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Kai Sedgwick

Kai's been manipulating words for a living since 2009 and bought his first bitcoin at $12. It's long gone. He specializes in writing about darknet markets, onchain privacy, and counter-surveillance in the digital age.

Six of the World’s Most Bitcoin-Friendly Neighborhoods
Six of the World’s Most Bitcoin-Friendly Neighborhoods
Everything You Need to Know About Bitcoin Black Friday
Everything You Need to Know About Bitcoin Black Friday
Deep Web Roundup: Alphabay Suspect Dies, Monero Climbs, and 126m Verge Lost
Deep Web Roundup: Alphabay Suspect Dies, Monero Climbs, and 126m Verge Lost
Questions Mount as Bitfinex Stay Silent in the Wake of the Tether Hack
Questions Mount as Bitfinex Stay Silent in the Wake of the Tether Hack
Forum Wars: r/Bitcoin Mods Accused of Hacking and Vote Manipulation
Forum Wars: r/Bitcoin Mods Accused of Hacking and Vote Manipulation
Kraken CEO Apologizes for Site Issues as Bitcoin Exchanges Struggle to Meet Demand
Kraken CEO Apologizes for Site Issues as Bitcoin Exchanges Struggle to Meet Demand
Someone Just Helped Themselves to $600k of Bitcoin Cash from Segwit Addresses
Someone Just Helped Themselves to $600k of Bitcoin Cash from Segwit Addresses
Trustless Payment Startup Confido Makes Off with $375k of ICO Funds
Trustless Payment Startup Confido Makes Off with $375k of ICO Funds
The White Paper is Dead – Here’s What Should Replace It
The White Paper is Dead – Here’s What Should Replace It
62% of Institutional Investors are Buying or Considering Buying Bitcoin
62% of Institutional Investors are Buying or Considering Buying Bitcoin
Hundreds of Bitcoin Cash Are Stuck in Segwit Addresses – But There Might Be a Way to Get Them Back
Hundreds of Bitcoin Cash Are Stuck in Segwit Addresses – But There Might Be a Way to Get Them Back
Meet the Pac-Man That Eats Bitcoin at this 21st Century Arcade
Meet the Pac-Man That Eats Bitcoin at this 21st Century Arcade
This Week in Bitcoin: Failed Forks, Atomic Swaps, and a Little Trouble in Big China
This Week in Bitcoin: Failed Forks, Atomic Swaps, and a Little Trouble in Big China
Mark Karpeles Wants to Resurrect Mt Gox with an ICO
Mark Karpeles Wants to Resurrect Mt Gox with an ICO
Coinbase Announce Cryptocurrency Custodianship as Institutional Money Floods In
Coinbase Announce Cryptocurrency Custodianship as Institutional Money Floods In
Segwit Integration is Set to Increase with Bitfinex Next on the List
Segwit Integration is Set to Increase with Bitfinex Next on the List
Norwegians Develop a Thirst for Bitcoin Cash
Norwegians Develop a Thirst for Bitcoin Cash
One of the World’s Largest ATM Manufacturers Announces Bitcoin Support
One of the World’s Largest ATM Manufacturers Announces Bitcoin Support
Five Countries Where Bitcoin is Illegal
Five Countries Where Bitcoin is Illegal
Police Bust Turkish Gang That Kidnapped Wealthy Bitcoin Holders
Police Bust Turkish Gang That Kidnapped Wealthy Bitcoin Holders
The Biggest Obstacle to Bitcoin Scaling Isn't Technical – It's Political
The Biggest Obstacle to Bitcoin Scaling Isn't Technical – It's Political
Confidential Transactions Could Add Anonymity to Bitcoin and Litecoin
Confidential Transactions Could Add Anonymity to Bitcoin and Litecoin
Half a Billion Dollar ICO Tezos Stung by Second Lawsuit in Under a Month
Half a Billion Dollar ICO Tezos Stung by Second Lawsuit in Under a Month
Parity Disable Multi-Sig in the Wake of Bug That Nuked $168 Million Ether
Parity Disable Multi-Sig in the Wake of Bug That Nuked $168 Million Ether
Chicago Firm DRW to Open Singapore Bitcoin Trading Desk
Chicago Firm DRW to Open Singapore Bitcoin Trading Desk
Bitmex Launches Bitcoin Cash Futures and Announces BCH Distribution
Bitmex Launches Bitcoin Cash Futures and Announces BCH Distribution
Bitcoin Hits $13,500 in Zimbabwe as Tanks Roll Through the Capital
Bitcoin Hits $13,500 in Zimbabwe as Tanks Roll Through the Capital
Trezor Announce Support for Bitcoin Gold But Other Platforms Steer Clear
Trezor Announce Support for Bitcoin Gold But Other Platforms Steer Clear
Man Group Hedge Fund May Be Next to Launch Bitcoin Futures
Man Group Hedge Fund May Be Next to Launch Bitcoin Futures
Chinese Hydroelectric Crackdown Could Herald the Demise of Cheap Bitcoin Mining
Chinese Hydroelectric Crackdown Could Herald the Demise of Cheap Bitcoin Mining
Police Posted at Bithumb as Users File Lawsuit After Server Outage Costs Millions
Police Posted at Bithumb as Users File Lawsuit After Server Outage Costs Millions
Craig Wright Pushes For 1GB Blocks to Attain Visa-Level Bitcoin Scaling
Craig Wright Pushes For 1GB Blocks to Attain Visa-Level Bitcoin Scaling
CME Bitcoin Futures Could Launch the Second Week in December
CME Bitcoin Futures Could Launch the Second Week in December
Quantum Physics and Astrology Predict Bad Things For Bitcoin
Quantum Physics and Astrology Predict Bad Things For Bitcoin
Japan Teaches Western Governments a Lesson in Cryptocurrency Regulation
Japan Teaches Western Governments a Lesson in Cryptocurrency Regulation
Why Aren’t There More Women in Bitcoin?
Why Aren’t There More Women in Bitcoin?
Darknet Markets Are Back – But With the Blockchain Bloated Who’s Buying?
Darknet Markets Are Back – But With the Blockchain Bloated Who’s Buying?
Bitcoin by Numbers: 21 Statistics That Reveal Growing Demand for the Cryptocurrency
Bitcoin by Numbers: 21 Statistics That Reveal Growing Demand for the Cryptocurrency
North Korean Hackers Ramp Up Malware Attacks Against Bitcoin Exchange Staff
North Korean Hackers Ramp Up Malware Attacks Against Bitcoin Exchange Staff
Bitcoin Cash Surges as Businesses Abandon Legacy BTC
Bitcoin Cash Surges as Businesses Abandon Legacy BTC
The Only Winner in the Mt Gox Trial is Mark Karpeles
The Only Winner in the Mt Gox Trial is Mark Karpeles
Cracks Appear as Critics Label Bitconnect a Ponzi Scheme
Cracks Appear as Critics Label Bitconnect a Ponzi Scheme
With Segwit2X Called Off, Crypto Developers Get Back to Work
With Segwit2X Called Off, Crypto Developers Get Back to Work
Bitpico Claims Segwit2X is Still Alive Despite All Evidence to the Contrary
Bitpico Claims Segwit2X is Still Alive Despite All Evidence to the Contrary
Millennials Are Big On Bitcoin (But Over 65s Not So Sure)
Millennials Are Big On Bitcoin (But Over 65s Not So Sure)
Ethereum Wallet Parity Hit by Second Critical Vulnerability – $150+ Million Frozen
Ethereum Wallet Parity Hit by Second Critical Vulnerability – $150+ Million Frozen