What Are Bitcoin Covenants? A Guide to a Controversial Proposal

The proposal to implement Bitcoin covenants has spurred a fiery debate in the Bitcoin community, dividing people on the subject. On the one hand, many believe that covenants could make Bitcoin safer and more scalable. Conversely, others see it as an attack on the network’s decentralized, anonymous, and censorship-free nature. While experts unravel the implications of covenants for Bitcoin, we look closer at the proposal and how it could work. This guide to Bitcoin covenants should help clear the air…

Myths and Misconceptions You Should not Listen to When Buying Bitcoin

Despite being in existence for over a decade,  Bitcoin (BTC) is going mainstream now. Unfortunately, its relative newness has bred the perfect ground for myths and misconceptions about it to thrive. The mainstream media, for the most part, hasn't helped its cause either. Ignorance about their function has seen them misrepresent and downright discredited it. Opinion and news pieces portraying them as a scandal and a bubble waiting to pop abound, even in respected outlets. So for a budding investor,…