two network and hopes to capitalize on the growing demand for scalable, low-cost Bitcoin payment solutions. Speaking with Bitcoin Magazine, Marco Argentieri, CEO of Ark Labs, shared … Read more

Thailand Approves Its First Spot Bitcoin ETF

Thailand has approved launching its first spot Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), joining a growing list of countries embracing regulated Bitcoin investment vehicles. BREAKING: 🇹🇭 Thailand SEC approves the first spot #Bitcoin ETF. — Bitcoin Magazine (@BitcoinMagazine) June 4, 2024 The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) endorsed asset manager One Asset Management (ONEAM) to … Read more

Australia’s First Spot Bitcoin ETF With Direct Holdings Officially Begins Trading

Australia now officially has its first spot Bitcoin ETF that directly holds BTC. The Monochrome Asset Management’s Bitcoin ETF (IBTC) just began trading as the Cboe Australia exchange opened. Trading under the ticker IBTC, the ETF carries a management fee of 0.98%. BREAKING: 🇦🇺 Australia’s first spot #Bitcoin ETF to hold #BTC directly officially begins trading. — … Read more

Australia’s First Spot Bitcoin ETF To Begin Trading Tomorrow

Australia is set to join the growing list of countries offering a spot Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), with the launch of the country’s first such product expected tomorrow. JUST IN: 🇦🇺 Australia’s first spot #Bitcoin ETF to go live tomorrow. Are you prepared? 🚀 — Bitcoin Magazine (@BitcoinMagazine) June 3, 2024 Monochrome Asset Management … Read more

Walton’s Poem

This article is featured in Bitcoin Magazine’s “The Inscription Issue”. Click here to get your Annual Bitcoin Magazine Subscription. A new inscription A Bitcoin script shone A light on how it could be done So on our nodes it was run Is it on the way out? What are they about? It’s not an OP … Read more

Trump Becomes First President To Accept Bitcoin Lightning Payments For Campaign Donations

In a historic move, Donald Trump has become the first American President to accept Bitcoin Lightning Network payments for campaign donations. The announcement marks a significant step in the integration of Bitcoin into mainstream politics, highlighting Trump’s commitment to advancing the future of Bitcoin in the United States. Trump’s campaign has partnered with OpenNode, a … Read more