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    P2P Connects Us Episode 18 - Kyle Drake

    May 18th, 2015 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about the ongoing war on p2p exchange, a Filipino safe haven for ridesharing companies, cryptocurrency and earthships, the Ethereum Olympic release, and last but certainly not least, Kyle Drake joins the show to talk about Neocities and the permanent web. Time Magazine: "Report Finds Airbnb May Contribute to San Francisco’s Housing Woes" Airbnb rentals cut deep into SF housing stock, report says SF Board of Supervisors... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Episode 17 - Meghan Murphy

    April 27th, 2015 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about the recent Bittorrent Incorporated layoffs, the PopcornTime domain name suspension, crowdfunding for an immortal Library of Alexandria, and last but certainly not least, Meghan Murphy joins the show to talk about HandUp and their mission to help the homeless.Bitseed bitcoin full node hardwareokTurtles FoundationLet's Talk Bitcoin - "Gradual Progress"Bittorrent confirms layoffsuTorrent quietly installs cryptocurrency mining softwareBrian Hoffman ... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Episode 16 - Steve Waldman

    April 15th, 2015 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about Uber accounts for sale on the darknet, the SELC policy proposal for p2p home rentals, an update on the California Bitlicense bill AB­1326, and last but certainly not least, Steve Waldman joins the show to talk about cryptoasset valuation.Note: I am in a new recording environment and do not yet have my recording setup dialed in. Please excuse the inconsistent audio throughout this podcast recording.okTurtles FoundationBitseed Bitcoin EditionS... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Episode 15 - Scott Santens

    March 25th, 2015 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about Uber's legal troubles in Europe and Asia, Uber and Lyft drivers facing recategorization in the U.S., the Evolution exit scam, AB-1326 update, and last, but certainly not least, Greg Slepak and Scott Santen join the show to talk about basic income. Petition to save bitcoin businesses in California [<-- click here and sign] The okTurtles Foundation - developers of DNSChain, BlockchainID, and the okTurtles browser extension Bitseed - ded... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Episode 14 - Pokereum

    March 16th, 2015 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about Califonia's attempt to institutionalize a bitcoin business cartel, the release of the MercurcyEx decentralized exchange and DNSChain 0.5, the addition of bitcoin to TAILS OS, and last but certainly not least, Ola and Patrick from Pokereum join the show to tell us about their peer-to-peer solution to the mental poker problem. Bitcoin: Be Your Own Bank bookEpisode Sponsor: Roolo.io, P2P Bitcoin ExchangeFree RossCalifornia attempts to institutiona... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Special #2 - Cypherpunkd E5

    March 4th, 2015 by John Light
    Welcome to another special episode of the P2P Connects Us podcast! I recently released version 1 of my new book entitled "BYOB: Using Bitcoin to Be Your Own Bank" at beyourownbankbook.wordpress.com, and in light of this special occasion I thought that for this special episode I'd take you back in time once again to the early days of bitcoin. Hiro White of Agorist Radio interviews a cypherpunk named Mids, discussing bitcoin's history, how bitcoin is different from previous attempts at digital cur... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Episode 13 - Steve Dekorte

    February 23rd, 2015 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about a workshop in London for p2p projects, building a mesh network in Oakland, the Subspace p2p messaging protocol, p2p ridesharing kind of maybe allowed in San Diego, and last but certainly not least, Steve Dekorte joins the show to tell us about his work at voluntary.net. DarkleaksFLOSS4P2P WorkshopPeople's Open"Building Out Our Backbone"Bitcoin AuthenticatorSubspace p2p anonymous messaging protocolECDH in the Payment Protocol  SDIA TNC... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Episode 12 - Matthew Deiters

    February 16th, 2015 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about MyCoin and the proposed Hong Kong bitcoin ban, insuring the p2p economy, Pirate Bay domain names under attack, distributed networks and the law, and last but certainly not least, Matthew Deiters joins the show to tell us about the Assembly platform and Assembly coins.   Download Darkleaksp2pjunkie   MyCoin bitcoin exchange closes   Bitcoin ban in Hong Kong?   CNBC report on insuring the sharing economy    ... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Episode 11 - Joyce Kim

    February 11th, 2015 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about the latest updates on the Silk Road trial, new software for leakers to sell secrets, two p2p services I think you should know about, the Stellar/ Ripple story, and last but certainly not least, Joyce Kim from the Stellar Foundation presents on Stellar's progress.Ross Ulbricht found guilty on all countsThe bizarre hitman scamFree Ross Darkleaks announcementDarkleaks explanation on GitHubInstant.ioBEM.tv WebRTC leaks real IP address of V... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Episode 10 - Richard Myers

    February 3rd, 2015 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about the immortal Pirate Bay's revival, Project Maelstrom and the new internets, okTurtles relaunch and the BlockchainID project, and last but certainly not least, Richard Myers joins the show to talk about the Bitsquare p2p bitcoin exchange. The Pirate Bay returnsFormer Pirate Bay employees stage a mutiny Old Pirate Bay pledges $100,000 to contributorsBittorrent announces Project MaelstromMaidsafe ZeroNetNew okTurtles Foundation w... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Special #1 - Coinbase E1

    January 26th, 2015 by John Light
    The first special episode of the P2P Connects Us podcast, featuring Episode 1 of Coinbase, one of the first podcasts to get me excited about bitcoin.I will not be charging Patreon patrons for this episode since I did not produce the majority of content, but Patreon patrons will still reap the rewards of the P2P Connects Us proof-of-publishing points earned for this episode. Thank you to all of my Patreon patrons for your support!  P2P Connects Us Patreon Campaign P2P Connects Us Twitter ... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Episode 9 - Paul Puey

    January 19th, 2015 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about Indie's successful crowdfunding campaign, the Silk Road trial and the war on freedom, a code review for bitmessage, and last but certainly not least, Paul Puey joins the show to talk about the Airbitz bitcoin wallet. Patreon patron LTBcoin giveaway program Ind.ie Indie focusing on Mac The Silk Road trial begins Mark Karpeles = Dread Pirate Roberts? Mark Karpeles denies being Dread Pirate Roberts DarkNetMarkets subreddit Open Bazaar ... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us - Episode 8

    January 12th, 2015 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about slur.io, The Pirate Bay shutdown, new Ripple consensus papers, how p2p platforms can support the peers, and last but certainly not least, Alyse Killeen joins the show to talk about venture funding for p2p projects.Show notes:Slur.io [bad idea and/or honeypot]The Pirate Bay shut downOld Pirate BayOpen BayReaching Consensus In RippleThe Ripple Consensus ProcessInterview with Ripple Labs Chief CryptographerPeers tweetArticle with Paul Saffo quoteVe... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us - Episode 7

    December 8th, 2014 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about the Open Bazaar Developer Network, the failure of consensus on the Stellar network, peer­-to­-peer video chat in the browser, and last but certainly not least, Aral Balkan joins the show to tell us about indie technology.P2P Connects Us Patreon pageOpen Bazaar Team DevelopingAnnouncing the Open Bazaar Developer NetworkSafety, liveness, and fault tolerance - the consensus choicesWhy the Stellar Forking Issue Does Not Affect RippleRipple L... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us - Episode 6

    December 4th, 2014 by John Light
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about Uber's communications challenges, Ripple Labs' party in San Francisco, two new P2P services that I think you should know about, and last but certainly not least, Paige Peterson joins the show to tell us about Project SAFE.http://www.buzzfeed.com/bensmith/uber-executive-suggests-digging-up-dirt-on-journalistshttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/nicole-campbell/what-was-said-at-the-uber_b_6198250.htmlhttp://www.buzzfeed.com/johanabhuiyan/uber-is-investig... Read More
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