The hashrate reaches new highs. JJ is on a Bitcoin panel in Concord, NH. The Free State Project reaches the signer goal of 20,000 while bitcoin based businesses thrive in New Hampshire. Cryptsy is no more and the story is grim. BlockStream has a good week of partnerships and funding. Bitcoin Classic binaries are online now. The European Union looks to further regulate pre-paid cards and bitcoin because, “terrorism”. The White House is asking for a $10 tax on each barrel of oil — underhanded highway robbery.
This special episode focuses on the New Hampshire Liberty Forum 2015. The Brazilian Real drops in value as interest rates are increased to slow inflation. Spending Bitcoin anywhere a MasterCard is accepted may be coming soon. Privacy implications in Canada as a man faces charges for not divulging his mobile phone password.
Roger Ver denied visa to US. Overstock.com installs bitcoin ATM and offers to pay employees in Bitcoin. News from Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Brazil and Venezuela. BitStamp was hacked last weekend and is back online following a few days of worry. Darren will be presenting at Liberty Forum in New Hampshire. The Price of Bitcoin and ‘Why is the price as high as it is?’