Insane Coin Offerings: Everything is “Bitcoin”

Different Bitcoins

This article is the third in a series about the most absurd Initial Coin Offerings. Read the previous article here.

In chasing crypto-riches, many coin creators see a shortcut to widespread adoption (or at least possession) by hijacking the Bitcoin name via chain forks or branding.

Roger Ver, for example, is (in)famous for insisting that Bitcoin Cash is the "real" Bitcoin (an idea that Ethereum's founder, Vitalik Buterin, now supports).

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Global Crypto Strategist Joins KYC.Legal

KYC.Legal, a blockchain technology-based platform that serves to verify users, protect personal data, and prevent fraud, welcomes the addition of a highly esteemed adviser to their team - David Drake, a renowned investor and crowdfunding pioneer, agreed to join the team as its adviser. Mr. Drake, the Chairman of LDJ Capital, will lend to the project his substantial knowledge of the market and will advise the company on key issues of conducting a successful ICO, …

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They Predicted Peace but the Biggest Bitcoin Battles Are Just Beginning – YMB Podcast E201

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E201

This is episode 201 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. "But today's not Thursday!" you may exclaim. That's right kids. It's time for two episodes per week so saddle up.

Today's show is all about this weekend's crazy crypto forking drama. The Bitcoin Cash price spiked because Bitcoin2X was cancelled (maybe). This caused Bitcoin to plummet for awhile. And Bitcoin Gold rallied a bit because it finally launched today (even …

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Bitcoin2X Hits the Bricks… Or Does It? – YMB Podcast E200

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E200

This is episode 200 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. That's right, we added one to our hundreds digit so tonight, we celebrate!

But before we get around to partying, we have to cover this week's absolutely shocking news. The headlines blindsided us all yesterday. Just admit it. You had no idea this one was coming. The 2X half of SegWit2X was called off - for now.

And this sudden …

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Insane Coin Offerings: Food Token Frenzy

This article is the second in a series about the most absurd Initial Coin Offerings. Read the first article here.

A viral potato salad campaign placed crowdfunded food onto the already-absurd scene of modernity after collecting over $50,000, and crowdfunded food projects are not going away. They're going cryptographic.

Hungry for a share of the 2010's crypto-alchemy, many hustlers and copycats have launched coins and tokens for an incredible array of food and …

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AML Bitcoin Negotiating With Panamanian Government

NAC Foundation, which recently launched AML BitCoin, a revolutionary new digital currency that complies with anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) requirements, just announced that it has been engaged in talks with Panamanian government and private sector representatives to introduce AML BitCoin into the national financial and payment infrastructures.

Last month, Marcus Andrade, the CEO of NAC Foundation, held several constructive meetings with important national market players and governmental officials. The process was …

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Bitcoin Price Soars but a Different Record Bitcoin Stat Makes Headlines – YMB Podcast E199

You, Me, & BTC Podcast E199

This is episode 199 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

The Bitcoin price is filthy high these days. And sure, we want to celebrate that. But some people recently pointed out another record Bitcoin high that's way less exciting. According to some, this stat indicates that crypto is in deep doo-doo.

The number is related to Bitcoin transaction fees, but it's a little different. (Although transaction fees are also rising …

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Insane Coin Offerings: Cryptography Meets Christ

This article is the first in a series about the most absurd Initial Coin Offerings. Enjoy!

From Johann Tetzel to Joel Osteen, history teaches that mixing money and religion rarely ends well. Cryptocurrency, the newest generation of money, promises an escape from this storied past (along with political and corporate influences) by decentralizing the production of and disintermediating the exchange of money. But cryptographic money is still pervious to the wiles of religious figures attracted …

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