35 Burst results for "Cryptocurrencies"

Should the Dollar Be Displaced With Criptocurrency?

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

00:44 sec | Last month

Should the Dollar Be Displaced With Criptocurrency?

"What do you think about just simply saying, no, you may not take your massive market dominance in these other areas and create crypto domination and displace the dollar while you do it. We may have a disagreement here. Look, the United States dollars, 51% of world currency. The cryptocurrency is less than 1%. And the idea of displacing the dollar, I think, is never going to happen. And in our lifetimes, in fact, the new cryptocurrency is the stablecoin are all actually marked to the dollar. And the fed chairs how they said that we may even have a digital cryptocurrency, just to keep in advance with technology.

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Joe Biden's Crypto Surveillance State With Ben Weingarten

The Charlie Kirk Show

02:09 min | Last month

Joe Biden's Crypto Surveillance State With Ben Weingarten

"Right now is Ben white garten, who is a fellow at the Claremont institute and also from real clear investigations with a phenomenal new story about how the federal government via the Biden regime is putting together this crypto executive order. This might be a little wonky for some people if I want you to listen carefully because we know that there is a currency reset looming by the great reset crowd and this all ties together with the erosion of our liberty, Ben, welcome back to the Charlie Kirk show. Charlie, thanks for watching having me really appreciate it. All right, walk us through. What is this executive order and how does this apply to most Americans whether they own cryptocurrency or not? This executive order holds the potential to create the linchpin of a social credit system with American characteristics. What this order calls for and it's important to note that the Biden administration writes in the text of the order, my administration places the highest urgency on research and development efforts into the potential design and deployment options of a United States CBDC Central Bank digital currency. That's one plank of the order, another plank of the order is that the Biden administration seeks to build a regulatory regime around all manner of digital assets, including cryptocurrencies. So two things, regulating cryptocurrencies, which of course compete with the U.S. dollar. And then creating a digital version of the U.S. dollar. And it mobilizes a whole slew of federal agencies to create a CBDC. So we know what regulations of cryptocurrency will do. Obviously, it will make it more costly to transact them. It could potentially kill them. And of course, the basis of cryptocurrencies at the outset was in large part to create a hedge against or an alternative to Central Bank created dollars because central banks, of course, do all sorts of things to manipulate their currencies, erode the value of the dollar in your pocket, monetize their debt, paper currencies, of course, allow governments to act like drunken sailors.

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Kash Patel: The Government Controlling Digital Currency Is Communism

The Dan Bongino Show

01:54 min | Last month

Kash Patel: The Government Controlling Digital Currency Is Communism

"I'm very concerned about the growing power of big tech and government and the surveillance state I got a piece of audio coming up later I don't know if it was south by Southwest or whatever but they had some conference going on And a bunch of cryptocurrency folks were talking about the dangers of digital surveillance and these government sponsored digital currencies You know it's stuff really worries me cash I mean a digital currency what does that mean Does that mean the fed in conjunction with the treasury is going to determine you can't spend federal digital currency at a payday lender or at a gun deal or what about a liquor store or they're going to be blue laws You can only use your money before noon on a Sunday I mean this is really concerning stuff isn't it I mean you and I have been worried about this for a long time You know we're all adults We can make our own decisions Thank you very much Now you're totally right And I don't mean to laugh at it but you're like ten years ahead of where everybody else needs to be and spoken and led You're focused on this How can the government regulate digital currency and then tell us what we hardworking Americans who have earned their dollars can translate it into a legal format of payment but then the government comes in and says no no just kidding You can't use that where we're going to regulate it or we're going to tax it I mean that is a communist regime to the core and thankfully you're highlighting these problems for Americans so they can start talking about them before they become a problem I mean we've seen where the Internet has gone right Let's just take Twitter and Facebook for example right The Ayatollah the Communist Party and the Chinese Communist Party in China and the Russian Kremlin all have Twitter accounts and Facebook active accounts But you know who doesn't Donald Trump Donald Trump You've got bounced off YouTube But those guys are still on That's what they're going to do That's the ecosystem These crazy people on the left are trying to build it now They're infiltrating the monetary institutions which uphold all of the world And that is just scary

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What Makes Crypto So Compelling? Collin Plume Explains

The Charlie Kirk Show

01:36 min | 2 months ago

What Makes Crypto So Compelling? Collin Plume Explains

"What makes crypto so compelling for a gold guy? Well, I think it's the decentralized aspect of it that it doesn't have to go through any banks. It's not controlled by the fed. It's not controlled. It's the market dictates the price. So obviously there's wild fluctuations. There's a lot of volatility in crypto. But you know that that volatility is based on supply and demand of what's happening. People are buying and selling out there. So I think that's the first side of it. Second side is just creating a system of utility in the world. A lot of cryptocurrencies, their mission is to make our lives better. And so many different ways. From healthcare. I mean, the ability to have all of our data and my fathers of veteran. And so when he goes to the VA, they have his data from when he was, you know, he's 76 now. They have his data. When he served, when he was 18 years old. And so they can pull all that up, right? Which is so convenient. Most people like us, you go to 7 different doctors. Oh, where's your oh, you broke your leg? How do I get that? How do I get that extra? You can't get that data. So the VA has that system. The blockchain is creating that system. So your doctor, whatever doctor you go to, let's say you got some mercy or in a car accident, you fly in and they don't know that you're allergic to penicillin. And something happens, which happens all the time. These kind of mistakes. So that data would be at the fingertips because of what they can build on the blockchain. So that utility is something that I don't think anyone can disagree with. And also would make our lives better and easier.

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Money Rehab with Nicole Lapin

Money Rehab with Nicole Lapin

06:06 min | 2 months ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Money Rehab with Nicole Lapin

"More on Bitcoin transaction fees in tomorrow's episode, get excited. When a block is added to the chain, it gets a digital timestamp. This helps miners verify and track transactions by allowing them to keep track of timing and reference previous transactions. But how much can cryptocurrency miners actually make from mining? Let's use Bitcoin as an example again. Unlike how the fed can influence the amount of money in circulation, Bitcoin has strict limitations on how many coins can be mined. There is a finite number of bitcoins. 21 million. Once the 21 millionth coin has been mined, that's it. Guys, no more coins. At the time of writing this, 18.8 million bitcoins have been mined, but by the time you'll listen to this, that number will be higher. A new Bitcoin is mined approximately every ten minutes, and it's estimated that all 21 million bitcoins will be mined by 21 40. Here's the deviously smart thing. Not only is mining hard, but it actually gets harder depending on how many people are on the network trying to mine. Cryptocurrency founders built the mining system this way to prevent against the value of the currency swinging haphazardly. They're thinking was, if, for example, it took one minute to solve the math required to get a block added on the Bitcoin blockchain, and 1 million people were mining all at once, then all 21 million bitcoins will be mined in 21 minutes. That would mean that the entire finite supply of Bitcoin would flood the market all at once, which would drive the value of the currency down. Remember, access supply means lower value. Because Bitcoin creators are purists when it comes to value, they wanted a way to keep the pace of mining in check. Therefore, they programmed Bitcoin mining difficulty to be dynamic. The more people that are mining, the harder it is to get a block added on the blockchain. Another way Bitcoin founders built for steady pacing of the new currency is to ensure that over time fewer coins would be awarded for each block added to the chain. In the earliest dates of Bitcoin mining, there were 50 bitcoins awarded per block added to the blockchain. At the time of recording this, there are 6.25 bitcoins awarded per block. Bitcoin blockchain is programmed so that the number of bitcoins awarded per block is cut in half every time 210 thousand blocks are added to the blockchain. It takes around four years to add that many blocks to the blockchain. The next time the reward will be halved is 2024. When miners will only be able to receive 3.125 bitcoins awarded per block. And that is really everything you need to know about crypto mining. Are you with me? If so, congratulations, you understand cryptocurrency mining, debatably, the most complicated financial topic of our time. Meet me back here tomorrow and I'll fill you in on what this whole mining process looks like from the perspective of folks who actually use the coin and need their transactions validated. And on Friday we'll have our deep dive finale where we'll dig into the recent report of the married couple that stole billions of dollars of cryptocurrency and answer the question how well does cryptocurrency address the problems? It's sought out to solve. See you then. Money rehab is a production of iHeartRadio. I'm your host, Nicole lapin, our producers are Morgan levoy and Mike coscarelli. Executive producers are Nikki E Tor and will Pearson. Our mascots are penny and mimsy. Huge thanks to OG money rehab team Michelle lands for her development work, Catherine law for her production and writing magic and Brandon dicker for his editing engineering and sound design. And as always, thanks to you for finally investing in yourself so that you can get it together and get it all. To black effect presents. 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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Describes the Dangers of Cryptocurrency

America First with Sebastian Gorka Podcast

01:23 min | 2 months ago

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Describes the Dangers of Cryptocurrency

"Talk to us about crypto Bitcoin, Marjorie, what's the issue? What's the danger? Okay, this is a huge issue and I'm barely seeing it talked about, but it has to be terrified. So up here we have Justin Trudeau who's basically gone full dictator in Canada. He's declared martial law, cracking down on his entire country, where he's in full control. He is, he is going in and stealing people's money out of their bank accounts if he considers them a terrorist. But these are really peaceful protesters. These are truck drivers and all of the people that have decided to stand up against the mandates because they're saying my body my choice. Well, what we're seeing is the very same thing that could happen here in that country is just to the north of us. And it has a lot to do with cryptocurrency. We need to start paying attention because right now big banks, big tech and big government, and that's the Biden administration and the Democrat communists in charge. They are lining up to start cracking down and regulating cryptocurrency. And the reason why is they want to be able to control you. I think in the near future, we're going to start seeing a pitch for a digital dollar. And when our currency goes digital, that means that those that are in charge, they can simply push a button and control everything that happens to our currency. So this is a place where we need to protect crypto. We need to protect the blockchain. We need to protect the keys to the wallets and those it needs to completely belong to those who own it.

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Chrystia Freeland May Target Accounts of 'Freedom Convoy' Supporters

Mark Levin

01:18 min | 3 months ago

Chrystia Freeland May Target Accounts of 'Freedom Convoy' Supporters

"Okay so the names of both individuals Okay so you know let me explain how this totalitarianism works Let me explain so go ahead These as well as crypto wallets Have been shared by the RCMP with financial institutions So RCMP is the central Canadian government financial point tracking this data And our answer is yes We are tracking including cryptocurrency And so they're using this as an opportunity to control and pull in these private currency markets the parallel government currencies They're grabbing this power They're never going to give it a give it back They're never going to give this kind of power back Go ahead And accounts have been frozen and more accounts will be frozen So if you donate it to help the truckers get some gasoline or put food on the table or whatever it is 50 bucks They're going to track you down and freeze your accounts

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Canada: When a Democracy Becomes a Dictatorship

The Charlie Kirk Show

02:19 min | 3 months ago

Canada: When a Democracy Becomes a Dictatorship

"Trudeau is emperor of Canada. And if you go back into the writings of the once Roman Republic, this is exactly why Julius Caesar said he needed power. Julius Caesar said there are uprisings all across Rome. People are hungry. They're upset. It was the Roman equivalent of the trucker protests of the farmers that came to Rome and started to burn buildings. The only difference is the trucker protests are far more peaceful in today's time. Cut 38. Trudeau says, will always defend the rights of Canadians to peacefully assemble and have freedom expression, but these blockades are illegal. Play cut 38. The federal government is invoked the emergencies act to supplement provincial and territorial capacity to address the blockades and occupations. Cut 37, the deputy prime minister and minister of finance says we are just going to stop the money flow. Now, thankfully, she doesn't even know how to do this. Good luck regulating cryptocurrency, the only way you could regulate cryptocurrency this way based on every expert I know in the crypto world is to literally shut down the power, which I don't think is out of the realm of possibility because these truckers really have Trudeau on the ropes. Play cut 37. First, we are broadening the scope of Canada's anti money lauder laundering and terrorist financing rules. So that they cover crowdfunding platforms and the payment service providers they use. These changes cover all forms of transactions, including digital assets, such as cryptocurrencies. The illegal blockades have highlighted the fact that crowdfunding platforms and some of the payment service providers they use are not fully captured under the proceeds of crime and terrorist financing act. So you might hate the truckers, you might not like what they stand for, but there's something much broader at play here. It's not even about vaccines, okay? It's not even about free speech. It's about the death of a system of government that is right next to America.

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Canada to Apply Terrorist Finance Rules Against 'Freedom Convoy'

Mike Gallagher Podcast

01:10 min | 3 months ago

Canada to Apply Terrorist Finance Rules Against 'Freedom Convoy'

"To the deputy prime minister and minister of finance, proving that Canada is capable of turning into a dictatorship a fascistic country in the blink of an eye. First, we are broadening the scope of Canada's anti money lauder laundering and terrorist financing rules. So that they cover crowdfunding platforms and the payment service providers they use. These changes cover all forms of transactions, including digital assets, such as cryptocurrencies. Now the illegal? I'm sorry that I'm sorry. I stepped on that clip. I'm just so I'm like, I'm shaking. Listen to what she said. Canada's anti money laundering and terrorist financing rules are going to be applied to these men, women and children who are part of the freedom convoy in Canada.

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Chrystia Freeland Announces Financial Restrictions on 'Freedom Convoy'

Mike Gallagher Podcast

01:16 min | 3 months ago

Chrystia Freeland Announces Financial Restrictions on 'Freedom Convoy'

"Listen to the deputy prime minister and minister of finance of Canada, woman named christia Freeland. First, we are broadening the scope of Canada's anti money laundering and terrorist financing rules. So that they cover crowdfunding platforms and the payment service providers they use. These changes cover all forms of transactions, including digital assets, such as cryptocurrencies. The illegal blockades have highlighted the fact that crowdfunding platforms and some of the payment service providers they use are not fully captured under the proceeds of crime and terrorist financing act. Now do crowdfunding for Black Lives Matter, lady. Why don't you why don't you freeze the assets of the millions and millions and millions of dollars raised for BLM activists? No, they won't go down that path. And I'm telling you the chilling part of this. You think we're far behind Canada? You think we're far behind?

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UN experts: North Korea stealing millions in cyber attacks

AP News Radio

00:44 sec | 3 months ago

UN experts: North Korea stealing millions in cyber attacks

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CES gadget show stages a wary return amid COVID-19

AP News Radio

00:58 sec | 4 months ago

CES gadget show stages a wary return amid COVID-19

"The the big big consumer consumer electronics electronics gadget gadget show show is is back back in in Las Las Vegas Vegas starting starting this this week week last last year year show show was was all all virtual virtual this this year year some some companies companies have have decided decided to to skip skip it it all all because because of of the the corona corona virus virus some some companies companies are are presenting presenting their their new new products products virtually virtually Nicole Nicole Scott Scott with with the the website website mobile mobile geeks geeks says says switching switching to to virtual virtual works works in in some some cases cases read read small small companies companies do do that that medium medium size size companies companies do do that that but but for for a a lot lot of of especially especially American American companies companies this this is is where where you you come come in in order order to to find find the the venture venture capital capital to to meet meet the the journalists journalists to to tell tell the the stories stories in in order order to to find find that that money money and and a a lot lot of of that that is is difficult difficult to to do do virtually virtually David David Olbermann Olbermann with with the the novis novis technology technology is is out out the the show show there there is is nothing nothing like like meeting meeting in in person person and and the the feeling feeling that that human human chemistry chemistry Cole Cole Scott Scott says says all all types types of of technology technology will will be be at at CVS CVS cryptocurrency cryptocurrency health health tech tech automotive automotive it's it's sort sort of of a a catchall catchall show show for for anything anything that's that's connected connected to to the the internet internet because because of of the the corona corona virus virus the the show show is is going going to to be be one one day day shorter shorter than than originally originally planned planned I'm I'm a a Donahue Donahue

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 Ransomware persists even as high-profile attacks have slowed

AP News Radio

00:44 sec | 5 months ago

Ransomware persists even as high-profile attacks have slowed

"Ransomware ransomware persists persists even even as as high high profile profile attacks attacks have have slowed slowed in in the the months months since since president president Joe Joe Biden Biden warned warned Russian Russian leader leader Vladimir Vladimir Putin Putin to to a a crackdown crackdown on on ransomware ransomware gangs gangs in in his his country country there there hasn't hasn't been been a a massive massive attack attack like like the the one one last last may may that that resulted resulted in in gasoline gasoline shortages shortages and and long long lines lines at at the the pump pump but but the the problem problem hasn't hasn't evaporated evaporated with with hackers hackers conducting conducting a a barrage barrage of of lower lower profile profile episodes episodes that that have have upended upended the the businesses businesses government government schools schools and and hospitals hospitals that that were were hit hit U. U. S. S. officials officials have have recaptured recaptured some some ransom ransom payments payments crack crack down down on on abuses abuses of of cryptocurrency cryptocurrency and and made made some some arrests arrests yet yet six six months months after after Biden's Biden's cautions cautions to to Putin Putin it's it's hard hard to to tell tell attackers attackers have have eased eased up up because because of of U. U. S. S. pressure pressure I'm I'm Julie Julie Walker Walker ransomware ransomware persists persists even even as as high high profile profile attacks attacks have have slowed slowed in in the the months months since since president president Joe Joe Biden Biden warned warned Russian Russian leader leader Vladimir Vladimir Putin Putin to to crack crack down down on on ransomware ransomware gangs gangs in in his his country country there there hasn't hasn't been been a a massive massive attack attack like like the the one one last last may may that that resulted resulted in in gasoline gasoline shortages shortages and and long long lines lines at at the the pump pump but but the the problem problem hasn't hasn't evaporated evaporated with with hackers hackers conducting conducting a a barrage barrage of of lower lower profile profile episodes episodes that that have have upended upended the the businesses businesses government government schools schools and and hospitals hospitals that that were were hit hit U. U. S. S. officials officials have have recaptured recaptured some some ransom ransom payments payments crack crack down down on on abuses abuses of of cryptocurrency cryptocurrency and and made made some some arrests arrests yet yet six six months months after after Biden's Biden's cautions cautions to to Putin Putin it's it's hard hard to to tell tell attackers attackers have have eased eased up up because because of of U. U. S. S. pressure pressure I'm I'm

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The security flaw that's freaked out the internet

AP News Radio

00:50 sec | 5 months ago

The security flaw that's freaked out the internet

"Tech tech security security experts experts gravel gravel to to close close off off what what they they call call one one of of the the worst worst computer computer vulnerabilities vulnerabilities they've they've ever ever seen seen homeland homeland security security cyber cyber experts experts say say state state backed backed Chinese Chinese and and Iranian Iranian hackers hackers and and rogue rogue cryptocurrency cryptocurrency miners miners are are already already exploiting exploiting a a small small and and often often undocumented undocumented bit bit of of software software used used in in systems systems around around the the globe globe the the flawless flawless internet internet based based attackers attackers seize seize control control of of everything everything from from industrial industrial control control systems systems to to web web servers servers and and consumer consumer electronics electronics just just trying trying to to identify identify the the break break in in is is difficult difficult since since it's it's hidden hidden under under other other layers layers of of software software along along with with fixing fixing the the flaw flaw computer computer security security pros pros are are trying trying to to detect detect to to what what extent extent the the vulnerability vulnerability is is being being exploited exploited one one says says they're they're in in the the law law before before the the storm storm as as a a hackers hackers try try to to figure figure out out what what to to do do to to the the systems systems they they have have now now infiltrated infiltrated I'm I'm Tim Tim McGuire McGuire

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Regulators Ask Congress to Create New Rules for Cryptocurrencies

AP News Radio

00:49 sec | 6 months ago

Regulators Ask Congress to Create New Rules for Cryptocurrencies

"The bike mid ministrations asking Congress for legislation to strengthen the government regulation of stable coins a popular form of crypto currency the treasury department and other regulators want new oversight for stable coin issuers including a requirement that they become banks putting them under a regulatory umbrella subject to rules surrounding sufficient cash reserves and measures to prevent money laundering stable coins are a type of cryptocurrency peg to a specific value usually the dollar or another currency or gold that limits fluctuations in value like those of bit coin and is better suited for business transactions there are more than two hundred stable coins were nearly one hundred thirty billion dollars a

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on CRUSADE Channel Previews

CRUSADE Channel Previews

03:29 min | 8 months ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on CRUSADE Channel Previews

"Let's get into our opening story here and it's about bitcoin because my bitcoin bros. are out there and i want to talk to you guys how y'all doing my bitcoin grows because and i'm not trying to be me. I'm actually asking how y'all doing Because china that's right. The chinese are added again being all chinese. Like and manipulating just like elon. Musk manipulating how certain economies go into china. Chinese buyers chinese five system comes from so the the headline reads bitcoin and ether slide as chen intensifies. Crackdown on cryptocurrencies. Now i know it says it slides but it's down from six thousand sixty four thousand now. It's down to forty one thousand forty two thousand which is absurd prices anyway but now it's it's down to this spot and that is the only thing will not the only thing and i'm not saying and i i always have to give this kind of lake. Prologue preface preface these discussions. By saying i don't hate crypto. You guys i'm not attacking attacking. Guys that are crypto guys. I think it's great you'd yet. You do whatever you want. And i get the. I get the appeal of cryptocurrencies especially as we see more and more Just reckless inflation and spending. The problem is with with devotion. And i'm talking about the guys who are devoted to crypto. That's that's an issue. So bitcoin ether tumbled today with traders rattled by tough talk out of che did. Jd's the real tough about that. Could like bit could elect trump gun jeb coins. Great bitcoin bed. Trump could amazing doa. It's coming out soon Bitcoin fell five percent to forty two thousand. According to coin metrics ether dropped seven percent to two thousand nine hundred eighteen. It comes after the people's bank of jada said in a qna session. That crypto related activities are legal services offering offering trading order matching or derivatives for virtual. Currencies are strictly prohibited. The people's bank of cheda said while overseas exchange are also illegal. Beijing has cracked down sharply on crypto this year with the shady's government moving to stamp out digital currency mining. And they're going to be like oh because of the energy intensive operations whatever..

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China Intensifies Hunt for Cryptocurrency Miners in Hiding

The Breakdown with NLW

02:25 min | 8 months ago

China Intensifies Hunt for Cryptocurrency Miners in Hiding

"When the history books are written the actual factual mining ban in china will be a key. Part of the crypto story of twenty twenty one. Remember the first rumblings we got about. China targeting crypto in may we sort of brushed off as more bluster and reconfirmation of old policies. At first it was just the banks reinforcing that they weren't allowed to interact with crypto. And so on and so forth but that ultimately changed and when it changed was when the vice premier made a statement saying that they were going to look into a bitcoin mining ban that signaled to all of the local provinces that this was serious and it also signaled that to the local mining operations that we can we saw one of our biggest drawdowns coming off of the rally between december and april and part of that was that minors were actually liquidating their bitcoin and the theorem to try to give themselves mobility to make decisions quickly. Subsequently of course we've seen one of the most significant if not the most significant hash rate migration in bitcoins history. Much of that has been to the benefit of north america. So far but that as we'll see in a minute could change in either case. The blocks will fees. How has a new report out about how provincial governments in china are dealing with the ban in inner mongolia the development and reform commission has hired a contractor to help it monitor for illegal mining operations. This is interesting because there are reports that some chinese bitcoin and the theory of mining operations have quietly even secretly resumed their operations. This partnership with the contractor suggest that the government is going to stay on the case now one interesting nugget from the bidding process is the government's ten bullet list of the areas that it wants to know about which includes the production and development process of crypto mining domestic and international policy stances and regulatory environment over crypto mining. The initial purpose and policy perks that inner mongolia gave to big data and cloud computing enterprises the cost revenue energy consumption and taxation breakdown of crypto mining operations locally the physical distribution breakdown of krypton mining operations locally techniques for differentiating crypto mining operations from other big data and cloud computing projects analysis of mainstream mining hardware and their energy consumption breakdown relevant legal basis for clearing out crypto mining operations the impact of shutting down mining operations on achieving the carbon neutrality goals and long-term regulatory responding mechanisms over crypto mining operations

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Steve Forbes: What's Ahead

Steve Forbes: What's Ahead

03:13 min | 8 months ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Steve Forbes: What's Ahead

"The government war against cryptocurrencies just heated. Up will the regulators succeed in crushing them. Hello i'm steve forbes. And this is what's ahead where you get the insights you need to better navigate. These turbulent times. The sec just escalated the war by central bankers and financial regulators to cripple the growth of crypto currencies. The agency served notice on coin based global a cryptocurrency exchange platform. Its intent to sue the company. Usually these actions are kept quiet while a surrender by the target entity is negotiated behind the scenes. Not here knowing the stakes involved coined base went public the ceo of coin base called. The sec's move sketchy and quote intimidation tactics. Behind closed doors and to quote the technical issues what qualifies as a security. The broader issue is whether governments and central banks can smother crypto movement with rules and decrees that severely restrict their uses regulators fear. The cryptos can become alternatives to the traditional banking and financial system and worse in their minds provide viable substitutes for government currencies coined based proposed a program called coin base lend that would permit its customers to earn interest by lending their holdings of a stable coin called usd c. to coin base which then lend the crypto to other institutions. Usd is crypto tied to the dollar at a one to one ratio. The virtue of a stable coin crypto is that it avoids. The manic volatility of traditional cryptos like bitcoin which makes their uses the money that can easily be used for everyday commercial transactions and for long term contracts. Highly problematic if not impossible. What coin based proposes is waving red cape to those who want no challenges to the status quo. Yes the claims that offering interest makes what coined base wants to offer a security and the springs. It under the agency's purview. What worries the. Sec is that other outfits are already offering such lending programs and wants to block this growth before reaches a critical mass. It wants a precedent to stop it or at least drastically. Slow it down the sec. Here is out for blood. The conflict between governments and the crypto world will take many turns regulators and congress are just waiting for a huge market correction to move far more aggressively to rein in crypto currencies. And of course this new world has its share a bad actors and scamsters ultimately however governments at least in democratic countries will have to make peace other governments. Will we left having to devote mammoth resources to try to control it. Just as china does today with the internet but even there the technology will outpace the bureaucracy. I'm steve forbes. Thanks for listening. Do send in your comments and suggestions and look forward to being with you soon again..

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio

Biz Talk Radio

02:07 min | 8 months ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio

"Other Cryptocurrencies have a tendency to have way too big a wild swings for me from price ranges of up to down, so I'm just really not into other currencies. So if anyone sends me questions like that, Travis just throwing away from now because I don't care about anything else except for Bitcoin. That's why that's the Bitcoin for boomers show, not the crypto for crazy people. Oh, got that, Travis. I hope you understand it. Hey, I do want to go over again If you do have a question about Bitcoin. Make sure and send it to Gary Leeland at gmail dot com as Gary Leland at gmail dot com and I'll try to answer your questions for you if they're about Bitcoin, But that may be the last crypto question we're going to get. I also want to make sure you know about the conference and hosting for Bitcoin. It's called bit block boom. That's in Dallas, Texas. And it's a Bitcoin conference, not a Cryptocurrency conference and not in the theory, um, conference. Which having to work out some logistics for this year's with social distancing and everything going on, But I think we've got to figure it out so everything should go smoothly this year. Trying to find a sponsor right now for face masks. Sponsor face masks for everybody where they're in the conference with your logo on him. Give me an email and Gary Leland at gmail dot com. And we'll give you some pricing on being the face mask sponsor Good way to get in front of a bunch of Bitcoin ear's. That's for sure, a different kind of exposure there, But it's right and further eyes and talking to someone will be right in front of their eyes. If your ads on everybody's face and they may wear it everywhere they go. Actually, It's pretty good exposure, right? Exactly. Yeah, yeah, and then also want to talk about another show. I do. It's a four minute crypto share. I do that every weekday one news article every weekday about Bitcoins for a minute Bitcoin show, and it's one news article every day about Bitcoin..

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio

Biz Talk Radio

01:54 min | 8 months ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio

"Other Cryptocurrencies have a tendency to have Way too big a wild swings for me from price ranges but to down so I'm just really not into other currencies. So if anyone sends me questions like that, Travis just thrown away from now because I don't care about anything else except for Bitcoin. That's why that's the Bitcoin for boomers show, not the crypto for crazy people. Oh, got that, Travis. I hope you understand it. Hey, I do want to go over again. If you do have a question about Bitcoin, make sure and send it to Gary Leeland at gmail dot com as Gary Leland at gmail dot com and I'll try to answer your questions for you if they're about Bitcoin, But that may be the last crypto question. We're going to get I also want to make sure you know about the conference. I'm hosting for Bitcoin. It is called bit block boom. That's in Dallas, Texas. And it's a Bitcoin conference, not a Cryptocurrency conference and not in Ethereum Conference, which happened to work out some logistics for this year's with social distancing and everything going on. But I think we've got to figure it out. So everything should go smoothly this year, trying to find a sponsor right now for face masks, sponsor face masks for everybody where they're in the conference with your logo on them. Give me an email and Gary Leland at gmail dot com and we'll give you some pricing on being the face mask sponsor. Good way to get in front of a bunch of Bitcoins. That's for sure, a different kind of exposure. There we go, but it's right and further eyes and they're talking to someone will be right in front of their eyes. If your ads on everybody's face and they may wear it everywhere they go. Actually, It's pretty good exposure, right? Exactly. Yeah, yeah, and then also want to tell you about another show. I do. So.

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Equity Monday: Women's Employment Drops

Equity

01:36 min | 8 months ago

Equity Monday: Women's Employment Drops

"Goal. Stock markets are mixed. Asian markets are on the rise. Europe markets are slightly down and the us stocks were somewhat fought value of crypto currencies. Kind of looks the same. We saw some tokens and cryptocurrencies off. A few points this morning but not enough to start an entire twitter debate. The mixed feelings could be due to a lot of things first. Traders are back from the kitchen and analysts. Always have a ton of thuds. Some people think it's inflation some set. It's an upcoming european central bank meeting. But what i want to focus on is a less than ideal jobs report ready. Let's go. I'll start with the good news. We learned that in august overall unemployment declined to five point. Two percent from july's overall employment rate of five point four percent zero point two percent but i will take it because that represents a lot of people that now have paycheck coming in to their mailbox. That's kind of where the good news stops. Though this report we learned that the us economy added only two hundred thirty five thousand jobs in august which was a sharp drop from analysts expectations. But even looking at july's total which was nine hundred forty three thousand jobs to make matters worse fortune actually dig a little deeper and looked at the national women's law center. They say that women only accounted for eleven point nine percent of those jobs in august again. If you look at july women were sixty eight point eight percent of the new jobs. It's your reminder that we aren't back to pre pandemic level employment and that women are disproportionately leaving a now reentering the workforce at alarming rates.

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Bitcoin of the Realm: El Salvador's Experiment

The Economist: The Intelligence

02:04 min | 8 months ago

Bitcoin of the Realm: El Salvador's Experiment

"El salvador today a world first. Bitcoin becomes legal tender. It's a personal campaign for president. Naib kelly who says the move will help both economic development and inclusion of the country's unbagged generally jobs and help provide financial inclusion thousands outside the formal economy that will take some convincing both the world and the imf have warned against the move worrying about economic stability and the cryptocurrencies notorious environmental costs. Many salvadorans aren't keen. Either at have protested against the policy and when nelson who writes about el salvador for the economist went out in the capital san salvador. He found plenty of people who simply weren't ready for store. Owner catalina tzavela said. She wasn't preparing for what's being cold day because she doesn't understand it she reckons. She'll eventually catch up as she did. Twenty years ago when the country made the us dollar the official currency him modest bit on that set some though or embracing the change. We've got one just outside san salvador. A store run by adela of and daniel has been taking bitcoin for months selling mostly to foreigners so she walks nelson through a purchase. The wall street correspondent. Alice fullwood says it's a bold experiment from a millennial leader with a growing reputation. Both good and bad for shaking things up three months ago. The president of el salvador ni- kelly announced at a bitcoin conference in miami. That el salvador was in the process of writing a law. That would mean. Bitcoin was accepted as legal

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Tennis Superstar Naomi Osaka Has a New Interest: Cryptocurrencies

Bloomberg Businessweek

00:40 sec | 9 months ago

Tennis Superstar Naomi Osaka Has a New Interest: Cryptocurrencies

"The growing rage around Cryptocurrencies has captured the attention of the defending U. S Open champion has been exploring where she can invest in the space. Part of her interest was brought on by all the noise around does coin the digital token that became famous for being the first? Mm coin to start out as a joke? Here's a little bit of a quote. I was actually just talking with my agent about Cryptocurrencies, she said in an interview last week. This is a quote. I know that online. Everything is getting bigger. I remember reading about does coin. There's going to be something new and interesting. That's going to pop up. Massocca said. The continuous stream of conversations around Bitcoin especially on our Twitter feeds doctor interest even before her agent approached her with the idea to invest. You

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on The Breakdown with NLW

The Breakdown with NLW

04:42 min | 10 months ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on The Breakdown with NLW

"The house financial services committee is also holding a related hearing this one called the promises and perils of central bank digital currencies. This one is being held by the subcommittee on national security international development and monetary policy which earlier this year held a hearing on how crypto might be used in terrorist financing still. It's the third hearing that is definitely the main event for those of us. In the crypto industry it's being held by the senate committee on banking housing and urban affairs and is called cryptocurrencies. What are they good for. The three witnesses invited to give testimony at this one. We're angela walsh a saint. Mary's university school of law professor and frequent crypto critic. But who. I should point out. Hasn't made her entire career. Onto sitting on the crypto industry or repeating any random fund. That happens to come her way. Just for the sake of some cheap engagement in other words. She often has critical opinions. But from what i've seen they're usually presented in good faith other guests included. Jerry brito who's the executive director of coin center and marta belcher. Who's the foundation chair for file coin. Which many noted was kind of a weird edition. It's not martis fault but anytime you have someone who represents one specific coin inevitably. There's going to be some bias towards what that protocol or coin does but either way let's talk about what went down some of the key themes intermediaries. There was a lot of discussion about whether minors. For example where financial intermediaries in these questions are super important as it relates to regulatory obligation if miners node operators are designated as financial intermediaries for their role in confirming transactions. It could create an absolute mess. My belief is obviously the these actors represent a fundamentally different type of relationship then intermediaries and centralized financial systems and jerry britos on that same page as well..

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Leon La Grey Podcast

Leon La Grey Podcast

05:29 min | 1 year ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Leon La Grey Podcast

"Crypto companies including those found it abroad to rbi enda ministry of finance last week in a bid to assange the government concerns with these and convince to reconsider a complete ban on cryptocurrency gracious. So that's been a big mouthful to and this is where i think where it comes down to where think india is not just only space on what there are. The only place is trying to ban crypto because even the government know the themselves out there not the want people using alternative currencies or use continued using Fiat currencies like the rupees. And even though that's what they want to do is try any way that they can to ban Bitcoin or many crypto currencies. All from the top of my head. As much as i think as much. I can think that they're gonna try to ban it. Here's the thing. They can't really ban any anything. I just don't think it's br bangle if they're going to try to ban it you know. Good luck with that. I really really hope they can try. I just think they can't really do that. And make that attempt to try to ban something. That just won't work. It just really won't work to try to ban any anything at all to. I love to Have them see trying to ban cryptocurrencies and to me if that were the case and if they tried to do it. I even specially role article about getting away from the Major major cryptocurrencies. I- bitcoin atrium Chain link if if that becomes a thing if if banney cryptocurrency becomes a thing then out say privacy coins will be something dots out people will jump onto and not too not too bright for sure. But i actually artery gone into pirate chain which is a private In fact the iraqi heard this from sewing talks about bit of Fats talks about just pretty much. A bit averting like Politics christine's around the world and actually a bit of finances actually coming from the dollar vigilante. And that's where. I've heard a pirate chain from him in the first time actually and the first time i actually heard how pirate chain fire chain i ratchet did a bit of reading and Fat is that you. You're gonna have a good good Time right now trying to buy into pirates pirate right now is it's on a very early start. In the last time he reported was pyre chain wold. Last time i checked was parching was a dirty cents by climbed so fast Within the last few days from three to sixty cents then climbing up all the way drew. Oh goodness gracious like how. How much was it. Oh yeah went up to from sixty to ninety cents and now it's like a dollar and a half right now to the last. I checked and let let me check right here to to to to do. And according to coin gecko let me just go to portfolio and eight are are are so that is the corner right. Here guys. Check out is Is a are at which is very much is called pirates. it's pretty much a fully. The it's pretty much a fully decentralized coin that you can not trace on anybody especially it's like similar to the has similar components.

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Leon La Grey Podcast

Leon La Grey Podcast

05:17 min | 1 year ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Leon La Grey Podcast

"And gents. Thanks for coming into the league. Podcast episode one fifty two of the show all right so before we begin into today's talk and today's technology podcast and all of the above are here. And and just to catch of what i've been doing and before we begin. I wanted to give you a few words of our sponsor. Starting off with my awesome phone cases. I've received were scorch at scrooge. Sc c. h. Scorch it is amazing. I love this case. I actually gave one of my one of my other cases to a friend of mine over the weekend while i was helping his built. I think And he said he loves it he loves the kick the stand on it. It is absolutely a an amazing phone case. I really really liked it. And i actually tests out the case. It is very durable even on his samsung galaxy. S twenty ultra which he says he loves. It loves it so much that he feels really really protected and no complaints right there too and also i've been using this case for more than two weeks and even after using it and helping promote Myself and the company. That's pretty much a part down partnering with scratch. I've enjoyed his case something about this case. It feels really really good in feels very pretty much protected and the best part about is not just a clear transparent case it also has other designs and logos that you can cheat Achy pick for yourself and they have tons. And if you have an iphone a samsung phone or an algae whatever may be it is absolutely wonderful to have a a nice Good case i will Doubt will protect your phone. Something that is not too bulky. Unlike the otter boxes even though it does protect your phone even i like the arbox itself. One of the things i have to say with. The box is used. Stick into your pocket even though it does protects you. It doesn't give you that. Fancy click stand on like described. Says it really amazing job. And it doesn't feel like it's just bojan out of your pocket when you ever sick into your the pockets of your jeans or or right inside your purse which i absolutely act excellence. And that's why like about two because this phone doesn't put all that weight into you. Which i think is excellent. I wish most phone cases where like that but scrooge however does an excellent job i have wrote a review about scratch. I think scoops is one of the best spots smartphone. Case assessories there. If you're looking.

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Oil and Gas Startups Podcast

Oil and Gas Startups Podcast

03:11 min | 1 year ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Oil and Gas Startups Podcast

"Over slavery in not to get too political was very we can all agree that the civil war was violent. I mean what if there was a mechanism to free slaves. A and this is where it gets a little sticky and essentially resolve the issue peacefully. Britain did it. But you know like. I said this is a little bit more philosophical thought experiments but the ability to to literally split off from said communities in a peaceful manner is literally like an end. There was no there was no lawsuit or anything. There was just splits and sides were kept hole and they went on about their business now. People transact bitcoin cash other people transacting bitcoin. And they're trying to grow their own respective networks That's more side tangential. Don't want the listeners to kind of get involved in that. All things are on the table with this peer to peer value. transfer remediation the removal of of intermediate third party. Because that's just the way it's always been so and that go ahead one thing. I wanna hit home as far as people thinking about the possibilities there so then let's talk a little bit Seems a good segue to do that. Let's talk about where y'all established structures and where the where the possible hiccups come in You're obviously you have the you have. The you have the challenge of of growing to a certain amount of scale and handling ceremony of transactions and that in itself builds trust in the network in order to build. Trust to in in in crypto as a contract or a store value but what are the competitive threats here and when i co- competitive threats not from other cryptocurrencies bought from the existing order. Absolutely so there's vestiges of power that aren't going to go quietly. Banks governments and these these are not small small editors and we we alluded to it last time In in in our part one of this discussion where the sec's got a lawsuit against Which is ripple. I don't think that that's just the sec. Getting after ripple. Because if that. I see oh went down incorrectly. I can't believe that they're they're about to you know that they drag their feet for four five years when extra p went live for years ago. And now the sec. Just now decides that the coin offering should have been stock. offering and at the coins aren't really ripple coins. They were actually shares even though this system if if you wanna send it which is going to replace swift the international wiring system between banks and they had a lot of big types it signed on american express a few banks even signed onto this smaller points In and so now all of a sudden. I don't think the sec. Just all of a sudden built a case in hit critical mass over four years..

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Oil and Gas Startups Podcast

Oil and Gas Startups Podcast

04:02 min | 1 year ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Oil and Gas Startups Podcast

"And now if the community and and the people transact with are on the network so i can literally do transactions on the network via computers like clearly like There's there's your computer can be on the network and you can literally via a website. Transfer bitcoin from one party to the next. And then that person sitting right next to you or is down the street for whatever reason because you're buying a bike from or something Once he gets it he walks of the bike over and no banking party was done or know. No baking party was involved. So even though the scale ability issues still exist and they'll be here for a time They're still profound paradigm shattering. Going to use that word or that phrase a little bit over and over As is Attributes you know traits as is so so. There's that but some hard people on this planet are working feverishly to figure that out. you know a big competitor ethereal. eos is up to a thousand trans lack transactions. A second right now and they want to go to a million so they wanna blow the fifty thousand fifty thousand second You know kind of gold standard out of the water and go to a million now easier said than done but as is a theorems about fifteen per second and eos is at a thousand and they're look very much like a theory so then there's also a scale in the transactions like you say fifth visa processing fifty thousand transactions a second that's a lot of small dollar transactions right. It's not like. I mean. I guess notionally aggregate value would be billions of dollars knows shrimp. Yeah the notional values immaterial. That's why there's a little bit of this barbell duplicity where nearly fifteen minutes to transfer. Hundreds of millions of dollars across the globe is paradigm shattering but fifteen minutes to transfer a three dollars to a clerk. Appear in front of you is a stick in the mud right. It's a pain in the air with his bits. It's a deal killer. Oh at least yeah and and that's really what it needs to be. It needs to get there because there's a lot more people transacting face to face over coffee or chinese food or whatever then that are are are sending millions of dollars across the globe. So so so. That's where it has yet but there's very much an arms race and we're gonna find out hiking in the late mid to late nineties who's the pets dot com. And who's the amazons An and you know it might be amazon was around when it first started in their literally a behemoth but you talk to people in the mid nineties they were probably just as bullying was probably for everyone. That was bullish on amazon. There was probably some bullish on pets.com via again it's under the guise of current understanding. Right wait so much more sense than an amazon. Everyone thought okay. What amazon's gonna go. And then they're gonna they're gonna do fulfillment for certain people. And then they're going to start competing it's ups and fedex and good luck. That's the end of them. You right baas pets.com. At least rationally made better sense. Yeah hey reich. Just order dogs. Mood wants to get on my. I'll have the hall around a fifty pound bag of dog then thinking under a current paradigm versus which is very hard to do is step back from that paradigm and And be able to think in not even tapped yet like like a lot of these platforms that you know show proximity like you know the the technology..

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Bitcoin Radio

Bitcoin Radio

02:26 min | 1 year ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Bitcoin Radio

"On etcetera and there are a lot more of those kinds of technologies coming out soon. And then we'll discuss how you can break these things in the future so feature ways to reestablish piracy and that includes taboo which includes schnorr and masked most importantly so the lightning network. You may be familiar with it. It's a way of transacting offline. Bitcoin bitcoin off the blockchain. So you can have a transaction with someone else and only you and that other person know about bitcoin. And it's not recorded on the blockchain so that transaction is very private as an only the payee and the pair know that it occurred and no one else can track it so big privacy game and then the history of lightning transactions stored publicly anywhere. So as soon as you stop using lightning all those transactions are just kind of lost to the history so really high privacy other benefits of light in our include really cheap fees really fast transactions. So it's a pretty great innovation. It's not a quite ready. It's still being developed but already provides some great privacy benefits the second one the second best way to preserve your privacy is by using corn georgia world pool so this is a picture of a coin transaction on the left you see the green inputs so in zero in one and two and on the right you see outputs so bitcoin is put in in various amounts and then it's all mixed up and reassembled in various amounts on the output. And if you look at the outputs you'll see that they're all in equal amounts so it's almost impossible to tell which input leads to which output very difficult to you know. Get any information out of this graph. You know you can't see who sent what who. And this way all five of these outputs look identical. Even though the inputs belonged to five different people so great for privacy. And what point does is it establishes anonymity said so after this imagine you had one bitcoin and you put it in as one input and then you got one bitcoin out. If in this case there would be five outputs of one. Bitcoin and you'll be one of them so someone trying to track. You would have to guess which.

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Bitcoin Radio

Bitcoin Radio

05:54 min | 1 year ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Bitcoin Radio

"Money and like a good foundation not really worth having i mean right now. Physical cash physically. Us dollars is probably more private than bitcoin. In certain instances but for other reasons bitcoin disappear money because like it has a sound foundation and therefore we can build privacy on top of that. But you can never get better monetary policy with a very private asset like physical. Us dollars so you can improve privacy. But you can't improve monetary policy overtime. And so that's why. I think i'm okay with bitcoin. Being not perfectly private right now but we have the money issue solved and now it's time to build the privacy so we see coin join coin swap pay join tap root all these different upgrades that are coming to bitcoin. Some through the source code and some through external projects. But they're all giving bitcoin more and more privacy. Yeah and it'll be interesting to see how different on only companies but different countries used bitcoin. Like what do you think about those stories that people always talk about where you have people in different parts of the world that are actually using bitcoin not even the currency but even the network to try to fight some censorship resistant yet. I want to kind of compare and contrast that and talk about stable coins for a second. Because i think it's interesting that the countries in which are launching stable coins are literally the companies that have the most censorship out there. So i want to get your thoughts because you'd like bitcoin sandwich and you spend so much time on. What do you think about some of the other evolutions happening by central bank digital currencies. They're doing it for. And where does bitcoin kind of fit into that as a continually approved. Yeah absolutely. I think there are a lot of attractive. Trans in the cryptocurrency space. It used to be. Ico's than it used to be like privacy coins. No central bank currencies unstable coins. I think these all our technologies that solve a different problem then bitcoin. Bitcoin solves the problem of money and central bank digital currency. Solve the problem of or rather. They create more problems than they solve. But the problem they're trying to solve is payment methods. So how do you quickly transact with someone else. They don't care about freedom they don't care about deflation or inflation any of that. They're only trying to make sure that their citizens keep using government currency and so they're looking at competition like bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. And they're saying we need to have something that looks like this but central bank digital currency really solves completely different problems. It's trying to be like bento and we already have been at obviously not everyone has been mo- it's only. Us company but like my point is that venlo doesn't solve the problem of money. It solves the problem of tipping sending five cents at a time. Speed that kind of stuff so those are less interesting problems to me. Because i think it's very easy to do that. Like you can do it through you can do it through ripple you could do it with an excel spreadsheet. Those are kind of simpler problems. That don't really need to be solved just yet. In my opinion. I think the biggest problem is does your money hold its value. And can your money be stolen from you through censorship or just confiscation. So you're not really a fan of these latest developments with pay pal. And how they're integrating it into their wallet. But you can't withdraw. Yeah so to me. That's not bitcoin. i mean. I'm a purist in that sense but i don't consider an iou to bitcoin..

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Bitcoin Radio

Bitcoin Radio

02:42 min | 1 year ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Bitcoin Radio

"Not wanting to gain any exposure to all coins or even things like if the do you think it ties back to specifically what you think about bitcoins value in being set in stone. There's not a limited amount of eat and even other coins they could potentially. They don't have that hard limit or at least people don't believe so. So what do you think. It's partially that. Bitcoin had a sort of immaculate conception another time i didn't invent but someone anonymous invented it and then he nurtured it and then disappeared and now no one knows who he is and no one can claim leadership of bitcoin. And that's not really true. Any other project ripple has a corporation behind it. It is sort of decentralized but we all know who's in charge. You can name a couple of names. Those people can alter the whole entire consensus mechanism at will but bitcoin. There is no like that and so it's a whole bunch of decentralized people who contribute code discuss code and then implemented on their own note. So at home i run my own node and that enforces the rules of bitcoin. And that's exactly how. Bitcoin works. And i think that's a lot more reliable for a company. I mean michael sailor top this. He looked at the segway and he's decided. Bitcoin is the only one that's worth sticking with. Because the community and the decentralisation. Bitcoin was proven beyond doubt and with that comes immutability. You know certain things about bitcoin are never going to change the monetary policy being most important but other things like blocksize or things are not going to be arbitrarily changed for the benefit of a few people. Yeah for sure. And i think because the network is so large and it's continuously improving. You see a lot of people kind of believe in the first thing they believe in which i think is fine. I think a lot of the other speakers at this conference a touchdown and a lot of different things. But i think talking to you one interesting thing is spend a lotta time not just analyzing the macro trends of bitcoin but actually keep up to date with a lot of the bids out there so one of my questions to you is a lot of people criticize bitcoin for not being as private as other things. So what is your response to that and maybe get into a little bit of some of the updates. But i know you're going to be doing a presentation on this so you don't have to get to details. But why do you believe that these privacy issues will be fixed to sound like a broken record. But i think it all comes back to money and you need to build a private system on top of a sound money and if you can build a perfectly private system but if you don't build it on top of sound.

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Young Wealth Creation

Young Wealth Creation

13:50 min | 1 year ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Young Wealth Creation

"On site to now in hyme that can pelosi services sector has risen by eighty percents this year. It's been headline with changes in the company off to pay. We all know of the huge run off the pace going on right now again. I'm not a very optimistic person about this about this stuff. Long-term ju to it's still relatively. Low profit margin. It's huge price to earnings trading. Right now obviously gone a huge runs in society and whoever got into that obviously did really really well and we're really happy with what they've achieved in the on that stocks generally over the long term. I still think the copy developed. But i think significantly i've valued for their ability and they current assets right now also we've seen huge rises in the services sector. These are services which people required right now especially being at home. These include such. It's real estate. Dot com is people now shifting into pitchy property online sake limited as people trying to find online where car sales as well as on the same thing. We're seeing this shift away from these important sectors through that requirement of digital and digital spaces in order to trade. Obviously i think these will be permanent and you should all be looking into how you can again spread your money around into these styles of businesses. They swallow companies and crowing a lot a lot quicker than they then dumped the who've seen rises from companies which offer these near banking stall sevices as well as other digital space services over this week the startup dough out quadrupled impressment from a few things around thirty cents. Now that did really really well through their ip. I've been pays pay. These continued to apo form. And we'll continue to do well through this current unease of times therefore urge you all to try and diversify look into these these smaller companies these companies. Which will have a place in the economic future. Now that we've looked into a few of the new stories of the week and shifts in the current economic landscape of the sex especially. We're gonna take a deep dive into blockchain blockchain technology especially crypto currencies block chain crypto Has been the media a lot recently. Generalists lodge increases emprise especially bitcoin in theory. These two large group ted cards over the last twelve months especially in the last couple of much when we've seen a huge break yet in the cryptocurrency prizes. From that there's been a lot of fear of anticipation to what cryptocurrency can. What happens is there's a lot of influx of younger people trying to get involved in the cryptocurrency space but at the same time there's a whole lot of misinformation where people are getting burnt of people losing money just because of the lack of information in this space now and the lack of good accessibility information about what's going on. Some people think cryptocurrencies stolen. You find it's like following you find other people think ripped are currently stored on the cloud of the people have no real idea about what cryptocurrencies. That's that huge savings right now. What cryptocurrencies essentially is an application of blockchain technology. Blockchain is just a way of record keeping or storing dada and is the backbone of the bitcoin and all other cryptocurrency networks. There's a good chance that makes so much sense as we don't really know what the data take making this data gathering technique is what essentially lock chinese distributed decentralized public ledger to quickly. Just see what blockchain is at its most basic level blockchain. Is jessica literally china blocks but not in the traditional sense of a real lifelock when we say the words block chain in this context we are actually talking about. Typically information called the block which is store in public dada place. Which is the chain blocks on the blockchain a made up of digital pieces of information which have three parts. These are firstly block store information about transactions like the date time and duller of race purchase on amazon for example stores a data record of that transaction secondly block store information about who is participating in the transaction in the example that you are shopping amazon. Those two parties are you the buyer and amazon the seller instead of using real names. Like your name. Amazon's name everyone has their own digital signature. Which is the name of their wallet. And there will address thirdly blackstone formation disguises there from other blocks much like you and i have names to disguise us from one another each block stores are unique code called a hash that allows it to be told apart from any other blocks hashes a cryptic graphic codes created by specific algorithms. What is essentially do allows any given person to search up on the blockchain biased on that unique cash to see the data from that blog and to see that transaction take place from this blockchain database strings of data can be collected and thus transactions can be recorded basis of the blockchain and cryptocurrency technology. It's a way of recording transactions publicly which is open and secured by the network itself. The use of this technology has many applications cryptocurrencies one of them but data storage is another big one of them so we see data storage business as well starting out through the blockchain space such as ones which lets you store your data on the cloud was to record data in real time which is trust is insecure but the largest use of the blockchain technology. Right now is the cryptocurrencies. By currently there are millions of people around the world who have a portion of bitcoin which is just one form of cryptocurrencies. The largest foam cryptocurrency. It's been around for the longest in terms of the cryptocurrencies face. But blockchain technology started in the late twentieth century with this trust louis. Profile of the crypto currencies base these digital currencies sev is a way of paypal to have some sort of trust in the banking sector in some third world countries and smaller. Connie's there have been issues of hyperinflation such as venezuela and argentina. There are places around the world that way. People don't trust banking system. We saw a huge opera. Happening in lebanon where a lot of people were unable texas. The banking space was complete civil unrest about what was going on previously in around two thousand two thousand twelve those issues in grace with only take fifty euros day out of the bank blockchain and digital currencies remove this risk it ensures that the protocol is trust. Louis there will never be a barrier to entry into the crypt carter that you given that you've stored appropriate your wallet properly. No one's going to be able to detect that wife and a lot of people to white to libertad themselves to detach themselves from the centralized banking system that occurs right now although they seems good in all there is a huge expectation that the coin digital cartoon might not have the lakes that we might anticipate. There's a huge beretania especially in traditional financing space to the lodge control of central banks to the lodge pow that banks have over the economy right now and therefore entering that space is not as easy as it might seem. Therefore there's a huge risk especially in currencies and cryptocurrencies. Which on some of those mainstays. If you not investing into bitcoin or theory or the a huge either rage array of course we have some experience in the market. There's a huge chance at that. Money could go. Dentist has happened to love cryptocurrencies investors in the past. Like myself right. That's given risk when you when you're investing such a risky asset so making a tiny allocation towards. Bitcoin doesn't absolve investors of the to do the homework before by they should get schooled on digital assets as well as the underlying blockchain technology itself then. Safe blockchain cryptocurrencies a spice for them. Bitcoin digital currencies are inherently risky. But it's the younger group of people which are more interested in today's digital technologies which will have the ability to understand how the application of blockchain cryptocurrency does have merit in the future. If you are a young person. I'd age not. Just listen to my podcast but to takes a few steps to see blockchain's application the real world as well as some great educational tools release from a few large companies. I know bein. Antenne coin base which are lodge cryptocurrency. Exchanges have an education sector on this site which has small bottles videos which explained quite quite than with with ease to understand the different crypto currencies. Out there right now while there are so lodge what's a contribution to the crypto currency space. Why there could be a potential investment for you if you feel personally that you are risk tolerant. Either you can. You can take on some risk and with knowing that your money could really go down to zero. Cryptocurrency could be a good tool to have in your portfolio and having a small fraction of cryptocurrency into your portfolio douse. Two menu will have a huge net exposure into what's going on the cryptocurrency space while trying to keep your variability and your risk tolerance low what generally a lot of ways to have between one and two percent of your portfolio crypto assets. If you're more on the enthusiastic saw you might push towards ten fifteen twenty percent but that small allocations for young professional a young professional investors who want have exposure to this new space. This is a new asset class. It's unparalleled to any class right now. And as global markets change crypto currency could be a good hedge to. What's going on. In the in the global space we saw how quickly cryptocurrency recovered through the down break of the coronavirus pandemic gained huge amount of a of other market And performed similarly to gold as the is to a same to be hedges to the current financial space. There is no real set allocation for which i would edgy to contribute your portfolio towards. Currently i just to get educated into the space as much as you can and it is a good way to help. Diversify your portfolio to get exposure into year merging asset class and to could you into a new wave of technology so if you are interested into cryptocurrencies base. I'm gonna leave a few links in the description boy especially looking into coin base earn so this is a favor from coined by sac. Which allows you to learn about different cryptocurrency assets as well as finance academy which explains how cryptocurrency of blockchain works as well as a deep dive into different cryptocurrencies as well. These are old from beginning courses to more advanced batik mation. Sorry it's a. It's a great resource for you guys to looking to all safe you ever wanted to get into your into investing in block and cryptocurrency. I recommend coin. Los lever link for them They all really easy products as well as offering to have Australian bank account deposits and withdrawals meaning entering and exiting the cryptocurrency spaces. Really easy they allow you to trade on their on their website as well as off a unique bundle products. So just from a click of a button you can set a recurring purchasing all groups of assets. I could be a bitcoin diptheria x. He crooked dot com coin. You know all these different coins bundling into one product and purchase him really easily obviously these more simpler websites and designed for into people that are entering into the market. You might be able to get the best process of the best spreads on the market right now but it's a great way for everyone to exit the market and to be able to enter and exit the cryptocurrency spikes with eight over the next weeks. I'd like to explore more to the cryptocurrency space especially the decentralized finance base which is an emerging technology and allows for people to get exposed into the credit to the credit space a lot easily and to the lending space lot easily to from both sides and the police available. Right now obviously crypto. He's quite the wild west right now. There's hardly any regulation to what goes on. There's easy ways you guys can make money and lose money so i'd be super careful into what you're investing in. Make sure you really do urine research not just look into some facebook posts. Look into some random videos Looking to what these protocols main Looking to what cryptocurrency space really really means all the. But i definitely think it's a it's a great investment of time and if you can work out a way we can have a small allocation of your portfolio into cryptocurrency gives you that exposure into the future of digital technologies as well as acting as a hedged. What's going on the market right now as it is completely different asset class. Hope you all enjoyed this week's episode. I'm really glad to be back. Podcasting amp but i still have a lot of different other stories to share on our quantities. Yesica about how. I talk about different Different topics of the week But i'm also super excited to get to know and growl community who is interested especially in the investment space. Because i know there's not many voices especially young voices discussing that so hopefully over the next weeks and months we can change the garage community and beyond. Thank you so much losing into this week. I'll see you in a couple of weeks. Have a good day..

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Young Wealth Creation

Young Wealth Creation

07:56 min | 1 year ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Young Wealth Creation

"Hi everyone and welcome back to another episode of the young world crash podcast. It's been a few weeks inside posted anything but my dear is to keep content on this podcast channel relevant and engaging not just four content for the sake of it for that reason i'm sti- shifting into a fortnightly upside and take the discussion onto a fortnightly basis. This week i'm going to take a look into some of the business using victoria and australia. I up they're looking into some market movement especially in a few different sectors which have been engaging this year and believe that will continue to app performed the rest of the market then later on. We're going to have a deep dive into the world of block jenny cryptocurrency. I believe it's a sector. That's prime for gripe especially times in economic depressions and therefore has a spot in everyone's portfolio as our economy starts to move out of lockdown and back into normal life unemployment unemployment figures are the key metric to say how well the economy's moving back to normal and how l. paypal able took read joined the previous jobs and continuing employment said they unemployment has nudged higher in september. Two six point nine percent with another almost thirty thousand people out of work for the second consecutive month destroys labor force outperformed expectations all under employment and youth unemployment continues to wissant. That is a key metric right now and it's a different. Distinguishing factor usually economists and different economic media. Atlas will focus on that unemployment. Right is a number of people who are outta work but willing and able to work instead of the under implement white which are the currently employed people who are willing and able to increase the level of employment. This could be someone working night five. Six casualty is willing and able to wake up to twenty hours. The have the ability and the want to increase their capacity but aunt able to so therefore even increasing jobs or getting people back into jobs but i having them work less less shifts not nearly as efficient as having them working the full amount as they are able to. The current unemployment rate is rising sitting at eleven point. Four percent. i still. I think this is accurate and clearly andre employees must be greater than eleven point four percent especially looking at the current economic climate Those donna mexico's dot com again. More into the future over. The last month has been an increasing eight point. seven million hours worked but clear that's not a representation. What's going on in the economy right now. The reserve bank governor. Philip said a recovery in the u strategy and economy is now underway quote unquote but the shape and nature of it remains highly uncertain and the federal budget projected. That unemployment would reach seven point two five percent by two thousand twenty two thousand twenty one and delivered more than thirty billion dollars.

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Download This Show

Download This Show

04:31 min | 3 years ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on Download This Show

"Where again, allegedly mimbo and green will not do this just to take a step back from the the part of it and just cryptocurrencies law, the dominant narrative around cryptic seizes they bit of a black box most people, and it's very hard to wrap your head around for people that aren't in the world. And also that it's wildly volatile. Yes. Yeah. Yeah. So I guess if you were to explain why this particular currency, and maybe the whole category is examining. Why should we kind of look it's a good question. Why should we can't? I'm I'm famously cynical when it comes to crypto currencies. I look at things like this. It's really difficult for me to get excited about something. That's not inherently tangible and doesn't really have any kind of backing. That's exactly why find it uncomfortable. Yeah. I find it incredibly uncomfortable. And I also know people personally that invested huge amounts of money into bitcoin when everyone was hyping. About it being the best thing all, and they didn't really know a whole lot about it. And they lost so much money. Look, I just think the very fact that most people find it difficult concept to rep they hit around is rings along bills for me. This is something that we should probably be taking a step back from until it's called of solidified itself in some reasonable way that can be understood by the vast majority of the population and that we can have some goldfish insane. I mean, it really good example of this week is that the crypto exchange couldn't repay one hundred ninety million US dillas because the founder Dodd with the only poss- would to these died died, and then it's gone one hundred nineteen million posting that had this possible. And this is the thing these currency set up by individuals that you never meet. It's not backed by anything it's not onto. Gained by anything. None of your money is in Shota in any way. And it's a risk, and so many santia risk loony people at diving into especially when bitcoin took all in the last couple of years that had no experience for the stock market or investing that just jumped on the hype did not have that diverse portfolio as well. Just threw it all in thought though geniuses and what happened? Yes. Al-dibel them take a Norwich hunting about this earlier. You know, the people that probably benefited the most from currency of the people that bought a pates back in the day would be. Three. Also, can I buy a paid? So with bitcoin now like the amount of Berlin. Yes. Tyson's that are actually accepting cryptocurrency as a reasonable thing in until it's completely mind stream. And it's something that I can go spend in a shop. I'm not interested. I'm not an earlier doctor in this sense. Download the show is what you're listening to including the voices of Johnson, the editor of junkie and taking joins the deputy editor because Moda Fennell my name and no enemy. That's how the saying goes. And that is precisely what autho broadcast journalist Jinja Gelman has done after she found it so viciously besieged by online trawls now the Challah tax Kaime from when she profiled as broadcast guy. Couple in a piece actually the about Sergey horrifyingly, those men turned out to be pedestals easily to she's actually put together a book about trolls who they are. Why they do what they do. It's called troll hunting and ginger joins us right now in studio ginger. Thanks so much for talking to us. Thank you for having me monk or. So we've got a lot in this. But let's start at the beginning. This started with a story that you write in a way that went horribly awry, not because of anything you did. But because of the response to us take us back to that moment, the insta- getting incident that drew you into the world of trawls. So I had never really thought about trawling in my life. And I it was never someone that was even that interested in take, you know, I would always rather read a book than have it on a kindle that kind of thing. So back in twenty ten back in two thousand ten I was ABC funnels strive present in Queensland..

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"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

KLBJ 590AM

04:49 min | 3 years ago

"cryptocurrencies" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

"Sure. Yes. Yes. Try to be sensible. Yeah. No sense. What Houston this week as ten to eleven AM and two to three pm on NewsRadio KLBJ at. Council. And it sounds a little familiar it's because it's the best of ground zero. Please hold all your calls. I'm CLYDE Lewis, and this is ground zero. The numbers to call the triple eight six seven three thirty seven hundred that's triple eight six seven three thirty seven hundred. So as I was saying before the break, President Trump. Made the decision to elevate cyber command from the national security agency. And so when this happened indicated to me that something was going on. And I wanted to monitor it, and it was at that time. It was at that time. I wanted to try to evaluate what the next move would be because I know that, you know, the whole Email thing from the twenty sixteen election was probably a lot of the impetus to say, well, we're going to do this. And then there were times when the president said, Nah, I don't want to push too hard because you know, reevaluates things he's any wants to make the right decision. So, you know, he changes his mind kind of says, well, wait a minute. And then finally it happened. Okay. So in two thousand eighteen as I was discussing this with a number of people, I realized that when you look at those the move here. The move of moving cyber command away from NASA. It's indicative of some radical changes that we would be seeing happened in two thousand eighteen it appears that the elevator of cyber command. It split from the NSA. We'll open up a new form of warfare where combatants are not seen. But their actions are felt in the markets at the ATM and with the new trend in cryptocurrencies. In two thousand eighteen cyber intelligence and data collecting we'll have to be more sophisticated and you can expect the NSA to intensify. Its focus on developing access for intelligence and cyber command will be there to prepare to rapidly deploy massive cyber effects at a more complex scale during military operations. And they're gonna shut down the enemy just like that. Because that's what they're working on right now. They're working on intelligence bought it probably already have them. I mean, they've had echelon they had promised. They've had all these other softwares they'd be working building and building and building. So what we're looking at is. We're looking at spy bots. We're looking at cyber warfare. Where they're going to be using accomplish next generation artificial intelligence, which most definitely is going to be used to give intelligence operatives the upper hand in just about everything having to do with data collecting on anything that even appears to be criminal activity anything even appears to be terrorism. Ultimately as with the discussion of established your space force as a former branch of the US military in two thousand seventeen these booths center on broadly, expanding the size and ambition of what we're in the past very limited parts of the Pentagon's massive worldwide operations. So what we're seeing here. As we've seen with the blockchain as we've seen with all these things and a lot of people who have Melissa the program we're going to have to catch up because the Blockchain's building exponentially. So we're seeing the same thing happened with these cyber operations with our government in cybersecurity cyber Intel and the national security agency, and it's cyber command as it separates and focuses more on worldwide operations threatening to grow. They're going to grow to an unfathomable size. It's going to threaten a panel. It's going to be threatening panopticon. There will always be aware of anyone's digital footprint at any time. That is the future that is the day to day that is twenty eighteen it's gonna lead to the release of weaponized artificial intelligence. Which will be able to deliver its blows slowly stealthily and virtually without a trace and many people won't even know that it's there because it's it's like having a camera on you and being unaware that cameras on you. That's how stealthy it will move. And these mechanisms wants released are not going to be controlled. They're going to set them and forget them. Okay. They're gonna program them, and then expect the programs to basically think program them to become more efficient in nabbing people. I mean, they will be operating independently of direction. That's the thing. That's scary..

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