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Blockheads bork Bitcoin Foundation board election

Blockheads bork Bitcoin Foundation board election submitted by wonderkindel to Buttcoin [link] [comments]

Patrick Murck tweets on Blockchain Voting for Bitcoin Foundation Board Election Runoff

Patrick Murck tweets on Blockchain Voting for Bitcoin Foundation Board Election Runoff submitted by bruce_fenton to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Meet the 15 Candidates for the Bitcoin Foundation Board Elections

Meet the 15 Candidates for the Bitcoin Foundation Board Elections submitted by bitbane to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Bitcoin Foundation Board Elections (two new seats)

Bitcoin Foundation Board Elections (two new seats) submitted by quantabytes to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Bobby Lee's answers to the Bitcoin Foundation Board Election debate questions

Bobby Lee's answers to the Bitcoin Foundation Board Election debate questions submitted by BTCChina_Official to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Does The Bitcoin Foundation Board Election Even Matter??

Does The Bitcoin Foundation Board Election Even Matter?? submitted by DynamicDK to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Bitcoin Foundation Board Election: Jim Harper, Olivier Janssens, or Does It Even Matter?

Bitcoin Foundation Board Election: Jim Harper, Olivier Janssens, or Does It Even Matter? submitted by CoinBriefBot to CoinBrief [link] [comments]

Meet the 15 Candidates for the Bitcoin Foundation Board Elections

Meet the 15 Candidates for the Bitcoin Foundation Board Elections submitted by BTCNews to BTCNews [link] [comments]

Who are you voting for in the Bitcoin Foundation board elections?

Here is the list of candidates.
(only accessible to Foundation members, if you're not a member you can sign up for a small fee)
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Hi Reddit R/Bitcoin -- I'm Bruce Fenton -- running for election to the Bitcoin Foundation board seat. Any election questions - AMA.

Hi,
Since this election is in the individual category it is community driven, I wanted to give fellow Redditors the chance for any questions on the election.
Ask away!
Background: I'm a 22 year veteran financial professional and founder of an investment firm. I focus on emerging tech and emerging markets and travel quite a bit. I was an early web pioneer and see similarities to this tech. I've done about $5 billion in investments over the years and worked with some large clients.
I became active in Bitcoin in 2013 and work as an advisor and investor in the space. I am the organizer of Dubai Bitcoin Conference and have a couple other events coming up - the Satoshi Roundtable private retreat and the New England Bitcoin Conference which will be announced soon. I also am president and one of the founders of the Bitcoin Association, a decentralized group. I'm a member of the Global Bitcoin Alliance. I am a lifetime member of the Bitcoin Foundation.
I am an outspoken critic of excessive regulation and I have spoken at about 15 Bitcoin events this year.
I think the Bitcoin Foundation has some areas in need of improvement. It is unfortunate that some people have become upset with or left the foundation and this shows that there are areas which could be improved. Some of the challenges have been due to standard growing pains we should expect in an emerging space, some criticism is unwarranted, some is valid that we can learn from.
Overall I think that there is an important place in the ecosystem for the Bitcoin Foundation and that the organization can do more help to the space than if it didnt exist.
I'm running because I believe in the space and believe the Foundation can help the space and I'd like to help the Foundation be as good of an organization as it can be.
If you are interested in voting you need to be an individual member. Currently this costs $25 per year.
Edit: I should include my Facebook, which has about 85,000 people on it its http://www.facebook.com/brucefentonpage
Also you can check out http://brucefenton.com (under construction) or http://YouTube.com/brucefenton which both have lots of Bitcoin videos -- if you want my thoughts on regulation and Bitcoin watch some of the speeches from the last six months
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Looks like over 80% of Bitcoin Foundation members are not allowed to vote in the current election - including several candidates & current board members.

Less than 20% of Bitcoin Foundation members will be eligible to vote due to a new requirement that members "activate" their accounts. Even if they are candidates, current board members, regularly participate in the foundation message boards or are actively involved with the foundation. Even those who just joined within the last month would not be able to vote unless they performed the additional step of "activating" accounts.
Even less than this 20% will actually vote. Even several candidates are not eligible to vote because, like many people, we were not aware of this new requirement. I did certify my candidacy and also sent a written form to the Foundation and made sure I appeared on the roster of life members and that my forum registration was active. No one publicly knows who the actual tiny number of 364 people who are eligible to vote are.
The requirement to activate accounts was not announced on the Bitcoin Foundation home page (nor was the election itself!) or on Reddit or on Bitcoin Talk, two of the most popular industry news sources. As far as I can see, no press release was issued. It was only announced on the proprietary Bitcoin Foundation message board which typically has roughly a dozen active members and a few posts a day and by email which is easily missed or filtered as spam and on GitHub which had 4 or so comments. I don't think the announcement of this was done in a fair manner and therefor the election results will not reflect what actual members wishes.
I have no idea what the odds of any candidate are. I can be certain that many longstanding members who have told me they would vote for me are not going to be allowed to cast a vote and I'm sure it's the same for other candidates.
If by some chance I am elected by the small number of unknown people who are allowed to vote then I pledge to work to improve transparency and ensure a more fair system in the future.
The problem is not the rule or the procedure but the poor communication around it.
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Previous candidates Lingham, Perklin and Pouliot appointed to Bitcoin Foundation Board, Mission Statement Released - No changes in election Bylaws

Previous candidates Lingham, Perklin and Pouliot appointed to Bitcoin Foundation Board, Mission Statement Released - No changes in election Bylaws submitted by bruce_fenton to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Andreas Antonopoulos: "By firing the elected board members, the Bitcoin Foundation lost it's last source of legitimacy as a member-driven organization. Disband it."

Andreas Antonopoulos: submitted by hugolp to btc [link] [comments]

The Bitcoin Foundation is Electing A New Board Member - Here's The Audio Debate Between 11 of the Candidates.

The Bitcoin Foundation is Electing A New Board Member - Here's The Audio Debate Between 11 of the Candidates. submitted by gamerandy to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Coindesk: Brock Pierce Elected Bitcoin Foundation Board Chairman

Coindesk: Brock Pierce Elected Bitcoin Foundation Board Chairman submitted by TheBTC-G to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Newly Elected Bitcoin Foundation Board Member Rips Foundation, says it's Bankrupt

Newly Elected Bitcoin Foundation Board Member Rips Foundation, says it's Bankrupt submitted by benopenledger to CryptoCurrency [link] [comments]

Bitcoin Foundation Canada - first meeting this Saturday in Montreal, don't miss the board of directors elections

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Janssens and Harper Elected to Bitcoin Foundation Board after Controversial Election Process

Janssens and Harper Elected to Bitcoin Foundation Board after Controversial Election Process submitted by acharkin to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Bitcoin Foundation Suspends the Board Elections and Intends to Hold a Referendum Instead

Bitcoin Foundation Suspends the Board Elections and Intends to Hold a Referendum Instead submitted by brianmacey to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Bitcoin Foundation Suspends the Board Elections and Intends to Hold a Referendum Instead

Bitcoin Foundation Suspends the Board Elections and Intends to Hold a Referendum Instead submitted by BitcoinAllBot to BitcoinAll [link] [comments]

Previous candidates Lingham, Perklin and Pouliot appointed to Bitcoin Foundation Board, Mission Statement Released - No changes in election Bylaws

Previous candidates Lingham, Perklin and Pouliot appointed to Bitcoin Foundation Board, Mission Statement Released - No changes in election Bylaws submitted by BitcoinAllBot to BitcoinAll [link] [comments]

Andreas Antonopoulos: "By firing the elected board members, the Bitcoin Foundation lost it's last source of legitimacy as a member-driven organization. Disband it."

Andreas Antonopoulos: submitted by BitcoinAllBot to BitcoinAll [link] [comments]

BITCOIN, Stock Markets & GOLD CRASHING!!! Is 2020 the START of a MASSIVE RECESSION?! Bitcoin 2014 Conference - Day 2 Highlights Elizabeth Ploshay Of The Bitcoin Foundation: Bitcoin Foundation Election Hiccups -- Pathetic Ohio Bans Bitcoins -- Dogecon SF 2014 Brock Pierce talks about the Bitcoin Foundation, Rand Paul, Goldman Sachs and more

Bitcoin Foundation in Turmoil Following Board Elections. By PYMNTS. Posted on May 13, 2014 May 13, 2014 8:42 am. Share. Tweet. Share. Share. Share. Print. Email. Whatever you think about bitcoin ... The Bitcoin Foundation is now conducting elections to fill the two open industry seats on its Board of Directors. The seats have been empty since the arrest of Charlie Shrem and the subsequent resignation of Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles, whose Japan-based bitcoin exchange filed for bankruptcy earlie... We have reached out to the candidates for the upcoming Bitcoin Foundation Elections and asked each candidate a set of questions. In the interest of fairness, all candidates were asked the same questions at the same time, and all responses (that did respond) have been received before the publication of this article. The board of the Bitcoin Foundation has two new members: Elizabeth Ploshay, manager of communications … Elections at the Bitcoin Foundation: Elizabeth Ploshay and Micky Malka join the board Read More » We have reached out to the candidates for the upcoming Bitcoin Foundation Elections and asked each candidate a set of questions. In the interest of fairness, all candidates were asked the same questions at the same time, and all responses (that did respond) have been received before the publication of this article. Colin Gallagher. Is currently a volunteer as Interim Chair, Education Committee ...

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Join us for short interviews with .NET Foundation Board of Director Candidates. Ask live Q&A. Hosted by: Heather Downing Candidates: Layla Porter, Rainer Stropek, Shawn Wildermuth, Mitchel Sellers ... Decentralization is one of the key characteristics that makes Bitcoin so attractive, but the need for governments to regulate it, the normal dynamics of market forces in the mining sector, and ... Brock Pierce, managing partner at Blockchain Capital and recently named chairman of the board of directors of the Bitcoin Foundation, was our guest this show. He talks about the new direction of ... The Bitcoin Foundation 5,079 views. 1:16:58. SOLIDWORKS World 2018 Day 2 Highlights - Duration: 2:04. SOLIDWORKS Recommended for you. 2:04. 5/12/14 - Bitcoin Foundation election sparks controversy ... Listen to Elizabeth T. Ploshay, manager at Bitcoin Magazine and board member of The Bitcoin Foundation share with us her background and insights as one of the few prominent voices for women ...

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