Patrick Thompson

Patrick Thompson is a writer for CoinIdol.com. He is very familiar with Bitcoin and has written about BTC for publications in the past. Thompson is an economics major at Rutgers University which allows him to have a good understanding of how the cryptocurrency markets work. Thompson plans to go to law school after finishing his undergrad. In the past, Thompson worked at The Law Offices of Joseph S. Mitchell III in Philadelphia.

His goal is to educate the CoinIdol.com audience on all aspects of cryptocurrency while furthering his knowledge and gaining new insights on Bitcoin.
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Nov 22, 2016 at 09:57
Business
Last Chance For Merchants To Take Part In Bitcoin Black Friday
Black Friday is approaching fast. If you’re not the type of person to sprint into Bestbuy at midnight looking for the best deal, BitcoinBlackFriday.com brings Bitcoin-exclusive deals to consumers so that they can purchase products and services with BTC.
Nov 14, 2016 at 12:49
Politics
FinCEN Regulation vs. LocalBitcoins’ Portable Bitcoin ATM
The Portable Bitcoin ATM presented by LocalBitcoins in October 2016, may cause MSB compliance issues. In a conversation with CoinIdol.com, Anti-Money Laundering specialist Joe Ciccolo advised potential consumers to heed four warnings before they begin doing business with the portable Bitcoin ATM (BTM).
Nov 07, 2016 at 14:20
Blockchain
Gauntlet: Bringing Bitcoin Investors to Blockchain Projects
This November, Blockchain Education Network (BEN) will begin the hackathon Gauntlet. The exact date is still undefined. Individuals interested in Bitcoin (BTC) and Blockchain, or learning about BTC/Blockchain, can use this opportunity to learn more and have their business model, program, or service reviewed by a Bitcoin professional who can help bring your idea to fruition.
Oct 27, 2016 at 13:40
Blockchain
Fear.Uncertainty.Doubt Strategy To Kill Bitcoin And Blockchain
FUD, also referred to as “fear, uncertainty, and disinformation”, is a marketing strategy used against a competitor's product to prevent that product from becoming widely popular amongst consumers. FUD campaigns intend to sway consumers toward “safe” and reliable products with a well-known history. FUD campaigners do this by exploiting a consumer's fears, uncertainties, and doubts regarding the competitor's product.
Oct 16, 2016 at 11:26
Business
Earn Bitcoins With Big BEN While Learning Blockchain
Have you heard of Dean Masley’s new program Big BEN? It’s an educational internet program that pays students Bitcoin to study Blockchain. CoinIdol.com World FinTech News Outlet interviewed Dean Masley, Executive Director of Blockchain Education Network (BEN).
Oct 14, 2016 at 20:08
News
LocalBitcoins Leaked An Image Of Its First Portable BTM
LocalBitcoins is making it possible for you to buy and sell Bitcoin at the touch of a button – literally.
Oct 02, 2016 at 12:12
Business
Why Have Crypto-related Businesses Been Migrating to Switzerland?
Recently, CoinIdol.com reached out to professionals in Switzerland to find out why Zug, in Switzerland is becoming a popular location for crypto-related businesses. Zug, Switzerland, aka Crypto-valley, can be compared to Silicon Valley, California.
Oct 01, 2016 at 13:10
Blockchain
A Joke You Say? Bitcoin Experts Respond to Daniel Boutrin
In a recent interview, head of research at Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais in Paris advised the world to beware of Bitcoin.
Sep 27, 2016 at 13:45
Politics
Expert Of Central Bank Of France And BDMG Says Blockchain Is Only A Joke
Daniel Boutrin, a former security and cryptology expert at the central bank of France, and now the head of research at Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais in Paris, who has been working in the banking and finance industry (JP Morgan, BNP, HSBC, Société Générale, Crédit Agricole) for twenty years and has been working with blockchain for two years, makes statement against using Bitcoin and Blockchain.
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