The Bitcoin News Show for the week of June 25th with your host @theonevortex and panelists @nvk @WeathermanIam @alexbosworth and @francispouliot_.
Make sure to come and see us at The Bitcoin Rodeo conference july 9th and 10th in Calgary, Canada!
Jeff Garzik’s Metronome token launched was completely botched. Buggy wallet kept disconnecting and users could not buy due to ‘gas’ errors, almost all MET coins were bought in a few seconds near the end most likely to only a few rich people. Remember this was the guy who told the entire community that his segwit2x repo was not buggy and was an “upgrade”.
The intercept has revealed 8 AT&T buildings across the US that the NSA uses in partnership for their surveillance programs.
Always be shipping! Blockstream has released v0.6 of their LN implementation c-lightning. All three LN implementations are now in beta!
It seems the community is bringing old bitcoin games to the Lightning Network. Lightningspin.com just launched as a provably fair gambling game somewhat resembling satoshi dice.
It seems bitcoin may have entered the days of moving with the FOREX markets. The charts are becoming more and more corrilated as bitcoin’s presence increases in the global markets.
A great article by Willem Van Den Bergh on the principles that make bitcoin a sound money was just released entitled “On Schelling points, network effects and Lindy”
On June 28 the SEC UNANIMOUSLY voted to approve the new measures that would make creating ETFs MUCH easier.
With the recent botched launches of EOS and Tron, the blockchain nonsense needs to be addressed again.
Facebook Renouncing Ban on Cryptocurrency Ads
Bitmain Approaching 51% of Total Bitcoin Network Hashrate