International News Updates. Venezuela declares a state of emergency. BRICS nations make first $750 million contribution to the New Development Bank. Cryptsy looks for new owners and has a 10,000 BTC loss. Peter Todd engages in fraud with BTC and reddit. Mike Hearn quits the Bitcoin Core Dev Team and elevates the blockchain debate to a new level. Bitcoin Classic has 72-74% support of the mining pools.
BRICS nations met for a Summit this past week. RC4 security vulnerability may affect bitcoin users. Greek news wrap-up for the week. Socialized losses for Litecoin margin traders. The bitcoin blockchain debate still sees no consensus.
DJIA up to 18086
Gold down to 1133
Silver down to 14.84
Oil down to 50.78
30 year treasury down to 3.08%
BTC down to $274
LTC down to $3.71
Doge 63 satoshis
Bitcoin Platform Vulnerability
Austerity Measures Votes on with Violent Protests outside
Block Size Debate
BitStamp announces a bitcoin debit card for Europeans. The Internal Revenue Service gets hacked and exposes 100,000 individuals. Businesses in Venezuela are switching over to US Dollars. The Ethereum test net suffered a fork. Blockchain.info is recommending Android users update their apps to solve a duplicate address issue. The Bitcoin Block Size debate continues. The BRICS nations are creating a bank.
Ademo Freeman from the Suns of Liberty Mint – sunsoflibertymint.com/ – calls into the show to talk about silver pieces : China is showing a growing support for Bitcoin : BRICS nations preparing for dollar troubles : India is reducing tariffs on gold and silver a slight amount