Tag: free speech

Apr 22 2022

Why the SEC’s Proposed Rules Affecting DeFi Could Violate the First Amendment

Peter Van Valkenburgh, director of research at Coin Center, discusses a proposed rule by the US Securities and Exchange Commission that has massive implications for the free-speech rights of crypto software developers in the US. Show highlights: why an SEC proposal changing the definition of “exchange” could violate the right to...

Feb 19 2022

Hopefully, Bitcoin Will Increase Incentive For Cooperation

As Western powers attempt to stifle free speech and protest, Bitcoin may be our only hope to incentivize cooperation.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1165: "Censorship, microwaves and warmongering." Sign up for the newsletter here....

Aug 18 2021

Zion Wants To Free Social Media From Big Tech Through The Lightning Network

Social network Zion onboards users to the Lightning Network to free them from big tech censorship, revenue restrictions and data collection.Announced earlier today, Bitcoin-based social network Zion has launched with the mission of eliminating reliance on large tech companies for content creation and sharing, providing an alternative that does not collect user data, censor speech...

Jul 07 2021

While Europe Demonstrates Totalitarian Inclinations, Bitcoin Comes To The Rescue

Recent moves by European countries have demonstrated an apparent inclination towards totalitarianism, something Bitcoin can help fight.Europe has lately been taking clear steps towards totalitarianism, showcasing a desire to take control of people's lives, from communication to private property. In the last few days, individual moves by different countries in the continent have further illustrated this trend....

Apr 21 2021

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