Ep188: HUGE Ponzi ScaMMM in Africa, Airbnb Considers Bitcoin, India’s Anti-Crypto Propaganda

Millions of Nigerians turn to the MMM ponzi scheme for economic relief. Mavro coin is a scam. Central Banks are addicted to cutting interest rates. The next chapter in the IRS v Coinbase saga. Airbnb CEO may consider Bitcoin integration for 2017. India Today creates a Reefer Madness-style anti-Bitcoin video that is both funny and terrifying. The Harvard Business Review talks about the future of blockchains. We discuss Bitcoin’s technological evolution and focus on how blockchains will see growth that more closely mimics a cellular organism than a digital construct. Randy talks about his experience solo mining & pool mining Zcash.

All this and more on the Neocash Radio podcast, episode 188 — Wednesday December 28th, 2016!

We’ve written out short overviews of the topics discussed on today’s show below! Be sure to listen in to the whole podcast to get more information, insights, and thoughts on each of them from JJ, Darren, and Randy!

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Traditional Markets Crypto Markets
Gold $1,142 Bitcoin (BTC) $970
Silver $15.98 Litecoin (LTC) $4.37
Oil $53.62 Zcash (ZEC) $50.70
Dow Jones 19,833 points Ethereum (ETH) $7.55
30Y UST Yield 3.094% DASH $10.22
Euro (EUR) $1.04 Monero (XMR) $14.10
Chinese Yuan (CNY) $0.14 Augur REP $3.33
British Pound (GBP) $1.22 1 Doge = 1 Doge

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Episode 119 – New Zealand Bans Butt-hurt

India’s Central Bank and the bitcoin boogieman. Bitcoin ATMs have got it all wrong according to Andreas Antonopoulos. New Zealand is looking to ban butt-hurt. Darren’s Censorship special covers international censorship stories. Venezuela closes boarders. Student Loans could be a bad investment as many students never graduate. The bitcoin blockchain debate continues.

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Show Notes:

Traditional Markets

Gold down to 1134

Silver down to 14.59

DOW up to 16643

OIL big jump up to 45.33

30 year rises to 2.9103%

 

Crypto Markets

BTC 227

LTC  drops to  2.78

Dash slightly down 2.57

Ether remains steady at 1.32

 

Rundown

India Central Bankers talk about Bitcoin

http://www.coindesk.com/indian-central-bankers-go-public-with-bitcoin-views/

Andreas A talks about Bitcoin ATMs

https://bitcoinmagazine.com/21732/andreas-antonopoulos-thinks-bitcoin-atms-need-completely-redesigned/

American of 17 years sentenced to 17 years for managing twitter feed for ISIS

http://gizmodo.com/17-year-old-american-sentenced-to-eleven-years-in-priso-1727210080

New Zealand passes law outlawing causing emotional distress on the internet

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/07/01/nz_swings_banhammer_at_trolls/

Twitter censored deleted tweets of politicians

http://www.theverge.com/2015/8/24/9196969/twitter-shuts-down-politwoops-diplotwoops

India shuts down mobile internet access during protests

http://thenextweb.com/in/2015/08/26/india-just-turned-off-mobile-internet-for-67-million-citizens-amid-protests-in-ahmedabad/

Princeton offers course on Bitcoin and Crypto currency technology through corsera  

https://www.coursera.org/course/bitcointech

Bitcoin exchange launching in Iran

http://bravenewcoin.com/news/irans-first-bitcoin-exchange-launching/

Board Closings in Venezuela http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/freshman-year/billions-taxpayer-dollars-go-students-who-dont-graduate-analysis-finds-n412431

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2015/08/29/world/americas/ap-lt-venezuela-colombia-border.html?_r=0

Billions go to the education of students that don’t graduate

http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/freshman-year/billions-taxpayer-dollars-go-students-who-dont-graduate-analysis-finds-n412431

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Blockchain

http://insidebitcoins.com/news/block-size-debate-takes-turn-f2pool-rejects-xt-adopts-bip100-instead/34533

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