Expect to Be Watched – YMB Podcast E124

Government Observers

This is episode 124 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

The United States Supreme Court recently ruled that the FBI could obtain a warrant to access and monitor any device running Tor or other anonymity software. At first, this sounds awful. People certainly don’t want to be watched without cause, especially if they might not even know that they’re under investigation.

But today, we’ll challenge this reaction. Sure, it sucks …

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Is Wright Right? – YMB Podcast E123

Is Wright Satoshi?

This is episode 123 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

This week’s fantastic show is all about Craig Wright, the man who claims to be the inventor of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. According to BBC News, Wright recently proved this claim by signing a message with one of history’s earliest Bitcoin addresses, which should belong to Satoshi.

Do we really believe him? Is BBC’s report enough proof for us? …

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Tolerating Crypto & the Real Bitcoin Use Cases – YMB Podcast E122

Bitcoin Gaming

This is episode 122 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Fist up today, we’re chatting about Japan’s official recognition of digital currencies and Europe’s approval of Bitstamp. Has Bitcoin finally reached the point where governments can tolerate it or even support it? Is that a good thing, or are we worried about over-regulation?

Then after that, we’ll cover the Nasdaq’s list of real Bitcoin use cases. Cryptocurrency has …

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Bitcoin and Criminals – YMB Podcast E121 Rum

Bitcoin for Criminals

This is episode 121 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

For years, we’ve praised Bitcoin because it gives more power to the people. In general, that’s a great thing, but should we be worried that it gives power to serious criminals as well? At the request of Dustin, the creator of the Bitcoin Art Gallery, we’re addressing the possibly disastrous fact that evil people, like sex traders and child …

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Big Macs & Bitcoin: Terrible Ain’t Wrong – YMB Podcast E120

Big Macs & Bitcoin

This is episode 120 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

What on earth do Big Macs have to do with Bitcoin? Tune in to learn how they can both teach us that bad things are not necessarily wrong and imperfect things can still be good.

Many people hate McDonald’s because the company serves unhealthy, genetically modified food. But others, like John, point out that the McDouble has more nutrition per …

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Robots, Infinite Resources, Interpreting Art, & More – YMB Podcast E119

Art Robot

This is episode 119 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

This episode is easily one of our best. It’s all about what the world will be like when the robots take over. Theoretically, people could have access to virtually infinite resources if we’re ever able to efficiently automate enough tasks. What will people be interested in if that happens? How will the economy operate? What will rich people want when …

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LibertyVPS Review: Buy Offshore Hosting With Bitcoin

Bitcoin Web Hosting

Author: JP Buntinx

The Bottom Line

LibertyVPS is not a cheap provider, but they do respect privacy and accept Bitcoin payments. For more professional users, this service is definitely worth the money.

A virtual private server can be used for a wide variety of things, ranging from hosting a website or project to running a complete Bitcoin Node. But not all of the VPS providers in the world offer the same type of functionality, as …

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Free Market Flaws – YMB Podcast E118

Bitcoin Free Market

This is episode 118 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

We love liberty, really. But just for fun, we’ve recently questioned some of the most important aspects of freedom, like privacy and property rights. Today’s topic is the free market.

We know we could never trust the government to run the economy, but that doesn’t mean the free market is flawless. People are stupid sometimes. They start poor businesses, …

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