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Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast


Oct 31, 2019

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 

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

- #FastForSatoshi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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