Private Censorship – YMB Podcast E89

Private Censorship

This is episode 89 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

The bulk of today's show is about censorship in the free market. Theymos, the owner of the Bitcoin subreddit, recently banned discussion about BitcoinXT and the blocksize debate, upsetting many users. We all agree that he has the right to censor his own subreddit, but we'll have a heated debate about whether or not that right even needs to …

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BTC Art Gallery Creator on the Power of Memes & More – Bitcoin and the Arts #9

BTC Art Gallery

This is another Bitcoin and the Arts podcast with John Stuart! This month, John chats with Dustin, the creator of the BTC Art Gallery!

Dustin once realized that art was incredibly important, even in the Bitcoin space, but no one was organizing all of the great Bitcoin artwork scattered across the internet. That led him to create a place where all kinds of art - everything from memes to comics to digital paintings and …

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AT&T Blocks Bitcoin? – YMB Podcast E88

AT&T Blocks Bitcoin

This is episode 88 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

One Bitcoin user recently discovered that his ISP, AT&T, was blocking the internet port used by Bitcoin Core. We don't know how widespread the issue is or why AT&T chose to do this, but we're still fairly concerned. So today, we'll share more about this story and discuss what it could mean. Is AT&T targeting Bitcoin? How do we feel …

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Criminal Smart Contracts – YMB Podcast E87

Bitcoin Crime

This is episode 87 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Today we're unpacking possible connections between smart contracts and crime. Some have argued that smart contracts will make it much safer and more convenient for bad actors to commission and commit all sorts of crime. In a certain sense, we agree, but we also have plenty of reasons to believe that our world will not suddenly become overrun with murder …

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BitcoinXT – YMB Podcast E86

BitcoinXT by Mike Hearn and Gavin Andresen

This is episode 86 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

This week's show is all about BitcoinXT, a Bitcoin fork proposed by Gavin Andresen and Mike Hearn. We'll chat about why the blocksize debate has been so wild, the cultural differences between security engineers and software engineers, the fairness of the blockchain's dispute resolution mechanisms, and tons more.

We'll use the following articles as a starting point for our discussion:…

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KYC and Brainwallets – YMB Podcast E85

Bitcoin Brainwallet

This is episode 85 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

First up this week, we're sharing some thoughts about the significant amount of personal information that Bitcoin exchanges collect. Some people even think they have more stringent KYC measures than banks. As much as we hate this kind of surveillance, we'll explain why we still don't really blame companies like Coinbase and BitPay.

Then later in the show, we'll share …

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Owning Bitcoin, Card-Linking, Small Biz, & More Bitcoin Headlines – #YMBLive 8-12-15

Tim Baker on #YMBLive Bitcoin Headlines

This is another wild episode of #YMBLive, our weekly LIVE Bitcoin podcast! Join us every Wednesday from 1PM-3PM Eastern as we cover the latest Bitcoin headlines and share plenty of crazy Bitcoin opinions. If you can't watch the show live, the audio and video will always be available to download.

This Week's Bitcoin Headlines:

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Blockchain Governance – YMB Podcast E84

Blockchain Governance

This is episode 84 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

This week's show is all about the Bitcoin blockchain and governance. For centuries, man has generally been ruled by other men and force. Is the blockchain changing that paradigm? Who makes the rules for Bitcoin? Are we ever forced to follow them? Stay tuned for our thoughts on those questions and tons more. We'll even have a complex discussion about …

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