Tag Archives: Silk Road Trial

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

Live Bitcoin Podcast

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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Top 5 Bitcoiners That Love Weed – Bits & Pieces #24

Bitcoin and Weed

Happy 420! For probably a variety of reasons, April 20 is a day when people celebrate the cannabis subculture and perhaps consume a few extra green sticky leaves.

My co-host, Tim Baker, told me once that he thinks special days like this are not ideal, even though he appreciates the object of the celebration. He thinks that festivities tend to make people overexcited about things that they don't fully understand. That could be true …

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Morality in the Ulbricht Case – YMB Podcast E59

This is episode 59 of You, Me, and BTC, the planet's most entertaining Bitcoin podcast!

As you probably already know, Ross Ulbricht was found guilty last week on all seven charges that he was facing. Today, we'll share some thoughts on the trial. Did Ulbricht even have a chance of escaping any charges?

We'll also spend some time reading the original warrant for his arrest and considering some tough moral questions. Ulbricht was allegedly willing …

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Bitcoin Belle on the Ulbricht Case and the Silk Road – YMB Podcast E56

Bitcoin Belle at the Silk Road Trial

Today we're joined by a very special guest, Michele Seven, also known as the Bitcoin Belle. She's been heavily involved in the activism surrounding the trial of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged creator of the Silk Road. Many people dislike the idea of an underground marketplace, but Michele will share some powerful experiences from her own life to explain the importance of having a safe environment for people buying drugs.

The Bitcoin Belle …

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