BD #25: Exit Scam 2023 – Monero’s Riccardo Spagni Talks Crypto Scams & Anonymity


Welcome to episode #25 of Block Digest! (Monday, September 18th 2017)

Join us: https://bitcoinmumble.com/

Credits
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Special Guest: Riccardo Spagni aka Fluffy Pony https://twitter.com/fluffypony
Special Guest: Manfred Karrer https://twitter.com/manfred_karrer
Shinobius – https://twitter.com/brian_trollz
Chris Ellis – https://twitter.com/MrChrisEllis
Janine – https://twitter.com/J9Roem
and Rick M. https://twitter.com/cryptorick

Learn more about Monero at: https://getmonero.org

This video is licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY 4.0): https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Book of the Week
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The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/396931.The_Origins_of_Totalitarianism

PDF: https://ia800205.us.archive.org/25/items/ArendtHannahTheOriginsOfTotalitarianism1979/Arendt_Hannah_The_Origins_of_Totalitarianism_1979.pdf

Links
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# How Far Will China Go & Bitcoins Resiliency

https://www.wsj.com/articles/china-widens-bitcoin-crackdown-beyond-commercial-trading-1505733976?mod=e2tw

Non-paywall version:
http://archive.is/LhN1P
Article talks about the possible clampdown on Chinese mining and p2p exchanges.

Alternatives to Local Bitcoins like the Bisq Network:
https://bisq.network/
Allows users to trade cryptocurrencies peer-to-peer even with fiat.

@BTCDrak recently posted on the Bitcoin ban in China, including p2p exchanges
https://twitter.com/btcdrak/status/908998917995552776

# Here’s why the worst of the bitcoin pullback might be still to come
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/18/why-the-worst-of-the-bitcoin-pullback-might-be-to-come-commentary.html

# Bitcoin Payments API in Major Web Browsers
https://www.w3.org/TR/payment-request/

https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-browser-google-apple-move-adopt-crypto-compatible-api/
Discusses the integration of cryptocurrency payment requests into W3 standards and most major web browsers(Google’s Chrome, Microsoft’s Edge, Apple’s Webkit, Mozilla’s Firefox, the Samsung Internet Browser and Facebook’s in-app browser).

@BryanLunduke: This is big: W3C DRM appeal fails, votes kept secret: https://twitter.com/BryanLunduke/status/909800437682921473

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h94ZKGVg-B8

CORRECTION: At 1:02:10, I said that Bryan Lunduke was the only journalist at the press conference. There were actually two journalists present, but Bryan was the only journalist asking them questions.

https://www.networkworld.com/article/3225456/internet/w3c-drm-appeal-fails-votes-kept-secret.html
On why the DRM vote was kept secret: “Our members think it is good some things are public, some things are confidential”
https://twitter.com/w3c/status/909128859152474113

# Derose Writing on Scaling Bitcoin’s Diversity Committee
https://medium.com/@derosetech_10334/dear-scaling-bitcoin-diversity-and-inclusion-requires-community-and-transparency-7ae6c44107a4

# CCTV Lip Reading Technology
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/03/25/lip-reading-technology-breakthrough-to-be-used-on-cctv/
https://www.theverge.com/2016/11/24/13740798/google-deepmind-ai-lip-reading-tv

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