European Courts decide to call Bitcoin a currency. The free market provides a solution to the $750 AIDS medication. Corrupt DEA Agent Mark Force is sentenced to more than 6 years in prison. The Block Chain Alliance looks to help law enforcement with crypto crimes. Keenevention is coming up next week! American Express is taking an interest in the Bitcoin remittance business.
UK residents are encouraged to hold onto more cash. A college student has his life savings of $11,000 taken by the DEA and not charged with a crime. The first movie to accept bitcoin for theater tickets. Silk Road Investigator and Secret Service agent pleads guilty to charges. A bank run may be occurring in Greece. The Blockchain debate gets input from Chinese miners. JJ and Beau will be at Porcfest this coming week so look for a prerecorded show next Sunday!
Massive corruption found with the silk road investigation on the part of government agents, an Executive order allegedly outlaws donations to Edward Snowden, Diane Feinstein wants the Anarchist Cookbook scrubbed from the internet. Turkey outlaws WordPress altogether, student loan debt is causing a resistance movement and the bitcoin foundation may be bankrupt. And Much More!!!
Neocash Radio welcomes former NASA engineer Curt of http://anarchic-order.blogspot.com as a guest. Bitcoin transactions are at an all time high. A fire at a bitcoin mining facility in Thailand claims three buildings full of mining rigs. MIT grads are given bitcoin. Bitcoin start-ups are drawing more venture capital funding than the 90s internet bubble. Silk Road 2.0 shut down. The Russian Ruble falls as Moody’s downgrades South Africa.
Darren is in the studio and JJ joins the show from the road. Darren talks about his experience at PorcFest and how bitcoin was once again a major currency for buying products and services. Also Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne gave a keynote speech at the event and later announced on Free Talk Live his desire to give special deals to vendors that accept payment in bitcoin as well as possibly paying his employees in bitcoin. Venture Capitalist Tim Draper wins the US Marshall Auction for seized Silk Road funds. There ain’t no such thing as an ASIC resistant mining algorithim. Chicago Sun Times makes history. Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF moved forward. Both Coinbase and BitPay are offering enhanced security features. NewEgg accepts bitcoin.
Darren is in the studio and JJ skypes in from the road. Central Banks are buying equities. US Marshall Offices are selling the bitcoins seized from Silk Road. GHash.IO reached 50% of the hashing power — Bitcoin dev Peter Todd sells half of his bitcoin and Bitfury pulls 1.5 PH/s from GHash.IO in response. Expedia and Kings College in New York start accepting bitcoin. Credit card breach at PF Changs. Host Darren is interviewed for a Forbes article. Venezuela is in trouble with bond holders and is having shortages. Next week is PorcFest, an important festival for Bitcoin enthusiasts, and Neocash Radio will be trying to have some content up for our listeners instead of a full show.
John Light – bitcoinconsultant.me – calls into the show for the whole episode : Money 2020 conference : Ripple : Silk Road shutdown by FBI : messages being sent to alleged FBI bitcoin wallet address : bitcointalk forum hacked : government shutdown