Episode 141 – ISIS is a Boogieman Created by the US Government

Venezuela’s economic and governmental collapse is speeding along. Puerto Rico is in trouble financially. Japan introduces negative interest rates for commercial banks. More lies about ISIS debunked. Russia suffering from protests and economic woes. The Federal Reserve does not raise interest rates. The New York BitLicense was not enough now the parasites are looking at a second license.

 

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Episode 116 – Overstock Ether

Overstock.com reveals a new trading platform and Symbiont moves forward with it’s trading platform. BitLicense Reactions are mostly bad. Venezuela is seizing private businesses while the inflation rate climbs to 800% on the year. Tokyo judge rules that Bitcoins are “not subject to ownership”. Tor troubles and upgrades.

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Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrnes unveils t0

http://www.coindesk.com/overstock-unveils-blockchain-trading-platform-to/

Symbiont Issues Securities on the Bitcoin Blockchain to Usher Capital Markets into the Blockchain Era

https://bitcoinmagazine.com/21456/symbiont-issues-securities-bitcoin-blockchain-usher-capital-markets-blockchain-era/

Bitlicense reaction (Bitstamp applying for bitlicense)

https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/3gcedf/bitlicense_the_rundown/

Venezuela

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-07-30/venezuela-seizes-nestle-polar-warehouse-as-food-shortages-mount

800% inflation

http://panampost.com/fergus-hodgson/2015/08/04/venezuelan-inflation-soars-to-800/

Tokyo Judge rules that Bitcoins are not Property

http://www.coindesk.com/tokyo-court-bitcoin-not-subject-to-ownership-2/

Problems with Tor?

http://www.businessinsider.com/mit-researchttp://www.businessinsider.com/mit-researchers-has-some-bad-news-for-users-of-anonymity-browser-tor-2015-8hers-has-some-bad-news-for-users-of-anonymity-browser-tor-2015-8

HorNet allows high speed browsing and is a more secure alternative to Tor.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/hornet-tor-alternative-for-high-speed-anonymous-browsing-revealed/

Greece News

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11792827/Greece-inches-closer-to-third-bail-out-deal-but-Finns-insist-rescue-package-wont-work.html

Poorly researched CNN article on encryption

http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/01/opinions/rogers-encryption-security-risk/index.html

Episode 104 – Nasdaq Harnesses the Blockchain Technology

MIT Bitcoin Department calls out flaws in the New York BitLicense. Venezuela reaches 100% currency inflation since January this year. Russian courts unblock bitcoin sites. The White House appoints pro-Bitcoin CTO. Nasdaq is going to use Blockchain Technology for the trading engine. Greece nearly missed a payment to the IMF this week, looks to privatize a port.

 

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Episode 97 – Greece Running Out Of Money

Paybase/paycoin is a scam. OTC Bitcoin Asset GBTC goes live. Greece is running out of money and the US is running out of money…. again! Australia looks to tax bank accounts. The EFF and Fred Wilson weigh in on the New York State BitLicense. Convenience stores Seven Eleven Mexico launch a digital currency.

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