October 21st, 2023 | 1 hr 7 mins
altcoins, binance smart chain, bitcoin optech, cbdc, child sex content, coinbase, cve, digital euro, ecb, eu, fidelity investments, game theory, grayscale bitcoin etf, inflation, jimmy zhong, malware, network effects, privacy, ripple, scarcity, sec, silk road
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the ECB's digital euro project, a critical lightning vulnerability, and an excellent normie bitcoin report from Fidelity.
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.
July 16th, 2023 | 1 hr 4 mins
1970s bank lending, bank lending, bitcoin, broad money growth, centralizing staking, conventional central bank economics, deflation, dumping on retail, eth, ethereum, federal reserve, fine, fiscal deficits, fiscal dominance, gdp, government debt crisis, government spending, howey test, inflation, inflation and financial repression, inflation perspective, interest rate hikes, interest rates, international monetary fund, japan, lido, liquid staking tokens, lyn alden, market update, monetizing deficits, money creation, proof of stake, public debt, ripple, sec, selling xrp tokens, sovereign debt, usg debt, xrp tokens
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss XRP's partial victory over the SEC, Lyn Alden's inflation and interest rate research, and how proof of stake has centralized Etherium validation.
August 18th, 2022 | 38 mins 6 secs
eth, ofac, ripple, sanctions, tornado cash, xrp
Jill Williamson educates the bitcoin dad on OFAC, why it can sanction basically anything it wants, how Tornado Cash is likely a legitimate sanction target, and legal protections of financial privacy (spoiler: there are none). They also touch on recent SEC vs Ripple developments and how they will change many aspects of regulatory guidance.
June 18th, 2022 | 1 hr 8 mins
bitcoin, dpa, etherium, ico, law, notes, npa, ripple, sec, securities, stellar, web3
Crypto Mom, aka Jill Williamson, is a senior attorney at Gravis Law specializing in digital assets and earl stage crypto companies. She has a background in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance from a career in corporate law and takes that granular view of legal compliance to the crypto industry. This discussion gets into the complexities of law, finance, and business trying to comply with the law while operating on open protocols.
April 16th, 2022 | 1 hr 20 mins
bitcoin, btc, cisa, ecash, lightning, ripple, strike, wallets
Your Bitcoin Dad and Chris get back together after a hiatus. They touch on the bearish and bullish news of the week and introduce Cross Input Signature Aggregation.