MIT Digital Currency Initiative Welcomes Bitcoin Foundation Members
Bitcoin core developers Gavin Andresen, Cory Fields and Wladimir van der Laan have joined the MIT Digital Currency Initiative in full-time positions. While making the announcement via a blog post, Gavin stated that the developers collectively decided that MIT is the best place to continue their work on Bitcoin Core.
Gavin Andresen is the co-founder of the Bitcoin Foundation, an organization which was formed to benefit the Bitcoin ecosystem but has rather been mired in controversies. Cory Fields and Wladimir van der Laan have been formerly associated with the foundation as well.
Gavin took upon himself to answer the query of numerous Bitcoin enthusiasts that whether MIT will become the new center for ‘core development’ leaving behind the Bitcoin Foundation? He said,
This post was published at NewsBTC on Apr 23, 2015.