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Is Bitcoin in 2020 Really Like the Early Internet?

It’s a cliche at this point to compare bitcoin to the “early days of the internet,” since they are both…

The Many Facts Pointing to Ian Grigg Being Satoshi

Financial cryptographer. Cypherpunk. Inventor of Ricardian contracts and early utilizer of triple-entry accounting systems, which would later be exemplified in…

3 Major Signs That Precede the Fall of World Reserve Currencies

The story of reserve currencies is long and stretches far back into ancient times. As modern history shows, however, the…

Reid Hoffman’s New ‘Hamilton’-Inspired Crypto Rap Video Is Straight Fire

“I myself hold bitcoin,” Reid Hoffman, a co-founder of LinkedIn and a member of the PayPal Mafia, told CoinDesk as…

Bitcoin History Part 16: The First Mt. Gox Hack

No one remembers the first Mt. Gox hack. It was a small sum, even by 2011’s standards, and the exchange…

From Spartacus to Satoshi: A Brief History of Economic Rebellion

Government dominance of human beings via slavery and violent economic oppression is as old as government itself. For thousands and…

From Booze to Bitcoin Mining – Why Violent Prohibition Is Always Harmful

Stories continue to emerge about newly discovered illegal mining operations being busted by state and corporate authorities. Just last week…

Flowery V20 Talk and Government Terror: Why Darknet Crime Is the Least of Our Worries

Governments and central banking regulatory bodies continue to express concern about crypto being used for criminal purposes and terror. The…

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