November 24th, 2023 | 57 mins 24 secs
altcoins, antitrust lawsuit, apple, argentina, bhutan, binance, bitcoin mining, bitcoin optech, bitrex, cloudflare, coinbase, coincenter, compliance, cz, diminishing returns, dollarization, education city, f2pool, fine, forbes, hard currency, hydro powered, lightning offer addresses, lyn alden, mempool observer, money laundering, ofac, ofac listed addresses, polygon, sec, shutdown, solana, stablecoins, u.s. bank secrecy act, us regulations, wallet of satoshi, zeus developer account
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss Binance's settlement with the US Justice department, the end of the era of wildcat crypto exchanges, and its implications for bitcoin as a free financial system. They also cover censorship by F2Pool, a note from Lyn Alden on failing monetary gatekeeping, and how to host your own reusable lightning URL.
September 29th, 2023 | 1 hr 2 mins
acquisition, altcoins, arrest, bitcoin mining pool, bitcoin optech, bitgo, boosts, breach, covenants, cryptocurrency, digital assets, economic logic, f2pool, feedback, financial crisis, financial repression, fortress trust, government deficits, hackers, hedge fund, imprisonment, lightning, mike belshe, miner extractable value, monetary policy, privacy, ripple, security incident, stolen assets, three arrows capital
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the latest bear market drama and a compelling argument that financial repression is already here.