David Seaman, a crypto blogger, has written a blog in the Huffington Post saying that sources have told him authorities are examining Barry Silbert’s role with Ethereum Classic, which Seaman considers a scam. In another Huffington Post blog, Seaman claims CoinDesk, which Silbert’s Digital Currency Group has acquired, is promoting Ethereum Classic.
In the interest of disclosure, Seaman noted he holds some ether, some bitcoin, some U.S. dollars, and some gold. He pointed out that since he held ether at the time of the Ethereum hard fork, he also has a Classic position by....
Huffington Post journalist David Seaman, who we interviewed last month, has a bone to pick with the Digital Currency Group’s Barry Silbert. The article in question written by Seaman claims Silbert is behind the Ethereum Classic chain pump, and the whole ETC project is a blatant scam in his opinion.
David Seaman Slams Barry Silbert’s ETC ‘Pump’.
The very opinionated editorial published on the Huffington Post on August 6, which was titled “In Bitcoin’s Barry Silbert, A Prosecution Waiting To Happen.” Seaman claims that Silbert has....
American journalist and podcaster David Seaman posted a scathing critique of the IRS’s newly announced stance on Bitcoin earlier this week. The IRS has said it will be taxing Bitcoins, and any other digital currencies, as property.
In his post on Medium, called “The US Government’s Vendetta Against Bitcoin is Unacceptable,” Seaman says Washington’s position is going to undercut America’s ability to innovate in the cryptocoin space, and some other countries are going to take the lead.
“Miners are subject to the self-employment....
After the successful execution of the Ethereum network’s first hard fork, mainstream media outlets, including the Huffington Post, criticized the supporters of Ethereum Classic, calling the project aimed to maintain the original chain of Ethereum “another Bitcoin scam.”
David Seaman, the author of an article entitled “‘Ethereum Classic,’ Another Bitcoin Scam,” laid out a series of irrational arguments to supposedly prove the invalidity of Ethereum Classic, both philosophically and economically.
Because some people lost too much money?
David Berger, founder and CEO of the Digital Currency Council (DCC), will speak at Inside Bitcoins New York on April 29, 2015, Day 3 of the event. David shares some insights into the event and speaks on behalf of the company’s continuing education partnership with Inside Bitcoins. At Inside Bitcoins New York, David Berger will speak in two separate sessions. His first session is titled, “The Pros and Cons of Bitcoin Investing.” David will speak in a second session titled, “Accelerating Bitcoin Adoption: Influencing the Influencers.”
Bitcoins are an odd sort of commodity. They are not financial instruments. The value fluctuates widely, in line with changing views regarding the overall usefulness of the Bitcoin payment system and the speculative manias surrounding such views. There is no financial logic behind Bitcoins’ face value. In other words, if you like to gamble, this is a perfect asset. If you are looking for an alternative monetary instrument, look elsewhere.