Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

By Marty Bent

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 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 Bitcoin", as he sits down to discuss Bitcoin with interesting people.

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Citadel Dispatch e0.0.5 - Encryption, Mining, and No KYC Bitcoin with @diverter_nokyc and @maxtannahill
9272

Join Matt Odell as he sits down with @diverter_nokyc & @maxtannahill


EPISODE: 0.0.5

BLOCK: 666809

PRICE: 2731 sats per dollar

TOPICS: Encryption, Mining, and No KYC Bitcoin


STREAMED LIVE EVERY TUESDAY - 2200 UTC - TFTC.tv

SUBMIT QUESTIONS LIVE VIA YOUTUBE|TWITTER|TWITCH


ARCHIVE: CitadelDispatch.com

Jan 20, 2021
#224: How to cancel yourself with Michael Krieger
7507

Join Marty as he sits down with Michael Krieger to discuss:

- Cancel yourself before they cancel you

- Free and open source software

- Censorship

- History

- Bitcoin as a way to exit

- The illegitimacy of the expert class

- Localism

- The education system

- much more

Check out Michael's latest article Cancel Yourself and sign up for his newsletter after reading

Follow Michael on Twitter

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Jan 15, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.01.11
9767

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Tor v3 Onion addresses unreachable after apparent attack on Tor network 

- Ledger discloses new data leak and steps they are taking to mitigate issues going forward 

- Analysis of Solar Winds attack 

- HRF provides grants to Specter and Lot49 

- Lagarde attacks bitcoin 

- Bitcoin Core v0.21.0 

- BlueWallet v6.0.2 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.6.5 

- RaspiBlitz v1.6.3 

- Sparrow v0.9.10 

- Hexa Wallet v1.4.1 

- Fully Noded v0.2.9 

- Coldcard v3.2.2 

- Mempool v2 

- Bakkt going public on NYSE 

- Poolin releases hash rate token 

- FinCEN extends comment period 

- German Police take down DarkMarket and arrest operator 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Jan 15, 2021
#223: Talking Oil, Gas & Bitcoin with @chigrl
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Join Marty as he sits down with Tracy Shuchart (@chigrl) from Hedge Fund Telemetry to discuss:

- Oil Markets

- Misallocation of capital

- PE + O&G

- Fragile supply chains

- Rare Earth metals

- Bitcoin mining with flare gas

- Energy producers are the central banks of the future

- much more

Follow Tracy on Twitter

Check out Hedge Fund Telemetry

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Jan 13, 2021
Citadel Dispatch e0.0.4 - Censorship, Privacy, and Open Source Software with J9Roem and benthecarman
6329

Join Matt Odell as he sits down with J9Roem and benthecarman


EPISODE: 0.0.4

BLOCK: 665779

PRICE: 2885 sats per dollar

TOPICS: Censorship, Privacy, and Open Source Software 


STREAMED LIVE EVERY TUESDAY - 2200 UTC - TFTC.tv

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ARCHIVE: CitadelDispatch.com

Jan 13, 2021
#222: Beefing with the NFL with Jack Mallers
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Jack Mallers, Founder and CEO of Strike, to discuss:

- Athletes getting paid in sats

- Beef with the NFL

- bitcoin the hard asset

- Bitcoin the Network

- Strike global

- Routing around with Bitcoin

- State of the Lightning Network

- much more

Follow Jack on Twitter

Check out Strike

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Jan 08, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.01.04
6365

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- OCC letter on banks using stablecoins 

 - Pro censorship American mining pool gains steam 

 - Iranian mining crackdown 

 - Strike Global 

 - Blockstream Jade 

 - Bitcoin Core v0.21.0 RC5 

 - Fully Noded v0.2.8 

 - Specter v1.0.0 

 - Braiins acquires remaining stake in Slush Pool from Slush 

 - Coindesk buys tradeblock 

 - Anthony Towns on 2021 

 - Bitcoin Explained by BJ Dweck 

- Silent Link

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.  

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Jan 07, 2021
#221: DLCs, transaction fees, and PEMDAS with Chris Stewart
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Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Stewart, CEO of Suredbits, to discuss:

- An update on DLCs

- The US Presidential Election DLCs

- Oracle problems and solutions

- DLCFDs

- Stablecoins

- Transaction fees

- Is Ethereum beating Bitcoin?

- PEMDAS

- much more

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Jan 06, 2021
Citadel Dispatch e0.0.3 - Shitcoin Regrets and Pricing the World in sats with dergigi & croesus_btc
8807

Join Matt Odell as he sits down with dergigi & croesus_btc


EPISODE: 0.0.3

BLOCK: 664685

PRICE: 2962 sats per dollar

TOPICS: shitcoin regrets and pricing the world in sats


STREAMED LIVE EVERY TUESDAY - 2200 UTC - TFTC.tv

SUBMIT QUESTIONS LIVE VIA YOUTUBE

Jan 06, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.12.28
6447

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Our boy Russ getting paid in bitcoin using Strike 

- Mooch's new bitcoin fund slides leak 

- Indian Gov considering 18% tax on bitcoin trading 

- US Treasury hits BitGo with sanctions violations on their non custodial wallet 

- Bisq v1.5.3 

- Umbrel App Store 

- VanEck refiles ETF 

- This Month in Bitcoin Privacy 

- SolarWinds attack 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors:

Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault.

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Dec 31, 2020
Citadel Dispatch e0.0.2 - Privacy, Nodes, and No KYC with ErgoBTC & BitcoinQ_A
9227

Join Matt Odell as he sits down with ErgoBTC & BitcoinQ_A 


EPISODE: 0.0.2

BLOCK: 663569

PRICE: 3619 sats per dollar

TOPICS: privacy, nodes, no kyc


STREAMED LIVE EVERY TUESDAY - 2300 UTC - TFTC.tv

SUBMIT QUESTIONS LIVE VIA YOUTUBE

Dec 30, 2020
#220: Matt Hill
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Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Hill, co-founder and CEO of Start9 Labs, to discuss:

- Founding Start9 Labs

- The Embassy

- Routing around Apple's App Store

- Why personal hardware is an imperative moving forward

- Self-sovereign surveillance

- Making all of this easy

- much more

Follow Matt on Twitter

Check out Start9 Labs' Embassy

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Dec 29, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.12.21
8916

Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- Ledger database dump 

- FinCEN adds new KYC requirements for withdrawals 

- Nigeria is now second biggest Paxful bitcoin market after the US 

- Bitmain civil war escalates 

- Microstrategy recent purchases complete 

- BlueWallet v6.0.1 

- Eclair v0.5.0 

- Caravan adds PSBT support 

- Discreet Log Contract for Difference 

-  Ripple gets hit by SEC

- Bitcoin DevKit

Shoutout to this week's sponsors:

Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault.

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Dec 24, 2020
#219: arbedout
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with their very good friend arbedout to discuss:

- Gurri's Revolt of the Public

- Telecommunications networks 

- Deflationary v. Inflationary currencies

- MMT vs Bitcoin in context of Hirschmann's Exit, Voice and Loyalty

- Great American Mining, energy, and Bitcoin

- much more 

Follow arbedout on Twitter

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Dec 23, 2020
Citadel Dispatch 0.0.1: Rodolfo Novak & Evan Kaloudis
8043

Join Matt Odell as he sits down with Rodolfo Novak and Evan Kaloudis

EPISODE: 0.0.1

BLOCK: 662548

PRICE: 4265 sats per dollar

TOPICS: self custody (10 mins), FinCEN (10 mins), ledger hack (20 mins), and audience questions (20 mins)

SUBMIT QUESTIONS VIA YOUTUBE: TFTC.tv

Dec 23, 2020
#218: Desiree Dickerson, Christian Moss, & Simon Cowell
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Join Marty as he sits down with Desiree Dickerson, Christian Moss and Simon Cowell to discuss:

- Gaming + The Lightning Network

- Why dedicated gaming tokens don't make sense

- Zebedee's SDK

- MintGox

- Getting pro gamers into LN enabled gaming

- Gaming culture these days

- The Upcoming MintGox tournament on December 27th

- Our favorite games

- much more

Follow Des on Twitter

Follow Christian on Twitter

Follow Simon on Twitter

Check out Zebedee

Check out ZBD.gg

Check out MintGox

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Dec 22, 2020
#217: Lightswitch Lou's Return
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Join Marty as he sits down with Louis Roberts AKA Lightswitch Lou, the man who launched TFTC, to discuss:

- Everything under the sun

Follow Lou on Twitter

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Dec 22, 2020
#216: Pete Rizzo
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Join Marty as he sits down with Pete Rizzo, Editor at Kraken and Advisor to Bitcoin Magazine, to discuss:

- The war over P2SH

- Bitcoin's development culture

- Are Bitcoin's properties inherent or emergent?

- Bitcoin v. Ethereum

- Journalism

- Bias

- Objectivity

- much more

Follow Pete on Twitter

Read The Battle For P2SH

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Dec 18, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.12.14
6858

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- no ban yet

- sats back and sats the standard on cashapp

- Ruffer $744M investment 

- $1B investment from One River 

- Guggenheim's Minerd drops a casual $400k price prediction 

- UK FCA allows temp approvals 

- Kraken to add lightning early next year 

- MTGox claims speculation 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.6.3 

- myNode v0.2.20 

- TailsOS v4.14 

- ACINQ Phoenix v1.4.4 

- ACINQ iOS wallet enters testing 

- Electrum v4.0.8 

- BlueWallet v6.6.0 

- Compromising airgapped machines 

- OXT Research Kucoin Report 

- JoinMarket guide 

- 10 ways to lose your bitcoin 

- Coinbase going public 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors:

Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault.

Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

Dec 18, 2020
#215: BitcoinTINA
4215

Join Marty as he sits down with BitcoinTINA to discuss:

- The new ATH

- Institutional adoption

- How high will Bitcoin go?

- Gradually, then suddenly

- Cutting losses v. taking profits

- Gold's fate

- The importance of running a node

- The market will bend the knee

- Holding in a bull market v. holding in a bear market

- much more

Follow BitcoinTINA on Twitter

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Dec 16, 2020
#214: Ben Kaufman
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Ben Kaufman, unlicensed software developer, to discuss:

- Specter Wallet

- Crypto Advanced

- Making multisig easy

- Making connecting to a full node easy

- PSBT

- QR Codes

- HWI

- Hardware

- Zoomers

- much more

Follow Ben on Twitter

Check out Specter Wallet

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

Dec 15, 2020
#213: Jimmy Song
6364

Join Marty as he sits down with Jimmy Song, educator and Co-Author of Thank God For Bitcoin: The Creation, Corruption, and Redemption of Money, to discuss:

- Sound Money as a moral imperative

- How easy money corrupts society

- The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil

- Serving money or God

- Positivism v. Natural Rights

- Jesus flipping the table and kicking out the moneychangers

- much more

Follow Jimmy on Twitter

Buy the book

Check out Jimmy's podcast

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

Dec 11, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.12.06
6498

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Ledger Phishing scams continue and get more sophisticated

- Our boy Justin gets funded by Square Crypto 

- Brian Brooks non answer when asked about potential self custody restrictions 

- G7 Finance Ministers discuss the need for more bitcoin regulations 

- Our boy Jake sends out 'canary' tweet 

- Four Republican Congressmen send letter to Mnunchin defending self custody 

- French Finance Ministry to enact stricter bitcoin regs 

- Elliptic releases press release associating bitcoin privacy wallets with criminal intent 

- Mass Mutual buys $100M worth of bitcoin 

- Microstrategy borrowing money to buy more bitcoin 

- c-lightning v0.9.2 

- RoninDojo v1.8.0 

- Specter v0.10.4 

- Zap Android v0.3.6 

- Sparrow Wallet v0.9.9 

- Ledger Live adds easy bitcoin core full node support 

- Bullish yearly survey from Blockchain Capital 

- First multi-transaction CoinSwap test by Chris Belcher 

- Lightning Network deanonymization paper 

- BTC-e Operator sentenced to 5 years 

- The Battle for P2SH 

- Bitcoin Dissidents Editorial 

- BTC Mag drops Top 21 in 2020 list

- Moxie on Rogan then mobilecoin launch

- Tutanota ordered to break encryption 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors:

Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package.

Cash App. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

Dec 11, 2020
#212: Keith Levene
8252

Join Marty as he sits down with Keith Levene, founding member of The Clash and Public Image Limited, to discuss:

- Punk Rock in the 1970s/1980s

- Parallels between England in the early 80s and 2020

- Record Labels as a centralizing force

- Bitcoin as a force for good

- Time preference

- Great American Mining

- Streaming payments

- much more

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Dec 08, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.11.30
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- fresh set of ledger phishing scams sent out 

- shilling the corn is the cool thing to do now

- Our boy paul 

- Blackrock 

- Bloomberg 

- potential rushed self custody restrictions via brian armstrong 

- CCP was the Plus Token Whale 

- NYTimes hit piece on coinbase and bitcoin 

- Bitcoin Beach balls out 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.6.0 

- JoinMarket v0.8.0 

- JoininBox v0.1.15 

- RaspiBlitz v1.6.2 

- MyNode v0.2.19 

- Sparrow Wallet v0.9.8 

- Nunchuk v0.9.3 

- Samourai Wallet v0.99.96 

- BlueWallet v5.6.7 

- PSBT Toolkit v0.1.2 

- New version of nthKey 

- Specter DIY now offered prebuilt 

- Guggenheim fund may invest in bitcoin

- AllianceBernstein like bitcoin now 

- BitMEX hires heavy hitter German CEO 

- OTC volumes hit new records 

-  This Month in Bitcoin Privacy 

- Brink announces first fellow, Gloria Zhao 

- Gemini announces bitcoin development "Opportunity Fund

much more

Shoutout to this week's sponsors:

Unchained Capital

Cash App



Dec 04, 2020
#211: Dr. Saifedean Ammous
3807

Join Marty as he sits down with Dr. Saifedean Ammous, Author of The Bitcoin Standard, The Fiat Standard and Principles of Economics, to discuss:

- The Fiat Standard

- Principles of Economics

- The University system

- "The Science"

- Lockdown hysteria

- Unexpected externalities from lockdowns

- much more

Follow Saif on Twitter

Checkout Saifedean.com and pre-order The Fiat Standard & Principles of Economics

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Nov 29, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.11.23
4727

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Coldcard testnet attack

- John Newbery and Mike Schmidt launch new bitcoin development initiative

- Chainalysis raising $100M at $1B valuation

- Microstrategy exploring bitcoin "data products"

- Gold funds falling while bitcoin pumps

- Bisq v1.5.0

- Bitcoin Wallet Tracker v0.2.0

- Autoloop lightning liquidity

- PTLC Proof of Concept from Suredbits

- Leo Zhang's The Intelligent Bitcoin Miner

Shoutout to this week's sponsors:

Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault.

Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

BitcoinBlackFriday.com Now if you sign up for early access for the Fold card on Bitcoin Black Friday you will be entered into a raffle to win a whole Bitcoin.

Nov 26, 2020
#210: Adam Curry
7092

Join Marty as he sits down with Adam Curry to discuss: 

- Origins of podcasting

- Podcasting 2.0

- Value for Value

- Sphinx chat

- Streaming payments

- Automatic royalties/distributions

- Self censorship and advertising

- Open publishing and distributed money make sense together

- Distrust in media

- much more 

Follow Adam on Twitter

Check out Adam's site

Check out The Podcasting Index + Podcasting 2.0 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

Nov 24, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.11.16
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- taproot activation hits 55% miner support taprootactivation.com

- Second richest Mexican is now a bitcoiner 

- Senator Lummis on fire

- the mooch considering a bitcoin play 

- Citi likes bitcoin now 

- Whirlpool CLI v0.10.9 

- Electrum v4.0.5 

- ThunderHub v0.10.3 

- Tails v4.13 

- Lend at HodlHodl now available in US 

- Swan XPUB support 

- OKEx mining hash rate falls due to solvency concerns 

- OKEx announces they will start processing withdrawals again 

- Dutch exchange now making you verify addresses 

- Chainalysis double dipping on government contracts  

- Binance suing Forbes 

- Apple privacy issues exposed due to server failure 

- US military buying precise location data from marketing agencies 

- Librem 5 begins shipping 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors:

Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault.

Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

BitcoinBlackFriday.com Now if you sign up for early access for the Fold card on Bitcoin Black Friday you will be entered into a raffle to win a whole Bitcoin.

Nov 19, 2020
#209: Graham Krizek
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Join Marty as he sits down with Graham Krizek, Founder of Voltage, to discuss:

- Graham's Bitcoin journey

- Starting Voltage

- The Lightning Network + node operators

- Necessary infrastructure

- Encrypting data in the cloud 

- Security tradeoffs

- Cloud Computing landscape

- Centralization risks

- much more

Follow Graham on Twitter

Check out Voltage

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

Nov 17, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.11.09
7165

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Adam Curry announces lightning powered Podcast 2.0 spec 

- Ledger Phishing Email analysis 

- Nodl v0.1.2 

- Fully Noded Desktop v0.2.1 

- Sparrow v0.9.7 

- myNode v0.2.18 

- Umbrel v0.2.14 

- RTL v0.9.3 

- Adam Gibson on wasabi 2.0 

- WORDS Bitcoin Journal October 2020 

- OKEx could be a CCP play 

- EU encryption resolution 

- blockseer KYC mining pool 

- Nigerian gov blocking protest bank accounts 

- ethereum hard fork bug 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors:

Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault.

Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

BitcoinBlackFriday.com Now if you sign up for early access for the Fold card on Bitcoin Black Friday you will be entered into a raffle to win a whole Bitcoin.

Nov 12, 2020
#208: Patrick Dugan
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Join Marty as he sits down with Patrick Dugan to discuss:

- Financial regulations 

- The Bank Secrecy Act

- FATF

- Money laundering

- Cypherpunk v. Financialization

- A bifurcated network inevitable?

- TradeLayer

- Op Codes

- much more

Follow Patrick on Twitter

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Nov 10, 2020
#207: Tom Trevethan
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Tom Trevethan, CTO of CommerceBlock, to discuss:

- Statechains

- Mercury Wallet

- Trust tradeoffs

- Privacy gains

- Fee structure

- Custodial tradeoff

- Use cases

- much more

Follow Tom on Twitter

Checkout Mercury Wallet

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Nov 06, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.11.02
5291

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- bitcoin difficulty adjusted down by 16%

- This month in bitcoin privacy 

 - Russian Gazprombank likes bitcoin now 

- Lightning Pool liquidity market 

- Zeus v0.4.0 

- Specter v0.9.1 

- Lightning Terminal v0.3.0 

- Android Tor Browser v10.0.3 

- JoininBox v0.1.14 

- FUlly Noded Desktop v0.1.99 

- Raspi 400 

- Nunchuk multisig 

- Low bandwidth bitcoin 

- bitbo.io bitcoin dashboard

- Bitcoin merge mining report 

- Layer1 legal issues 

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Nov 05, 2020
#206: Ryan Gentry
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Join Marty as he sits down with Ryan Gentry, Business Development at Lightning Labs, to discuss:

- Austin, Texas

- Ryan's time at Intel

- Chip fabs

- Proof of Work as an essential component of cryptocurrencies

- The Order of Operations necessary to create a truly distributed cryptocurrency

- Reading white papers

- Will Ethereum scale?

- Lightning Pool

- Shadow Pools

- A LN yield curve

- much more

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Nov 04, 2020
#205: Morgen Rochard
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Join Marty as he sits down with Morgen Rochard, author of Personal Finance QuickStart Guide, to discuss:

- Personal Finance

- When you should start saving

- How much you should be saving 

- How you should be paying down debt

- When can you buy bitcoin?

- Should you speculative attack your debt?

- Keeping tabs of your finances

- much more

Follow Morgen on Twitter

Check out her podcast: Money Owners

Check out her book: Personal Finance QuickStart Guide 

Link to student loan advice

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Oct 30, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.10.26
7849

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- FEE FOMO IS REAL

- Cryptocloaks release triton case 

- First monthly nodl call 

- Travel rule fuckery intensifies   

     - If you wish to submit a comment 

- Statechains for privacy

- JoinMarket status update 

- Marathon announces purchase of 10k AntMiner S-19 Pros 

- New round of Ledger user phishing attempts 

- Anthony Towns on Taproot activation 

- Largest bank in Singapore to launch bitcoin exchange 

- JoinMarket v0.7.2 

- JoininBox v0.1.13 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.5.9 

- Lightning Terminal v0.2.0 

- Fully Noded Desktop v0.1.96 

- Atomic finance launches DLC based bitcoin betting tool 

- BlockFi discloses 5% position in GBTC 

- Sounds like the NSA is still putting insecure backdoors into our favorite products 

- River adds hardware wallet account 

- Kucoin hacked bitcoin going through ChipMixer 

- Iranian government announces intention to use bitcoin to circumvent import sanctions

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Oct 29, 2020
#204: Max Keidun
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Max Keidun from HodlHodl to discuss:

- HodlHodl's new non-custodial loan product

- How lenders and borrowers interact

- How HodlHodl's lending product differs from DeFi

- What stablecoins are available

- Prediction markets

- Liquid

- RGB

- Integration with Blue Wallet

- much more

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Oct 23, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.10.19
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This week Mart and Matt discuss:

- two LND vulnerabilities disclosed

     - v0.9 and below 

     - v0.10 and below 

- Paypal adds "bitcoin

- Our boy Paul shills the corn again 

- coinbase transparency report 

- FinCEN fines custodial bitcoin mixing CEO $60M 

- Travel rule white paper & participants

- BTCPay Server v1.0.5.8 

- Bisq v1.4.2 

- Phoenix v1.4.0 

- Breez RC1 

- Tails v4.12 

- Tor browser v10.0.2 

- Raspiblitz v1.6.1 

- Sparrow v0.9.6 

- Voltage cloud lightning node service launched 

- Hodl Hodl adds P2P bitcoin lending support 

- BitMEX speeding up KYC process 

- Bitcoin hit piece by CNAS 

- Thai authorities attempting to block access to telegram 

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Oct 23, 2020
#203: Dave Collum
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Join Marty as he sits down with Dave Collum to discuss:

- Cancel culture

- Modern day journalism

- COVID-19

- Lockdowns

- Vaccines

- The Election

- Censorship

- much more

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Oct 19, 2020
#202: Adam Soltys
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Adam Soltys, creator of Coinos.io, to discuss:

- Local ISPs

- Coinos

- Web wallets

- UX

- Security Tradeoffs

- The Lightning Network

- Liquid

- Tokens

- Privacy

- much more

Check out coinos

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Oct 17, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.10.12
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- LND vulnerability 

- DOJ launches global push to ban end to end encryption 

- OKEx suspends withdrawals 

- Taproot merged into Bitcoin Core 

- BitMEX cofounder released on $5M bond 

- BitMEX hires new compliance officer 

- Indian exchanges working together to provide stricter KYC/AML compliance 

- Spain potential law forcing full disclosure of bitcoin holdings 

- Unchained adds coldcard support 

- myNode v0.2.17 

- Nodl v0.1.1f 

- RTL v0.9.1-beta 

- Eclair v0.4.2 

- JoinMarket v0.7.1 

- Trezor Suite Public Beta 

- Electrum v4.0.4 

- Stone Ridge $115M bitcoin investment 

- Rodolfo the domain hodler 

- Fidelity recommends 5% position in bitcoin 

- Fidelity privacy panel with Matt 

- Marathon announces new 105 Megawatt bitcoin mining op 

- BitMEX on the risks of brain wallets 

- lnresearch data 

- MuSig2 paper 

- WORDS September Bitcoin Journal 

Oct 16, 2020
#201: Whitney Webb
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Join Marty as he sits down with Independent Journalist Whitney Webb to discuss:

- Chile

- Operation Warp Speed

- Intelligence Agencies

- Defense contractors

- Big Pharma connections

- History of the CIA

- Operation Dark Winter

- Color Revolutions

- Overcoming the Conspiracy Theorist label

- Epstein as a pawn in a bigger game

- much more

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Oct 13, 2020
#200: Ansel Linder
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Join Marty as he sits down with Ansel Linder to discuss:

- 2015 + 2016 bear market

- Different iterations of altcoins

- Fed Policy

- Is QE inflationary or deflationary

- How does Fed policy affect Bitcoin?

- much more

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Oct 13, 2020
#199: Edward Evenson
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Join Marty as he sits down with Edward Evenson, Head of Business Development at Slush Pool / Braiins Systems, to discuss:

- Mining pools

- The race to zero profitability for pools

- Value add services pools provide

- The future of mining pools

- Firmware products

- PPS v. FPPS v. PPLNS

- Cheese

- Wine

- much more

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Oct 09, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.10.05
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Square buys $50M worth of bitcoin 

- New Europol report 

- Travel rule rumors swirl 

- New DoJ framework  

- HMRC orders coinbase to hand over customer records 

- Chainalysis hits Mex with high risk warning 

- BitMEX leadership changes 

- bitcoinprivacy.guide

- Schnorr summary by suredbits 

- specter v0.8.1 

- bitcoin wallet tracker v0.1.5 

- blockstream green desktop v0.0.4 

- sparrow v0.9.5 

- bluewallet v5.6.1 

- BTCPay server v1.0.5.7 

- Hexa Wallet v1.2.0 

- Fully Noded v0.1.90 

- Ledger live adding coin control and full node support 

- Riot Blockchain buys 2500 S19 Pros 

- $26 million in bitfinex stolen bitcoin moves 

- mempool sponsors 

- classroom surveillance on the rise with rona as the excuse 

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Oct 08, 2020
#198: Leo Zhang
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Join Marty as he sits down with Leo Zhang, Founder of Anicca Research, to discuss:

- The Alchemy of Hashpower

- Stakeholders within the mining industry

- ASICs as physical options on bitcoin

- Bitmain's struggles

- MicroBT

- Hashrate derivatives

- The US and China

- Family

- much more

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Check out The Alchemy of Hashpower Pt. I

Check out The Alchemy of Hashpower Pt. II

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Oct 06, 2020
#197: Joost Jager
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Joost Jager, independent Lightning Network developer, to discuss:

- Griefing Attacks

- Circuit Breaker

- Routing on Lightning

- Multi-Path Payments + Wumbo

- Public v. Private channel capacity

- Whatsat

- Multiple implementations and how they interact

- much more

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Oct 02, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.09.28
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- BitMEX hit by CFTC and Department of Justice 

- KuCoin hacked for $150M 

- New Zealand tax authority seeking personal info from local exchanges 

- Chainalysis and Integra FEC receive IRS contracts for lightning and monero tracing 

- Pierre adds bounties to BitcoinACKs.com 

- September privacy newsletter by Janine 

- Murchandamus joins Chaincode 

- RoninDojo v1.7.0

- Sparrow Wallet v0.9.4 

- nix-bitcoin v0.0.18 

- The Eye of Satoshi v0.1.1 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.5.6 

- Aqua Wallet by blockstream 

- CoinOS web wallet with liquid and lightning support 

- Docusign competitor using bitcoin - Woleet

- CalyxOS released 

- Taproot explainer by suredbits 

- HCPP this weekend 

- Ministry of Nodes also thinks specter is straight fire 

- PlanB Dox 

- Brian Armstrong fake woke 

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Oct 01, 2020
#196: Cynthia Lummis
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Join Marty as he sits down with Cynthia Lummis, the Rebulican Nominee for the U.S. Senate out of Wyoming, to discuss:

- Cynthia's platform of fiscal responsibility

- Cynthia's experience Wyoming's state Treasurer

- How Bitcoin can help with fiscal responsibility

- How Bitcoin can help pensions

- How Bitcoin can help the energy sector

- How Bitcoin embodies the ideals America was founded on

- The work Wyoming has done to welcome Bitcoin innovators

- There are good people in Washington

- much more

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Sep 30, 2020
#195: Stephan Kinsella
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Join Marty as he sits down with Stephan Kinsella to discuss:

- State's rights

- The Lockdowns

- The Constitution

- The Government v. The State

- Bitcoin didn't ask for permission

- Are leftists insane?

- Should you vote?

- Smart contracts

- much more

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Sep 29, 2020
#194: Junseth
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Join Marty as he sits down with the affable Junseth to discuss:

- America's Culture War

- Are we in a Civil War?

- When did the Civil War start?

- Miners are Energy Pirates

- How mining companies should manage their balance sheets

- Art

- Digital Art

- NFTs

- Literature

- much more

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Sep 28, 2020
#193: Matthew Black
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Join Marty as he sits down with Matthew Black, co-founder of Atomic Finance, to discuss:

- Building on Ethereum

- Ethereum's limitations

- ETH 2.0 transition

- DeFi on Ethereum, is it legit?

- Non-custodial DeFi on Bitcoin?

- Bitcoin + DLCs

- much more

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Sep 26, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.09.21
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Lightning node firewall circuitbreaker 

- Iran power plants making mining moves 

- Timeline of bitmain power struggle 

- Bisq v1.3.9 

- BlueWallet v5.5.9 

- Tails v4.11 

- nix-bitcoin v0.0.17 

- Dojo v1.8.0 released 

- Specter v0.8.0 

- Smartcard support for Specter DIY HWW 

- Square Crypto $100k grant to btcpay server and launches a proper portal for their work squarecrypto.org

- Namecheap adds btcpay server!

- Unchained Capital adds advanced multisig business accounts 

- Russian gov wants full wallet disclosures 

- Venezuelan government to require use of national mining pool 

- FinCen Files leak 

- Over 170 arrests and over $6.5M seized in global DOJ lead operation against dark markets 

- whirlpool fee calculator and portal for his other links by bitcoinqna https://getbitcoin.help/

- Umbrel wallet support

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Sep 24, 2020
#192: Christopher Gimmer + Marc Chouinard
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Join Marty as he sits down with Christopher Gimmer and Marc Chouinard, co-founders of Snappa, to discuss:

- Bootstrapping v. Raising funds from VCs

- Building many businesses and failing

- The decision to add Bitcoin to Snappa's balance sheet

- Why it's easier to move cash to Bitcoin as a small biz v. publicly traded companies

- Small business self-custody via multisig

- Asking, "What is money?"

- Canada's inflated real estate market

- Bullish sentiment

- Bitcoin education

- much more

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Check out Snappa

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Sep 23, 2020
#191: Matthew Mežinskis
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Join Marty as he sits down with Matthew Mežinskis of the Crypto Voices Podcast to discuss:

- Q2 2020 Global Monetary Base update

- Defining Base Monies

- Where Bitcoin stands as a base money

- Current growth rate of base monies

- Claims on base monies

- Claims on bitcoin

- Proof of Reserves

- History of Communism in the 20th century

- How people rioting in the US are misguided

- What's going on in Belarus right now (podcast link)

- much more

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Sep 22, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.09.14
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Stacking Saylor 

- Bakkt all time high daily volume 

- Coin Control in Ledger Live 

- Square Crypto provides another $100K grant to btcpay 

- Sparrow Wallet Guide by bitcoinqna 

- Roy from Breeze on MPP and Wumbo 

- c-lightning v0.9.1 

- Electrum v4.0.3 

- BlueWallet v5.5.8 

- Kraken is a bank now 

- Anicca Research - The Alchemy of Hashpower Pt. II

- FATF Report on Red Flags 

- Is creeping KYC a threat to bitcoin?

- Chinese Nationals allegedly attack more than 100 companies

- Chinese database of 2.4M foreigners leaks 

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Sep 17, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.09.07
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- CVE-2018-17145 Bitcoin vulnerability (that has since been patched) disclosed 

- Flaxman digs specter too 

- So does Ketan 

- Bitcoinqna NO KYC homepage 

- Chainalysis Global Crypto Adoption 

- Belarus non profit using bitcoin 

- Square launches Crypto Open Patent Alliance 

- Umbrel v0.2.9 

- Rudefox Burrow v0.0.5 

- Ledger Status on liquidity farming 

- Freak questions answered

- much more

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Sep 10, 2020
#190: Ben Carman
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Join Marty as he sits down with Ben Carman from Suredbits to discuss:

- Ben's transition from Bernie Bro to Libertarian

- Discreet Log Contracts (DLCs)

- An Oracle's role in DLCs

- Are decentralized Oracles possible?

- DLCs onchain v. on the Lightning Network

- Stock-to-flow thoughts

- much more

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Sep 08, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.08.31
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- bitblockboom reflections

- Trezor/Keepkey passphrase vuln 

- Trezor security patch 

- Alleged electrum phishing attack

- This Month in Bitcoin Privacy 

- Looming Russian mining crackdown 

- Bithumb exchange seized in South Korea 

- Coincenter cools rumors about escalating regulatory measures 

- Empire market exit scam 

- Alphabay dispute moderator gets 11 years in prison 

- Chainalysis Latin America analysis 

- Specter v0.7.0 

- Sparrow Wallet v0.9.2 

- Umbrel v0.2.6 

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Sep 03, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap LIVE: Week of 2020.08.27
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Join Marty, Matt, Justin Moon, Jeff Vandrew, and the audience from BitBlockBoom as they discuss:

- CoinJoin wars

- Equinor working with Crusoe Energy

- Coinbase users told by California that they should hold their keys

- Tax laws

- much more 

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Sep 03, 2020
#189: Fabian Jahr
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Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Core contributor Fabian Jahr to discuss:

- Fabian's year since leaving the Chaincode residency

- His OKCoin grant

- The importance of code review

- An optimal review:PR ratio for devs

- Signet

- gettxoutsetinfo and Supply Gate

- PR Review Club

- How to best fund devs

- much more

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Sep 01, 2020
#188: Chris Bendiksen
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Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Bendiksen, Head of Research at Coinshares, to discuss:

- Consciousness

- Time

- Mining

- Hashrate derivatives

- Asynchronous time + Proof of Work

- TOOL

- Free will

- Education

- Bitcoin's benefits to a portfolio

- Energy consumption

- much more

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Aug 26, 2020
#187: Luke Gromen
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Join Marty as he sits down with Luke Gromen, founder of Forrest for the Trees research firm, to discuss:

- The Dollar as a rubber band ruler

- The Fed's catch-22

- Bankruptcy via inflation

- Debt/GDP

- Apolitical alternatives to the Dollar

- Money + energy

- much more

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Aug 24, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.08.17
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Ongoing bsv dust attack 

- OXT research alleged wasabi vulnerability 

- Strike adds cashback 

- Hash rate hits ATH then floods in Sichuan 

- Tor statement on recent exit node attacks 

- Tor proposal for possible DoS mitigations 

- cypherpunklabs.com allows you to easily fund Tor nodes

- BitMEX adding KYC 

- Specter v0.6.1 

- myNode v0.2.14 

- Zeus v0.3.1 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.5.5 

- Lily Wallet v1.0.0 

- lnd v0.11-beta 

- Schnorr explainer series by suredbits 

- Raspiblitz on bitcoinmagazine stream 

- Lancium sues Layer 1 

- BlockFi raises $50M, rumored valuation of $400M 

- Cryptovoices monetary base update 

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Aug 20, 2020
#186: Alex Leishman & Andrew Benson
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Alex Leishman and Andrew Benson, co-founders of River Financial, to discuss:

- Starting a company with your cousin

- Expanding River to 30 states

- River's foray into Hawaii

- Hawaii's regulatory history with Bitcoin

- Onboarding and educating high net worth individuals

- Building out River's software stack

- Thoughts on chain surveillance companies

-  Interacting with a banking system that isn't open 24/7/365

- much more

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Aug 20, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.08.10
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- numbers run, yams fucked, fees sliced

- malicious tor exit node attacks 

- microstrategy macro strategy

- portnoy and winklevii 

- whirlpool and postmix spending FAQ 

- bisq v1.3.7 

- psbt toolkit v0.1.1 

- c-lightning v0.9.0-1

- nodl dojo and one v0.1.1d 

- Fully Noded v0.1.68

- ledger nano s and nano x firmware updates 

- Full datasheet for the secure chip used by Coldcard MK3 leaked 

- Nigerians using bitcoin 

- Lily multisig demo 

- Specter multisig demo 

- MintGox 006 - Sep 13 - 2PM ET

- DOJ seizes terrorist funds 

- US CBP increases electronic surveillance powers at borders 

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Aug 13, 2020
#185: Lyn Alden
3933

Join Marty as he sits down with Lyn Alden, founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy, to discuss:

- QE's affect on inequality

- The Triffin Dilemma

- The double edged sword of the reserve currency of the world

- Inflation metrics

- Why Lyn is interested in Bitcoin

- How the world would look different on a Bitcoin Standard

-  much more

Follow Lyn on Twitter

Check out the article we discussed

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Aug 11, 2020
#184: Clark Moody
4588

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Clark Moody, data don, to discuss:

- The early days of bitcoin data

- Making a dashboard of bitcoin data

- What bitcoin data can tell you

- The polarization in America

- Secession

- How easy money leads to more lawyers and laws

- Will Marxism come to America?

- An optimistic path forward

- much more

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Check out Clark's dashboard

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Aug 07, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.08.03
5300

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Tor Project response to "zero day" disclosures 

- Ledger App Isolation Bypass 

     - disclosure

     - ledger response

- 17 year old arrested for twitter hack 

- Threat of KYC bitcoinmagazine panel 

- RoninDojo on OC Bitcoin Network 

- Bitcoin Core v0.20.1 

- RTL v0.8.3-beta 

- ACINQ Phoenix v1.3.2 

- c-lightning v0.9.0 

- RaspiBlitz v1.6 

- nix-bitcoin v0.0.12 

- BlueWallet v5.5.2 

- BlueWallet Desktop Alpha 

- Specter v0.6.0 

- Wasabi v1.1.12 

- ColdCard v3.1.8 

- Lily Wallet Update tease

- Trezor Model T v2.3.2 and Model one v1.9.2 

- Lightning Labs terminal 

- Rudefox Burrow 

- This Month in Bitcoin Privacy 

- WORDS July Bitcoin Journal 

- Using HodlHodl by bitcoinqna 

- HRF three new grants 

- OKCoin funds Marco Falke 

- Cashapp going moon bound 

- Casa offers non custodial bitcoin buys 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Aug 06, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.07.27
5546

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Ledger personal info hacked 

- Chainalysis public dashboard (Use a VPN or Tor) 

- Murch post on enterprise UTXO management

- Alchemy of Hashpower 

- Minsc scripting language 

- softfork activations breakdown 

- myNode v0.2.12 

- Tor Browser v9.5.3 

- Fidelity bitcoin investment thesis 

- Bakkt ATH volume 

- CME ATH open interest 

- Support bitcoin devs

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Jul 30, 2020
#183: Whitney Webb
5508

Join Marty as he sits down with Whitney Webb to discuss:

- Epstein + Deutschebank

- The history of Kroll Associates

- The global intelligence community

- Private intelligence companies

- The blending of the State + Big Tech

- Human trafficking

- NGOs as a front for trafficking

- The 2020 Election and potential shenanigans

- 9/11

- Why Whitney covers these stories

- much more

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Check out Whitney's Patreon

Check out Unlimited Hangout

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Jul 29, 2020
#182: Vijay Boyapati
3833

Join Marty as he sits down with Vijay Boyapati to discuss:

- Tales of moving gold across borders

- The Bullish Case for Bitcoin

- Austrian Economics

- The riots

- Jevons Paradox

- Bitcoin is in its embryo-tic stage 

- much more

Follow Vijay on Twitter 

Check out The Bullish Case for Bitcoin 

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Jul 28, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.07.20
6722

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- More thoughts on samourai postmix address reuse issue from last week

- Wasabi blog on twitter hack posted then deleted 

- OXTResearch analysis of twitter hacker's wasabi usage 

- Major exchanges working on a KYC data sharing agreement to satisfy demands from FATF 

- BitMEX provides $50K grant to Jeremy Rubin 

- US Banks can now custody bitcoin 

- Utreexo demonstration release 

- RaspiBlitz v1.6 release candidate 3 add IP2TOR 

- Eye of Satoshi v0.1.0 

- Aaron Van Wirdum on Taproot activation 

- Testing and improving asmap 

- myNode Stack by bitcoinqna 

- Samourai Stack by bitcoinqna 

- Great threads from @dannydiekroeger 

- EFF Atlas of Surveillance 

- CIA can launch offensive cyber attacks more easily now 

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Jul 23, 2020
#181: Zach Herbert
6831

Join Marty as he sits down with Zach Herbert, Co-founder of Foundation Devices, to discuss:

- Zach's experience at Obelisk

- Nuance of hardware manufacturing in China v. US

- Tradeoffs made by the predominant hardware wallets

- Why airgapping is important

- The Passport

- QR code standards and statelessness 

- How Bitcoin incentivizes open hardware

- The importance of making hardware locally

- Future products from Foundation Devices

- much more

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Follow Foundation Devices on Twitter

Checkout Foundation Devices' site

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Jul 21, 2020
#180: Ethan Vera
5571

Join Marty as he sits down with Ethan Vera, Hashrate Merchant at Luxor Mining, to discuss:

- Mining pools

- Their historical lack of transparency

- Pool fee negotiations 

- ASIC hardware lifecycles and their effect on decentralization

- Market making for hashrate futures + their effect on transparency

- Profit switching between chains

- Whitelisted pools

- Hashrateindex.com 

- much more

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Check out Luxor Mining 

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Jul 17, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.07.13
6979

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- samourai post mix address reuse disclosure & patch

  1. samourai team 
  2. shinobi

- Timing attacks on Lightning Network 

- Twitter hacked 

- difficulty hits new ATH

- taproot activation 

- coinbase selling surveillance software to Secret Service and IRS 

- Zap Desktop v07.0 & v0.7.1  

- Zeus v0.3.0 

- Bisq v1.3.6 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.5.3 

- Specter v0.5.5 

- Ronin Dojo v1.5 

- Samourai Dojo v1.7.0 

- Tallycoin v2.1 

- blockchain dot com wallet fingerprinting analysis of marketshare 

- Bitcoin Mining Hashrate and Power Analysis 

- Zap raises $3.5M 

- Paradigm provides funding to Anthony Towns 

- List of ongoing dev funding by @polylunar_ 

- Animated QR code demo by Blockchain Commons 

- Russian Activists using bitcoin 

- Microsoft and the police state 

- Mitre Corp surveillance programs 

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Jul 16, 2020
#179: Kevin Mulcrone
5134

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Kevin Mulcrone, founder of Lily Wallet, to discuss:

- Free Banking Systems of the past

- The Civil War + banking in America

- Building Lily Wallet

- Lily's plans for the future

- Live music + blue grass

- much more

Follow Kevin on Twitter

Checkout his website

Checkout Lily Wallet 

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Jul 14, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.07.06
5544

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Square crypto provides grant to steve myers 

- IRS is seeking surveillance tools to track lightning network transactions 

- Coldcard 101 by bitcoinqna 

- Coldcard guides by kisbitcoin 

- myNode v0.2.11 

- Samourai Whirlpool CLI v0.10.7 

- Electrum v4.0.2 

- Eclair v0.4.1 

- RTL v0.8.0 

- Raspiblitz v1.6 RC2 

- @getumbrel teases new dedicated node software suite 

- UK FCA bitcoin research report 

- hardmoneyfilm.com

- Iran gives bitcoin miners one month to register with the state 

- Venezuelan military seize 315 ASICs 

- PSBT signing in fully noded 

- PSBT Toolkit by benthecarman 

- Coincenter bitcoin privacy explainer 

- Crowdfunded distributed bitcoin awareness project 

- Coinbase trying to IPO 

- Signal downloads surge in HK as new draconian laws go into effect 

- USDC blacklists address with $100k USD 

- Tether has blacklisted $5.5 million in USDT this year 

- Marty's favorite app Tiktok pumps doge

- Boltz Channel Creation Swap

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Jul 09, 2020
#178: Jeff Vandrew
9223

Join Marty as he sits down with Jeff Vandrew, Founder of The KeyKeeper IRA, to discuss:

- COVID-19

- The government's reaction to the virus

- Masks as a way to isolate

- The media and COVID19 data

- Herd immunity

- The bubbling Cultural Revolution

- The professional managerial class

- Elite overproduction

- Why this is all a class issue

- MMT

- much more

Follow Jeff on Twitter

Reading materials that Jeff mentioned:

https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/12/20/reed-d20.html

http://communia.blog/why-are-stocks-going-up-when-everything-is-going-awry/

https://nationalpost.com/opinion/peter-turchin-how-elite-overproduction-and-lawyer-glut-could-ruin-the-u-s

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Jul 08, 2020
#177: Randy Brito
4338

Join Marty as he sits down with Randy Brito, Co-Founder of Locha Mesh and Bitcoin Venezuela, to discuss:

- Starting Bitcoin Venezuela

- Co-founding Locha Mesh

- The importance of mesh networks

- How mesh networks have been used in Venezuela

- How to incentivize individuals to use mesh networks

- The Turpial device

- Bitcoin as a tool to find individual happiness

- Getting funding

- much more

Follow Randy on Twitter

Check out Locha Mesh

Check out to Bitcoin Venezuela

Jul 07, 2020
#176: Corey DeAngelis
3501

Join Marty as he sits down with Corey DeAngelis, Director of School Choice at the Reason Foundation, to discuss:

- The push to ban homeschooling from some Harvard professors

- Why their reasoning for trying to ban homeschooling is flawed

- School choice as a civil liberty

- Myths about homeschooling and socialization

- Myths about school funding decreasing

- much more

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Jul 03, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.06.29
4927

Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- Liquid UTXO expiration incident 

- Lightning vulnerability: Flood & Loot 

- HWI v1.1.2 

- Electrum v4.0-beta1 

- BTCPay server v1.0.5.0 

- Zeus v0.3.0-rc1 

- Polar v1.0.1 

- Blue Wallet v5.4.4 

- Joinmarket v0.6.3.1 

- Tails v4.8 

- Tor Browser v9.5.1 

- Fully Noded updated adds easy wallet recovery mode 

- Australia tax letters 

- This month in bitcoin privacy by Janine 

- Words bitcoin journal 

- Using postal orders with bisq by @heady_wook 

- New coldcard bags 

- Chinese ASIC manufacturer Ebang IPO - ticker EBON

- OCBTCN MyNode Special 

- Fake gold in China

- Three Gorges Dam

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Jul 02, 2020
#175: Preston Byrne
5329

Join Marty as he sits down with Preston Byrne, Partner at Anderson Kill, to discuss:

- Why the law is slow

- Freedom of speech

- Coordinated rioting

- How scalable are societies?

- Speech on social media platforms

- Deplatforming

- Bitcoin as free speech

- Mining pools as an attack vector

- much more

Follow Preston on Twitter

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Jul 01, 2020
#174: Antoine Riard
11018

Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Core contributor Antoine Riard to discuss:

- Onboarding millions onto the Lightning Network

- BIP 157

- Full nodes

- Bitcoin Core wallet refactoring

- AltNet

- Time-dilation attacks on the LN

- CoinPool

- Schnorr + Taproot

- much more

Find Antoine on the bitcoin-dev mailing list and in IRC

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Jun 29, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.06.22
5646

Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- Waxwing responds to OXTResearch Joinmarket analysis 

- Gladstein and Elliptic Cofounder debate during messari virtual conference 

- Venezuelan government is now using btcpay server for passport applications 

- Glupteba malware uses bitcoin for communication

- Mobile wallet comparison by bitcoinqna 

- Bitcoin Wallet Tracker v0.1.4 

- Electrum v4.0-beta

- Lily Wallet multisig beta wallet for coldcard users 

- Guide for using LND with dojo by dammkewl 

- Gladstein bitcoin and human rights video

- Square Crypto design initiative and grants 

- Kraken grant to btcpay server for $150,000 

- Sci-Hub accepts bitcoin donations because paypal blocked them 

- Paypal/Venmo may start offering bitcoin purchases 

- Bitmain power struggle continues 

- NY Bitlicense gets a little less shitty 

- Oracle BlueKai corporate surveillance data leaks 

- The US Senate has a new anti-encryption bill 

- FBI used social media to arrest protesters/looters 

- Facebook and the FBI hacked Tails OS yet never disclosed the vulnerability used

- IRS bought location data to try to find suspects 

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Jun 26, 2020
#173: Mike Peterson from Bitcoin Beach
3369

Join Marty as he sits down with Mike Peterson from Bitcoin Beach in El Zonte, El Salvador to discuss:

- Why Mike started giving out Bitcoin in El Zonte

- Creating a bitcoin circular economy

- Using Lightning to achieve this goal

- Educating individuals about bitcoin

- Airdrops, do they work?

- Price volatility

- Custodial v. non-custodial

- Interesting externalities from the experiment

- The youths understand Bitcoin more innately

- much more

Follow the project on Twitter

Checkout the BitBlockBoom Conference use the promo code "RHR"

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Jun 23, 2020
#172: Garly Leland
4123

Join Marty as he sits down with Gary Leland, organizer of the BitBlockBoom conference, to discuss:

- Growing up on James Island in South Carolina

- Surfing

- The development of cable TV

- Early days of podcasting

- BitBlockBoom

- much more 

Follow Gary on Twitter

Checkout the BitBlockBoom Conference use the promo code "RHR"

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Jun 22, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.06.15
7256

Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- Coldcard v3.1.6 firmware 

- Bisq v1.3.5 

- Tallycoin v2 

- Automated BIP39 recovery in Electrum 

- ASIC industry breakdown by bitmexresearch 

- Blockstream Esplora now bundles in a custom version of electrs

- PR to split the bitcoin core GUI 

- bitcoinqna releases explainer on coinjoin toxic change and dedicated full node comparison chart 

- Bitmex and OKCoin provide grant to Amiti Uttarwar 

- River Financial raises $5.7M 

- John Cantrell breaks Alistair Milne's engagement buying scheme 

- Rajarshi Maitra explains his journey contributing to bitcoin core 

- KYCnot.me website launches

- a discussion about open source software

- Consensys partnering with major exchanges to help them stake ETH + Matt's thread

- Zoom will offer end to end encryption to all users 

- Capitalism doesn't exists 

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Jun 18, 2020
#171: Andy Edstrom
5800

Join Marty as he sits down with Andy Edstrom, author of Why Buy Bitcoin, to discuss:

- Why Andy decided to write a book

- Pitching bitcoin to institutional investors

- How Bitcoin's monetary theory differs from the monetary theory that dominated the 20th century

- Inflation

- Bitcoin's correlation to other asset classes

- Why pay taxes?

- much more

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Jun 16, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.06.08
5857

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Shiftcrypto makes restructuring public plans to continue support of hardware wallet 

- Updates on BIP143 hardware wallet vuln disclosed last week 

- BIP85 support coming to coldcard 

- Zeus v0.3.0-beta1 adds  c-lightning Spark and LNDhub support 

- electrum persoanl server v0.2.1.1 

- Coinbase is selling surveillance software to the IRS and DEA 

- Using ASICs to stack sats without KYC 

- Bisq guide by @bitcoinQ_A 

- List of no kyc P2P services 

- HRF starts privacy focused bitcoin dev grant program with $50K grant to Chris Belcher as first recipient 

- Microsoft's decentralized ID protocol moves to bitcoin mainnet 

- CoinPool privacy and scaling proposal released 

- Three Arrows Capital discloses 6.25% ownership of GBTC shares 

- China OTC crackdown 

- Brave browser ref link autocomplete 

- Pentagon War Game ZBellion  

- Signal blog on their core principles and design philosophy 

- Stephan has IAMTHECHARACTER on pod 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Jun 11, 2020
#170: Chris Belcher
4833

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Chris Belcher, the developer behind JoinMarket and the first CoinSwap implementation, to discuss:

- JoinMarket

- Fidelity Bonds

- Chain analysis heuristics

- Chris' CoinSwap design

- A "privacy threshold"

- Why CoinSwaps are > CoinJoins

- much more

Follow Chris on Twitter

Support Chris' work on a CoinSwap implementation here

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Jun 10, 2020
#169: Alex Bosworth
4037

Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Bosworth, Lead Infrastructure Developer at Lightning Labs, to discuss: 

- Why exchanges should use Lightning

- Lightning as a tool that can thwart spam

- Managing a Lightning routing node

- The nuance of payment channels

- Lightning Loop

- Lighting's evolution with the fee market

- Creating standards for Lighting

- Lighting + privacy

- much more

Follow Alex on Twitter

Check out Lightning Labs

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Jun 09, 2020
#168: Will Cole
5121

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Will Cole, Chief Product Officer at Unchained Capital, to discuss:

- Will's work in Wyoming that benefits Bitcoin

- Wyoming as a Citadel haven

- Working at Stack Overflow 

- Bitcoin Stack Exchange

- Joining Unchained Capital

- Working on collaborative custody products

- Caravan Version 2 

- Hermit

- Future bitcoin products

- much more

Follow Will on Twitter

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Jun 08, 2020
#167: Dr. James Todaro
3893

Join Marty as he sits down with Dr. James Todaro, founder of Medicine Uncensored and Managing Partner at Blocktown Capital, to discuss:

- Dr. Todaro's research on hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19

- The media backlash he's experienced

- The censorship he and others have experienced

- Debunking the recent study in The Lancet that claimed that hydrochloroquine increased chances of death

- The shady company behind the study

- Perverse incentives in the medical industry

- The World Health Organization

- Medicine Uncensored

- much more

Follow Dr. Todaro on Twitter  

Checkout the newsletter we discussed

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Jun 05, 2020
RHR Week of 2020.06.01
4727

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Trezor releases firmware update and bug disclosure 

- Coinkite blog on the vuln disclosure 

- BTCPay says new trezor firmware breaks support 

- ShiftCrypto announces they are no longer working on their node product 

- ShiftCrypto liquidation goes unmentioned 

- Bitcoin Core v0.20.0 released 

- Square Crypto's sixth bitcoin development grant 

- Bitmex parent company provides $100k development grant to Gleb Naumenko 

- Will Cole's mother in law is running for Senate in Wyoming 

- Chainalysis Webinar Archive Dump 

- Unconfirmed Europol Wasabi Wallet Report leaked 

- Time-Dilation attacks on the Lightning Network 

- 3M+ bitcoin currently being held on exchanges 

- OXT Research: Joinmarket Report 

- Coinsquare private user data stolen due to rogue employee 

- Tor Browser v9.5 adds human readable addresses 

- Signal adds photo blur feature 

- 6102 on SLP 

- Matt + Alex Gladstein 

- TFTC Bingo 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Jun 04, 2020
#166: Karim Helmy
4063

Join Marty as he sits down with Karim Helmy, data scientist at Coinmetrics, to discuss:

- What's a nonce?

- What we can learn from nonce distribution data

- Mining hardware evolution

- Getting into Bitcoin in 2017

- Bitcoin as black market money

- Hash rate indices from Coinmetrics

- Viability of DeFi

- much more

Follow Karim on Twitter

Checkout the newsletter we discussed

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Jun 03, 2020
#165: Cory Klippsten
4146

Join Marty as he sits down with Cory Klippsten, co-founder and CEO of Swan Bitcoin, to discuss:

- Founding Swan

- Bitcoin education

- Dollar cost averaging

- Cory's experience with tech startups + consulting

- Bitcoiner Ventures

- much more

Follow Cory on Twitter

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Jun 02, 2020
#164: Dave Collum
10504

Join Marty as he sits down with Dave Collum to discuss everything under the sun. 

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May 29, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.05.25
5145

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- trezor and ledger web shop alleged breach 

- chris belcher coinswap proposal, consider donating 

- photo-lib libray for building react-native bitcoin wallets 

- use bitcoin core with electrum directly using Bitcoin Wallet Tracker plugin 

- blockstream green desktop 

- okcoin provides $100k grant to btcpay server 

- michael ford on bitcoin core security 

- 8GB RasPi 4 

- StrandHogg 2.0 Android Vuln 

- raspiblitz quick thoughts

- no more fee fomo

- hong kong

- spacex + nasa collab

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May 28, 2020
#163: Brandon Quittem
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Join Marty as he sits down with Brandon Quittem to discuss:

- Fungi

- Psychedelic mushrooms

- Smart networks

- Gall's Law

- The Fourth Turning

- Generational archetypes

- Learning what hard work is while young

- much more

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May 26, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.05.18
5664

Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- Laser Fault Injection attack on Coldcard MK2

      - Ledger

      - Coldcard

- BlockFi hacked, user personal info taken 

- transaction fees hit yearly high

- hash rate and difficulty adjustment

- May whirlpool volume passed March volume whirlpoolstats.com

- Cobra claims he will pass on control of bitcoin.org by end of the year 

- Caravan Multisig adds HD wallet support 

- Crystal surveillance releases darknet usage report 

- Apple and google release updates adding coronavirus people tracking capability 

- CCP increases pressure on Hong Kongers 

- Twitter adds "safe space feature

- Joe Rogan to Spotify

- NEW SEGMENT: Your Tax Dollars At Work

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May 21, 2020
#162: Robert Breedlove
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Join Marty as he sits down with Robert Breedlove, Founder & CEO of Parallax Digital, to discuss:

- Bitcoin and Zero

- How the Church lost power

- Why Central Banks are unnatural

- Bitcoin + energy efficiency

- Thinking from first principles

- Logos

- Human freedom

- Much more

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May 19, 2020
#161: Misir Mahmudov
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Misir Mahmudov to discuss:

- This Book Will Save You Time

- Inflation

- How inflation data is manipulated

- How shrinkflation works

- Self Help

- much more

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Buy the book

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May 16, 2020
#160: Brian Harrington
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Join Marty as he sits down with fellow Bitcoiner Brian Harrington to discuss:

- Civil Liberties and the shutdown

- Three sides of your balance sheet

- Should we stop paying taxes?

- Using your bitcoin in different ways 

- Enacting change via local government

- Jesus

- much more

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May 15, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.05.11
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Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- Coldcard security disclosure 

- Delphi Digital Halving Report 

- Quantitative Analysis of Lightning Network Privacy:

Paper

Slides

Video

- Crypto Voices Q1 2020 global monetary base report 

- African P2P exchange volume ATH 

- Nodl Dojo build and setup video 

- LightNite announces NFTs on Liquid 

- Lolli raises $3M round including Ashton Kutcher and Michelle Phan 

- Coindesk Top 50 list is sad af 

- US Senate votes to allow FBI warrantless access to web browsing history 

- Venezuela pays Iran with $500M worth of gold bars, requiring 9 jets 

- Thunderspy USB C vulnerability 

- RHR Live on BTC Mag 

- US Senator stock sales 

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May 14, 2020
#159: Jeff Booth
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Join Marty as he sits down with Jeff Booth, Author of The Price of Tomorrow: Why Deflation is Key to an Abundant Future, to discuss:

- Tech deflation in recent decades

- The future of cheap energy

- Why an inflationary monetary policy doesn't make sense in a deflationary world

- How Bitcoin fixes this

- The future of AI

- The future of work

- much more

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May 12, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.05.04
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Paul Tudor Jones announces bitcoin investment 

- Nodl Dojo adds keysend support and btc-rpc explorer nodl.it

- CashApp quarterly bitcoin sales ATH 

- CoinKite announces BlockClock Mini and steel backup plates 

- Foundation Devices announces intention to build new hardware wallet in US 

- Blockstream satellite v2 

- BlueWallet v5.3.5 

- c-lightning v0.8.2 

- eclair v0.4 

- the perpetual one way peg 

- Lebanon and bitcoin 

- Zoom buys keybase 

- Duterte shutsdown major news network in the Phillipines 

- Marty's Bent RSS

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May 07, 2020
#158: Marshall Holbrook
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Join Marty as he sits down with Marshall Holbrook, founder of BitG@s, to discuss:

- Marshall's experience with natural gas over the last two decades

- How natural gas gets delivered to the grid

- The decrease in nat gas prices

- Using Bitcoin mining to get more money for his gas

- The design of a bitcoin mining shed on a nat gas field

- Mining with S9s

- Trying to convince other nat gas producers to get into mining

- much more

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May 06, 2020
#157: Ben Prentice + Heavily Armed Clown
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Join Marty as he sits down with Ben Prentice and Heavily Armed Clown to discuss:

- WTF happened in 1971?! 

Follow Ben on Twitter

Follow Heavily Armed Clown on Twitter

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May 05, 2020
#156: Matt Ahlborg
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Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Ahlborg, founder of UsefulTulips.org, to discuss:

- How the rolling blackouts in Venezuela last year affected bitcoin trading in LatAm + the US

- How Venezuelan's are using bitcoin as a rail to move money

- Why we've seen an increase in bitcoin exchange volume in Argentina

- Argentina's history of capital controls

- Cuevas

- Do individuals using bitcoin in LatAm believe in its long-term viability as a digital money?

- Increased bitcoin exchange volume in Kenya

- Bitcoin usage in India

- much more

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Check out UsefulTulips  

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May 01, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.04.27
7735

This week Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- HWI updated to fix new Trezor firmware compatibility issues 

- Laurent on payjoin and deception tools 

- Ministry of Nodes RoninDojo video 

- Argentina bitcoin usage by Matt Ahlborg 

- Kenyan P2P bitcoin volume hits ATHs 

- CardCoins sponsoring core developer 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.4.2 

- ColdCard Kitchen 

- OXT Research Report on North Korean cybercrime group 

- ColdCard v3.1.3 firmware 

- LND v0.10-beta 

- Learn using comics with Amiti 

- Dressing for the surveillance age 

- CryptoCloaks Honey Badger hidden box 

- Harvard authoritarians + NIH funding of research on the virus

- Lebanese Banking crisis

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Apr 30, 2020
#155: Openoms
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with developer Openoms to discuss:

- How Openoms came to find Bitcoin

- Why he started building apps and hardware products for bitcoiners

- JoininBox

- JoinMarket

- Fidelity Bonds

- Privacy on Lightning

- Broadcast transactions privately

- much more

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Apr 29, 2020
#154: Amiti Uttarwar
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Amiti Uttarwar, Bitcoin Core contributor at Xapo, to discuss:

- How Amiti came to find Bitcoin

- Getting into Bitcoin Core development

- Learning C++

- Amiti's work on rebroadcasting

- Protecting privacy at the P2P level

- Nuance of mempools

- Current state of Bitcoin

- much more

Follow Amiti on Twitter

Check out her post, Onboarding to Bitcoin Core

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Apr 28, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.04.20
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Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- Unchained Capital caravan update inbound

- mynode v0.2.03 

- SLP Chris Belcher 

- Upcoming eps with Amiti and Openoms

- YouTube taking down any content not in line with WHO

- Should we reopen the economy?

- much more 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Apr 23, 2020
#153: Zuby
3794

Join Marty as he sits down with Zuby, Rapper/Author/Podcaster/Free thinker, to discuss:

- How to use Twitter correctly

- How people waste time on Twitter with hate

- Why you shouldn't let people you've never met dictate your happiness

- People losing their own humanity

- Only you control your success

- Bitcoin and why it may have limited upside

- The importance of healthy living

- much more

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Check out Zubymusic.com

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Apr 22, 2020
#152: Ben Hunt
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Join Marty as he sits down with Ben Hunt, founder of Epsilon Theory, to discuss:

- How institutions have failed us across the board in the wake of coronavirus

- Why we need to burn it the f*ck down

- How we can create grass roots movements to turn away from our failing institutions

- Ben's work with frontlineheroes.com

- Why we probably won't have a 'V' shaped recovery

- much more 

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Apr 21, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap Stimulus Package: 2020.04.20
5554

Join Marty & Matt as they discuss:

- BTCPay Server adds payjoin support 

- Trezor update breaks HWI support  

- Cobra and Theymos split ownership of bitcoin.org and bitcointalk.org

- Purse.io shuts down 

- Breez wallet adds keysend support 

- Nodl adds keysend support Nodl OG 

- Juggernaut messenger 

- Oil markets

- MMT

- much more

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Apr 21, 2020
#151: Marshall Long
4385

Join Marty as he sits down with long time bitcoiner + miner Marshall Long to discuss:

- How Marshall got into Bitcoin mining

- Why he only mines Bitcoin now

- Evolution of chips

- Chip fabrication foundries 

- Stories of procuring miners in China

- The evolution of culture in China

- The future of Bitcoin mining

- much more

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Apr 18, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.04.13
4441

This week Marty & Matt discuss:

- Bryan Bishop releases bitcoin vaults prototype 

- Ransomware operator now defaults to monero payments 

- Utreexo explainer 

- Trezor Model T v2.3.0 

- Samourai Wallet v0.99.93 

- Whirlpool CLI v0.10.5 released 

- Apple and Google bluetooth based tracking system integrated at the mobile OS level 

- Graphene OS guide 

- Protesting is a "non essential activity"

- Masks now required in NYC lol

- Surveillance programs escalate worldwide using coronavirus as an excuse 

- Most popular ethereum chain explorer has added a blacklist tool 

- Maker foundation lawsuit 

- Central banks recommend global stablecoin ban, notable ethereum stakeholders caught off guard but they shouldn't be

- Libra pivots to simple single currency stablecoin model 

- 9th anniversary of online poker Black Friday 

- Mullvad.net VPN releases mobile wireguard compatible apps

- SLP Rafael Yakobi 

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Apr 16, 2020
#150: Great American Mining
4449

Join Marty as he sits down with two members from the team at Great American Mining, Austin Storms and Tom M, to discuss:

- What Great American Mining is doing

- The journey and lessons learned along the way

- Different energy sources and how they affect the decisions of mining operations

- Miners biggest problem; finding cheap power at scale

- Austin's journey with Bearbox

- How mining is ruthless capitalism

- Solving problems for oil companies

- The future of mining in North America

- much more

- Check out Great American Mining's one pager (site to be updated soon)

- Follow Austin on Twitter

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Apr 15, 2020
#149: Steve Barbour
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Join Marty as he sits down with Steve Barbour, founder of Upstream Data, to discuss:

- Steve's experience in the Oil & Gas industry before Bitcoin

- Difference between an electrical and mechanical engineer

- The problem Bitcoin mining solves for the O&G industry

- Difference between building on the grid and off the grid

- Why Bitcoin is so important

- Building a business slowly

- much more

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Check out Upstream Data

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Apr 14, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.04.06
5232

Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- 16.5M Americans unemployed

- Today's Fed announcements 

- Dave Portnoy calling the dollar Schrute Bucks 

- Bisq security vulnerability 

- ACINQ Phoenix v1.3.0 adds Tor support

- BlueWallet v5.3.0

- Samourai Dojo v1.5 

- Ronin Dojo v1.4 

- All Nodls now support dojo and whirlpool

- Method to provide clearnet access to Tor lightning nodes proposed 

- Fold announces sats back visa debit card 

- Zane Pocock on the EARN IT Act 

- Stephan Livera with Gleb Naumenko on erlay 

- Chainalysis CoFounder on WBD 

- Shoutout to @jamesbtcbond for setting up his node with electrum 

- Rodolfo bitcoin-dev keychain email

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Apr 09, 2020
#148: Matt D'Souza
4335

Join Marty as he sits down with Matt D'Souza from Blockware Solutions to discuss:

- Blockware's recent research paper on mining

- Running a mining operation

- How Matt came to realize Bitcoin is King

- The State of the Economy

- Why Bitcoin isn't "backed by nothing"

- much more

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Apr 08, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap Stimulus Package: 2020.04.06
4759

Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- CDC finally recommends face coverings 

- CoolWallet S security flaw 

- MutantC RPi4 mobile build 

- Whirlpool CLI v0.10.4 released 

- Eclair v0.3.4 released 

- OC Bitcoin Network talk on samourai wallet and privacy 

- Tor Browser v9.0.8 released 

- RaspiBlitz v1.5 RC1 adds joinmarket CLI support 

- Wasabi Wallet v1.1.11 released 

- MyNode v0.2.01

- Janet Yellen wants the Fed to buy stocks

- Japanese family formation

- much more

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Apr 06, 2020
#147:Alex Gladstein
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Join Marty & Matt as they sit down with Alex Gladstein from the Human Rights Foundation to discuss:

- Government overreach during the response to COVID19

- The capture of the World Health Organization

- Censorship in China as COVID19 was spreading

- The economic impact of forced quarantine 

- much more

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Apr 03, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: 2020.03.30
5653

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Breez Point of Sale mode added to lightning wallet 

- LSAT Authentication 

- Samourai Whirlpool GUI v0.10.1 and CLI v0.10.3   

- MyNode v0.2.0 

- Bitmex research bitcoin development funding analysis 

- Bitmex renews and increases grant to Bitcoin Core maintainer Michael Ford 

- Mulit-location backup scheme spec released by @openoms 

- Whirlpool March volume totaled 1523.45 bitcoin 

- Multi sig betting with caravan 

- Binance makes a distinction between coinjoin and custodial mixers in recent blog post 

- Coinkite begins selling power only magnetic usb cables 

- Surveillance companies pivot to coronavirus tracking to increase their reach 

- UK PM hosts cabinet meeting on Zoom 

- StandardNotes.org and meet.jit.si shoutouts

- Calling out pedos 

- much more

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Apr 02, 2020
#146: Rodolfo Novak
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Rodolfo Novak to have a meandering discussion about:

- COVID19

- Droplets v. Vapor

- Why you should wear a mask

- Why people are so willing to cede civil liberties during crises

- Hardware on the horizon from CoinKite

- much more

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Apr 01, 2020
#145: Roy Sebag
5854

Join Marty as he sits down with Roy Sebag, Founder of Goldmoney and Menē, to discuss:

- The mechanics of paper and physical bullion markets

- The history of paper gold being used to suppress the price of physical gold

- The Fed has man-in-the-middle attacked US citizens

- Why the Internet isn't decentralized

- Why Sound Money is so important and why bitcoiners and gold holders need to join forces

- The reaction to COVID19. Are we being put in our pods?

- Political framing and mental pods

- The common man

- The importance of unplugging

- What Gen Z thinks

- much more

Follow Roy on Twitter

Check out Goldmoney

Check out Menē

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Mar 30, 2020
#144: Michael Krieger
4965

Join Marty as he sits down with Michael Krieger, founder of Liberty Blitzkrieg to discuss:

- Gold markets

- The Empire

- Most recent bailout

- Great Awakening

- Why Michael is still bullish on Bitcoin

- Bitcoin + Oil & Gas Industry

- Un-schooling

- much more

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Check out Liberty Blitzkrieg

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Mar 27, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.03.23
4375

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Bitcoin and Venezuela 

- Coinkite Coldpower 

- Zebedee releases bitcoin gaming SDK explainer video 

- Tails OS v4.4.1 

- Graphene OS v2020.03.23.22 released 

- TFTC Guides: Graphene OS installation 

- BTCxZelko on Stephan Livera

- $500M of US stimulus bill dedicated to increased surveillance capabilities 

- Disturbing video shows coronavirus phone tracking tool 

-Taiwan coronavirus surveillance escalates 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Mar 26, 2020
#143: JW Weatherman & Giacomo Zucco
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Join Marty as he sits down with JW Weatherman and Giacomo Zucco to discuss:

- Separating people from their State

- Overt v. covert evil empires

- Heuristics one can use to gauge the severity of COVID19

- much more

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Follow Giacomo on Twitter

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Mar 25, 2020
#142: Elisabeth Préfontaine
3779

Join Marty as he sits down with Elisabeth Préfontaine, founder of Octonomics, to discuss:

- Elisabeth's experience in the banking + financial worlds

- Problems with transparency in the traditional financial world

- Bad incentives in the traditional financial system

- Why Bitcoin only?

- How Quebec messed up their opportunity to court bitcoin entrepreneurs

- Defining Bitcoin

- Why bitcoin isn't a security

- PC creep into the boardroom

- much more

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Mar 24, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Stimulus Package 2020.03.23
4929

Join Marty and Matt as they discuss: 

- Markets down, bitcoin up

- Sunday futures limit down in 3 mins

- 60 Minutes interview Kashkari "infinite amount of cash

- Fed announces unlimited QE 

- Russian central bank added 400k ounces of gold to its reserves in february 

- TFTC.tv guides - Graphene & MyNode

- JoinMarket v0.6.2 

- JoinMarket PR for fidelity bonds 

- Nodl Dojo v0.0.8 

- March Whirlpool volume higher than last 3 months combined 

- LN Markets released on mainnet 

- CashApp adds option to display in sats 

- Magic Internet Gathering bitcoin gaming initiative announced 

- HRF deep dive into buying bitcoin anonymously 

- DOJ seeks permission to detain people indefinitely without trial 

- Israel to go into full lockdown with phone location monitored and Ministry of Health to release new tracking app

- The Chula Vista Police Department to use 4 drones to monitor Coronavirus shutdown

- Nascar virtual races on fs1 

- much more 

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Mar 23, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.03.16
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Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- Macro scene

- Casa open sources node 

- Bitcoin Magazine op ed on CoinJoin legality 

- BTCPay VR Presentation this Saturday 

- US Gov considering location tracking 

- Samourai Whirlpool volume set to top January and February volume combined 

- Upcoming node guides: tftc.tv and parts list 

- Ark Invest bitcoin mining research 

- Blockware Solutions bitcoin mining research

- Don't skimp on Micro SDs

- much more

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Mar 19, 2020
#141: Charles Marohn
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Join Marty as he sits down with Charles Marohn, Author of Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to Build American Prosperity, to discuss:

- How America has been very wasteful with resources for the last five decades

- The problems with top-down decision making

- Why centralized economies "on the bike" don't work in the long-run

- The morality of Fed policy

- Parallels between modern day America and the Weimar Repulic

- How small towns can start over and stand on their own two feet

- Value per acre

- Creating community

- Bringing design thinking to city building

- Activating unused spaces

- much more

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Buy the book

Check out the Strong Towns podcast

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Mar 17, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Stimulus Package 2020.03.16
2965

Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- COVID19 + Market reaction

- Fed cuts + repo operations

- MyNode v0.1.97 

- 3D Printing in Italy's corona battle 

- VR Socratic Meetup

- Jameson Lopp on Bitcoin Core Contributor Challenges

- Other stuff

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Mar 16, 2020
#140: Kyle Bass & Parker Lewis
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Join Marty as he hops on a call with Kyle Bass and Parker Lewis to discuss:

- Recent market chaos

- The Fed's response up to this point and what they may do moving forward

- The need for a strong fiscal response in conjunction with Fed policy

- The dangers of centralizing our supply chain in China

- Russia's move in oil markets over the weekend

- much more

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Mar 12, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.03.09
4339

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- macro and price talk

- mining death spiral FUD

- Bitcoin Core v0.19.1 

- bluewallet node issue 

- payjoin support should be added to btcpay soon  

- Samourai Wallet Whirlpool hits new monthly ATH  

- Specter-Desktop multisig release 

- OXT Research PlusToken Report Issue 2 

- Electrum v4 release still delayed

- MKR/DAI liquidation crisis 

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Mar 12, 2020
#139: George Gammon
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Join Marty as he sits down with George Gammon to discuss:

- Why George started his YouTube channel

- The Oil Wars

- Was Russia's move over the weekend a kill shot directed at the US?

- Corporate Debt

- Buybacks

- Junk bonds

- The Fed's reaction to recent market movements

- Fed policy and the erosion of the Nuclear family

- Deflation

- Sounds money standards of the past

- George's thoughts on Gold v. Bitcoin

- much more

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Mar 10, 2020
#138: BitcoinTINA "The Perfect Storm"
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Join Marty as he sits down with BitcoinTINA to discuss how the macro factors lining up in the world right now are a perfect storm for Bitcoin in the medium to long-term.

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Mar 06, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.03.02
3972

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Coronavirus + Fed Rate Cut

- Whirlpool volume PAMPING

- VR Presentation by Adam Gibson on PayJoin 

- Nodl updated with new RTL

- myNode updated with Dojo support

- Casa adds Coldcard support 

- BlueWallet adds Coldcard support 

- BlockFi flagging wasabi deposits 

- Square Crypto announces two new grants 

- India Supreme Court strikes down bitcoin banking ban 

- South Korea passes amendment formalizing bitcoin regulation 

- Germany deems bitcoin a financial instrument 

- New York Power Plant mining $50K worth of bitcoin per day 

- Coinbase tested facial recognition software Clearview AI

- EARN IT Act to be introduced in US Congress 

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Mar 05, 2020
#137: Chris Stewart & Nadav Kohen
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Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Stewart and Nadav Kohen from Suredbits to discuss:

- Dairy farming + life in Iowa

- The inception of Suredbits

- Building products to take Bitcoin to the masses

- The Lightning Network

- Key management on the Lightning Network

- Node fallbacks + redundancy

- Discreet Log Contracts

- Oracles

- BitDevs Chicago

- much more

Follow Chris on Twitter

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Check out Suredbits

Peep the DLC blog series

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Mar 04, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.02.24
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Trace fall from Grace

- FullyNoded corrections - consider donating here

- @6102bitcoin infographics on taint, chainalysis, and blacklisting

- Zebedee releases developer SDK 

- Whirlpool usage second monthly ATH in a row 

- Whirlpool mobile released 

- Casa bitcoin inheritance solution released 

- Coldcard v3.1.1 

- Square reports growing bitcoin volume 

- Square teases option to display in sats and auto buys 

- Suredbits Discreet Log Contracts Demo

- Nodl Day - March 24th in SF

- Wifi flaw exposed billions of devices

- lol progpow

- Macro and Coronavirus

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Feb 27, 2020
#136: Paul Sztorc
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Join Marty as he sits down with Paul Sztorc, the man behind Drivechains and Bitcoin Hivemind, to discuss:

- Proof of Work v. Proof of Stake

- Bitcoin's fee market

- How it may develop in the future

- Is Bitcoin our only shot? 

- Drivechains

- Why people don't like Drivechains

- Why their concerns are valid + invalid

- Bitcoin Hivemind

- much more

Follow Paul on Twitter

Check out his blog

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Check out Bitcoin Hivemind

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Feb 25, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.02.17
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Bisq v1.2.6 adds support for L-BTC 

- Bisq volume up 2.6x YoY 

- Zeus v0.2.1 

- RTL v0.6.5 

- c-lightning v0.8.1 

- ColdCard firmware v3.1.0 adds support for HSM mode called ckbunker 

- Fully Noded 2 released on testflight 

- BTCSessions mynodebtc.com build your own node walkthrough video 

- Microsoft ION distributed identity project 

- OpenNode fiat integration 

- Peter Thiel backed Layer1 begins mining operation in West Texas 

- What Constant Surveillance Does to Your Brain 

- hardware wallet threat modeling 

- DoD systems (DISA) compromised, PII taken 

- Bitcoin's fifth largest hourly price drop in history 

- FTX election markets

- Thought Police in New Zealand

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Feb 20, 2020
#135: Leigh Cuen
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Join Marty as he sits down with Leigh Cuen, Senior Reporter at CoinDesk, to discuss:

- Leigh's journey to covering this beat

- Competing narratives in the cryptocurrency world

- Bitcoin v. Ethereum

- How people are using each

- How each project is approaching adoption

- The state of media

- VC funded media incentives

- Independent content creation

- much more

Follow Leigh on Twitter

Check out Leigh's reporting on CoinDesk

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Feb 19, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.02.10
5218

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Dropbit CEO arrested for running a centralized mixing service called Helix and a dark market search engine called Grams 

- Self payments lightning privacy proposal 

- Coldcard releases PSBT Faker tool for testing 

- Tor Browser v9.0.5 

- Tails v4.3 

- Wasabi implements Apple Code Sign 

- Escher App demos paying any lightning invoice with your connected bank account 

- Liquid support on Bisq goes live 

- Anon submits Taproot critique to mailing list 

- Chainalysis has been paid over $10M by US gov agencies 

- A world without bitcoin thought experiment by Alex Gladstein 

- US Federal Budget Proposal Mentions More Cryptocurrency regulation and enforcement 

- Trump admin to introduce new FinCEN requirements 

- Redditor posts IRS audit request 

- If US Marshals never sold seized bitcoin they would currently be worth over $1.8B 

- Casa releases home defense primer 

- CNBC clip 

- Coronavirus Close Contact app 

- CIA owned encryption company facilitated global spying for decades 

- The Chinese Gov allegedly hacked Equifax 

- Yandex facial recognition tool 

- FTX launches US elections futures markets for top 6 candidates 

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Feb 13, 2020
#134: Jack Mallers
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Jack Mallers to discuss:

- LN Strike

- Lessons learned while building Zap + Olympus

- Lightning Privacy

- Lightning for exchanges

- much more

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Feb 11, 2020
#133: Whit Gibbs
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Join Marty as he sits down with Whit Gibbs, Co-Founder and CEO of Hashr8OS, to discuss:

- Whit buying the 2017 top

- Why he decided to focus on mining

- Mining hardware + energy dynamics

- What's going to happen after the halving?

- Is the US turning into the USSR?

- Social credit

- much more

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Feb 08, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.02.03
3807

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Casa will no longer sell nodes, gold package reduced to $10 per month 

- Wasabi removes fixed fee address 

- Samourai Whirlpool usage hits monthly all time high 

- Proof Wallet tool released by @hodlwave 

- Eclair v0.3.3 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.4.156 

- Blockstream Green v3.3.3 

- BitMex Research estimates 28% of channels are private, 12% of total capacity 

- Lolli requiring bank account linked to withdraw bitcoin rewards for some users 

- Lightning Labs raised $10M Series A round and launches lighting loop beta  

- ColdCard teases new HSM mode 

- ShiftCrypto releases results of new tamper evident packaging alpha test

- Zoomers fighting back against Instagram tracking 

- Bitcoin citadel workshop in SF before bitcoin2020 

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Feb 06, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #132: Dave Collum
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Join Marty as he sits down with Dave Collum to discuss: 

- US Professors working for China?

- Coronavirus

- ZeroHedge Twitter ban

- A little bit of Bitcoin

- The concept Frontier Justice

- If not me, then who?

- Immunology

- Fatherhood

- much more

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Feb 04, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.01.27
4618

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Coronavirus

- Payswap privacy proposal 

- Knapsack privacy proposal 

- Paxos flags account that used wasabi for previous withdrawals 

- 6102bitcoin on CoinJoin flagging 

- Cryptocurrency Indicators of Suspicion (CIOS) Working Group aka Project Participate 

- KYCP.org update

- Bitcoin obsoletes all other money 

- New Chaincode podcast 

- Casa teases coldcard support for multisig service 

- 28% of lightning channels are likely private 

- BIP BIP Hooray 

- Protonmail and VPN blocked in Russia 

- Track internet censorship in real time 

- Contribute to open map data, win bitcoin 

- Wawa PoS malware compromises 30M+ customer credit cards 

- Avast AV has been harvesting and selling user data 

- Ring Doorbell App Packed with Third-Party Trackers 

- BCH mining tax proposal 

- Lightning torch privacy PSA

- LN Strike

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Jan 30, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #131: Matt Corallo + Valentine Wallace
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Matt Corallo and Val Wallace from the Square Crypto team to discuss:

- How Val came to work on LN

- How the Square Crypto team honed in on a Lightning Development Kit

- What a Lightning Development Kit would do for developers building on LN

- Having a team able to focus on a singular open source project

- Are we pawns?

- Bitcoin fee elasticity 

- Dev funding

- Stratum v2 

- Matt gives an updated probability of Bitcoin's success

- much more

Check out the LDK announcement

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Jan 27, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #130: Jeremy Rubin
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Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Core contributor Jeremy Rubin to discuss:

- MIT Digital Currency Initiative

- Airdrops

- OP_CHECKTEMPLATEVERIFY (BIP 119)

- POWSWAP

- Dev funding

- Scaling

- much more

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Check out BIP 119

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Jan 24, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.01.20
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Ronin Dojo v1.2 

- txCast: Randomised Bitcoin (testnet) transaction broadcasting to break timing analysis 

- MyNode v0.1.80 

- lnd v0.9-beta 

- Zeus v0.2.0 

- BTCPay Vault 

- Liquid support coming to Bisq with next update 

- Exchange cold storage analysis 

- Square Crypto announces lightning development kit 

- Square files bitcoin related US Patent 

- LightNite game map and other details released 

- Apple iCloud backups are essentially a backdoor to phone data 

- ECB paper on central bank digital currencies highlights negative interest rates, helicopter money, and more seignorage 

- Clearview app face recognition app uses 3B+ photos scraped from millions of public facing websites

- Pentagon accounting debacle

- Bezos gets pwnd by the Saudis

- much more

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Jan 23, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #129: The Wonton Don
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Join Marty as he sits down with Barstool Sports' Chief Foreign Correspondent, The Wonton Don AKA Donnie Does, to discuss:

- Why Donnie decided to move to Shanghai

- What life in China is like

- Why he started creating content

- Alipay + WeChat

- Social Credit

- Life of the Chinese middle class

- much more

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Jan 20, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.01.13
3685

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- RIP Tamas Blummer 

- Tor Browser 9.0.4 

- Zeus v0.2.0-rc1 : Android APK + Dev Signature

- Instant VPS powered by lightning 

- Liquid support on BTCPayserver 

- Kashmir internet shutdown 170+ days now 

- BitMEX Research shows more lightning usage than expected 

- Samourai Wallet announces OXT Research 

- FBI tries to set encryption backdoor precedent once again 

- Coincenter reintroduces bill to add tax exemption for small purchases 

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Jan 17, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #128: Jamal James
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Join Marty as he sits down with Jamal James, creator of Polar - a productivity tool for Lightning Network developers, to discuss:

- Building Polar

- Jamal starting and running a successful business for 15+ years

- How he originally got into Bitcoin

- Deciding to build for Bitcoin + LN

- Building for application devs

- Why Bitcoin is inevitable

- much more

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Check out Polar 

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Jan 16, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #127: Andrew Chow
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Andrew Chow, Bitcoin Core Contributor and Engineer at Blockstream, to discuss:

- How Andrew found bitcoin in high school

- What life was like before the Partially Signed Bitcoin Transactions (PSBT) standard

- Why PSBT is important

- Working on Bitcoin Core's Hardware Wallet Interface

- CoinJoins

- Coin selection

- Hardware wallets

- Video games

- much more

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Jan 13, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.01.06
3674

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- River financial only 8 states

- https://sphinx.chat/

- Samourai whirlpool dynamics, whirlpool CLI 0.10.2 released 

- Clark Moody adds sats per dollar and lightning Tor stats to his dashboard

- zeus beta2 released, c-lightning support and iOS

- Polar v0.2.0 released, c-lightning support added 

- RTL releases a major UX upgrade 

- lnd v0.9.0-beta-rc1 released with multi-path payment support 

- South Korean government committee recommends adding bitcoin product to national exchange 

- Neil Woodfine on how to keep bitcoin running in offline environments: video, slides, & thread

- Tessercube PGP on mobile, recommended by @coinsureNZ 

- Kraken releases yearly government request transparency report 

- Cloud extraction report by privacy international 

- Russian state energy company courting bitcoin mining ops 

- Elaine makes the case for censorship resistant money 

- Video of gold accumulation over the last 20 years overlayed with bitcoin market cap 

- Debrief creative video by @CreativeLandRun mentions Marty 

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Jan 09, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #126: Jeff Vandrew
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Join Marty as he sits down with Jeff Vandrew, founder of the Keykeeper IRA, to discuss:

- Jeff's essay on Post-Capitalism

- Distributism

- Marxism

- Social Democracy

- Socialism

- Localism

- Externalities

- much more

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Jan 08, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #125: Alexander Leishman
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Join Marty as he sits down with Alexander Leishman, Co-Founder of River Financial, to discuss:

- Building River

- Being a Bitcoin-only business

- Dollar Cost Averaging 

- Complex systems

- Bitcoin and American values

- KYC/AML hypocrisy

- much more

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Jan 03, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.12.30
4434

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Bitcoin's first 11 years

- NthKey: use your iPhone as part of a multisig setup 

- Nodl Dojo first impressions 

- Samourai Whirlpool 0.10.0 released 

- MyNode adds whirlpool support, dojo coming soon 

- Satreon: a non custodial lightning network powered alternative to Patreon 

- Metal seed storage reviews 

- Introducing A Framework for Privacy in eCommerce via Bitcoin 

- Difficulties with verifiable open hardware

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Jan 02, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.12.23
3589

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- BitBox02 brute force vulnerability disclosed, update to firmware V5.0.0 asap (h/t @freedomisntsafe)   

- BLW on Android adds support for hosted channels 

- Argentina local bitcoins volume hits ATHs amid further capital controls 

- As expected CSW makes excuses ahead of "tulip trust" access date 

- Ethereum Co-Founder Jeffrey Wilcke dumps $11.5M worth of ETH from premine 

- The Venezuelan Petro update 

- HK Police freeze $9M raised by activists via Spark Alliance 

- Popular chat app ToTok removed from app store due to concerns it is a UAE spy tool 

- US gov issues warning to service members asking them not to use DNA testing services 

- @dergigi releases 21 Lessons book 

- Kiara Bickers (@kiarabickers) releases Bitcoin Clarity book 

- Proof of Keys next week

- John Newbery thread

- German gold capital controls

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Dec 27, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #124: Dave Collum
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Join Marty as he sits down with Dave Collum, Professor of Organic Chemistry at Cornell University, to discuss:

- Climate Change

- Bitcoin

- Jeffrey Epstein

- Inflation

- The Fed

- much more

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Check out Dave's 2019 Year in Review

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Dec 23, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #123: Bitcoin Sign Guy on Urbit
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Join Marty as he sits down with Urbit ambassador to Bitcoin, Bitcoin Sign Guy, to discuss:

- Urbit

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Dec 20, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.12.16
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Bottle Pay shuts down rather than implement KYC per upcoming AMLD5 regulation 

- Binance Singapore allegedly flagging accounts that CoinJoin after withdrawal 

- Phoenix lightning wallet by ACINQ launches on Android 

- c-lightning 0.8.0 released 

- Wasabi Wallet V1.1.10 released 

- Coldcard firmware 3.0.6 released 

- Ronin UI for Samourai Dojo 

- Trace Mayer on CoinJoin usage

- BTCPay integration with M5Stack - cheap point of sale option

- Alex Gladstein in Coindesk, Quillette, Tor blog      

- Polo adds no KYC option 

- Direct deposits delayed nationwide due to Fed glitch

- NYTimes report on location tracking using phone apps

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Dec 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #122: Parker Lewis
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Join Marty as he sits down with Parker Lewis to discuss:

- What is QE? 

- The Fed's balance sheet over the last decade

- Unwinding the balance sheet

- Repo market madness

- Source of the repo liquidity crunch

- Moving forward

- much more

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

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Dec 15, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.12.09
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Honeyminer acting sketchy - not your keys, not your coins

- Jill Carlson on censorship resistance 

- Coinjoin usage Wasabi & Samourai chart 

- SquareCrypto gives grant to a nym - ZmnSCPxj  

- RIP CryptoDeleted 

- Exchange tokens are centralized and high risk 

- Malicious relays on the Tor network 

- Twitter funding small team to develop a more open platform  

- Amazon Ring cameras compromised 

- More than 260k documents leaked by Sprint contractor 

- War on cash escalates in Greece and Italy 

- Repo market demand 

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Dec 12, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #121: Hector Rosekrans
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Join Marty as he sits down with Hector Rosekrans, Navy veteran and bitcoiner, to discuss:

- Being a Surface Warfare Officer

- How the Navy teaches you to think

- How Bitcoin may be better at spreading democracy than military might 

- Self custody'ing your own data

- Bitcoin and the Constitution

- Nuclear deescalation via Bitcoin mining 

- How should States lean in to Bitcoin?

- much more

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Dec 11, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.12.02
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Bakkt weekly volume all time high  

- Bakkt ceo Kelly Loeffler tapped as new Georgia senator 

- The second Boltathon online lightning conference this weekend, tickets are 800k sats 

- easypaysy bitcoin accounts proposal 

- On The Brink podcast with former head of Circle OTC desk Dan Matuszewski 

- Bitfinex adds lightning deposits and withdrawals 

- A Look at Innovation in Bitcoin’s Technology Stack by Lucas Nuzzi 

- TFTC with Matt Ahlborg 

- Interesting reddit discussion about Confidential Transactions 

- Wasabi v1.1.10 RC1 released - go test it and earn sats 

- Badass BTCPay cleats by Russel Okung 

- Great Fold commercial by @bvbtc and @content_noir 

- BottlePay chat sats launched 

- Tails 4.1 released 

- Binance launches no fee Tezos staking undercutting all noncustodial options 

- Tron backed Poloniex flexes on DGB founder 

- OP_CHECKTEMPLATEVERIFY

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Dec 05, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #120: Matt Ahlborg
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Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Ahlborg, Data Scientist and Founder of Usefultulips.org, to discuss:

- Why Matt is interested in P2P trading specifically

- How Bitcoin is being used around the world

- Developing the Usage Per Economic (Online) Person metric

- What it's like cold calling a P2P trader

- Why are people using Bitcoin?

- What Matt plans to do in the future

- much more

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Dec 03, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.11.25
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Bitcoin Core 0.19.0 released - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/bitcoin-core-0-19-0-released-heres-whats-new

- ColdCard firmware 3.0.5 released 

- Bakkt daily volume  - https://twitter.com/BakktBot/status/1200417914744135680?s=20

- Bitmex research analyzes IBD - https://blog.bitmex.com/bitcoins-initial-block-download/

- Telegram's Durov issues scathing statement - https://t.me/durov/109

- Two great pieces from Coindesk's Leigh Cuen https://www.coindesk.com/global-protests-reveal-bitcoins-limitations - https://www.coindesk.com/lebanese-bitcoiners-show-how-to-talk-about-crypto-at-thanksgiving

- Nigerians + Bitcoin - https://medium.com/dlabvc/paxful-is-the-most-important-bitcoin-company-you-arent-paying-attention-to-4e699db0c5ca

- Great presentation by Alex Gladstein - https://vimeo.com/375118500

- Venezuelans using RuneScape for additional income - https://www.economist.com/the-americas/2019/11/21/venezuelas-paper-currency-is-worthless-so-its-people-seek-virtual-gold

- South Korean exchange UPbit allegedly hacked: https://etherscan.io/address/0xa09871AEadF4994Ca12f5c0b6056BBd1d343c029

- Eric Wall write up of "stablecoins"  - https://medium.com/human-rights-foundation-hrf/privacy-and-cryptocurrency-part-iv-stablecoins-for-human-rights-blacklists-and-traceability-6d74ee17c25d

- DMVs are selling your info https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/evjekz/the-california-dmv-is-making-dollar50m-a-year-selling-drivers-personal-information

- Jameson Lopp’s IBD research https://blog.lopp.net/bitcoin-node-performance-sync-tests/

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Nov 29, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #119: Chris Arnade
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Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Arnade, Author of Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America, to discuss:

- Traveling through back row America

- Cognitive hubs and spatial redistribution

- Trading on Wall Street

- Connecting with "the other"

- Retribution as politics 

- The importance of community 

- much more

Follow Chris on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Chris_arnade

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Nov 26, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #118: Will Reeves
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Join Marty as he sits down with Will Reeves, Founder of Fold, to discuss: 

- How Fold has grown from an app that allowed users to purchase pizza via LN to something much bigger

- Building a distributed team

- Building on a protocol that is changing and evolving

- Bridging the gap between non-technical users and cypherpunks

- The switch from ad tech to surveillance tech

- California wine

- much more

Follow Will on Twitter: https://twitter.com/wlrvs

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Nov 22, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.11.18
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This week Marty & Matt discuss:

- BTCPay vault + BTCPay configurator  https://github.com/btcpayserver/BTCPayServer.Vault/releases/tag/Vault%2Fv0.0.3 & https://twitter.com/pavlenex/status/1197465294463283200?s=21

- Five corporate sponsors for BTCPay now - Luna node and wallet of satoshi join https://twitter.com/milessuter/status/1196973452306993152?s=21

- Coinmetrics & BitMex Research launch txstats.com 

- Bottlepay launches developer API https://docs.bottle.dev/

- Matt’s first attempt in front of a camera https://jwp.io/s/O54RhCTj

- Donnerlab announces Bitcoin Bounty Hunt FPS game with sats integrated https://twitter.com/donnerlab1/status/1196856002118852611?s=21

- Binance practices responsible UTXO management https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-616/

-  @6102bitcoin launches Bitcoin-intro.com

- Upgrade your Trezor T before sending transactions https://blog.trezor.io/details-of-the-multisig-change-address-issue-and-its-mitigation-6370ad73ed2a

- Zap 0.6.0 desktop released https://medium.com/@JimmyMow/announcing-zap-desktop-0-6-0-beta-1724d13ae597

- @mutatrum launches hodl.camp

- How Many Bitcoins Are Permanently Lost? https://coinmetrics.substack.com/p/coin-metrics-state-of-the-network-d2e

- PlusToken scam chainanalysis - https://twitter.com/ergobtc/status/1197496064854634496?s=21

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Nov 21, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #117: Wiz & m52go
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Wiz and m52go from the Bisq project to discuss:

- The origins of Bisq

- How Bisq works

- Mining 

- Why KYC/AML does more harm than good

- Why privacy is important

- The Bisq DAO

- much more

Check out and download Bisq: https://docs.bisq.network/getting-started.html

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Nov 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #116: Trace Mayer
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Join Marty as he sits down with Trace Mayer to discuss:

- Wyoming blockchain legislation 

- The institution of the nuclear family

- Bitcoin + freedom

- An update on Bitcoin's 7 network effects

- much more

Follow Trace on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TraceMayer

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Nov 15, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.11.11
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Update firmware before using coldcard SD card feature to send transactions https://blog.coinkite.com/troublesome-change/

- Unchained Capital announces Caravan multisig GUI https://www.unchained-capital.com/blog/the-caravan-arrives/

- Stratum V2 initial specs released https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/with-stratum-v2-braiins-plans-big-overhaul-in-pooled-bitcoin-mining

- Unknown fund announces $75M bitcoin investment towards privacy https://www.unknown.fund/press-release

- Digital Garage provides third grant to BTCPay Foundation worth $30k https://blog.btcpayserver.org/dg-grant-2019/

- Easily create regtest lightning networks with Polar https://github.com/jamaljsr/polar

- Boltathon 2 online lightning conference announced Dec. 6-8 https://twitter.com/Boltathon/status/1193935341914226689?s=20

- Zap iOS 0.5.0 adds Tor support https://twitter.com/ln_zap/status/1192841623421542401?s=20

- HUT8 quarterly figures https://web.tmxmoney.com/article.php?newsid=5330196128175970&qm_symbol=HUT

- Suspicion-less searches of travelers' devices rule unconstitutional https://www.eff.org/press/releases/federal-court-rules-suspicionless-searches-travelers-phones-and-laptops

- Fed Chair Powell: "The federal budget is on an unsustainable path with high and rising debt." https://twitter.com/breaking911/status/1194689974387576838?s=21

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Nov 14, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #115: Dan Tapiero
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Join Marty as he sits down with Dan Tapiero, Founder of DTAP Capital and Gold Bullion International, to discuss:

- Ray Dalio's recent note

- Dan's views on the current macro landscape

- Why Bitcoin is already established

- Why it's hard for institutional investors to approach

- Bitcoin + The American Revoultion

- Critical thinking

- much more

Follow Dan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DTAPCAP

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Nov 12, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #114: Alpha Zeta
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Alpha Zeta to discuss:

- Living through hyperinflation

- Repo operations. Is it QE? 

- Why you shouldn't trade Bitcoin

- Stories from Wall Street

- Bitcoin's volatility

- ETF

- HNWI + Bitcoin

- much more

Follow Alpha Zeta on Twitter: https://twitter.com/alphaazeta

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Nov 08, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.11.04
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- BTC Citadel workshop #2 Thursday December 5th at 6:30 https://twitter.com/btcCITADEL/status/1191395545656569856?s=20

- FullyNoded https://twitter.com/FullyNoded/status/1192327571486068736?s=20

- BTCPay update  https://blog.btcpayserver.org/btcpay-1-0-3-137-released/

- Coldcard firmware 3.0.3 https://blog.coinkite.com/Login-Countdown-and-Nickname/

- Square quarterly results - $149M bitcoin sold, first time buyers double

- Locha mesh trial in Venezuela https://www.coindesk.com/venezuelans-made-lightning-savvy-hardware-to-use-bitcoin-during-blackouts

- Radar Redshift https://twitter.com/radar_ion/status/1191783806077825024?s=20

- EinsteinXchange https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/einstein-cryptocurrency-bitcoin-complaints-1.5347104?cmp=rss

- BullBitcoin to catch a predator https://twitter.com/BullBitcoin_/status/1191830231809576960?s=20

- Wasabi to integrate Bitcoin Core directly https://twitter.com/HillebrandMax/status/1191286955708833792?s=20

- CoinJoin usage chart https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1191038010466426881?s=20

- Chat over Lightning https://twitter.com/joostjgr/status/1190714028626251779?s=20

- Jack Mallers Twitter AMA https://twitter.com/JackMallers/status/1190353245358755840?s=20

- BitMEX leaks 30k passwords https://twitter.com/lawmaster/status/1190745630316154882?s=20

- NodlOne announced https://shop.nodl.it/en/home/43-71-nodl-one-early-bird.html

- Tether FUD?

- Coinbase adds Tezos staking to consumer facing interface https://twitter.com/coinbase/status/1192154927813943296?s=20 & https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/947551556546760704?s=20

- Realt + Uniswap + KYC https://twitter.com/RealTPlatform/status/1191420634196111360?s=20

- Ray Dalio "The World Has Gone Mad and the System is Broken"  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/world-has-gone-mad-system-broken-ray-dalio/

- Cash transactions greater than ~$6000 banned in malaysia https://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2019/11/07/malaysia-to-impose-cash-transaction-limit-of-rm25000-next-year

- GEDmatch court case precedent could open up millions of DNA records https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/05/business/dna-database-search-warrant.html

- Russian "sovereign internet" law https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/10/31/russia-new-law-expands-government-control-online

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Nov 07, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #113: Michael Caras AKA The Bitcoin Rabbi
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Join Marty as he sits down with Michael Caras AKA The Bitcoin Rabbi, Author of Bitcoin Money: A Tale of Bitville Discovering Good Money, to discuss:

- Writing Bitcoin Money

- Michael's journey to Bitcoin

- Charity

- Gold's future

- much more

Check out Michael on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thebitcoinrabbi

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Nov 05, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #112: Dhruv Bansal
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Join Marty as he sits down with Dhruv Bansal, Co-Founder and CSO of Unchained Capital, to discuss:

- Multisig

- Hardware wallets

- SLIP 0039

- Center of Hash

- Bitcoin in space

- Balancing adaptation and conviction

- much more 

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Nov 01, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.10.28
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This week Marty and Matt discuss: 

- 11 years of bitcoin https://nakamotoinstitute.org/bitcoin/

- #FastForSatoshi

- $1B in fees https://twitter.com/yassineARK/status/1189559688494493697?s=19

- China blockchain pump https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-dissident-sees-dark-warnings-in-chinas-blockchain-push

- Wasabi and Samourai Whirlpool comparison chart https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1189606714250858496?s=19

- Casa Gold 2 of 3 multisig https://blog.keys.casa/basic-multisig-2-of-3-now-with-two-hardware-keys/

- Coinmetrics nonce analysis https://coinmetrics.substack.com/p/coin-metrics-state-of-the-network-04a

- Wired hit piece on sanctions evasion https://www.wired.com/story/cryptocurrency-boom-post-soviet-frontier/

- Cryptosteel capsule hands on https://twitter.com/cryptosteel/status/1186354407019110400?s=19 & https://twitter.com/JimJones1913/status/1189021491397980160?s=19

- Breez announces Lightning Rod  https://medium.com/breez-technology/introducing-lightning-rod-2e0a40d3e44a

- Lightning and privacy https://twitter.com/ercwl/status/1186998875854376960?s=19 & https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1187731152318160897?s=19

- c-lightning 0.7.3 released https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning/releases/tag/v0.7.3

- Donations to Tor will be matched by Mozilla until November 4th https://donate.torproject.org/cryptocurrency

- Coldcard releases full schematics https://blog.coinkite.com/coldcard-hardware-shared/

- Lebanon institutes ban on cash leaving country https://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-protests-economy-dollars-idUSKBN1X60R2 & https://www.coindesk.com/how-lebanons-economic-crisis-highlights-bitcoins-limitations 

- Argentina increases capital controls, $200 per month limit https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-28/argentina-tightens-currency-controls-after-fernandez-victory

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Oct 31, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #111: Evan Kaloudis
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Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Evan Kaloudis, Founder of ZeusLN.app, to drink moonshine and discuss:

- Zeus

- State of the Lightning Network

- Gaming

- Why are we doing this?

- Security attack vectors to be aware of

- Much more

Follow Evan on Twitter: www.twitter.com/evankaloudis 

Check out Zeus

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Oct 30, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #110: Saifedean Ammous
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Join Marty as he sits down with Saifedean Ammous, author of The Bitcoin Standard, to discuss:

- Academia

- Bitcoinization might not play out how you think

- The collective "We"

- Building his Economics course

- much more

Check out Saif's website and academy - https://saifedean.com/

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Oct 25, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.10.21
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This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Layer1 mining https://fortune.com/2019/10/15/what-is-bitcoin-mining-layer1-peter-thiel-crypto-investment/

- Bakkt hits ATH volume yesterdayhttps://twitter.com/BakktBot/status/1187356577143107584?s=20

- Tails 4.0  https://twitter.com/Tails_live/status/1186660581446733826?s=20

- Nodl Dojo kill switch https://twitter.com/nodl_it/status/1186652356554964994?s=20

- Cryptosteel Capsule https://cryptosteel.com

- Zebedee and SatoshisGames - zebedee.io & lightnite.io

- Zap updates for iOS and desktop https://twitter.com/ln_zap/status/1186666607990497280?s=20 & https://twitter.com/ln_zap/status/1187071191342817282?s=20

- Bisq update v1.2, make sure you complete all trades/disputes/offers before upgrading https://twitter.com/bisq_network/status/1186237315598950400?s=20

- ACINQ announces new mobile lightning wallet called Phoenix https://twitter.com/acinq_co/status/1185129586482388992?s=20

- Iterative Capital announces Escher Hub bitcoin on/off ramp http://iterative.capital/introducing-escher-hub-making-every-foss-wallet-a-cheap-and-fast-way-to-transact-bitcoin/

- Bittr teases Lightning support with Nodl partnership https://twitter.com/GetBittr/status/1186317300313530370?s=20

- FullyNoded iOS app (@fullynoded) allows you to connect to your own full node through Tor and use it with Coldcard PSBTs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqKEPpSky2g

- Tracking the PlusToken whale through Wasabi by @ergobtc https://medium.com/@ErgoBTC/tracking-the-plustoken-whale-attempted-bitcoin-laundering-and-its-impact-on-wasabi-wallet-787c0d240192

- Samourai wallet releases anon set tool https://medium.com/samourai-wallet/diving-head-first-into-whirlpool-anonymity-sets-4156a54b0bc7

- NordVPN private keys leaked https://twitter.com/hexdefined/status/1185864801261477891?s=20

Much more

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Oct 24, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #109: Justin Moon
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Join Marty as he sits down to catch up with Justin Moon. They discuss:

- Building Buidl Bootcamp

- Mooniversity

- BitBoy

- Junction

- Wallets

- Redundancy

- Much more

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Oct 22, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.10.14
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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

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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

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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.


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

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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 

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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

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Oct 04, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.09.30
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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

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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

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Oct 01, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.09.23
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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

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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 

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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. 

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

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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

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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/

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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

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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

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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

Follow Elichai on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Elichai2

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

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Aug 27, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.08.19
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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
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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
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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

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Jul 30, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.07.22
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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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Jul 19, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.07.15
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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

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
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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. 

Check out Nodl: https://nodl.it/

Follow Ketominer on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ketominer

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

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


Checkout Andrew's work: https://github.com/apoelstra

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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.

Checkout Bitrefill: https://www.bitrefill.com/

Follow John on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BitcoinErrorLog

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Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell

Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. 

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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


Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App.

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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 

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

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Jun 11, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.06.03
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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
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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

Follow Alex on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gladstein

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May 31, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.05.27
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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


Shoutout to the MIB Chad Index Funds


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

Follow Jack on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JackMallers

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


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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. 


Check out Gab: https://gab.com/  


Follow Gab on Twitter: https://twitter.com/getongab


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May 24, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.05.20
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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

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


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May 20, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.05.13
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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
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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

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

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


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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/

Follow Ruben on Twitter: https://twitter.com/watermaniak

Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell

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


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

Follow Juthica on Twitter: https://twitter.com/juthica

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

Shout out to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Download the Cash App today from the App Store or Google Play Store and start #stackingsats 

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

Follow Patrick on Twitter: https://twitter.com/duganist

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


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


Shoutout to this week's sponsor, 21Lectures! If you're looking to learn how to build on top of Bitcoin and LN check out 21Lectures.com today! 


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


Follow Nik on Twitter: www.twitter.com/timevalueofbtc

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


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


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


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Apr 02, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.03.25
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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


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Mar 29, 2019