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Jeff Benson

Managing Editor, ETHNews | jbenson@ethnews.com

Jeff Benson is Managing Editor of ETHNews. He's worked as a writer and editor everywhere from Sudan to Reno. He holds a bachelor's in politics from Willamette University and a master's in nationalism studies from University of Edinburgh. When he's not in the newsroom, he trots the globe and writes about it. He holds a bit of value in ETH.
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opinion

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Craig Wright?

Sep 4th, 2018
Jeff Benson
In pushing for a Bitcoin Cash hard fork, Craig Wright seems to be sacrificing the potential of a functional currency so he can instead lord over an impoverished fiefdom.
NEWS
business and finance

Square Crypto Payment Patent May Put Pressure On BitPay

Aug 29th, 2018
Jeff Benson
Let’s not get too excited. It's not yet clear if it can work as promised.
NEWS
world

Australia Taps IBM To Build National Blockchain

Aug 29th, 2018
Jeff Benson
The Australian National Blockchain aims to allow the nation’s companies to more easily share legal contracts.
NEWS
cryptocurrencies and tokens

The Potential Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork, Explained

Aug 25th, 2018
Jeff Benson
Barely a year into its existence, Bitcoin Cash appears headed for a hard fork, with nChain’s Craig Wright and Bitmain’s Jihan Wu on opposite sides.
NEWS
world

Kenya Electoral Commission Eyes Blockchain Tech

Aug 21st, 2018
Jeff Benson
Blockchain technology’s promise of greater transparency may help curb future post-election violence.
NEWS
opinion

Coinbase Co-Founder: ‘Money Is The Ultimate Minimalism’

Aug 14th, 2018
Jeff Benson
Economist Tyler Cowen thinks that, thanks to digital minimalism, America is facing the death of private property and capitalism as we know it. But as Fred Ehrsam alludes to, the birth of cryptocurrency may suggest otherwise.
NEWS
ecosystem

Aragon Leaves Medium Amid Growing National Debate Over Platform-Based Censorship

Aug 10th, 2018
Jeff Benson
After Medium began censoring certain cryptocurrency posts, decentralization advocate Aragon decided to move to a new platform. Will others follow?
NEWS
law and legislation

Tezos Class Action Moves Forward After Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss

Aug 8th, 2018
Jeff Benson
Arthur and Kathleen Breitman and the Tezos Foundation are being sued by Tezos "contributors."
NEWS
business and finance

Bitmain Promises Jobs In Texas Town Hit By Coal Plant Closure

Aug 7th, 2018
Jeff Benson
Rockdale has been bleeding blue collar jobs for a decade. Now, Bitmain has struck a deal to mine crypto there.
NEWS
wallets and exchanges

Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association Asks FSA To Make It Official

Aug 6th, 2018
Jeff Benson
The self-regulatory filed paperwork with the FSA late last week.
NEWS
business and finance

SEC Comes Calling For Long Blockchain (You Know, The Iced Tea Company)

Aug 2nd, 2018
Jeff Benson
Last December, a beverage company changed its name to cash in on the blockchain craze. Now, the SEC is investigating.
NEWS
opinion

It’s Independence Day Somewhere

Aug 1st, 2018
Jeff Benson
A year ago, bitcoin split into two. That’s about the only thing the bitcoin and bitcoin cash communities agree on.
NEWS
ecosystem

Release Date Set For Next Wave Of Devcon4 Tickets

Jul 27th, 2018
Jeff Benson
You've got questions. Deva the Devcon Unicorn has answers.
ecosystem

Building A Better Coin Offering: Lessons From Kleros’ Interactive ICO

Jul 29th, 2018
Jeff Benson
Last year, a team that included Ethereum chief scientist Vitalik Buterin and TrueBit founder Jason Teutsch proposed a fairer and more transparent model for token sales. A new cryptocurrency project just tested it out.
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cryptocurrencies and tokens

Argentine Bank Lets Customers Send Bitcoin Across The Border

May 23rd, 2018
Jeff Benson
Banco Masventas joins with an exchange, Bitex, to facilitate international payments in bitcoin. Argentina’s troubled economic history suggests customers will welcome the news.
cryptocurrencies and tokens

[UPDATED] Regulators In US And Canada Launch Coordinated Attack On Crypto Fraudsters

May 23rd, 2018
Jeff Benson
Operation Cryptosweep has targeted nearly 70 fraudulent ICOs and crypto-related investments products since May 1.
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business and finance

Deloitte Survey Shows More Businesses Preparing To Roll Out Blockchain Products

May 16th, 2018
Jeff Benson
Deloitte announced some of the findings from its 2018 blockchain survey of companies. The results show increased corporate momentum behind blockchain products.
NEWS
law and legislation

[UPDATED] Vermont Bill Calls For FinTech Summit To Explore Cryptocurrency Opportunities

May 31st, 2018
Jeff Benson
Legislators in Vermont passed a bill that seeks to get the public and private sectors on board for blockchain adoption. Key to the strategy is a statewide FinTech summit.
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technology

Hong Kong Insurers Exploring Blockchain Platform For Motor Vehicle Insurance

Apr 13th, 2018
Jeff Benson
The Hong Kong Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury highlighted “InsurTech” innovations at a recent gathering of the island’s insurers, while also discussing ways Hong Kong and mainland China can coordinate insurance promotion efforts.
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law and legislation

Tennessee Bill Blocking Certain Crypto Investments Takes U-Turn On Way To Governor’s Desk

Apr 12th, 2018
Jeff Benson
A Tennessee bill that initially sought to restrict the state government’s post-employment funds from being invested in cryptocurrency was amended to remove any mention of cryptocurrency before being signed into law.