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The SEC Sounds Like My High School Principal – YMB Podcast E185

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This is episode 185 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. Principal: "Do NOT bring your cellular devices to school." Class: "roflul kk good luck." That's exactly how the SEC sounded to us this week when they declared that ICOs may be subject to their securities laws. It's hilarious enough that the SEC claims authority to write stuff on paper and expect the entire globe to obey. It's even funnier when ...

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Podcast Pending – YMB Podcast E182

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This is episode 182 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. Today's show was largely unplanned and off the cuff. We're releasing it a day late and with minimal shownotes for reasons that we'll explain if you tune in. Tim Baker will kick things off with a discussion about Independence Day. Daniel Brown and Zack Voell will join in later to share some opinions about the chain split that may soon ...

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UAHF & BitmainCoin: Will Bitcoin’s Civil War (Finally) End in Secession? – YMB Podcast E179

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This is episode 179 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. In case you somehow missed it: Bitmain announced that they'll execute a hard fork this August to combat the scheduled user activated soft fork (UASF). They're calling it a user activated hard fork (UAHF), but many people consider it a miner activated hard fork. Bitmain will essentially create their own altcoin and some exchanges are already planning to list it ...

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Experienced Investor Spills His Crypto Plan – YMB Podcast E178

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This is episode 178 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. First up today, we'll share an investment strategy revealed by a well-known investor, David Siegel. This is certainly not investment advice - we can't and won't provide that. Rather, this is the actual plan that Spiegel says he'll use for his own money. His goal is to beat today's bubbly crypto environment. Are bubbles even a thing? How hard should ...

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SegWit UASF, 3 Bigshot Bitcoin Nations, & More – YMB Podcast E170

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This is episode 170 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast! First up today, we definitely have to cover Bitcoin's recent SegWit UASF drama. The acronym stand for "user activated soft fork" and many hope the concept will allow Segregated Witness to activate sooner. As it stands, we need 95% of Bitcoin's mining power to signal support for SegWit before it activates, but that kind of consensus has proven difficult to ...

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