Tag Archives: banning Bitcoin

Do Cryptocurrency Ad Bans Prevent Scams?

Cryptocurrency scams have been such a plague on the market that many people have completely avoided the trading process as they are afraid of falling into a trap and losing their hard earned money for nothing.

Because of such a massive deterrent, crypto companies started branding strategies in a different way, to distinguish themselves from unreliable exchanges and service providers. Usually, these types of campaigns are only accessible by large companies due to costs involved, …

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“Official” Research: Tether Artificially Propped Up Bitcoin in 2017 – YMB Podcast E246

You, Mr, and BTC Podcast E246

This is episode 246 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

We'd like to think Bitcoin is perfectly clean and pure, but bad actors are everywhere. Years ago, we learned that fake money and bots were boosting the Bitcoin price at Mt. Gox. And some new research suggests that the same thing happened last year with Bitfinex and Tether.

Is this really news, though? Haven't we known all along that …

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Mining Ban, Illegal Data on Blockchain, Facebook Data Wreckage, & More – YMB Podcast E234

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E234

This is episode 234 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

It's been an absolutely crazy week. For starters, a city in New York banned Bitcoin mining. How can we tolerate this? Isn't computer code supposed to be free speech? How did authoritarian policies make this possible? Tune in for all the details and our opinions.

A few days ago, we found out that if you keep a copy of the …

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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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