Date Posted: 1/26/2016

A blog post by Professor Emin Gün Sirer sparked discussion about the power that Bitcoin users could have over its technical decisions which influenced the users to speak up through exchange CEOs and changed the direction of Bitcoin development away from a settlement-only payment network toward a more universal currency. His post was mentioned in an article on the IEEE Spectrum about Bitcoin and its need for formal governance. The article can be found here:

IEEE Spectrum