Tag: sovereignty

Jul 04 2021

Bitcoin And The American Idea

Has America strayed from its founding ideals? An activist and a refugee think Bitcoin can help it get back on track.Today, Americans celebrate 245 years of independence from the British Empire.On this day in 1776, our Founding Fathers declared:“We … the Representatives of the united States of America … in the Name, and by Authority of the good People...

Jun 19 2021

The Quickest Way To Achieve Financial Freedom With Bitcoin

Jun 19 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture freedom liberty sovereignty

Upon realization of the idea of liberty, it is immediately thrust into reality, never to be forgotten by those having experienced it.I believe that the Founding Fathers of the United States inscribed the idea that liberty is inherent to life in the Declaration of Independence. While they made an astounding first step in declaring this, there has been, since the uprising of...

Apr 29 2021

Blockstream Releases Base Station For Bitcoin Broadcasting Satellite

Blockstream is now offering a receiver base to help users leverage its Bitcoin blockchain broadcasting satellite.Bitcoin infrastructure company Blockstream has introduced the Blockstream Satellite Base Station, a receiver for the satellite it maintains to broadcast the Bitcoin blockchain from space. The new...

Mar 31 2021

Bitcoin Unleashes The Sovereign Individual

Mar 31 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture sovereignty

“Bitcoin unlocks financial sovereignty, but its ideals and technology pave the road for the possibility of a fully-sovereign individual.”Are people actually able to govern themselves? Well, the likely answer to that question from most people you ask would be a resounding no. After all, most would agree that humans are too blinded by their own self interests to be able to create...

Jan 20 2021

Bitcoiners Run Hardware

The internet, which is the network we currently use for our Bitcoin needs, was supposed to be decentralized, verifiable and private. But after decades of choosing comfort, ease and speed, the internet today is actually quite centralized, with millions of websites and services’ information stored in a few data centers, all of them served by a very limited number of regulated, or even...

Jan 04 2021

Not Your Node, Not Your Validation

When you run your own Bitcoin node, you don’t have to rely on a third party to broadcast, propagate, validate or confirm your transactions. The post Not Your Node, Not Your Validation appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

Dec 09 2020

The Sovereign Company Thesis

Bitcoin does the same thing for companies as it does for individuals: it gives them more freedom. In the wake of large public corporations adding bitcoin to their balance sheets, I want to explore the greater implication of companies adopting Bitcoin. As companies adopt Bitcoin, they will begin to gain new levels of sovereignty and leverage over the state as well as...

Nov 18 2020

New Zealand’s Past, Pūtea and Future: CBDC Vs. Bitcoin

New Zealand’s Māori haven’t held economic sovereignty in the past or today. But does Bitcoin offer a chance to change the future? The post New Zealand’s Past, Pūtea and Future: CBDC Vs. Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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