YMB: Your Liberty & Bitcoin Podcast

Cyberheists – YMB Podcast E60

This is episode 60 of You, Me, and BTC, the planet's most entertaining Bitcoin podcast!

This week, we're chatting about two cyberhacks that tell an interesting story. For starters, a Chinese Bitcoin exchange called BTER had about $1.75 million dollars worth of Bitcoin stolen from a cold wallet. That's awful, right? Should this encourage us to start using Bitcoin less because it's so insecure? Probably not, because the second heist is even more shocking.

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Morality in the Ulbricht Case – YMB Podcast E59

This is episode 59 of You, Me, and BTC, the planet's most entertaining Bitcoin podcast!

As you probably already know, Ross Ulbricht was found guilty last week on all seven charges that he was facing. Today, we'll share some thoughts on the trial. Did Ulbricht even have a chance of escaping any charges?

We'll also spend some time reading the original warrant for his arrest and considering some tough moral questions. Ulbricht was allegedly willing …

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The Satoshi Roundtable – YMB Podcast E58

The Satoshi Roundtable

If you're about to listen to this show on release day, then an interesting event is scheduled to begin tomorrow. From February 6-8, some of the most influential names in Bitcoin will hold an exclusive conference on a Caribbean island. This meeting was organized by a member of the Bitcoin Association and will be called the Satoshi Roundtable. We'll chat about what these important Bitcoiners might have planned and whether or not it's wise …

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Antonopoulos AMA Responses – YMB Podcast E57

Today's show is all about an ask-me-anything session that Andreas Antonopoulos recently conducted on Reddit. We found a list of his best responses that cover a wide range of crypto topics and we'll be offering our own opinions as well. We'll touch on everything from Bitcoin's volatility to altcoins to mining centralization and tons more, so tune in! Your hosts are Tim Baker, Daniel Brown, and John Stuart. Enjoy!

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Bitcoin Belle on the Ulbricht Case and the Silk Road – YMB Podcast E56

Bitcoin Belle at the Silk Road Trial

Today we're joined by a very special guest, Michele Seven, also known as the Bitcoin Belle. She's been heavily involved in the activism surrounding the trial of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator of the Silk Road. Many people dislike the idea of an underground marketplace, but Michele will share some powerful experiences from her own life to explain the importance of having a safe environment for people buying drugs.

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Purse’s $10,000 Guarantee and More Bitstamp – YMB Podcast E55

About a week ago, one of our favorite Bitcoin startups introduced a $10,000 guarantee for their services. If you've never heard of Purse.io before, we'll explain it how it allows you to spend Bitcoin at Amazon while getting a discount in the neighborhood of 20%. We'll also chat about how this new protection policy should make Purse even better.

Then later in the show, we'll follow up on last week's discussion about the Bitstamp hack. …

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The Bitstamp Hack – YMB Podcast E54

Earlier this week, a popular Bitcoin exchange, Bitstamp, lost about $5 million to a hacker. Today, we'll be chatting about that event. Fortunately, the administrators claim that their customers' deposits will be honored in full, but we'll discuss the possibility that this is false. We'll also try to decide how we should treat the stolen money on the blockchain. Tune in for all that and tons more!

Your hosts are Tim Baker and Daniel …

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