Tag Archives: privacy

OG Bitcoiner Delivers Massive Rant on Current State of Crypto – YMB Podcast E265

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E265

This is episode 265 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Look, you know we're not huge fans of CoinDesk nor fans of clicky headlines. But this one got me, hook, line, and sinker:

Enough with the ICO-Me-So-Horny-Get-Rich-Quick-Lambo Crypto

And honestly, it's a pretty good article (probably because CoinDesk didn't really write it). It's a letter from an OG Bitcoiner who is clearly fed up with the way cryptocurrency turned out. …

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More Free Speech & Privacy with ZenCash Co-Founder Rob Viglione – YMB Podcast E256

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This is episode 256 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

First up today, we'll introduce our genius guest and share his story. Rob Viglione helped found ZenCash, one of the most respected privacy-oriented cryptocurrencies out there. But his team hopes to turn the project into an entire platform packed with anonymous features. Rob is a serious liberty lover, so we're excited to learn how he's making the world more free.…

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Bill Clinton to Speak for Ripple ROFL – YMB Podcast E253

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E253

This is episode 253 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Today's show was a little crazy. We didn't prepare one bit but we still knocked it out of the park.

We kicked things off by talking about Ripple's decision to get Bill Clinton as a keynote speaker. LUL. Where did Ripple get the funds to hire him, anyway? And why would he have any interest in talking about cryptocurrency?

Then …

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The Troll Returns: Google’s Cloud Blockchains & More – YMB Podcast E252

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This is episode 252 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

The Blockchain Troll from TrollCoin returns for another dashing stream! He joined us a few months ago and we all had a blast, so he's back to wreck the show again.

First up, we'll cover the cloud-based blockchains that Google hopes to provide soon. Do we really need another service that lets anyone and their brother spin up a blockchain? …

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GDPR and Blockchain – YMB Podcast E244

You, Me, and BTC E244

This is episode 244 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

If "privacy policy bingo" was a real game, everyone on the internet would have won this month. Google, Twitter, Uber, the Tooth Fairy, and everyone else made changes recently because of the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Data protection is certainly important, but it's highly likely that the EU went way too far with this one. We'll …

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Secret’s Out: SEC Defamed ICOs for Years to Make Room for Their Own Crypto – YMB Podcast E242

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E242

This is episode 242 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

"All ICOs are securities," they said. "You will get scammed," they said.

After years of watching the Securities and Exchange Commission attack and berate ICOs, we finally know what they were really up to. They just wanted to scare people away from their competition and make room for a brand new, SEC-sponsored ICO.

That's right, the SEC is launching an …

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Samourai Wallet Beefs Up Privacy, Amazon Enables Signal Censorship, & More – YMB Podcast E240

You, Me, and BTC E240

This is episode 240 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Did you read all of that last paragraph? We're not just a Bitcoin podcast. We're also a *liberty* podcast. So in addition to Bitcoin, we take serious interest in privacy, security, censorship resistance, free trade, and numerous other liberty-oriented topics. We've covered all that since the beginning.

This week we have some good news and some bad news …

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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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