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  • The Regulatory Landscape of Bitcoin – Melanion Capital Podcast

    The Regulatory Landscape of Bitcoin – Melanion Capital Podcast

    The Role Of Education In Shaping Bitcoin Policy The world of Bitcoin is not just about digital currency; it’s also about policy and advocacy. In this Bitcoin Equities Talks episode, Yael Ossowski, Deputy Director at Consumer Choice Center discusses how the Bitcoin Policy Institute is at the forefront of educating lawmakers and the public about…

  • The feds are trying to stifle Bitcoin and crypto with draconian new regulations

    The feds are trying to stifle Bitcoin and crypto with draconian new regulations

    Should regulations aimed at halting the financial activity of alleged criminals and terrorists be vastly expanded to include cryptocurrencies and firms that use them? Could this potentially harm entrepreneurial spirit and consumer freedom to deal in digital assets? Those were the questions asked this week in Washington as officials from the Treasury Department seek new…

  • Peer-to-Peer Bitcoin & No-KYC Practices (BTC Prague 2023 Panel)

    Peer-to-Peer Bitcoin & No-KYC Practices (BTC Prague 2023 Panel)

    At BTC Prague in June 2023, I moderated a panel with Marek Palatinus of Satoshi Labs, Anna of Hodl Hodl, and cyberpunk author Juraj Bednar on peer-to-peer Bitcoin practices and no-KYC practices.

  • RFK Jr. is batshit insane, but happens to get Bitcoin

    RFK Jr. is batshit insane, but happens to get Bitcoin

    The modern Kennedy has some pretty whacko authoritarian anti-prosperity ideas, but he somehow gets why Bitcoin matters. Historically, we all know cypherpunk Bitcoin, nerd Bitcoin, lambo Bitcoin, and finance Bitcoin. Now, we’re in the age of political Bitcoin. At this early juncture in the 2024 US Presidential campaign, we’ve already had three candidates explicitly mention…

  • Why Bitcoin privacy matters in the real world

    Why Bitcoin privacy matters in the real world

    Avoiding financial surveillance on-chain isn’t just a paranoid pursuit. For many, it’s a matter of life and death. The early adherents of Bitcoin were drawn to the technology because it offered a digitally native monetary alternative that was decentralized, pseudonymous, and a represented a borderless value network. With that came radical on-chain transparency, a major…