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This is my appearance on the CryptoVoices podcast, Episode 43, interviewed by host Matthew Mežinskis. As indicated in the show notes (below), we discussed a variety of issues related to bitcoin, property rights, and related matters. The hosts also informed me of a recent article they had written regarding the economic classification of crypto tokens: An Economic Definition of Cryptotokens.

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Matthew interviews Stephan Kinsella, longtime advocate of private property and personal liberty, and expert on intellectual property law.

We discuss broad-ranging issues on Bitcoin and private property. Is Bitcoin really property per se, and does anyone truly own bitcoin(s)?
Also, how does the nature of intellectual property (or lack thereof) play into the open-source aspects of Bitcoin? What is Bitcoin? Is Bitcoin a digital good? Stephan shares his knowledge on the history of intellectual thought, personal liberty, and intellectual property to answer some of these questions. We discuss some current topics about the brand of Bitcoin (versus Bitcoin Cash), and if blockchain could(?) ever resolve some of the faults and friction in IP that Stephan has studied for years. Stephan is a well-read intellectual and Bitcoiners would do well to read more of his writings.

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  • It has come to reports that the prices of Bitcoin have descended below $11,500 this Wednesday. The pattern has taken the shape of the fictional character Bart Simpson’s head. The predominant cryptocurrency had gone past $12000 but there was an abrupt descend only hours later from that. It rose high to $12,145 and slid down to $11,438 in that very afternoon. The unwelcoming pattern of Bart’s head, as so it has been named after the fictional character, Bart Simpson. It has, consequently, driven the crypto market to decay. The crypto industry had to incur a severe market sell-off. It is learned that newly-published research has affirmed that Bitcoin and crypto-currencies have led to the formation of an inverse correlation with the S&P 500. Nevertheless, it is also being noticed that both stock and crypto markets are in risk now. Bitcoin has come down by 0.55%. the Dow Jones industrial average loses 0.53% and the S and P sliding 0.31% for the day. The profits, it is learned, were to relinquish them in a vicious sell-off only hours later to the gains. Structure of Bart’s head wrecks havoc on the crypto domain Bitcoin had to suffer a huge loss by the unwelcoming Bart Simpson technical pattern. This pattern is consistently unwelcoming because the price spikes trade sideways and then swerve low to the point of collapse which is its original level. It has been named the “Bart” formation by the armchair traders as the pattern of lines are reminiscent of the head of Bart Simpson which is analogously spiked. This is a very rare occasion for the crypto traders but whenever it rears it’s head then it is because there are manipulators striving to exploit the market at the expense of retail traders. This pattern is heavily detrimental to the crypto market and hence intimidating to the operators of the market. The crypto market is operated under strict vigils and therefore, such forebodings are hard to sense and fortunately rare for this very reason. However, the stalwartz associated with the industry are devising ways to have riddance of such havocs, keeping in mind that no more losses or taints are caused to the market. It is also learned that preventive measures would be taken so that they can out-maneuver every kind of prospective threats. Speculatively, the security on technological terms would be strengthened even more. News Source: TheCoinRepublic  

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  • After Bitcoin prices dwindling from the past couple of weeks, Bitcoin suddenly soared this week, with the bitcoin price rising more than 20% in the last seven days and jumping over $500 per bitcoin in a matter of minutes last night, only to fall back again. The abrupt bitcoin price rally was largely put down to the escalating U.S. China trade war that’s being stoked by President Donald Trump and yesterday caused China’s yuan currency to weaken to its lowest point in more than a decade, prompting Trump to label Beijing a currency manipulator — but new data suggests there could be more to the latest bitcoin bull run. Many cryptocurrency experts and analysts were quick to suggest that bitcoin’s rise in tandem with the fall in the yuan means it’s becoming a safe haven asset, despite its extreme volatility and no one being able to accurately predict what bitcoin will do next. However, it would appear the bitcoin price suddenly soared last night before China announced an increase to the yuan’s reference rate, with analysis of trade volume data by The Block, a bitcoin and cryptocurrency industry website, finding the catalyst was unusually high bitcoin volume on Binance, the world’s largest bitcoin and crypto exchange. Bitcoin, despite being the most widely-traded cryptocurrency with volumes into the billions of dollars every day, still struggles with wild price swings due to so-called market whales moving large volumes of bitcoin at above or below the current market value. News Source: TheCoinRepublic

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  • The value is Bitcoin is getting back on track again these days after the bearish correction of the previous month. The value of Bitcoin is showing strong bullish momentum in the market and today a few hours ago the value of Bitcoin reach around the value of $12,000. Some of the experts and crypto investors are thinking that this sudden increase in the value of Bitcoin is due to the economic feud between the United States and China. Still, some of the analysts and analyst Josh Rager is expecting that currency can again experience correction and value might fell back. Today, the value of the Bitcoin was trading at the value of the $12,273.82 at 15:44 UTC, the market capitalization of the currency is $219,220,416,159 and the 24-hour volume of the currency is $22,993,616,607. But, Rager was right and the value of currency drop again and now at the time of writing the currency is trading at the value of $11,639.66 at 18:30 UTC, the market capitalization of the Bitcoin is $207,896,907,378 and the 24-hour volume of the currency is $23,564,681,811. Rager stated, “I do believe BTC needs to have slight pullback sometime.” Some of the experts or analysts were still thinking that the bulls have taken over the Bitcoin and the value of Bitcoin will achieve an increase of $13,880. But, Rager also explains this in his tweet, “Bitcoin is clear skies on the weekly and monthly chart. Not much stands in the way of previous $13,880.” Still, when the value of the currency was around $12k the bitcoin experienced the high of value around 4–5% and the bitcoin dominance is continuously rose around the level of 68.5%. The last time the dominance of bitcoin was high in 2017. On the other hand, the global stock market experienced a setback and Dow Jones suffered the loss of 1,000 points in Monday’s session of trading. This happens following China’s action at Donald Trump’s threats regarding trade war with China. China itself allows it Yuan currency to decrease around the important $7 level and this followed an enormous capital flow out of the currency of China. The experts think that some of the Chinese currency flowed into the cryptocurrency Bitcoin is the previous 24 hours. The CEO of Circle, Jeremy Allaire encourages the virtual currency bitcoin for being the global macro uncertainty. He stated, “Humanity has now created a non-sovereign, highly secure mechanism to store [a] value that can exist anywhere that the internet exists. It’s uncensorable, it’s unseizable.” News Source: TheCoinRepublic

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  •   The value is Bitcoin is getting back on track again these days after the bearish correction of the previous month. The value of Bitcoin is showing strong bullish momentum in the market and today a few hours ago the value of Bitcoin reach around the value of $12,000. Some of the experts and crypto investors are thinking that this sudden increase in the value of Bitcoin is due to the economic feud between the United States and China. Still, some of the analysts and analyst Josh Rager is expecting that currency can again experience correction and value might fell back. Today, the value of the Bitcoin was trading at the value of the $12,273.82 at 15:44 UTC, the market capitalization of the currency is $219,220,416,159 and the 24-hour volume of the currency is $22,993,616,607. But, Rager was right and the value of currency drop again and now at the time of writing the currency is trading at the value of $11,639.66 at 18:30 UTC, the market capitalization of the Bitcoin is $207,896,907,378 and the 24-hour volume of the currency is $23,564,681,811. Rager stated, “I do believe BTC needs to have slight pullback sometime.” Some of the experts or analysts were still thinking that the bulls have taken over the Bitcoin and the value of Bitcoin will achieve an increase of $13,880. But, Rager also explains this in his tweet, “Bitcoin is clear skies on the weekly and monthly chart. Not much stands in the way of previous $13,880.” Still, when the value of the currency was around $12k the bitcoin experienced the high of value around 4–5% and the bitcoin dominance is continuously rose around the level of 68.5%. The last time the dominance of bitcoin was high in 2017. On the other hand, the global stock market experienced a setback and Dow Jones suffered the loss of 1,000 points in Monday’s session of trading. This happens following China’s action at Donald Trump’s threats regarding trade war with China. China itself allows it Yuan currency to decrease around the important $7 level and this followed an enormous capital flow out of the currency of China. The experts think that some of the Chinese currency flowed into the cryptocurrency Bitcoin is the previous 24 hours. The CEO of Circle, Jeremy Allaire encourages the virtual currency bitcoin for being the global macro uncertainty. He stated, “Humanity has now created a non-sovereign, highly secure mechanism to store [a] value that can exist anywhere that the internet exists. It’s uncensorable, it’s unseizable.” News Source: TheCoinRepublic

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