In this talk, Andreas makes a connection between medical pseudoscience and modern financial totalitarian surveillance, as practiced by banks and state intelligence agencies. He explores the hidden externalities and moral hazards inherent in KYC/AML policies, disconnecting whole countries and even continents from the world economy. Why is it common sense that money laundering is the fundamental business of fully-licensed, regulated banks? Who runs the real "dark net"? He urges that before people try to fix things they should first be sure they're not making it worse.
This talk took place at the Riga Art Space for the Baltic Honeybadger conference on November 25th 2017 in Riga, Latvia: https://antonopoulos.com/event/baltic-honeybadger-2017/
Money as a System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8
The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg
Bitcoin: Privacy, Identity, Surveillance and Money - https://youtu.be/Vcvl5piGlYg
ADISummit: Self-Sovereign Identity Panel - https://youtu.be/DZbyiJqKT8c
My response to Jamie Dimon - https://youtu.be/1dEcdGc0tIo
Aadhaar and blockchain identities - https://youtu.be/GylSvJf53zI
How is fungibility tied to privacy? - https://youtu.be/VuI-8EwqIS8
Fungibility, privacy, anonymity - https://youtu.be/y3s8c7YDtXU
Why KYC is dangerous - Microviolations of Privacy as Payment - https://youtu.be/rwF7nMWUjBs
Could governments take over exchanges? - https://youtu.be/9PrJQeKl9w4
Separation of money and state - https://youtu.be/jGmtRA9S7_Y
Borderless money - https://youtu.be/EZh1-ZqffOw
Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin.
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He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters.
THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8
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MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042
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Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/)
Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/)
Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)