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Drivechains, Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles Pleads Not Guilty, & More – YMB Podcast E183

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This is episode 183 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Scaling, scaling, scaling. Everything is about scaling these days. Do we want SegWit2x? UASF? No changes? Something else?

To be honest, we’re kinda sick of talking about scaling, so tonight we’re gonna dive into something related but different: sidechains. Or more specifically, drivechains.

The concept of sidechains has been around for awhile, but according to Kyle

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Podcast Pending – YMB Podcast E182

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This is episode 182 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Today’s show was largely unplanned and off the cuff. We’re releasing it a day late and with minimal shownotes for reasons that we’ll explain if you tune in.

Tim Baker will kick things off with a discussion about Independence Day. Daniel Brown and Zack Voell will join in later to share some opinions about the chain …

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NSA Crashes US Hospital Networks, Delays Surgery – YMB Podcast E181

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This is episode 181 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

If the title of today’s show threw you for a loop, good. It might shock some people, but it’s dead true. The NSA’s policies promoted the spread of a ransomware computer virus that wreaked havoc on US hospitals this week.

The virus uses a Windows exploit called EternalBlue to propagate itself across networks. The technique was …

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ETH Traders Forced to Sell Near $0, SegWit2x via NYA, & More – YMB Podcast E180

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This is episode 180 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

“Just lost 3k in the blink of an eye.”

That’s the depressing sentiment shared by a royally screwed Ethereum trader this week. Network congestion (probably) led to a significant ETH selloff, which led to cascading stop orders on the exchanges, which led to automatic ETH trades at extremely low prices. Everything functioned exactly as intended, according …

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UAHF & BitmainCoin: Will Bitcoin’s Civil War (Finally) End in Secession? – YMB Podcast E179

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This is episode 179 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

In case you somehow missed it: Bitmain announced that they’ll execute a hard fork this August to combat the scheduled user activated soft fork (UASF). They’re calling it a user activated hard fork (UAHF), but many people consider it a miner activated hard fork. Bitmain will essentially create their own altcoin and some exchanges are already …

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Experienced Investor Spills His Crypto Plan – YMB Podcast E178

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This is episode 178 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

First up today, we’ll share an investment strategy revealed by a well-known investor, David Siegel. This is certainly not investment advice – we can’t and won’t provide that. Rather, this is the actual plan that Spiegel says he’ll use for his own money. His goal is to beat today’s bubbly crypto environment.

Are bubbles even a …

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Four Factors Driving Bitcoin, GOP Defends Coinbase, & More – YMB Podcast E177

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This is episode 177 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

To kick off today’s show, we’ll list four major factors driving Bitcoin’s recent record prices. It seems like we’ve constantly celebrated new all-time highs over the past few weeks. And naturally, we want to know what’s causing the spike, so we’ll share some of the leading theories during our stream.

Then later in the show, we’ll …

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What’s With This New Scaling Bitcoin Agreement? – YMB Podcast E176

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This is episode 176 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Daniel is out of town this week and doesn’t have much time for shownotes, so we’ll keep this short. Tonight’s show is all about the new scaling Bitcoin agreement signed by numerous Bitcoin bigshots at Consensus 2017. It includes a smaller SegWit activation threshold and a 2 MB hard fork timeline.

Tune in tonight for more …

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