Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

By Marty Bent

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thecryptosasquatch
 Dec 29, 2018
excellent Bitcoin interviews and updates. Always interesting guests and topics

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 Nov 30, 2018
Marty opens up his interviewees, and makes for cosmic crypto conversations!

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Tales from the Crypt is a podcast hosted by Marty Bent about Bitcoin. Join Marty, Editor in Chief of "the best newsletter in crypto", as he sits down to discuss Bitcoin with interesting people. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support

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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.10.14
4326

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 

- Casa node concerns https://blog.keys.casa/addressing-security-concerns-about-casa-node/

- Realvision with Saifedean https://www.realvision.com/tv/shows/interviews/videos/gold-the-bitcoin-standard?source_collection=07157a6eedda4e78b9dcada0c3bc76c0

- Trezor + Unchained Slip0039 implementation https://blog.trezor.io/open-source-standards-unchained-slip-0039-for-individuals-and-groups-cae3e9573410

- Child porn ring brought down https://blog.chainalysis.com/reports/chainalysis-doj-welcome-to-video-shutdown

- Oxford English Dictionary adds sats

- Blockstream Green Wallet adds integrated Tor support https://twitter.com/BlockstreamHelp/status/1184176681260584960?s=19

- LND 0.8.0 released https://blog.lightning.engineering/announcement/2019/10/15/lnd-v0.8.html

- Casa covenant inheritance planning https://blog.keys.casa/announcing-casa-covenant-bitcoin-inheritance-service-and-protocol/

- Nodl team begins moving everything behind Tor https://twitter.com/nodl_it/status/1184110287424610305?s=19

- Tor releases new version of OnionShare https://blog.torproject.org/new-version-onionshare-makes-it-easy-anyone-publish-anonymous-uncensorable-websites-0

- Electrum announces their own lightning implementation

- Coldcard Mk3 begins shipping

- Rep Warren Davidson on Noded https://twitter.com/NodedPodcast/status/1182490088464408577?s=19

- Protests around the world

Shoutout to our sponsors:

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Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions!

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Oct 17, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #108: Jared Dillian
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Join Marty as he sits down with Jared Dillian, Founder & Editor of The Daily Dirtnap newsletter, to discuss:

- Jared's reformed skepticism of Bitcoin

- Bitcoin v. Gold

- What happens if we End The Fed?

- Millenial investing

- much more 

Follow Jared on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dailydirtnap

Check out The Daily Dirtnap: https://www.dailydirtnap.com/

Shoutout to this week's sponsors, Cash App.

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Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions!

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Oct 15, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #107: American Hodl
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with American Hodl to wax poetic about everything.


Shoutout to this week's sponsors, Cash App.

Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.

Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions!

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Oct 11, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.10.07
3697

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 

- Real Vision upcoming show with Saif

- Coldcard adds offline address explorer with new update thanks to @hodlwave https://blog.coinkite.com/address-explorer/

- Zap Android app update https://twitter.com/ln_zap/status/1181618068096724994?s=20

- Upcoming Zap desktop update to include node pubkey signing https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-588/

- New KYCP update - kycp.org

- https://mempool.observer/monitor/ by @0xB10C

- Nodl Samourai announced - https://shop.nodl.it/en/home/38-nodl-samourai-edition.html

- Casa Node 2 announced - https://blog.keys.casa/announcing-casa-node-2/

- ACINQ raises $8M in series A - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/acinq-startup-behind-eclair-lightning-implementation-raises-8m

- Tor removes ~800 old relays - https://www.zdnet.com/article/tor-project-removes-13-5-of-current-servers-for-running-eol-versions/

- Adobe and others cut off Venezuelan users from cloud services - https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/7/20904030/adobe-venezuela-photoshop-behance-us-sanctions

- Multiple corporations bend the knee to China - https://ibb.co/album/eSSKDv

- Hong Kong Free Press switches to BTCPay - https://twitter.com/HongKongFP/status/1182196845511987200?s=20

- City of Miami to vote on 30 year contract for cameras and flood sensors on light poles to private company with no data protection https://twitter.com/TooMuchMe/status/1181947359753904130?s=20

- Surveillance partnerships with Amazon's Ring door cameras -https://www.fightforthefuture.org/news/2019-10-07-open-letter-calling-on-elected-officials-to-stop/

- Bitcoin2020 tickets for $50, Szabo is keynote - https://www.bitcoin2020conference.com/

Cash App. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.

Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com to check out their collaborative custody and loan products as well as their open source contributions.

Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada.

Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions!

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Oct 10, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #106: Aleks Svetski
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Aleks Svetski, founder of Amber, to discuss:

- The latest Amber updates

- Building out a product road map and prioritizing

- Citadels

- Separation of money and state

- Hypothetical paths to a post-bitcoinization world

- much more 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors, Cash App.

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Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions!

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Oct 08, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #105: Travis Kling
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Join Marty as he sits down with Travis Kling, CIO of Ikigai Asset Management, to discuss:

- Travis' journey to bitcoin

- Failed narratives/frameworks of years past

- How the current system is gamed

- Timing

- Much more

Follow Travis on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Travis_Kling

Check out Ikigai: https://www.ikigai.fund

Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App.

Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.

Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions!

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Oct 04, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.09.30
3830

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Michelle Phan https://www.thecut.com/2019/09/michelle-phan-youtube-beauty-star-on-why-she-left.html

- Baakt launches with limited volume https://www.bakkt.com/markets

- US & UK CLOUD Act Agreement https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190928/18254143088/no-new-agreement-to-share-data-between-us-uk-law-enforcement-does-not-require-encryption-backdoors.shtml

- HK - 1967 emergency laws enacted - face masks banned https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-4991888

- host4coins.net

- Opendime videos - tftc.tv

- Team signing for Casa Diamond Members ($5040 per year) https://blog.keys.casa/team-signing-on-casa-keymaster/

- uesefultulips.org

- Wasabi error, rescan required

- Crypto Rating Council launched by  Coinbase, Kraken, Poloniex and Bittrex https://www.cryptoratingcouncil.com/asset-ratings

- EOS $24M settlement with SEC https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2019-202

- Keybase impersonator

Shoutout to our sponsors:

Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.

Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. If you need liquidity but don't want to sell your bitcoin, they offer easy access to loans using bitcoin as collateral. Collateral is always stored on-chain in dedicated multisig addresses with the option for you to hold a key, and your bitcoin is never rehypotheticated.

Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada.

Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions!

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Oct 03, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #104: Janine
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Janine, privacy researcher and co-host of Block Digest, to discuss:

- Janine's path to Bitcoin

- Common privacy blunders

- Avoiding big tech

- Coinbase's checkered history

- CoinJoins

- Block Digest

- Traveling without Google Maps

- Much more

Follow Janine on Twitter: https://twitter.com/J9Roem

Check out Block Digest: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb53lXz2IzEFT5JNHSbdvPg

Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App.

Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.

Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions!

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Oct 01, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.09.23
2989

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Lightning Vulnerability disclosed https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/lightning-dev/2019-September/002174.html

- Maduro rumored to own bitcoin https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-26/venezuela-has-bitcoin-stash-and-doesn-t-know-what-to-do-with-it

- In device address explorer coming to coldcard https://twitter.com/COLDCARDwallet/status/1177393853076320258?s=20

- Erlay BIP draft released https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-578/

- Fold joins the sats back party with Amazon support https://twitter.com/fold_app/status/1176843962528567296?s=20

- tThe "hashcrash" https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1176850968211668994

- ETH gas limit raised https://www.trustnodes.com/2019/09/14/miners-begin-raising-the-gas-limit-to-10-million

Shoutout to our sponsors:

Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.

Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. If you need liquidity but don't want to sell your bitcoin, they offer easy access to loans using bitcoin as collateral. Collateral is always stored on-chain in dedicated multisig addresses with the option for you to hold a key, and your bitcoin is never rehypotheticated.

Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada.

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Sep 27, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #103: Mauricio Di Bartolomeo & Adam Reeds
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Join Marty as he sits down with Mauricio Di Bartolomeo & Adam Reeds, the co-founders of Ledn.io, to discuss:

- Ledn's loan offerings and expansion into Latin America

- Bitcoin mining in Venezuela

- Stablecoins 

- Crossing boarders with Bitcoin

- How the Venezuela government buys bitcoin via LocalBitcoins

- Sneaking out of the country

- The ills of Socialism

- much more 

Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App.

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Sep 26, 2019
Tales From The Crypt #102: John Doe
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with John Doe, an ex-Silk Road vendor who had a four year forced hodl. Learn about what it was really like to use the Silk Road, the ethos of the website + forums, and the absurdness of The Drug War. 

Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App.

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Sep 24, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.09.16
3396

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Baltic Honeybadger in Riga - [Day 1] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IpZWSWUIVE&feature=youtu.be%3Futm_source%3Ddigg

[Day 2] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ns_I2LpeAbQ&feature=youtu.be?utm_source=digg

- Reminder that browser extensions can be malicious, act accordingly

- Someone is impersonating Matt on Keybase

- Olympus fiat to lightning https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-574/

- Sparkswap beta launched https://twitter.com/sparkswap/status/1173588374604537856?s=20

- Square Crypto hires 3 new devs Valentine Wallace, Jeffrey Czyz, Arik Sosman, announces funding for BTCPay https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-570/

- Hash rate all time high again - https://bitcoinvisuals.com/chain-hash-rate

- Tor project now using BTCPay - https://donate.torproject.org/cryptocurrency

- Bobby Lee launches horrible product BalletCrypto card that nobody should use 

- ColdCard multisig plugin merged into electrum, next official version of should have it ready to go, or just build from official sources today

- Nodl + Samourai edition designs released, preorders soon https://twitter.com/SamouraiWallet/status/1174200358828163072?s=20

- Bisq adds encrypted chat https://twitter.com/wiz/status/1174104040193413120?s=20

- Repo market / Fed cuts rate / QE4?

Shoutout to our sponsors:

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Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada.

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Sep 20, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #101: Jack Mallers - Olympus Announcement
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Jack Mallers to discuss the launch of Olympus, a non-custodial way to buy bitcoin and immediately receive it on the Lightning Network. 

Link to Jack's Medium post on the launch: https://medium.com/@JimmyMow/announcing-olympus-lightning-enabled-fiat-ramps-by-zap-1f5349a96ee9

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Sep 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #100: @arbedout
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Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Odell and a very special guest, arbedout. Arbedout is a Twitter anon who has some incredible views on Bitcoin. Particularly how the nascent "cryptocurrency boom" shares a lot of eerie parallels with market booms throughout history. 

The trio polishes off 3/4 of a bottle of Knob Creek while reminiscing on their experiences within the "cryptocurrency boom". 

Follow arbedout on Twitter: https://twitter.com/arbedout

Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App.

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Sep 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #99: Raoul Pal
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Join Marty as he sits down with Raoul Pal, Founder of Real Vision and Global Macro Investor, to discuss:

- Repo markets

- The state of the global financial system

- Demographics

- Behavioral Economics

- Tokenizing income streams

- much more 

Follow Raoul on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RaoulGMI

Check out Real Vision: https://www.realvision.com/

Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App.

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Sep 18, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #98: Carla Kirk-Cohen
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Join Marty as he sits down with Carla Kirk-Cohen, the last of Chaincode Labs' Summer residents to swing through the studio, to discuss:

- Carla's journey to Bitcoin

- Her passion for the Lightning Network

- Life in South Africa

- Bringing LN to an exchange

- Things that LN enables that weren't possible before 

Follow Carla on Twitter: https://twitter.com/actuallyCarlaKC

Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App.

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Sep 17, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.09.09
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Lightning CVE exploited in the wild, lnd 0.7.0 vulnerable, update! https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/lightning-dev/2019-September/002148.html

- Digg from the dead https://digg.com/channel/bitcoin

- NY payroll company MyPayrollHR exit scam $35M https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/09/ny-payroll-company-vanishes-with-35-million/

- French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says Libra will not be allowed in the EU https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/facebook-libra-cryptocurrency-bitcoin-europe-france-ban-block-latest-a9102171.html

- Premier League Club Watford Bitcoin logo on jerseys due to sportsbet.io sponsorship https://www.watfordfc.com/club/bitcoin-confirmed-new-sleeve-partner

- Keybase airdrops shitcoin, bitcoiners donate to Tor, almost 17000 XLM donated(~$1020) https://stellar.expert/explorer/public/account/GABWGQEQESRX5TKDTPIYJFPKGJDMEW6VLOOLBTIFPJIN7XT6KAFXJQPJ?filter=payments

- Bitcoin as a nonviolent rebellion by Nic Carter https://medium.com/@nic__carter/a-most-peaceful-revolution-8b63b64c203e?sk=c70e2e688cb3c15dfe68f4d2627b1059

- ColdCard firmware update 2.1.4 for multi-sig change outputs https://coldcardwallet.com/docs/upgrade

- Bittr adds xpub support https://twitter.com/GetBittr/status/1172171274791116801?s=19

- Spencer Dinwiddie of NJ Nets is a bitcoiner and is tokenizing his ~$34 million extension https://theathletic.com/1199912/2019/09/12/sources-spencer-dinwiddie-to-convert-his-nba-contract-into-a-secured-digital-investment-heres-what-that-means/

- ECB cuts rates and announces a new round of QE "Negative rates will not provoke the collapse of the financial system" - Draghi https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-12/ecb-cuts-rates-restarts-qe-to-fight-slowdown-as-draghi-era-ends

Shoutout to our sponsors:

Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.

Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.

Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada.

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Sep 13, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #97: Eric Voskuil
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Eric Voskuil, lead maintainer of the libbitcoin Bitcoin implementation, as they discuss:

- libbitcoin

- Austrian Economics

- Attack vectors

- Eric's experience in the Navy 

- How Bitcoin fails 

- Dust

- much more 

Check out the libbitcoin Wiki: https://github.com/libbitcoin/libbitcoin-system/wiki

Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App.

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Sep 11, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #96: Elichai Turkel
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Join Marty as he sits down with Elichai Turkel, recent Summer resident at Chaincode Labs, to discuss:

- Elichai's path to cryptography and Bitcoin

- Schnorr signatures

- Taproot 

- Miniscript

- Cryptography

- State of academic papers

- much more

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Sep 09, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.09.02
3912

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Portugal is indeed exempting bitcoin from cap gains treatment: https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/op-ed-portugal-clarified-its-bitcoin-tax-code-other-nations-should-take-note

- Hash rate all time high - https://bitinfocharts.com/comparison/bitcoin-hashrate.html

- LocalBitcoins KYC - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/localbitcoins-new-kyc-rules-raise-privacy-concerns

- SNICKER https://gist.github.com/AdamISZ/2c13fb5819bd469ca318156e2cf25d79

- vaneck & solidx pivot to gbtc like structure rather than ETF for their investment product https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/vaneck-solidx-to-offer-pilot-bitcoin-etf-to-institutional-investors

- Facebook left phone numbers exposed on server, 419 million records leaked: https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/04/facebook-phone-numbers-exposed/

- Google discloses exploit that allowed malicious sites to retrieve iPhone files and location data: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bjwne5/malicious-websites-hacked-iphones-for-years

- M5Stack + bitcoin https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-562/

- TFTC Guides: Lightning for beginners with Breez wallet - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zhW7ilOjWg&feature=youtu.be

- Bridgefy mesh messaging app being used in hong kong: https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-561/

- Argentina implements capital controls, individuals won't be allowed to acquire or wire abroad more than 10,000 dollars per month - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-02/capital-controls-return-to-argentina-as-macri-fights-to-survive

- Upgrade your lightning nodes, disclosure of vulnerability in 3 weeks https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/lightning-dev/2019-August/002130.html

- Jack Dorsey Twitter account hijacked due to sim swap + tweets by sms: https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1167628157731651584?s=20

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Sep 05, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #95: Gleb Naumenko
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Join Marty as he sits down with Gleb Naumenko to discuss:

- Gleb's experience helping to build an exchange

- Bitcoin usage in Ukraine

- Gleb's work on Erlay

- The Erebus attack 

- Movies

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Sep 04, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.08.26
2739

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- ColdCard MK3 announced: https://blog.coinkite.com/coldcard-mark3/

- https://ln.alhur.es/ by @fiatjf

- UI for hardware wallet multisig using bitcoin core and HWI released for testing by @justinmoon - https://github.com/justinmoon/junction

- Bitcoin realized cap hits ath of ~$100B - https://coinmetrics.substack.com/

- According to Chainalysis, less than 11% of mixed bitcoin are used for illicit purposes - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/chainalysis-most-mixed-bitcoin-not-used-for-illicit-purposes

- CSW rebuked hard in court, judge orders 50% of his bitcoin to be given to Kleinman's estate, unfortunately for them he probably doesn't own any

- Bitcoin for safety by @jamesob - https://jameso.be/2019/08/24/bitcoin-is-for-this.html

- WTF happened in 1971? https://wtfhappenedin1971.com/

- Janey + Cato - https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-559/

- Binance adds interest bearing accounts (BNB, ETC, Tether) - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-26/teaser-rates-come-to-crypto-as-binance-starts-lending-business

- Opennode adds kyc and shopify integration - https://www.opennode.co/blog/how-to-accept-bitcoin-shopify-extension/

- EOS dumped almost 20 mins earlier first: https://twitter.com/hodlonaut/status/1167094577389604865?s=20

- Portugal tax exemption. Fake news? Let us know

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Aug 29, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #94: Fabian Jahr
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Join Marty as he sits down with Fabian Jahr, current Summer resident at Chaincode Labs, to discuss the RPC call Fabian has been working on this Summer, the Chaincode residency experience, the Bitcoin scene in Berlin, Fabian's experience with the Lightning Network, and much more. 

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Aug 28, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #93: Rodolfo Novak
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Rodolfo Novak to discuss Coinkite, how Rodolfo approaches making products for Bitcoiners, a little Bitcoin history, Ham Radios, airplanes, and much more. 

Check out Coinkite: https://coinkite.com/ (Use the promo code "TFTC" for 5% OFF!)

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Aug 27, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.08.19
4208

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 

- BitBlockBoom - bitsteins talk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBAuHv5cPl8

- New Erebus attack paper - https://erebus-attack.comp.nus.edu.sg

- Hardware wallets + multisig - https://stephanlivera.com/episode/97/

- Sats the standard - Blockstream Green Wallet adds sats - https://twitter.com/Blockstream/status/1164296386361331712?s=20

- All seeds are not cross compatible, be aware - https://twitter.com/nvk/status/1164165702602899456?s=20

- Bitcoin Optech bech32 + RBF compatibility matrix  - https://bitcoinops.org/en/2019-compatibility-matrix/

- Matt Corallo first hire by Square Crypto - https://twitter.com/sqcrypto/status/1163850926114762755?s=20

- Miniscript - https://twitter.com/pwuille/status/1163592166062473217?s=20

- Hong Kong protesters are distributed not centralized - https://quillette.com/2019/08/19/how-the-hong-kong-protestors-tactical-brilliance-backed-beijing-into-a-corner/

- 40 straight weeks of anti-macron yellow vest protests - https://twitter.com/sahouraxo/status/1162751938720612352?s=20

- Another fake Satoshi, safely ignore

- Happy birthday Lolli!

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Aug 22, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #92: Bryan Bishop & Joseph Jackson
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Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Core contributor Bryan Bishop and his friend Joseph Jackson to discuss:

- Bitcoin Vaults

- Bitcoin security

- Transcription 

- Transhumanism

Check out Joe's website: biotechnbeyond.com

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Aug 21, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.08.12 LIVE w/ Pierre Rochard & Michael Goldstein
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Join Marty and Matt as they're joined by the hosts of the Noded Podcast, Pierre Rochard and Michael Goldstein to discuss:

- Bakkt Futures

- Binance KYC

- Liquid Tether

- Hong Kong

- India

- Samsung + Bitcoin

- Coinbase negligence

- much more

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Aug 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #91: Tuur Demeester
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Join Marty as he sits down with Tuur Demeester, Founder of Adamant Capital, to discuss Tuur's journey to Bitcoin, the founding of Adamant Research then Adamant Capital, how to leverage Bitcoin to short USD, Bitcoin's parallels with The Reformation.

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Aug 17, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #90: James C.
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Join Marty as he sits down with James Chiang, currently spending his Summer at Chaincode Labs, to discuss James' journey to Bitcoin, his experience with Libbitcoin, how Libbitcoin compares to Bitcoin Core, working in the renewable energy sector, working on a Python library for Taproot, and much more. 

Checkout https://teachbitcoin.io/

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Aug 15, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #89: BitcoinTINA & Alpha Zeta
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with BitcoinTINA & Alpha Zeta to talk about the current market conditions, where Bitcoin sits, whether or not Bitcoin is a risk-on or risk-off trade, and the fact that Bitcoin is a fundamental financial tech innovation. 

Check out Alpha Zeta's portfolio tracker: http://www.thewarden.io/index.html

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Aug 14, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.08.05
2793

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Bitcoin vaults - https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-August/017229.html

- Yuan peg - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCH_-fcCoK4&feature=youtu.be

- Big blocks and tradeoffs - https://twitter.com/BitMEXResearch/status/1157667091719380992

- Binance KYC leak - https://www.coindesk.com/a-bitcoin-extortion-gone-wrong-inside-binances-negotiations-with-its-kyc-hacker

- Is anything priced in?

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Aug 08, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.07.29
3656

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 

- JoinMarket, fidelity bonds, and privacy - https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-July/017169.html

- Capital One data breach - https://www.cnet.com/how-to/capital-one-data-breach-what-you-can-do-following-the-banking-hack/

- Zap update + full node - https://github.com/LN-Zap/zap-desktop/releases/tag/v0.5.2-beta

- Fold App Kickbacks - https://medium.com/in-the-fold/introducing-fold-kickbacks-5b1d255621b3

- "Stacking sats"

- Hong Kong - https://twitter.com/alessabocchi/status/1156513770254012416?s=20

- Fortnite World Cup - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1155838643094917121

- much more 

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Aug 01, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #88: Richard Myers
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Richard Myers, who is working on "Bitcoin's last mile" via mesh networks at GoTenna and Global Mesh Labs, to discuss:

- ByteABit, Richard's P2P mobile Bitcoin exchange

- Mesh networks, GoTenn, LOT49, and Global Mesh Labs

- Cashless societies

- Deflation

- much more

Follow Richard on Twitter: https://twitter.com/remyers_

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Jul 30, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.07.22
3799

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

-BTCPayServer - https://stephanlivera.com/episodes/

- Wasabi & Samourai

- Ethereum hashrate down 42% from ATH, bitcoin hashrate at ATH: https://www.longhash.com/news/ethereum-is-becoming-increasingly-vulnerable-to-attack

- Coldcard + Wasabi video, class on the 26th at Chaincode - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sM2uhyROpAQ&feature=youtu.be

- New Cash App UI

- Ohmm  - https://twitter.com/UpstreamDataInc/status/1152233409277648897?s=20

- Hong Kong protests take violent turn: https://twitter.com/mrjasonchoi/status/1152973052046524420?s=20

- Nodl Electrumx - https://twitter.com/BitcoinSchiller/status/1154400652979818498?s=20

- Parker Lewis' Gradually, Then Suddenly - https://www.unchained-capital.com/blog/dollar-crisis-to-bitcoin/


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Jul 26, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #87: Conner Brown
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Join Marty as he sits down with Conner Brown to discuss how he became interested in Bitcoin, philosophy, the intersubjective nature of money, Kanye West, and much more. 

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Jul 23, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #86: Ben Hunt
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Join Marty as he sits down with Ben Hunt (with a guest appearance from James O'Beirne) to discuss some of the running themes from Epsilon Theory, how they relate to Bitcoin, and why Bitcoiners may be fighting a losing battle. 

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Follow James on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesob

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Jul 19, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.07.15
4587

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- This week in Bitcoin - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1150840995808010241?s=19

- Wasabi - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1151882688053334016?s=19

- C-Lightning - https://medium.com/blockstream/new-release-c-lightning-0-7-1-9fca65debeb2

- Binance staking XLM -  https://www.binance.com/en/support/articles/360030727092 - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/947551556546760704?s=19 

- ETH on BCH - https://ethresear.ch/t/bitcoin-cash-a-short-term-data-availability-layer-for-ethereum/5735

- Much more 

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Jul 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #85: Paranoid Bull
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Join Marty as he sits down with DAL, AKA Paranoid Bull, to discuss his journey through the markets, systemic risk, political risk, the world's current disconnection from reality and how Bitcoin play into it all. 

Check out Odin River's mission: https://medium.com/odin-river/odin-river-31ddc131a22

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Jul 16, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #84: Bull Bitcoin
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Francis Pouliot and BTC Sessions from Bull Bitcoin to discuss the Montreal Bitcoin scene throughout the years, consulting in the "Blockchain" space, SegWit2x, the common mission Bitcoiners have, and much more. 

Check out Bull Bitcoin: https://bullbitcoin.com/

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Jul 15, 2019
The Trump Tweet Ep: Marty, Matt and Murad Mahmudov
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Marty, Matt and Murad breakdown the implications of Donald J. Trump and Federal Reserve Chairman Powell's comments on Bitcoin. 

Links discussed: 

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1149472282584072192

https://twitter.com/StopAndDecrypt/status/1149703537871355904

https://twitter.com/SquawkCNBC/status/1149629984157261825

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Jul 12, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.07.08
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Coldcard 

- Nodl update

- Wasabi update

- Samourai 0.99.81 - https://blog.samouraiwallet.com/post/186208584657/introducing-09981-enter-the-dojo

- Miner trying to inflate the supply - https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-523/

- History of the DAO hack

- Eclair update - https://github.com/ACINQ/eclair/releases/tag/v0.3.1 

- Surveillance tech creeps forward https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1148222460724207616

- Much more

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Jul 11, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #83: Aleks Svetski
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Aleksander Svetski, founder of Amber, to discuss his journey to Bitcoin, lessons from trading, lessons from being a door to door salesman, why Bitcoin not Blockchain, putting up with scammers, and much more. 

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Jul 09, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Freedom Edition Week of 2019.07.01
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This week Marty and Matt sit down on the 4th of July to discuss:

- Bitcoin's revolutionary nature

- Sats App announced by Casa https://blog.keys.casa/announcing-sats-app-with-satsback/

- 300 tickets sold for Bitcoin2020

- LND 0.7 released https://twitter.com/lightning/status/1146107267592445952?s=19

-Zap desktop 0.5 released https://medium.com/@JimmyMow/announcing-zap-desktop-0-5-0-beta-7622672ce582

- Coldcard v2.1.1 update adds dice support https://twitter.com/COLDCARDwallet/status/1146410794315390977?s=19

- US House of Reps Committee of Financial Services asks Facebook to hold off on Libra https://financialservices.house.gov/uploadedfiles/07.02.2019_-_fb_ltr.pdf

- Cloudflare went down due to faulty upgrade https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/02/a-cloudflare-outage-is-impacting-sites-everywhere/

- Whirlpool desktop 0.7 released with full tor support https://twitter.com/SamouraiWallet/status/1145998882947682304

- Hong Kong

- Chinese border guards put spyware on phones at Xinjiang border https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/02/chinese-border-guards-surveillance-app-tourists-phones

- Bitcoin as a safe haven in FT https://www.ft.com/content/f7643858-98f8-11e9-9573-ee5cbb98ed36


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Jul 05, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #82: Ketominer + Askuwheteau
6453

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Ketominer and Askuwheteau, the team behind Nodl.it, to discuss how Nodl came to be, their recent partnership with Samourai Wallet, the freedom that Bitcoin enables, potentially moving from hardware to software in the future, the new Raspberry Pi, and much more. 

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Jul 02, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #81: Dan Held
6787

Join Marty as he sits down with Dan Held, Co-Founder of Interchange, to discuss his paper on Bitcoin's future security, the importance of sharpening narratives, the false narratives that seem to persist, and much more. 


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Jul 01, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap LIVE: Week of 2019.06.24
2791

Join Marty and Matt as they are joined by Pierre Rochard, Bitcoin Sign Guy & Francis Pouliot with a special appearance from Paul Sztorc as they discuss:


- FATF Guidelines

- Iranians mining Bitcoin in mosques

- COLDCARD new upgrades 

- Libra

- CoinJoining

- Much more...

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Jun 27, 2019
Rabbit Hole Cap: Week of 2019.06.17
4325

This week Marty & Matt discuss:

- Libra https://libra.org/en-US/

- Cash App deposits go live, fund cash card with bitcoin https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-507/

- Whirlpool public beta release https://github.com/Samourai-Wallet/Whirlpool

-Binance to block US citizens

-Lightning labs mobile app release https://blog.lightning.engineering/announcement/2019/06/19/mobile-app.html

- Firefox vulnerability update to 67.0.3 ASAP https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/18/18684272/firefox-zero-day-flaw-browser-attacks-crypto-patch

- Cellebrite states they can crack current all popular phones with physical access https://t.co/WHsaDxzoXz?amp=1

- Hashrate ATH

- dcabtc.com tool by @JohnCantrell97

- US vs Russia cyber cold war escalates https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/15/us/politics/trump-cyber-russia-grid.html

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Jun 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #80: Andrew Poelstra
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Join Marty as he sits down with Andrew Poelstra, Head of Research at Blockstream, to discuss Cryptography, how small of a field it is, how it's culture compares to Bitcoin's development culture, Taproot, MuSig, MiniSketch, Schnorr signatures, and much much more. 


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Jun 18, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #79: John Carvalho
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Join Marty + Matt as they sit down with John Carvalho, CCO of Bitrefill, to discuss his history in Bitcoin, all the dope stuff Bitrefill is working on, Bitcoin's fungibility, Bitcoin culture, and much much more.

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Jun 14, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.06.10
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Proposed ban on Bitcoin in India

- Home mining https://twitter.com/Karnickleon/status/1138906263230828544?s=19

- Nodl + Samourai collab https://twitter.com/stephanlivera/status/1138048466075054080?s=19

- Global Mesh Labs https://twitter.com/stephanlivera/status/1138048466075054080?s=19

- Zap on Android https://twitter.com/stephanlivera/status/1138048466075054080?s=19

- Hong Kong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBl05xNq_AU

- Italy https://twitter.com/Schuldensuehner/status/1138709519184175104

- Will O'Beirne's new Joule upgrade https://medium.com/@wbobeirne/introducing-joule-allowances-2b08bec75e3a


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Jun 13, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #78: Lawrence Nahum
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Join Marty as he sits down with Lawrence Nahum, Founder of GreenAddress + Chief Architect at Blockstream, to discuss approaching Bitcoin development, the history of GreenAddress, what he's working on at Blockstream, helping to make it so everyone can run a node with ABCore, and much more. 

Checkout GreenAddress' GitHub and contribute to ABCore if you can: https://github.com/greenaddress

Follow Lawrence on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LarryBitcoin 

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Jun 11, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.06.03
3963

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 

- Rooftop RHR in SF - code "tftc25"

-  First 100 person CoinJoin https://blockstream.info/tx/e4a789d16a24a6643dfee06e018ad27648b896daae6a3577ae0f4eddcc4d9174

- 6102 Bitcoin hodl privacy leak overview https://github.com/6102bitcoin/FAQ/blob/master/hodl-privacy.md

- Ring cameras creeping https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/amazons-helping-police-build-a-surveillance-network-with-ring-doorbells/

- SEC files suit against Kik https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/06/05/skeptics-lens-not-defending-crypto-anymore/ https://www.sec.gov/litigation/complaints/2019/comp-pr2019-87.pdf

- Initial rollout of LN Watchtowers  https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/watchtowers-are-coming-lightning#click=https://t.co/5VuAHhvsoq

- Samourai Dojo open sourced and released https://blog.samouraiwallet.com/post/185312260292/introducing-samourai-dojo-10-open-source-and/

- Utreexo proposal https://eprint.iacr.org/2019/611.pdf

- "Buy" stocks and ETFs with bitcoin using Abra in 150+ countries (not US) https://twitter.com/AbraGlobal/status/1133697009381138434?s=19

- Statechains https://medium.com/@RubenSomsen/statechains-non-custodial-off-chain-bitcoin-transfer-1ae4845a4a39

- Weird YouTube AI https://twitter.com/Max_Fisher/status/1135529605530411008

- Fed to cut rates? https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-499/

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Jun 06, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #77: David Bailey
5424

Join Marty as he sits down with David Bailey, CEO of BTC Media, to discuss the early days of Bitcoin, how BTC Media came to be, the state of discourse around Bitcoin, how people are underestimating Bitcoin's TAM, and much more.

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Jun 05, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #76: Alex Gladstein
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Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Gladstein, Chief Strategy Officer of the Human Rights Foundation and the Oslo Freedom Forum, to discuss how Alex ended up at the HRF, how authoritarian regimes use digital panopticons to control their subjects, why Bitcoin is such an important project, and why we can't mess it up.

Checkout Alex's speech from MCC: https://youtu.be/CyieujRFk3g?t=13786

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May 31, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.05.27
3457

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 


- Wasabi update: https://wasabiwallet.io/

- Erlay proposal, https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-May/016994.html

- New bitcoin ATH in Argentinian peso

- 4.1 billion people living under authoritarian regimes according to Oslo Freedom Forum

- Proposed FATF regulations - https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-492/

- defendcrypto.org

- Facebook 

- Bitrefill + ACINQ 1 BTC channel - https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-494/

- Trade Wars

- Taxi medallions


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May 30, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #75: Jack Mallers
4919

Join Marty as he sits down with Jack Mallers to discuss Zap, potential futures markets for Bitcoin miners, upgrades to the Lightning Network, cannabis, and much more. 


Check out Zap: https://zap.jackmallers.com/

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May 28, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #74: Andrew Torba
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Join Marty as he sits down with Andrew Torba, Founder and CEO of Gab.com, to discuss what it's like to be de-platformed, the Silicon Valley "cognoscenti", building more resilient communication tools, the fight for Free Speech, forking open source software as a business model for Gab, the normalization of deviant values, and much more. 


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May 24, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.05.20
3604

This week Marty and Matt discuss:


- Who would you want to tweet about Bitcoin?


- LN node update https://1ml.com/node/02d419c9af624d0e7a7c90a60b9ffa35f4934973a9d7d3b4175cc3cc28b7ffcde1


- SIM Swaps https://medium.com/coinmonks/the-most-expensive-lesson-of-my-life-details-of-sim-port-hack-35de11517124


-lncast.com launch


- 60 Minutes https://www.cbs.com/shows/60_minutes/video/HaKmux455gSICzgSiGqzyUPIfGhuxnTG/bitcoin-s-wild-ride/


- $8 trillion hidden around the world and Elizabeth Warren wants to tax it https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-05-23/the-wealth-detective-who-finds-the-hidden-money-of-the-super-rich


- BestMixer shutdown: https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/dutch-authorities-shut-down-bestmixer/


- CoinCenter - Non-custodial cryptocurrency mixer developers are not subject to U.S. regulation. - https://coincenter.org/link/non-custodial-cryptocurrency-mixer-developers-are-not-subject-to-u-s-regulation


- Bull Bitcoin starts mixing user funds: https://twitter.com/francispouliot_/status/1131309370900402178?s=19


- Kraken equity offering at 4B valuation, $1000 min: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/kraken-is-offering-itself-to-customers-in-chunks-as-small-as-1000-for-its-fundraising-round/


- Bitfinex LEO token: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitfinex-to-start-trading-its-exchange-token-leo-on-may-20/


- Polo/Circle blocks tokens from US customers, lays off 30 employees  https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/poloniex-continues-to-advocate-for-better-crypto-regulation-as-it-goes-on-a-delisting-spree-in-the-us/  https://twitter.com/jerallaire/status/1130912877991333891?s=19


Shoutout to this week's listener contributor @mdotbit (https://twitter.com/mdotbit)


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May 23, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #73: Jan Čapek + Pavel Moravec
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Join Marty as he sits down with Jan Čapek and Pavel Moravec, Co-CEOs of Slush Pool & Braiins, to discuss their backgrounds, Slush Pool's history, what they're building with BraiinsOS, the nature of reorgs, BetterHash, the dream of a shared foundry, mining futures markets, and much more.


Checkout Slush Pool: https://slushpool.com/

Checkout Braiins: https://braiins-os.org/


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May 21, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #72: Jeff Vandrew
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Join Marty as he sits down with Jeff Vandrew, Attorney-CPA-Coder, to discuss Distributism, self-custody Bitcoin IRAs, maintaing BTCPayServer's Python implementation, rent seeking, relearning to code, and much more. 


Check out Jeff's work: https://vandrew.com/bitcoin/

Follow Jeff on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vandrewattycpa

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May 20, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.05.13
3017

This week Marty and Matt are joined by Bitcoin Sign Guy to discuss a bunch of stuff. 


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May 16, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #71: James O'Beirne
6628

Join Marty as he sits down with James O'Beirne, Bitcoin Core contributor, to discuss his assumeutxo proposal, debt, short-term v. long-term thinking, and what it's like being a permabear. 


Checkout the assumeutxo proposal: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/15605

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May 14, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #70: Ruben Waterman
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Join Marty and Matt Odell as they sit down with the one man team behind Bittr, the easiest way to stack sats in Europe. We discuss Ruben's path to Bitcoin, his experience getting a Masters in Blockchain from the University of Nicosia, why he built Bittr, what it's like bootstrapping a company, and much more. 


Check out Bittr: https://www.getbittr.com/

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May 13, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.05.06
4545

This week Marty and Matt are joined by Murad Mahmudov from Adaptive Capital to discuss:


- Binance hack

- onlynet=onion in config file - h/t Evan Kaloudis

- TFTC.io launch

- Our Lightning node was stolen https://1ml.com/node/02d419c9af624d0e7a7c90a60b9ffa35f4934973a9d7d3b4175cc3cc28b7ffcde1

- bip-taproot https://github.com/sipa/bips/blob/bip-schnorr/bip-taproot.mediawiki

- Wasabi guide bitcoin-only.com @6102bitcoin  https://github.com/6102bitcoin/FAQ/blob/master/wasabi.md

- Honeyminer Mac release

- One entity is responsible for 50% of BCH transactions

- Whirpool

- Andrew Chow on PSBT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6xZSRDXUiU&feature=youtu.be


Shoutout to this week's listener contributor, Pedro. Here's the video he shared https://youtu.be/NO1aDZ6L4NQ?t=1118


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May 09, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #69: Juthica Chou
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Join Marty as he sits down with Juthica Chou, Co-Founder and COO of LedgerX, to discuss Bitcoin options, what it was like for LedgerX to navigate the regulatory waters throughout the years, LedgerX's Omni platform, and much more. Learn about futures contracts based on block height, backing into projected price probabilities, and how miners hedge their risk.

Check out LedgerX: https://ledgerx.com/

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May 07, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.04.29
3971

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 


- Bitcoin v.0.18.0 released https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/bitcoin-core-0180-release-heres-whats-new/

- Bitfinex spread increases, https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitfinex-plans-to-raise-as-much-as-1-billion-through-an-ieo-shareholder-says/

- Cashapp $65.5M quarterly bitcoin sales 

- Amazon Managed Blockchain  https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/amazon-made-its-blockchain-service-available-to-the-public/

- #dropgold campaign - dropgold.com

- Ethereum is now money according to ethereum.org

- CoinJoins as a Percentage of All Bitcoin Payments Have Tripled to 4.09% Over the Past Year https://www.longhash.com/news/coinjoins-as-a-percentage-of-all-bitcoin-payments-have-tripled-to-409-over-the-past-year

- Samourai Whirlpool enters mainnet testing phase

- Nine in 10 Americans have heard about bitcoin, Blockchain Capital survey finds https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/nine-in-10-americans-heard-about-bitcoin-survey-finds/

- Fidelity surveys 400 institutional investors, 22% already have exposure, 47% think exposure makes sense: https://medium.com/@FidelityDigitalAssets/new-research-institutional-investments-likely-to-increase-over-next-5-years-729fb1ca3c52

- eTrade joining the party, plans to offer bitcoin trading to its ~5M customers https://twitter.com/nathanielpopper/status/1121868559330598912


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May 02, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #68: Patrick Dugan
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Join Marty as he sits down with Founder and CEO of TradeLayer, Patrick Dugan, to discuss Patrick's run in with pot smoking bandits in Argentina, what he's building on TradeLayer, how decentralized derivatives markets may help drive demand for Bitcoin, the flow of money, and sovereignty in the Information Age. 


Check out TradeLayer: http://tradelayer.org/

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Apr 30, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.04.22
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:


- Bitfinex gets sued - https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/fbem/DocumentDisplayServlet?documentId=vIexA1b0spKOnK_PLUS_ZUGTJ3A==&system=prod  -  https://www.bitfinex.com/posts/356


- Erisx and TdAmeritrade - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/04/24/erisx-is-testing-its-new-crypto-exchange-and-tdameritrade-is-one-firm-looking-to-link-up-with-the-market/


- Ledger Windows phishing attack - https://twitter.com/Ledger/status/1121439219086495745?s=20


- Wasabi update - https://github.com/zkSNACKs/WalletWasabi/releases - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1121203954145222662?s=20


- Lightning Labs releases Beta Neutrino Lightning App for desktop - https://twitter.com/lightning/status/1120735863225237506?s=20


- assumutxo proposal by James O'Beirne - https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/04/09/


- Satoshi's Treasure update - tinyurl.com/dpravengers


- Samsung invests 2.9M into Ledger  - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/samsung-invests-2-9-million-in-ledger/


- Gemini integrates SegWit fully - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/gemini-wallet-now-fully-supports-segwit-protocol/


- Bitmain rumored to be abandoning BCH - https://twitter.com/btcking555/status/1121699148523352064


- Casa privacy campaign + tor update - https://blog.keys.casa/casa-privacy-and-data-protection-policy/


- finalmessage.io


- Run a tor relay node! - https://blog.torproject.org/new-guide-running-tor-relay


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Apr 26, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #67: Nik Bhatia
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Join Marty as he sits down with Nik Bhatia, who has pushed forward the theory of Lightning Network Reference Rates, to discuss a range of topics including reference rates in the traditional financial sector, LNRR, Bitcoin + Real Estate escrow, Nik's experience producing rap albums and much more. 


Check out Nik's writing on LNRR: 

https://medium.com/@timevalueofbtc


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Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent


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Apr 23, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.04.15
3880

This week Marty and Matt discuss:


- Satoshi's Treasure https://satoshistreasure.xyz/ & https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeawYh0POJhlKjaUM4Gor240vH_yVN9Urni7VjPYlh4Z5rlRA/viewform?usp=sf_link


- Reports from CoinMetrics and TradeBlock dispute Reuters $100M whale story - https://tradeblock.com/blog/analyzing-the-bitcoin-price-surge-in-april and https://twitter.com/coinmetrics/status/1118603910522994688?s=20


- Wasabi Wallet hardware wallet support in testing - https://github.com/zkSNACKs/WalletWasabi/blob/master/WalletWasabi.Documentation/Guides/20190416HardwareWalletTestingGuide.md


- lLND 0.6.0 - static channel backup --- release notes: https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/releases --- Channel backup guide: https://wiki.ion.radar.tech/lightning-technology/research/static-channel-backups 


- Lightning Powernode Launcher will default to Tor https://twitter.com/pierre_rochard/status/1117567495680950272?s=20


- Nodl update-  https://1ml.com/node/0331f80652fb840239df8dc99205792bba2e559a05469915804c08420230e23c7c


- hodlnaut BTCPay fundraiser - https://weareallhodlonaut.com/


- US Sanction Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua - https://www.npr.org/2019/04/18/714552854/trump-administration-announces-measures-against-cuba-venezuela-and-nicaragua


- Proof of Solvency piece - https://medium.com/@nic__carter/how-to-scale-bitcoin-without-changing-a-thing-bc4750dd16c7 & https://blog.coinfloor.co.uk/post/183567327051/provable-solvency-report-60-march-2019


- paywall.link and lightningscratchcard.io


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Apr 18, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.04.08
3256

This week Marty and Matt discuss:


- Julian Assange https://mailchi.mp/5a9e133f8318/martys-bent-april-11th-2018-issue-460

- HODL guide https://github.com/DriftwoodPalace/guides

- Multisig scenarios

- Coinbase  https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/04/10/coinbase-launches-crypto-to-fiat-debit-card-in-the-uk-filling-gap-left-by-shift-shutdown/

- LND 0.6.0 release https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/releases

- Zap 0.4.1 release https://github.com/LN-Zap/zap-desktop/releases

- Managing a Lightning Node https://1ml.com/node/02d419c9af624d0e7a7c90a60b9ffa35f4934973a9d7d3b4175cc3cc28b7ffcde1

- Binance https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/binance-teams-up-with-ciphertrace-to-up-the-exchanges-compliance-procedures/

- Energy waste https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1116340276463714305

- China bans Bitcoin https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cryptocurrency/china-says-it-wants-to-eliminate-bitcoin-mining-idUSKCN1RL0C4


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Apr 12, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #66: Parker Lewis
4897

Join Marty as he sits down with Parker Lewis, Head of Business Development at Unchained Capital, to discuss Unchained's mission and product suite, and reflect on the Federal Reserve's continuously shifting policy over the last twelve years. Parker's knowledge of what was going on at the Fed as the '07/'08 crisis was unfolding and during its aftermath is rare and something all of you freaks could learn from. 


Follow Parker on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/parkeralewis

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Apr 09, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.04.01
3307

This week Marty and Matt discuss:


- Eclair Correction

- Price talk

- Cumberland OTC desk 10+ bids over 1000 bitcoin on Monday - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/cumberlands-otc-desk-reports-mini-surge-of-large-btc-orders-in-a-single-hour-late-monday-night/

- Fee talk - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1113949215829430275

- Nodl - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1113806561921708032

- Boltz inbound capacity tool https://medium.com/boltzhq/announcing-the-first-boltz-release-6cb630701432

- Pierre inbound capacity tool https://lightningpowerusers.com/home/

- Veriblock ICO sold out in seconds - https://medium.com/@ambroidcrypto/veriblock-deep-dive-49c533e9c5e7

- Bitcoin 2019 Conference - https://www.bitcoin2019conference.com/

- BitBlockBoom Conference [Promo: RHR] - https://bitblockboom.com/

- NVT Signal - https://twitter.com/woonomic/status/1113971442801094658?s=19


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Apr 05, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #65: Johnny Dilley, Tom Garrambone & Matt Odell
5651

Join Marty as he sits down with Johnny Dilley (Founder of Mempool Partners), Tom Garrambone (Founder of Tetras Capital), and Matt Odell (Bitcoiner) to have a roundtable discussion covering; Capitalism v. Socialism, Bitmain, 21co, nature, dinosaurs, what could kill Bitcoin, and much more. 


Check out mempool.io

Check out tetras.capital

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Apr 02, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.03.25
2795

This week Marty and Matt Discuss: 


- Coinbase, stake is on the menu

- Steve Barbour WSJ article

- BSV

- Bitmain IPO not happening

- ryanofsky PR merged

- Gemini bech32 + Blockstream explorer

- Eclair mainnet full release

- Craig Wright is a fraud

- Dream Market shutting down

- BitMex LN research


Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Head over to https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=Marty%20Bent&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=Vault%20Launch and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vault product. If you're in NYC on 4/1, head over to Galvanize to check out a live demo: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unchained-multisig-vault-demo-tickets-59545962577

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Mar 29, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.03.18
3670

On this week's episode Marty and Matt discuss:

- Square Crypto initiative - https://twitter.com/jack/status/1108487911802966017

- Lightning Loop - https://blog.lightning.engineering/posts/2019/03/20/loop.html

- BlockstreamGreen - https://blockstream.com/2019/03/19/the-all-new-blockstream-green-wallet

- Fed shifting posture - https://twitter.com/byHeatherLong/status/1108427995709165573

- Venezuela sanctions payment processors - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/u-s-considers-sanctions-prohibiting-payment-processing-services-in-venezuela/

- ETH ProgPow - https://twitter.com/TuurDemeester/status/1108561560304316421

- Bitcoin Optech - https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/03/19/

- Hash rate - https://bitcoinwisdom.com/bitcoin/difficulty

- FUD debunking


Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Head over to https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter and check out their multisig vault setup which let's you maintain control and sovereignty over your BTC while providing a solution that keeps you worry free!  

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Mar 21, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #64: Carl Dong
5112

Join Marty as he sits down with Carl Dong, Bitcoin Core contributor currently working at Chaincode Labs, to discuss responsible disclosures, making Bitcoin Core more modular, Guix containers, Dyson spheres and much more! 


Follow Carl on Twitter: https://twitter.com/carl_dong

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Check out Carl's PR: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/15277

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Mar 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #63: Zac Prince & Rene van Kesteren
5921

Join Marty as he sits down with Zac Prince & Rene van Kesteren from Blockfi to discuss their new interest account product, how they manage risk with this particular offering, the nature of risk disclosures, and the utility that Bitcoin provides the world that wasn't possible before its existence. 


Follow Zac on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlockFiZac

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Mar 15, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.03.11
3763

This week Marty and Matt are joined by Adam Ficsor (@nopara73), Founder of Wasabi Wallet, to discuss:


- The current dust attack against Wasabi users - https://twitter.com/nopara73/status/1105779583410946049

- CoinJoins 

- Privacy

- Unchained Capital multisig vaults

- Porn KYC in the UK

- Drop in BTC transactions 

- Trezor vulnerabilities


Thanks to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Check out their new multisig vault solution today: 

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Mar 14, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #62: Jake Chervinsky
6817

Join Marty as he sits down with Jake Chervinsky, a lawyer with a focus on government enforcement defense and securities litigation, as they discuss the law and how it pertains to Bitcoin and everything created in its wake. Topics covered include, Jake's path to Bitcoin, the concept of light touch regulation, organizations like Coin Center, how the SEC has been treating ICOs, how the SEC may treat these ICOs going forward, and hope for a less Orwellian future.


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Mar 12, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.03.04
3474

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 


- Canadian Revenue Service asking for BTC addresses: https://twitter.com/kyletorpey/status/1103467047412002817


- Ripple, FinCen agreement: https://twitter.com/nic__carter/status/1103356359284805633?s=20


- Is Bitcoin Twitter engagement back at 2015 levels?: https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1103673829832970240


- ABCore 0.70 released: https://twitter.com/LarryBitcoin/status/1102255072799535105?s=20 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.greenaddress.abcore


- QE, NIRP creeping


- BlockFi Interest Account: https://twitter.com/BlockFiZac/status/1103293858283245569

https://twitter.com/vandrewattycpa/status/1102953966537752576


- Coinbase: https://twitter.com/coindesk/status/1103443720307912704


- Facebook going private?: https://twitter.com/SarahJamieLewis/status/1103476030503739393?s=19


- Facebook 2fa phone number leak: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/facebook-faces-criticism-for-handling-of-phone-numbers-required-for-2fa/


- Chinese database surveillance leak, https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/massive-database-leak-gives-us-window-chinas-digital-surveillance-state


- QuadrigaCX update, https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/03/07/quadrigacx-co-founder-michael-patryn-allegedly-traded-large-positions-on-bitmex/


Shoutout to this week's sponsors:


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Mar 07, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #61: Jack Dorsey
2104

Join Marty as he sits down with Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, to discuss how Jack came to experiment with Bitcoin, the parallels he sees between Twitter and Bitcoin, dealing with pseudonymity on Twitter, how Bitcoin curbs the State, education in the Information Age, what it's like to be a part of the Casa node club, and much more.


Thank you to this week's sponsors:


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Mar 04, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.02.25
3263

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

-Casa new product lineup https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/02/28/casa-is-dramatically-shifting-its-business-and-its-kicking-off-with-two-new-products/


-Facebook coin FUD https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/28/technology/cryptocurrency-facebook-telegram.html


-Venezuela bitcoin article https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/23/opinion/sunday/venezuela-bitcoin-inflation-cryptocurrencies.html#click=https://t.co/P8hxu1vqni


-Square sold 10k BTC in Q4 2018 https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/02/27/square-sold-over-166m-worth-of-bitcoin-in-2018/


-Coinomi spellcheck bug https://medium.com/coinomi/official-statement-on-spell-check-findings-547ca348676b


-Trezor and Ledger update reminders


-Samourai Whirlpool in testing phases, running on nodl.it


-Wasabi, try it out free shill


- www.twitter.com/@tweet_stamp is pretty cool, uses OpenTimestamps


-Torpedo vulnerable https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/24/new-4g-5g-security-flaws/


-New privacy wiki up by Chris Belcher https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Privacy


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Mar 01, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #60: Misir Mahmudov
9572

Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin researcher Misir Mahmudov to discuss many topics including Bitcoin as Time, Bitcoin's amorality, Bitcoin's incentives, and family values. 


Follow Misir on Twitter: www.twitter.com/misir_mahmudov

Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent


Thanks to this week's sponsor, BlockFi! Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to see how you can avoid selling your BTC today! 

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Feb 26, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.02.18
2909

This week Marty and Matt discuss:


-Galaxy S10 Bitcoin wallet confirmed

https://bitcoinist.com/samsung-galaxy-s10-bitcoin-wallet/

-Jack activates tippin.me

https://twitter.com/jack/status/1098324828182831104

-Coinbase acquires chain analysis company

https://twitter.com/francispouliot_/status/1098275229556768768

-Elon Ark Invest pod

https://twitter.com/yassineARK/status/1097905577831862272

-Coinmama KYC breach 450k customer affected

https://twitter.com/bitentrepreneur/status/1096549320302776320

-IMF NIRP Blog post 

https://blogs.imf.org/2019/02/05/cashing-in-how-to-make-negative-interest-rates-work/


Thanks to this week's sponsor, Honeyminer! 


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Feb 21, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #59: Eric Spano
7291

Join Marty as he sits down with Eric Spano, Founder of bylls.com, to discuss building a product with little understanding of code, enterprise blockchain consulting, Bitcoin service provider UX, and much more. 


Follow Eric on Twitter: www.twitter.com.espano_

Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent


Peep the Nielsen Norman Group's 10 Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design 

https://www.nngroup.com/articles/ten-usability-heuristics/

Visit www.bylls.com 

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Feb 20, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #58: André Neves
6483

Join Marty as he sits down with André Neves, Co-Founder and Co-CTO of Koala Studio, to discuss everything from BTC/LN adoption via gaming, what it's like to live in the UAE, the Surveillance State, and much more. 


Follow André on Twitter: www.twitter.com/andreneves

Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent

Check out Koala Studio: koalastud.io


Thanks to our sponsors:


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Feb 19, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.02.11
3765

This week Marty and Matt discuss:


-Tippin.me extension

-Lolli extension

-Spacebit.live

-Venezuela ATH LocalBitcoins volume - 2454 Bitcoin / 8.95 million USD

https://coin.dance/volume/localbitcoins/VES/BTC

-Bitcoin Ham radio

https://twitter.com/nvk/status/1095354354289135617

-Full nodes, block size, offline transactions, 65% of 4000 said no full node

-JPM shitcoin

-Bitdevs

https://www.meetup.com/BitDevsNYC/events/258566808/

-Wasabi update

-Coin Center on cash + privacy

https://coincenter.org/entry/the-case-for-electronic-cash


Shout out to this week's sponsors:

Lolli, head over to www.lolli.com/ref/tftc and start earning Bitcoin when you shop on the net today! 


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Feb 14, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #57: Alex Adelman
8213

Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Adelman, Co-Founder and CEO of Lolli, to discuss developers building for developers, the retail landscape, building a consumer facing product with a BTC component, and much more. 


Follow Alex on Twitter: www.twitter.com/alexadelman

Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent


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Feb 13, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.02.04
3678

This week Marty and Matt discuss:


- Matt handing off the LN torch to @jack

https://twitter.com/jack/status/1092891165966229509


- Matt Ahlborg's LocalBitcoins analysis and new metric

https://medium.com/@mattahlborg/nuanced-analysis-of-localbitcoins-data-suggests-bitcoin-is-working-as-satoshi-intended-d8b04d3ac7b2


- Koala Studio Lightning Chess

https://koalastud.io/


- Blockstream Proof of Reserve

https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/blockstream-open-sources-development-its-proof-reserves-tool/


- ZCash inflation vulnerability disclosed

https://z.cash/blog/zcash-counterfeiting-vulnerability-successfully-remediated/


- Abra releases new equities exposure product

https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/abra-users-can-now-buy-stocks-and-etfs-using-bitcoin/


Shoutout to our sponsors:


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Feb 08, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.01.28
4017

This week we are joined by Murad Mahmudov to discuss a litany of topics. Had a bunch of topics planned but didn't get to all of them. A lot of tangents. 


Thanks to our sponsors:

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Jan 31, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.01.21
3268

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 

- Venezuela - https://twitter.com/btcven

- Post-Soviet LN + Satellite API messages - https://twitter.com/notgrubles/status/1088402776638541827

- Lightning games - https://mailchi.mp/9e176e464777/martys-bent-january-21st-2018-issue-402

- Georgia & Bitfury - https://twitter.com/nic__carter/status/1088816882872926211

- Taproot article by Aaron van Wirdum - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/taproot-coming-what-it-and-how-it-will-benefit-bitcoin/

- ETF withdrawn - https://twitter.com/gaborgurbacs/status/1088173233722089486


Thanks to this week's sponsor, Honeyminer! All you home mining freaks should head over to www.honeryminer.com/labs to check out their new version, now available to Linux users! 


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Jan 25, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #56: Chris Dannen
6838

Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Dannen, co-founder and Partner at Iterative Capital, to discuss a range of topics including the evolution of software development culture, destroying the technostructure, the poison that is mainstream media, and much more. 


Follow Chris on Twitter: www.twitter.com/chrisdannen

Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent


Check out Iterative's thesis: iterative.capital/thesis 


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Jan 24, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #55: BitcoinTINA aka Rick Flex
10334

Join Marty on this week's edition of Tales from the Crypt as he sits down with BitcoinTINA aka Rick Flex to discuss how bullish he is, past tech trends and how we may use them to guess how Bitcoin adoption may play out, and much much more. Banger of an episode. 

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Jan 18, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.01.14
3704

In this episode we discuss: 

-ETH 2.0

-Constantinople bug and delay

-LN network analysis

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/01/15/the-growth-of-the-lightning-network-has-been-remarkable-but-theres-a-catch/

-Putin bitcoin rumor

-Wasabi multi-denominations

-ETC was indeed reorged chain wide

-China plans on using great firewall to target nodes https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/612749/china-will-now-officially-try-to-extend-its-great-firewall-to-blockchains/

-Grin launch

-Thor from Bitrefill https://www.coindesk.com/new-bitrefill-service-aims-to-make-lightning-payments-easy

-Baakt delayed

-Genesis Trading OTC volume up 50% YoY, https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/genesis-tradings-otc-trading-volume-is-up-50-year-over-year/


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Jan 18, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.01.07
4220

This week we discuss:


-Deplatforming + 

-ETC 51%

-ETH Constantinople and progPow forks

-10 years since Hal - https://twitter.com/halfin/status/1110302988?lang=en

-Zap POS app https://twitter.com/JackMallers/status/1082778829217808384?s=19

-Gemini ad campaign - https://twitter.com/Gemini/status/1082726902622797825

-Bitcoin mining pools over time, BetterHash - https://coinmetrics.io/mining-pool-mapping/

-Kraken compliance report https://twitter.com/krakenfx/status/1081701788464558080?s=19

-Nodl.it

-Bitmain founders rumored to be stepping down, new CEO inbound 

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitmain-to-appoint-new-ceo-as-co-founders-wu-and-zhan-step-aside/

-Norwegian Monero Ransom

-ShapeShift lays off 30% of their team, 37 people

- Bezos Commencement speech - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBmavNoChZc


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Jan 10, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.12.31
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On this week's edition of RHR Marty and Matt come to you live from RiseNY to shoot the shit about Bitcoin's first ten years as well as some current events. 


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Jan 04, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.12.24
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This week we discuss: 

Trezor + Ledger hacks - wallet.fail - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/researchers-demo-crypto-hardware-wallet-vulnerabilities-at-tech-conference/


Electrum hack - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/hackers-used-a-clever-tactic-to-steal-over-700k-from-users-of-a-popular-bitcoin-wallet/


New Joule version out - Pierre Rochard's node launcher


Indian gov possibly loosening regs - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/indian-government-panel-suggests-possible-rule-change-around-legal-status-of-cryptocurrencies/


Bitcoin Private- https://coinmetrics.io/bitcoin-private/


Facebook + crypto - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-21/facebook-is-said-to-develop-stablecoin-for-whatsapp-transfers


US Government Shutdown

Civil token relaunch

Tuur Demeester's thread on ETH: https://twitter.com/TuurDemeester/status/1078682801954799617


Bitmain layoffs - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitmain-layoffs-underway-may-impact-up-to-50-of-staff/


Consensys layoffs - https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/20/18150036/consensys-layoffs-employees-pending-startup-ethereum


GMO exiting mining biz - https://ir.gmo.jp/en/pdf/irlibrary/gmo_disclose_info20181225_e.pdf


Difficulty leveling off - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitcoins-mining-difficulty-drops-another-9-but-hash-rate-picks-up/


7-month trading volume highs - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitcoin-and-ethereum-weekly-trading-volume-reached-7-month-highs/


Highest single day trade vol for tether - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/exchange-volume-for-tether-sees-all-time-high/


Civic takedown - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/12/21/civics-token-illustrates-why-companies-masquerading-tokens-will-fail/


Iterative Capital NYC Event - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bitcoin-10-year-anniversary-live-w-marty-bent-aaron-lammer-jay-kang-tickets-51666739609


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Dec 28, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.12.17
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This week Matt and Marty Discuss: RIP Tim May Minisketch - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/synching-data-between-bitcoin-nodes-about-get-easier/ & https://twitter.com/pwuille/status/1075460072786935808 Blockstream satellite - https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaeldelcastillo/2018/12/17/who-needs-verizon-blockstream-broadcasts-entire-bitcoin-blockchain-from-space/#548f7bc75a80 Unchained Capital Dust analysis - https://blog.unchained-capital.com/bitcoin-data-science-pt-3-dust-thermodynamics-615dd51f49 Basis - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/12/12/stablecoin-project-basis-is-shutting-down-and-returning-the-majority-of-capital-raised-to-investors/ Coinbase - https://blog.coinbase.com/ethereum-tokens-dai-dai-golem-gnt-maker-mkr-and-zilliqa-zil-are-launching-on-coinbase-3065eeb42d5b & https://blog.coinbase.com/direct-crypto-conversions-on-coinbase-e458af083c62 & https://medium.com/hydro-protocol/why-we-are-forking-0x-97dc48ee0426 & https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-continues-to-explore-support-for-new-digital-assets-92ba4ab7f465 Tether - https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2018-12-18/crypto-mystery-clues-suggest-tether-has-the-billions-it-promised ETH Constantinople fork - https://www.coindesk.com/block-7080000-ethereum-developers-propose-activation-point-for-next-hard-fork Gazprombank - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/one-of-russias-largest-state-owned-banks-is-developing-crypto-banking-services-for-institutional-clients/ Japanese tax law - https://www.coindesk.com/japanese-lawmaker-proposes-4-changes-to-ease-crypto-tax-burden Rumor Bitmain IPO not happening The Patreon War Mulvaney a Bitcoiner - https://twitter.com/ObsoleteDogma/status/810957268950859780 - Samourai Dojo - https://samouraiwallet.com/dojo -Mining in Iran - https://www.coindesk.com/cheap-power-lures-crypto-miners-to-iran-but-its-not-as-easy-as-it-sounds Thanks to our Sponsors: BlockFi: Sign up at blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to get $25 in free crypto added to customer collateral for loans under $10k or $50 in free crypto added to customer collateral for loans over $10k. Applying takes less than 2 minutes. Tallyco.in/BTC_Spot/ - Head over to http://tallyco.in and raise funds with some of that unstoppable, censorship-resistant, magic internet money today! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Dec 19, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #54: Yassine Elmandjra
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Join Marty as he sits down with Yassine Elmandjra, Crypto Analyst at ARK Invest, to discuss Yassine's insanely low time preference decisions post-college, Bitcoin mining, how Bitcoin changes you, and much more. Follow Yassine on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yassineARK Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Dec 18, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #53: Matthew Mežinskis
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Join Marty as he sits down with Matthew Mežinskis, co-host of the Crypto Voices podcast, to discuss Base Money, Free Banking, how Bitcoin plays into these concepts, and much more. Follow Crypto Voice on Twitter: www.twitter.com/crypto_voices Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent Thank you to our sponsor BlockFi! Go to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to get $25 of free crypto collateral for loans under $10k and $50 of free crypto collateral for loans above $10k! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Dec 11, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.12.05
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This week Matt and Marty are joined by Bitcoin Sign Guy and they discuss: -Rogoff v. White recap -Vertcoin 51% - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1069989819969929218 -International oil contracts - https://twitter.com/arbedout/status/1070323234845925376 -Buy Bitcoin in Paris - https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1069330451695845383 -Pierre Rochard's lnd launcher + Zap + Joule - https://twitter.com/pierre_rochard/status/1070296265806745600 -Wasabi UX update - wasabiwallet.io -Death spiral - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/12/04/the-bitcoin-mining-death-spiral-debate-explained/ -Coinshares Bitcoin mining research - https://medium.com/coinshares/an-honest-explanation-of-price-hashrate-bitcoin-mining-network-dynamics-f820d6218bdf -RAMP - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_Anonymous_Marketplace -Larimer new coin - https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1068129098088755200 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Dec 05, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #52: Dan Held
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Join Marty as he sits down with Dan Held, co-founder of Picks & Shovels, to discuss the early days of Bitcoin, "Planting Bitcoin", shaping narratives, the beauty of PoW, and much much more. Follow Dan on Twitter: www.twitter.com/danheld Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Check out Picks & Shovels: https://picks.co/ Shoutout to our sponsor Blockfi! Go to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to get $25 of free crypto collateral for loans under $10k and $50 of free crypto collateral for loans above $10k! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Dec 05, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.11.26
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This week we are joined by Dan Held, Co-Founder of Picks & Shovels, to discuss: - lightningjoule.com - Ohio taxes and friendly Treasurer -https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/11/26/ohios-treasurer-talks-up-bitcoin-tax-payments-transparent-government-and-his-own-future-as-a-crypto-owner/ - Hash rate - https://www.coindesk.com/600k-bitcoin-miners-shut-down-in-last-2-weeks-f2pool-founder-estimates - Hester Peirce on WhatBitcoinDid https://t.co/aOSPdNAG5f - VanEck OTC index https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/vaneck-subsidiary-mvis-launches-bitcoin-otc-index/ - VanEck & Nasdaq futures cash settled january https://www.coindesk.com/nasdaq-vaneck-partner-to-launch-crypto-2-0-futures-contracts - Tether relaunches direct redemption at tether.to - http://tether.to/tether-reopens-account-verification-and-direct-redemption-of-fiat-from-its-platform/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Nov 29, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #51: Max Keidun & Roman Snitko
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Join Marty as he sits down with Max Keidun & Roman Snitko, co-founders of Hodl Hodl, to discuss how they became interested in Bitcoin, why they decided to start Hodl Hodl, the nature of P2P exchanges, Bitcoin prediction markets, their decision to block US citizens from using their service, and much more. Follow Max on Twitter: https://twitter.com/keidunm Follow Roman on Twitter: https://twitter.com/romansnitko Follow Hodl Hodl on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hodlhodl Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Check out https://hodlhodl.com/ Thanks to our sponsor cash.app! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Nov 27, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #50: Jeremy Welch
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Join Marty as he sits down with Jeremy Welch, co-Founder and CEO of Casa, to discuss how Jeremy became interested in Bitcoin, how he Casa came to be, and the state of personal data. Follow Jeremy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/jeremyrwelch Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent Peep Casa: https://keys.casa/ Use the code "CRYPT" at www.baboontothemoon.com for 10% off a Go-Bag! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Nov 20, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.11.19
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This week we discuss: Gold hoarders executed Iran - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-14/as-sanctions-hit-iran-executes-gold-currency-speculators - Ledger & Trezor issues - https://blog.trezor.io/psa-non-genuine-trezor-devices-979b64e359a7 https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1062876921787236352 - BCH post mortem -Lolli https://www.lolli.com/ -nodl.it http://www.nodl.it/ -SIM Swapping, App based 2FA psa - https://www.gimletmedia.com/reply-all/130-lizard#episode-player -SEC coming down on ICOs --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Nov 19, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.11.12
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This week we discuss: - Bitcoin Cash hard fork - Bitcoin price volatility - Coinemine - https://www.coindesk.com/the-799-coinmine-one-will-look-like-an-xbox-and-mint-crypto-money - US Elections, politicians holding BTC - Blockchain voting - EtherDelta fined - https://www.coindesk.com/sec-charges-etherdelta-founder-with-running-unregistered-securities-exchange - Recent Bitcoin Core merge - https://twitter.com/MarcoFalke/status/1060913913221599232 - BitMex v. Hasu - https://medium.com/swlh/a-storm-is-brewing-over-the-largest-bitcoin-exchange-f956324b449f https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitmex-ceo-defends-his-firms-integrity/ - China Debt situation - https://mailchi.mp/3026673e9232/martys-bent-november-7th-2018-issue-356 - MakerDAI Get your Baboon Go-Bag right now! Use the code "CRYPT" for 10% your purchase at www.baboontothemoon.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Nov 14, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #49: Alex Liegl
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Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Liegl, Founder of Layer1 Capital, to discuss his mental framework for valuing cryptocurrencies, Grin, Bitcoin's inception, what it means to be part of a team, and much more. Follow Alex on Twitter: twitter.com/alexanderliegl Follow Marty on Twitter: twitter.com/MartyBent Download the Cash App today! https://cash.app --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Nov 13, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #48: Pierre Rochard
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Join Marty as he sits down with Pierre Rochard to reminisce about the year that has past since their first recording, give out free futuristic business ideas, discuss Pierre's Excel plugin that links to the Lightning Network, buyers of last resort, and much more. Follow Pierre: www.twitter.com/pierre_rochard Follow Marty: www.twitter.com/MartyBent Check out BitcoinACKs: www.bitcoinacks.com Check out Bitcoin Advisory: www.bitcoinadvisory.com Peep the Nakamoto Institute: www.nakamotoinstitute.org Download the Cash App today! cash.app --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Nov 07, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.11.05
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This week we discuss: - Bitcoin Cash - Tether + Deltec - https://www.coindesk.com/deltec-chairman-says-tether-letter-on-bank-relationship-is-authentic/ - Wasabi check-in -Gwyneth Paltrow - https://twitter.com/katherineykwu/status/1059525781163048961 Ron Paul - http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org/archives/featured-articles/2018/october/29/trump-is-right-the-fed-is-crazy/ - Petro - https://petro.gob.ve/index_eng.html - InitiativeQ Scam - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1057338090392498176 - Unocoin founder arrested - https://qz.com/india/1441787/how-unocoin-founders-were-arrested-for-their-cryptocurrency-atm/ - Coinbase 1.3B in revenue - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-30/coinbase-to-bring-in-1-3-billion-in-2018-sales-documents-show - WEX - https://www.coindesk.com/data-shows-millions-leaving-crypto-wallets-tied-to-long-troubled-exchange/ - Janet Yellen doesn't own any bitcoin Block height: 548,923 Use the code "CRYPT" for 10% off your Go-Bag at www.baboontothemoon.com! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Nov 05, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #47: Jack Mallers
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Join Marty as he sits down with Jack Mallers, founder of Zap, to discuss Chicago, chess, Jack's path to Bitcoin, what draws him to Lightning, Bitcoin financial products, and much much more. Follow Jack on Twitter: www.twitter.com/JackMallers Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent Check out Zap: https://zap.jackmallers.com/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 31, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.10.29
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This week we discuss: -Gab -China social credit -Localbitcoins lead by Russia and Venezuela - https://t.co/VSiTn63psi -Maplechange - not your keys, not your bitcoin -Lightning residency + hackathon -IDEX blocking NY IPs https://twitter.com/Aurora_dao/status/1054917418621984768 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 30, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #46: Justin Moon
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Join Marty as he sits down with Justin Moon, founder BUIDL Bootcamp, to discuss Bitcoin and life. Follow Justin - https://twitter.com/_justinmoon_ Follow Marty - https://twitter.com/martybent Checkout BUIDL Bootcamp - https://www.buidlbootcamp.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 26, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #45: Lightning Koala
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Join Marty as he sits down with Lightning Koala, creator of satoshis.place and a man dedicated to building on top of the Lightning Network. The two discuss a bunch of different topics spanning from building games on Lightning to the coordination efforts it takes to make something like Bitcoin work at scale. Follow Lightning Koala: https://twitter.com/LightningK0ala Follow Marty: https://twitter.com/LightningK0ala Check out satoshis.place --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 23, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.10.22
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Topics of the week: - Betty - https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-45889707 - Venezuela local bitcoin volume new ATHs ($25M per week) - https://twitter.com/louAboudHogben/status/1053086355100581888 - Tether follow up - https://coinmetrics.io/charts/#assets=dai,gusd,tusd,usdc,pax,usdt_log=false_roll=7_left=marketcap_zoom=1512254415194.9307,1540241462242.7358_stack=true - Unocoin routing around Indian regs - https://www.coindesk.com/unocoin-bitcoin-exchange-atm-stablecoin-central-bank-crackdown-india/ - Wasabi Wallet - https://www.wasabiwallet.io/index.php/2018/07/31/wasabi-wallet-privacy-focused-bitcoin-wallet-for-desktop/ - Ethereum Constantinople hard fork delayed - https://www.coindesk.com/ethereums-constantinople-hard-fork-is-being-delayed-until-2019/ -Ransoms - https://www.casino.org/news/5dimes-sports-book-owner-missing-in-costa-rica-possibly-kidnapped - Neutrino - https://blog.lightning.engineering/posts/2018/10/17/neutrino.html -Monero Bulletproofs hard fork - https://medium.com/digitalassetresearch/monero-becomes-bulletproof-f98c6408babf - Binance, Chainalysis - https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-exchange-binance-adds-compliance-tools-from-chainalysis/ -Bisq ATH volumes - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bisq-volumes-reach-all-time-highs-amid-increased-monero-demand/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 22, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #44: Alan Silbert
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Join Marty as he sits down with Alan Silbert, Executive Managing Director of INX Limited, to chat about the old days and his experience starting Bitpremier.com, a site where people could spend BTC to buy luxury goods. Alan explains how he got into Bitcoin, how his side hustle pushed him to leave his main hustle and what it's like to get a call from Homeland Security. Follow Alan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/alansilbert Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Check out INX Limited: https://www.inx.co Thank you to our sponsors: Cash App, download the app here - https://cash.app/ HoneyMiner, enter to win a GPU here - https://twitter.com/gethoneyminer/status/1052200242781786112 Download Honeyminer here - https://honeyminer.com/referred/59rtk --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 18, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.10.15
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Topics of the week: Tether + Bitfinex - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/935185540982497280?s=19 ETH Constantinople hard fork on testnet - https://twitter.com/5chdn/status/1051194779890003974 Liquid Announcement - https://blockstream.com/2018/10/10/liquid-launch.html goTenna unboxing - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzZen7ajmKA&feature=youtu.be Fidelity announcement - https://medium.com/@FidelityDigitalAssets/the-evolution-of-digital-cash-da19b06aa58e Hugo fire flames - https://medium.com/@hugonguyen/work-is-timeless-stake-is-not-554c4450ce18 Lightning bike - https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1051832593082175488 Nouriel - https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1050766810348445696 Thanks to our sponsor, The Cash App. Download it here: https://cash.app/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 15, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.10.08 "Bull v. Bear"
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In this week's episode, Marty and Matt sit down with Murad Mahmudov to discuss: - Murad's bear thesis - Swensen/Yale investments (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-05/yale-is-said-to-invest-in-crypto-fund-that-raised-400-million) - Supply chain attacks + secure hardware (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies) - Bitcoin Core v0.17.0 release (https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/bitcoin-core-0170-released-heres-whats-new/) - Gemini gets asset insurance (https://medium.com/gemini/digital-assets-insurance-adbfb0c44e74) - Bitfinex cut ties with Noble, now with HSBC (https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/10/06/bitfinex-moves-its-banking-relationship-to-hsbc/) - SegWit txs almost at 50% work(https://transactionfee.info/charts/payments/segwit) - Eris announces Bakkt competitor (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-03/eris-exchange-to-create-crypto-market-backed-by-drw-virtu) - Aaron van Wirdum's privacy series (https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1047116230048583685?s=19) - Murad + David Puell's MVRV Ratio (https://blog.goodaudience.com/bitcoin-market-value-to-realized-value-mvrv-ratio-3ebc914dbaee) --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 08, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.10.01
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On this week's episode of Rabbit Hole Recap Matt and Marty discuss - Samourai Wallet + goTenna collab: https://mailchi.mp/1d3d0a060090/martys-bent-october-2nd-2018-issue-330 Siacoin bricks ASICs: https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/955907524317859842 Malta Prime Minister, pretty chay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QzbiMmuO0k&feature=youtu.be 1Broker gets seized: https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1045433884115120129?s=19 ShapeShift: https://info.shapeshift.io/blog/2018/10/01/shining-light-on-wsjs-attack-on-shapeshift-and-crypto/ EOS collusion: https://twitter.com/MapleLeafCap/status/1044958643731533825?s=19 Thank you to our sponsors: Cash App, we don't use the other apps anymore. Download the app now - https://cash.app/ Honeyminer, start making BTC in one click - https://honeyminer.com/referred/59rtk --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 02, 2018
Conversations from Riga: Matt Corallo + Hasufly
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In this special edition of Tales from the Crypt, Marty sits down with Matt Corallo to discuss CVE-2018-17144, the bug found in Bitcoin last week, and his efforts with the Betterhash mining pool protocol. This is a quick 15-minute conversation that touches on a lot. During the last 2/3 of the episode, Marty sits down with Hasufly, a budding star in the world of Bitcoin content to discuss the practices he used to learn about Bitcoin as quickly as possible. Hasu has an incredible way of creating mental frameworks from which to learn. Tune in to learn about the people, data sources and tools Hasu used to bootstrap his knowledge of Bitcoin in only 10 months. Follow Matt: @TheBlueMatt Follow Hasu: @Hasufl Follow Marty: @MartyBent Links: https://tim.blog/2017/06/04/nick-szabo/ https://www.coursera.org/learn/learning-how-to-learn/outline Thank you to our sponsor, Honeyminer. Check them out here: https://honeyminer.com/referred/59rtk --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Sep 26, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.09.24
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On this week's episode of Rabbit Hole Recap Matt and Marty discuss: CVE-2018-17144: https://bitcoincore.org/en/2018/09/20/notice/ Monero bug: https://getmonero.org/2018/09/25/a-post-mortum-of-the-burning-bug.html Baltic Honey Badger Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66ZoGUAnY9s https://hodlhodl.com/ Argentina: https://mailchi.mp/86b9b2200711/martys-bent-september-25th-2018-issue-325 "Please stop deploying d-apps to Ethereum.": https://twitter.com/5chdn/status/1042860655114694656 B Foundation: https://twitter.com/TheB_Foundation/status/1043805473949065216 Thank you to this week's sponsor, Honeyminer. Use the ref link below for 1,000 satoshis and use one click to start mining today: honeyminer.com/referred/59rtk --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Sep 26, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.09.17
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On this week's edition of Rabbit Hole Recap Matt and Marty discuss: NY Attorney General's report - https://virtualmarkets.ag.ny.gov Jesse Powell DGAF - https://blog.kraken.com/post/1561/krakens-position-on-regulation/amp/?__twitter_impression=true Bitcoin Core bug + v0.16.3 - https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2018/09/18/ Josh Garza goes to jail - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1040300880170500097 Bancor on EOS - https://www.coindesk.com/ethereum-dapp-bancor-is-expanding-to-eos-for-fast-free-transactions/ *Lightning Spotlight* LND Work - https://www.lndwork.com/ BTC volume in Venezuela - https://diar.co/volume-2-issue-37/ Salt Bae :( Laurent's last post - https://medium.com/@laurentmt/electric-money-e2cd34f78f56 Thank you to this week's sponsor, Honeyminer. Use the ref link below for 1,000 satoshis and use one click to start mining today: https://honeyminer.com/referred/59rtk --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Sep 19, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #43: Caitlin Long
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Join Marty as he sits down with Wall Street veteran Caitlin Long to discuss her journey to Austrian economics via Wall Street, the extent of the shadow banking system, the situation public pensions and social security find themselves in, and Caitlin's efforts to make Wyoming the most Bitcoin-friendly state in the US. Follow Caitlin on Twitter: @CaitlinLong_ Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent Check out Caitlin's website: https://caitlin-long.com/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Sep 16, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.09.10
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In this week's episode Marty and Matt discuss: Gemini & Paxos fiat backed 'stablecoins' - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1039233025303879683?s=19 Robinhood fueled Doge pump - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1035384169357033473?s=19 Unraveling of the ICO bubble - https://www.wsj.com/articles/olaf-carlson-wee-rode-the-bitcoin-boom-to-silicon-valley-riches-can-he-survive-the-crash-1536681364?mod=e2tw & https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1025102286396243970?s=19 Laurent's new post in PoW series - https://medium.com/@laurentmt/cliffhangers-cb87ed47124e SEC ETN Suspensions https://www.sec.gov/litigation/suspensions/2018/34-84063.pdf & Bittrex, Malta, and Regulatory Arbitrage - https://support.bittrex.com/hc/en-us/articles/360001354486. & https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-09-11/why-the-eu-is-furious-with- --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Sep 12, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #42: Coinyeezy AKA Elon Moist
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Join Marty as he sits down with Coinyeezy to discuss a litany of topics including; Honeyminer, the power of memes, "Bitcoin Generalists", hustling and some trippy theories about the great pyramids. Follow Coinyeezy on Twitter: @coinyeezy Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent Peep Honeyminer: www.honeyminer.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Sep 10, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.09.03
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In this edition of Rabbit Hole Recap Matt + Marty discuss: Emerging Market currency crises Iran give Bitcoin mining the go-ahead Ethereum FOMC meeting Infura centralization ShapeShift Casa's new plug and play all-in-one Bitcoin full node + Lightning node Discussions of a new Bitcoin testnet Links: https://twitter.com/WallSt_Dropout/status/1037004709419278336 https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1003680779535290369?s=19 https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1003680779535290369?s=19 https://mailchi.mp/08ea1d23655e/martys-bent-september-5th-2018-issue-311 https://info.shapeshift.io/blog/2018/09/04/introducing-shapeshift-membership/ https://twitter.com/ConsenSys/status/1037339692981727233 https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2018/09/04/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Sep 06, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #41: Ryan Selkis
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Join Marty as he sits down with Ryan Selkis, Founder at Messari, to discuss how Ryan got into Bitcoin, how writing helped him carve out a niche in a budding industry, what it was like to work for Digital Currency Group and CoinDesk, what he learned there, how he's using those lessons while building Messari, and a deep dive into Token Curated Registries. Follow Ryan on Twitter: @twobitidiot Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent Check out Messari: https://messari.io/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Sep 04, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.08.27
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In this episode we discuss: Vitalik Buterin's recent blog post on how to scale with layers The importance of soft forks CNBC's trash coverage WeChat and Alipay banned cryptocurrency commerce and chats The recent jump in hash rate Laurent's piece on measuring the value secured by PoW NIRP in Germany CFTF fine of German Bank for manipulating USD derivatives ETF denial then subsequent "reevaluation" Links: https://vitalik.ca/general/2018/08/26/layer_1.html https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/963086673537126400?s=19 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FEDFUNDS https://twitter.com/lopp/status/1019675622581391361 https://medium.com/@laurentmt/gravity-10e1a25d2ab2 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Aug 29, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #40: Joe Weisenthal
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Join Marty as he sits down with Joe Weisenthal, Editor at Bloomberg and co-host of "What'd you miss?" on BloombergTV. The two jump into the mind of a skeptic. Joe was notoriously a skeptic of Bitcoin after writing an article titled "Bitcoin is a joke" in 2013. Since then Joe has become less skeptical and he explains why in this episode. Beyond Bitcoin, Marty and Joe discuss economics, the state of the economy, Joe's journey to Bloomberg, and the mainstream media. Follow Joe: @TheStalwart Follow Marty: @MartyBent Check out WDYM?: https://www.bloomberg.com/series/whatd-you-miss Peep Joe's Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/joseph-weisenthal --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Aug 28, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.08.20
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Join Marty and Matt Odell for their new weekly series, Rabbit Hole Recap, in which they break down the latest news pertaining to Bitcoin. In their inaugural episode, the two discuss Bitmain's IPO and balance sheet, Bitcoin Core's impending release of v0.17, Square's Cash App gaining steam vs. Venmo, Venezuela and the Petro, and Siacoin's decision to hard fork to become ASIC resistant to certain miners. Links discussed in the show: https://twitter.com/btcven/status/1028743266739662849 https://www.greenbergglusker.com/content/uploads/2018/08/Complaint-as-Filed-3063362-1.pdf https://medium.com/mit-media-lab-digital-currency-initiative/http-coryfields-com-cash-48a99b85aad4 https://coin.dance/volume/localbitcoins/VEF/BTC --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Aug 22, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #39: Zac Prince
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Join Marty as he sits down with Zac Prince, co-founder of Blockfi, to discuss using Bitcoin as collateral, Fed policy, the fulfilment one gets from working in Bitcoin, and much more. Follow Zac: @BlockfiZac Follow Brad: @BradMichelson Follow Marty: @MartyBent Link to blogpost on taxes we discussed: https://blog.blockfi.com/cryptocurrency-tax-101-intro-to-capital-gains-and-crypto-tax-treatment/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Aug 22, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #38: Nic Carter
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Join Marty as he sits down with Nic Carter, Partner at Castle Island Ventures and co-founder of Coinmetrics.io, to dive into the current state of the cryptocurrency landscape, Augur, blockchain data, the evolving narratives in Bitcoin over time, and how Nic and his team approach investing in this space. Follow Nic on Twitter: @nic__carter Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent Check out Castle Island Ventures: http://www.castleisland.vc/ Check out Coinmetrics: https://coinmetrics.io/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Aug 14, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #37: Dhruv Bansal
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Join Marty as he sits down with Dhruv Bansal, co-founder of Unchained Capital, to discuss HODL waves, using bitcoin as collateral for loans, how the story of Merlin and Arthur in "The Once & Future King" may apply to Bitcoin, and how we may take Bitcoin to space as an intergalactic money. Follow Dhruv: @dhruvbansal Follow Marty: @MartyBent Check out Unchained: https://www.unchained-capital.com/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Aug 07, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #36: John Newbery
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Join Marty as he sits down with John Newbery to discuss Bitcoin Optech, a new initiative to help large economic players within Bitcoin ensure they are following best practices when it comes to using the Bitcoin blockchain efficiently. The two also dive into Schnorr signatures, Taproot, Lightning Network, and get cosmic over some heady Bitcoin theories. Follow John on Twitter: @jfnewbery Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent Check out Bitcoin Optech: www.bitcoinops.org --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Aug 01, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #35: Bitcoin Sign Guy
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Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Sign Guy to talk about the infamous day he held a "Buy Bitcoin" sign behind Janet Yellen as she gave a congressional testimony, what drives him philosophically, and what technologies like Bitcoin and 3D printers will enable in the future. *WARNING* This may be the drunkest TFTC episode to date. Enjoy! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Jul 10, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #34: Murad Mahmudov
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Join Marty as he sits down with Murad Mahmudov, angel investor and author of two of the most prolific pieces on Bitcoin this year. The two dive deep into this conversation, discussing why dApp platform tokens shouldn't have any value, why Bitcoin's quest to become the reserve currency of the world has the biggest potential from an investment perspective, and some thoughts on anon coins and stable coins. Follow Murad: www.twitter.com/MustStopMurad Follow Marty: www.twitter.com/MartyBent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Jun 27, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #33: Saifedean Ammous
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Join Marty as he sits down with Saifedean Ammous, author of The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking, to discuss the history of money, why sound money is so important, and how fiat currency has caused negative externalities like fiat food.  Follow Saifedean on Twitter: https://twitter.com/saifedean Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Pick up The Bitcoin Standard: https://www.amazon.com/Bitcoin-Standard-Decentralized-Alternative-Central/dp/111947 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Jun 19, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #32: Josh Olszewicz
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Join Marty as he sits down with a longtime crypto-Twitter and trading legend, Josh Olszewicz AKA @CarpeNoctom, to discuss a range of topics including TA, crypto-Twitter, how "the space" has changed and how the scams have adapted over the years. Tune in for some high qual reminiscing.   Josh's Twitter: www.twitter.com/CarpeNoctem Josh's YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/carpenoctom Read his stuff: https://bravenewcoin.com/authors/josh-olszewicz/ Marty's Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Jun 12, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #31: Matt Corallo
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This conversation hits on many topics, but focuses on (de)centralization and the types of centralizing risks that exist in the realm of cryptocurrencies. Matt expounds upon his project to decentralize mining, how UASF proved that Bitcoin is decentralized, why there is a somewhat-urgent need to develop a fee market to subsidize the block reward, and calls out some scams. Follow Matt on Twitter: @TheBlueMatt Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent Check out Chaincode Labs: www.chaincode.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Jun 05, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #30: Ryan Dippmann
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Join Marty as he sits down with Ryan Dippmann, co-founder of Azte.co, to discuss Bitcoin on/off ramps, payments, low hanging fruit that entreprenuers can use Bitcoin to exploit, surfing, and much more.  Follow Ryan on Twitter: www.twitter.com/RyanDippmann Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent Check out www.azte.co  Use the code "CRYPT" at www.thecryptocandle.com for 10% of and a chance to buy a whole Bitcoin for $45! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 31, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #29: Jameson Lopp
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Join Marty as he sits down with Jameson Lopp to discuss a range of topics including private key management, anarcho-capitalism, SWATting, and why we need to be continually optimistic about freedom enabling technologies like Bitcoin.

Follow Jameson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lopp

Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent

Use the promo code "CRYPT" at www.thecryptocandle.com for 10% off a crypto candle at checkout. Buy one and you might win some bitcoin!

--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 22, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #28: Joe Looney
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Join Marty as he sits down with Joe Looney, Co-Founder of the Rare Pepe Foundation, to discuss digital collectibles, the history of Rare Pepes, efficiencies provided to power plants via PoW mining, and much more.  Follow Joe on Twitter: @wasthatawolf Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 15, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #27: Alejandro Machado
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Join Marty as he sits down with Alejandro Machado to discuss Bitcoin and Venezuela, how Bitcoin may be able to help the struggling country, and how Venezuela got to this point. The two also venture into discussions about UX in crypto, the weird world we're living in, and how it's getting harder and harder to trust the information we receive on a day-to-day basis. Follow Alejandro on Twitter @alegw Follow Marty on Twitter @MartyBent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 09, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #26: Charles Hwang
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Join Marty as he sits down with Charles Hwang, Managing Partner at Lightning Capital and adjunct professor at Baruch College, to discuss what it's like teaching the subject of Bitcoin to college students, how regulators are and should classify Bitcoin, brain wallets, the introduction of a new segment "Freak Questions", and much more!  Follow Charles on Twitter: @cryptocharlesh Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 02, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #25: Patrick Stanley
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Join Marty as he sits down with Patrick Stanley, Growth Partner at Blockstack, to discuss Blockstack, decentralizes applications, how Blockstack differs from Ethereum, education in America, and thinking different.  Follow Patrick on Twitter: @PatrickWStanley Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Apr 24, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #24: Pomp
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Join Marty as he sits down with Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano as they dive into a meandering conversation about mining, tokenized securities, memes, and the need for better UX in crypto.  Follow Pomp on Twitter: @APompliano Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Apr 19, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #23: Dylan Curran
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Join Marty as he gets off the beaten path with Dylan Curran to talk about data in today's digital world, how we are controlled by it, and how we can change our tendencies to take back some privacy + control of our data. They get a little cosmic towards the end too. Follow Dylan on Twitter: @iamdylancurran Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Apr 17, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #22: Tom Garrambone Pt. II
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In the second half of their conversation, Marty and Tom dive into leadership centralization, easy money, traditional financial markets, and the ongoing brain drain into crypto. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Apr 12, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #21: Tom Garrambone Pt. I
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Marty sits down with Tom Garrambone, co-founder of Tetras Captial in NYC, to talk about his approach to investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the differences between a medium of exchange and store of value, and Silicon Valley v. Wall Street. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Apr 10, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #20: Matt Odell
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Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Odell to talk about Bitcoin's game theory, the mining landscape, and the need for people to avoid FOMO as hard as they can. Join in on the ramblings of two shitposters who have been observing the space for many years. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Apr 03, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #19: The Brothers O'Beirne Pt. II
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Part II of Marty's conversation with the brothers O'Beirne gets more philosophical as the crew dives into many different topics. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Mar 29, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #18: The Brothers O'Beirne Pt I
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Join Marty as he sits down with brothers James and Will O'Beirne to talk about Bitcoin and Ethereum. James is now a full-time Bitcoin Core contributor, working at Chaincode Labs. Will is a part of the MyCrypto.com team and finally gives us a peek into the mind of someone building on and around Ethereum. The conversation meanders through many topics including prediction markets, Proof-of-Work v. Proof-of-Stake, the philosophy behind these technologies, and the current state of the space. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Mar 28, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #17: Bobb Fogg
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Join Marty as he sits down with Bobb Fogg to discuss a litany of topics including; Bitcoin Maximalism, do blockchains have to be decentralized, the concepts of Nassim Taleb, and the state of governance in blockchains and the world.  Follow Bobb on Twitter: @BobbFogg Subscribe. Rate. Review. Share. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Mar 13, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #16: Ari Paul
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Join Marty as he sits down with Ari Paul to discuss a wide range of topics including; the token economy, the range of disciplines that someone investing in this asset class must have (at the very least) a grasp on, how little we know, and how important (not) knowing Satoshi is.  You can find out more about Ari by following him on Twitter @AriDavidPaul. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Mar 06, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #15: Eduardo Medina and Zah
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Join Marty as he sits down with Eduardo Medina to discuss Venezuela, the country's current crisis, the Petro, and how Bitcoin may help. Zah joins us for this episode to help draw parallels between Venezuela's situation and Zimbabwe's run-in with hyperinflation. This is why we Bitcoin. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Feb 28, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #14: JW Weatherman
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**Sorry for the poor sound quality on my end of the mic. Recorded on my laptop and the mic wasn't configured properly.** Join Marty as he sits down with JW Weatherman to learn about the cypherpunk movement, JW's definition of modern-day slavery, anarcho-capitalism and how they all relate to Bitcoin. Hold onto your butts, the conversation broaches some controversial topics that will make you think about the systems we've grown up within.  JW is on Twitter under the handle @WeathermanIam. Follow him. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Feb 21, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #13: Chiefy Nduom
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Join Marty as he sits down with Chiefy Nduom, a man on a mission to bring Bitcoin to the balance sheets of some of Africa's Central Banks. Topics covered throughout the conversation include the current state of the global financial system, the importance of having Bitcoin in a diversified portfolio, and how Bitcoin will evolve to be the collateral of choice in the future when people take out loans. Tune in, grow your know. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Jan 31, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #12: Crypto de Medici
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Join Marty as he sits down to peek into the mind of Crypto de Medici, a crypto investor and Crypto Twitter must-follow. Throughout the episode Marty and Medici touch on investment process, controlling emotions, the current landscape of crypto, and our archaic education system. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Jan 25, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #11: Arjun Balaji Pt. II
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Join Marty and crew for the second half of their conversation with Arjun Balaji. They cover Blockstack, how the Internet is broken, and why companies like Facebook and Google may actually be bad. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Jan 23, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #10: Arjun Balaji Pt. I
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Join Marty and crew as they sit down with Arjun Balaji, a young crypto investor with a keen sense for finding value in the budding world of cryptocurrencies. Arjun let's us know the two cryptocurrencies he would hodl if he had to lock them up for 10 years, how these nascent technologies may shape our future, how they have changed people already, and much more. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Jan 16, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #9: Zah
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Join Marty as he sits down with Barstool's resident Zimbabwean, Zah, to talk about the history of Zimbabwe, its political situation, what people use as money during bouts of hyperinflation, and how people are using Bitcoin in the land locked African country north of South Africa. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Jan 08, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #8: Team Lightswitch breaks down madness
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Marty and fellow Team Lightswitch member Matt Brown breakdown the crazy week that was. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Dec 22, 2017
Tales from the Crypt #7: Matt Corallo Pt. II
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Catch Pt. II of Marty's conversation with Matt Corallo to hear them discuss Bitcoin's chances of succeeding, how Bitcoin makes people smarter, and how everyone is ignorant when it comes to Bitcoin + blockchains. Enjoy. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Dec 18, 2017
Tales from the Crypt #6: Matt Corallo Pt. I
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Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Corallo, a Bitcoin Core contributor, to discuss Bitcoin, the current altcoin landscape, scaling blockchains, cryptokitties, all time highs + bubbles, and much more. Drink of choice for this Happy Hour was Brooklyn Brewery's Pilsner. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Dec 12, 2017
Tales from the Crypt #5: John Newbery
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Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Core contributor, John Newbery to dig into some of the technical details of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Core's process, keeping the long-term in mind, and what the average Joe can do to make Bitcoin better. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Dec 06, 2017
Tales from the Crypt #4: What the hell is going on?
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Marty is back in the studio with Louis and a special guest, Barstool's resident spider monkey, Nate. In this episode Nate signs a band, PFT makes a cameo to give us a lesson in exponential growth, and Marty answers all the questions Louis and Nate have about the current events in Bitcoin. Tune in to get caught up with all of the news that has been going on in Bitcoin. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Nov 20, 2017
Tales from the Crypt #3: Santiago Siri
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Marty sits down with Santiago Siri, co-founder of Democracy.Earth, to talk about a range of topics including the Silk Road, liquid democracy, a trip to Cuba, Information Theory, and much more. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Nov 07, 2017
Tales from the Crypt: Pierre Rochard Pt. III
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Marty and Pierre round out their conversation by hitting on "where we are now", crypto hedge funds, and Bitcoin storage. Links discussed: Kyle Bass interview - http://adventuresinfinance.realvision... Cold storage guide - https://github.com/rustyrussell/bitco... --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Nov 02, 2017
Tales from the Crypt: Pierre Rochard Pt. II
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Join Marty and Pierre in Pt. II of Episode 2 as they continue their conversation about speculative attacks, Bitcoin v. Ethereum, this year's ICO mania, and quality v. quantity.  Show notes: Grant Williams' interview with Kyle Bass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZdtL1YrRYo Satoshi Nakamoto Institute: www.nakamotoinstitute.org  Pierre Twitter: www.twitter.com/pierre_rochard Marty Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 26, 2017
Tales from the Crypt: Pierre Rochard Pt. I
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Marty sits down with Pierre Rochard, co-founder of the Satoshi Nakamoto Institute, to discuss a litany of topics. Tune into Pt. I of the three part episode to learn about Austrian Economics, the Tezos debacle, Bitcoin's governance, Linux, hyperbitcoinization, and speculative attacks. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 25, 2017
Tales from the Crypt Ep1: The History of Bitcoin pt. II
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Join Marty and Louis as they pick up the history of Bitcoin in 2012 and run through everything that's happened through today. Learn about Bitcoin's supply schedule, why people dislike Coinbase, and the first attempt to dethrone the Core team. This week's tangents include the Sixers, a Japanese word of the day, Louis' journey to find the Deep Web, and parking tickets in Chicago. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 11, 2017
Tales from the Crypt Ep1: The History of Bitcoin pt. I
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Marty and Louis discuss the history of Bitcoin, where they were when the Phillies won the world series, Brad Pitt, and Brock Lesnar. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
Oct 03, 2017