Frederick Reese

Frederick Reese is a freelance writer based in New York. He has contributed to Mint Press News, where he covered Internet issues, and Bleacher Report.

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Is ICO Speculation Healthy?

| Frederick Reese

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) bring entrepreneurs access to fast cash for their projects, but some have aired concerns over the risks for investors.

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Land Registry: A Big Blockchain Use Case Explored

| Frederick Reese

Is land titling a ready-made blockchain use case? CoinDesk profiles the pros and cons in discussion with industry experts.

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Why Bitcoin Remittance Companies Are Still Shrugging Off Swift

| Frederick Reese

Financial messaging giant Swift may have introduced new payments tech, but bitcoin startups still feel confident about their role in the industry.

Blockchain Venture Test Will Have to Wait With Mainstreet Launch Delay

| Frederick Reese

One of bitcoin's first evangelists is launching an ICO, but investors may be wary of issues over the funding model.

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Not Just Bitcoin: The Top 7 Cryptocurrencies All Gained in 2016

| Frederick Reese

CoinDesk contributor Frederick Reese gives an overview of trends in the digital currency and digital asset markets during 2016.

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A Slow Awakening: 2016 in US Blockchain Policy

| Frederick Reese

CoinDesk examines the developments (or lack thereof) that shaped the year in US blockchain regulation.

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What We Know About the Federal Reserve’s Blockchain Stance

| Frederick Reese

Is the Fed's recent research paper on distributed ledgers a call to action or just a general reference? CoinDesks investigates.

Illinois Breaks From New York With Blockchain Regulatory Approach

| Frederick Reese

CoinDesk looks into Illinois' ambitious plan to guide the integration of blockchain technology within government operations.

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As Bitcoin Halving Approaches, 51% Attack Question Resurfaces

| Frederick Reese

Upcoming changes to how bitcoin incentivizes key participants have stoked fears a 51% attack could again become viable.

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Rethinking Bitcoin’s $10 Billion Market Cap

| Frederick Reese

The value of global cryptocurrency markets has been rising rapidly so far in 2016, but what do these figures mean?