Tuesday, May 16, 2017

BitcoinTV: by aantonop on YouTube

Bitcoin Q&A: Can cryptocurrencies support terrorism?
Can cryptocurrencies be used to support terrorist groups? First we'd have to displace their most important funding mechanisms, which are the US dollar and oil (some of which our governments gave to them directly). We live in a world where criminals use technology (money, telephones, shoes), but we don't ban those technologies just because criminals use them. Most of humanity will use them for food, sanitation, healthcare etc. It is a fake promise that we're going to stop terrorism by controlling everyone's money, because all it does is exclude billions of people from the global financial system. More on this topic: https://youtu.be/43Ucj6_Erb0?t=5m5s This is part of a talk which took place on October 19th 2016 at the Bitcoin Wednesday Meetup in Amsterdam, Netherlands: http://ift.tt/2l96Kzd Event Info: http://ift.tt/2ehK9eh Presentation Info: http://ift.tt/2fn1bbJ Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/3MLy5Z5ISeA RELATED: Fake News, Fake Money - https://youtu.be/i_wOEL6dprg The Currency Wars and Bitcoin's Neutrality - https://youtu.be/Bu5Mtvy97-4 Why we should resist financial surveillance - https://youtu.be/KBFedmrDTQw The War on Cash and Crypto - https://youtu.be/BAlRKfvBnvw The future of digital money - Open Blockchains or Dystopia? - https://youtu.be/Z3oArEyen6M When will the scare stories stop? - https://youtu.be/yhKIKB6cn6w How will international financiers respond? - https://youtu.be/aTnmrS8s8Jw Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: http://ift.tt/1lek8e4 He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: http://ift.tt/2o8HU2S MASTERING BITCOIN: http://ift.tt/2g7r3G5 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: http://ift.tt/2qUfKqY Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Outro Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (http://ift.tt/2o8tuA5) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://ift.tt/1HKZSHT)

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