Bitcoin Dad Pod
Episode 81: Regulation for Me, a Gatekeeper for Thee
28 May • 1hr 12m
Bottlepay shuts down again (https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/bottlepay-is-shutting-down/)
High bitcoin fees are leading to an explosion of scaling ideas, including Barak the lightning slayer's ARK, an offchain private scaling solution (https://www.arkpill.me/faq)
Barak explains it deeply (https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2023-May/021694.html) on the linux mailing list
WalletScrutiny has been taken down again (https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/walletscrutiny-com-is-down-due-to-dmca-takedown-notice/) due to a nuissance lawsuit
Must check resource before using a wallet (https://walletscrutiny.com/)
US HoR Representative Tom Emmer (https://emmer.house.gov/2023/5/emmer-and-soto-introduce-bipartisan-bill-to-provide-regulatory-clarity-for-digital-assets)'s proposed Securities Clarity act (https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/4451?s=1&r=98) is a shipcoin bill
OpenAI + WorldCoin, debunking ultra-scammer Sam Altman's agenda (https://www.reuters.com/technology/openais-sam-altman-raises-115-mln-worldcoin-crypto-project-2023-05-25/)
WorldCoin is built on Cosmos (https://worldcoin.org/articles/what-is-cosmos-crypto) a plug and play VC blockchain solution
Worldcoin gitub repo is completely dead (https://github.com/worldcoin)
Get some context on OpenAI and ChatGPT by listening to Coder Radio 519: Not So OpenAI (https://coder.show/519)
Economics and Banking
Evidence emerges that central banks around the world coordinated a 2008 manipulation (https://archive.is/itv9C) of LIBOR
JP Morgan explains that the Fed helped design (https://www.jpmorgan.com/commercial-banking/insights/the-global-move-away-from-LIBOR) SOFOR, an easier to control alternative
LIBOR was killed due to a 2012 scandal (https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/understanding-libor-scandal) where banks gamed LIBOR to make derivative returns
Bitcoin Core v25 released with significant maintenance upgrades (https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/master/doc/release-notes/release-notes-25.0.md?ref=nobsbitcoin.com) including higher witness data limits, better error messages, and more build options
Awesome Robostats (https://archive.ph/5W46l) guide
Bitcoin Optech #252 covers (https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2023/05/24/)
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Thanks for the episode!
ERC20 is the Conman Wonderland of the 20's.
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Thanks for coming on the show Chris, we even managed to squeeze in a fair bit of Bitcoin talk in there. Splits and Satoshis are the future!