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Episode 99 – Government Censorship and Security

Australia says no to regulating bitcoin, Rand Paul is the first US Presidential Candidate to accept bitcoin for his campaign donations. Overstock is going big on the bitcoin train. PayPal merchants can now accept bitcoin. The Bitcoin Foundation is on the rocks. Police stations are having their files held for ransom. Turkey and Russia are censoring internet content.

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Episode 92 – NSA Hard Drive Backdoor and Bitcoin Foundation Elections

Bitcoin involved muggings in New York.  Police sloppy with their computer security pay ransom.  Stripe now integrates bitcoin for merchants.  Robocoin allows conversion of regular ATMs to bitcoin ATMs.  Chicago taxi drivers strike because people prefer their competition.  NSA provides serious security flaw in most computer hard drives.  Bitcoin foundation elections.  Does bitcoin need faith?  Bitreserve adds Swiss Francs to their platform.  Greece gets a four month reprieve on their crippling debt.

 


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