Episode 123 – Patents, Licenses, and LBRY.io

Jeremy Kauffman joins us to talk about LBRY.io. The first New York BitLicense is issued. 21 Inc. releases their first bitcoin miner. Bitcoin is ruled as a commodity. An international market update. Bitcoin patents are being applied for.

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SHOW NOTES:

Traditional Markets

Gold $1147

Silver $15.13

Oil $45.34

Dow 16,314

30 year US treasury 2.9596%

Crypto Markets

BTC $232

LTC $2.85

ETH $0.72

News

First company to be issued a bitlicense

http://www.saratogian.com/general-news/20150922/regulator-issues-first-bitcoin-license-to-company

21 releases first bitcoin miner

http://www.techtimes.com/articles/87327/20150922/bitcoin-bitcoin-miner.htm

Bitcoin as a commodity

http://panampost.com/panam-staff/2015/09/22/us-financial-regulators-tighten-their-grip-on-bitcoin/

International markets update:

Bartering in Greece

http://fortune.com/2015/09/21/greece-bartering-economy-tsipras/

and http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/22/business/international/trading-meat-for-tires-as-bartering-economy-grows-in-greece.html?_r=0

Venezuela worse than media portrays

https://www.reddit.com/r/vzla/comments/3m1crr/whats_going_on_in_venezuela_economically_outsider/cvb6vd5

Brazilian Real weakens to 4 per US dollar

Peso weakens to 9.41 per US dollar

Private blockchain bad for bitcoin

http://www.coindesk.com/barry-silbert-private-blockchains-will-capitulate-to-bitcoin/

Bank of America files Patent for Bitcoin wire transfer

http://www.newsbtc.com/2015/09/22/bank-of-america-files-patent-for-bitcoin-wire-transfer-system/

Coinbase files for 9 Bitcoin patents

http://www.newsbtc.com/2015/09/22/coinbase-files-for-nine-patent-bitcoin-applications-with-the-us-patent-and-trademark-office/

Amagi Metals bought

http://www.newsbtc.com/2015/09/24/bitcoin-to-bullion-retailer-amagi-metals-purchased-by-anthem-vault/

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