58 - Bitcoin Privacy Returns: Seth for Privacy & BitcoinQnA
The Watchman Privacy Podcast

58 - Bitcoin Privacy Returns: Seth for Privacy & BitcoinQnA

22 Mar • 1hr 42m
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Show Notes

Gabriel Custodiet speaks with Seth for Privacy and BitcoinQnA, two Bitcoin educators. They discuss updates on private, self-custodial Bitcoin tools in the past year (mid 2022 – early 2023). Topics include details of the Sparrow Wallet, Bitcoin resources, P2P exchanges, coin control, and Foundation’s Passport hardware wallet and Envoy app.   If you're just starting with private Bitcoin, watch this first: → Guest Links →  →  →  → (Seth’s website) → (QnA’s website) → (Seth’s explanation for focusing on Bitcoin)   Resources Mentioned → → → → How I Live on Bitcoin: →  → (Zeus) → (Phoenix Wallet) → →  → (List of non-KYC exchanges) →  →  →  →  → → → →  → (Specter Wallet) → (Foundation’s companion app) → (Tales from the Crypt) → (Citadel Dispatch) → (Podcast) →  →  →  → (The Sovereign Bitcoiner) → (Foundation Journey to Sovereignty)  →  → (Telegram group; privacy focus) → (Telegram group; privacy focus) → (Nostr) → (Buy Foundation Passport privately via CoinJoin) →    Watchman Privacy → (newsletter, consultation requests) → →   Privacy Courses (supports the show) → →   Monero Donation Address (If you can't see the whole string, double click in the middle to select all) →8829DiYwJ344peEM7SzUspMtgUWKAjGJRHmu4Q6R8kEWMpafiXPPNBkeRBhNPK6sw27urqqMYTWWXZrsX6BLRrj7HiooPAy   Please subscribe to and rate this podcast wherever you can to help it thrive. Thank you! → →   Timeline 0:00 – Introduction 5:14 – How to use bitcoin during fiat collapse 15:44 – What is your current Bitcoin setup: wallet, node, etc.? 32:25 – What are the developments in Bitcoin self-custody and privacy from mid-2022 to now? 41:26 – What is the best backup for Sparrow Wallet? 42:52 – Acquiring non-KYC bitcoin via P2P peer-to-peer exchanges 52:32 – What does Sparrow Wallet CoinJoin whirlpooling give us? 54:32 – Is it okay to combine whirlpooled UTXOs? 59:00 – Stonewall privacy option in Sparrow Wallet: why might it be greyed out? 1:00:57 – How should new Bitcoiners start using it with best bang for buck privacy? 1:06:30 – Foundation’s Envoy app: solution for private Bitcoin? 1:10:10 – Basic summary of coin control (UTXO management) 1:14:43 – Suggested Bitcoin resources 1:22:25 – How does Foundation Passport hardware wallet stand out from the crowd? 1:31:40 – Can you treat the Passport as a mobile wallet? 1:33:32 – Acquire Foundation Passport privately 1:39:13 – Final thoughts
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50,000 sats
22 Mar
you finally setup the boost function!
22 Mar
Epic 👏
10,000 sats
22 Mar
Thank you for doing this show! it took me a little while to get used to paying for podcasts. Now I’m a convert. Others will follow.
10,000 sats
24 Mar
Great episode. Thanks for putting out all the high signal content.
5,000 sats
24 Apr
this was good never listened to this pod. Watchman you joining TSB telegram got me to look at your pod.
4,000 sats
26 Mar
Great show Gabriel, Seth and Q+A. 🤟🏼
3,000 sats
24 Mar
Amazing episode. Thanks for the high signal content you keep putting out.
1,800 sats
5 Apr
The Watchman Privacy Podcast is one of my favorites. Thank you for creating this valuable resource.
1,337 sats
23 Mar
Great to see this show getting boosts, well deserved. Thank you for doing this show.
420 sats
23 Mar
Quickly growing to be one of my favorite podcasts! Bitcoin privacy unfortunately has to be learned and isnt by default. We need more talks like this to get the message out on how to be private using btc. Great to see Seth more in the bitcoin space!
100 sats
22 Mar
Correction: episode description includes Timeline section from previous episode.