Bitcoin Dad Pod
Episode 64: Still Waiting for Constructive Feedback
20 Feb • 1hr 15m
Pretyflaco's fundraiser for Turkish earthquake relief (https://geyser.fund/project/earthquakereliefturkey)
SBF's mysterious bail bond guarantors (https://www.cnbc.com/2023/02/15/sam-bankman-frieds-two-bond-guarantors-revealed-after-unsealing-.html) were revealed to be ... family friends?
No independant examiner (https://www.fxstreet.com/cryptocurrencies/news/ftx-bankruptcy-judge-rejects-independent-examiner-appointment-motion-fearing-100-million-loss-202302151650) for the FTX fraud means no action against the many people who supported SBF and looted customer funds
But don't worry, SBF's VPN use (https://meaww.com/who-are-larry-kramer-and-andreas-paepcke-sam-bankman-frieds-bail-backers-are-stanford-academics) is only for watching football, not looting FTX crypto wallets (https://www.ibtimes.com/ftx-hacker-ends-moving-41m-worth-stolen-funds-okx-3641662)
Lee Rainier, a crypto law professor and former Federal Reserve employee, testifies before the U.S. Senate (https://www.banking.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/Reiners%20Testimony%202-14-23.pdf) banking comittee on why bitcoin should be banned
Fedi, a company based around Fedimint technology, Hackathon develops modules (https://www.fedi.xyz/blog/fedimint-hackaton-winners) to create US dollar stable value in a fedimint
Creditors of Mt Gox, one of the first bitcoin exchanges, have an early payout option (https://www.coindesk.com/business/2023/02/16/mt-goxs-2-largest-creditors-pick-payout-option-that-wont-force-bitcoin-selloff-sources/)
It was the biggest exchange failure (https://buybitcoinworldwide.com/mt-gox-hack/) in bitcoin history and many thought it would kill bitcoin
Pack it up, party's over, the Wall Street Journal, a pro-business newspaper, reveals that six developers control bitcoin (https://archive.ph/2023.02.16-195618/https://www.wsj.com/amp/articles/bitcoin-core-maintainers-crypto-7b93804) /s
Article shows a lack of basic knowledge of how open source projects operate and bitcoin consensus works
Arthur may have called the bull market (https://blog.bitmex.com/be-present/) based on liquidity conditions
Lyn Alden's February newsletter (https://www.lynalden.com/february-2023-newsletter/) covers
She also has a marvelous article on the US Federal Reserve's recent shift to operating at a loss (https://www.lynalden.com/broke-federal-reserve/)
Arthur has a view on trading based on financial system (https://blog.bitmex.com/be-present/) liquidity
Bitcoin Optech #238 (https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2023/02/15/) links to a bitcoin documentation search engine (https://bitcoinsearch.xyz/?q=block%20headers&size=n_50_n)
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