Why Financial Freedom Matters

This is a talk about how Bitcoin can be a powerful tool to protect human rights, and about why we should be curious about a digital asset that isn’t controlled by governments or corporations; is censorship-resistant and confiscation-resistant; has a known and predictable inflation schedule; can be accessed by anyone without needing permission from anyContinue reading “Why Financial Freedom Matters”

Bitcoin Versus Big Brother: Financial Rights Are Human Rights

“A lot of the dismissals, criticisms and attacks on Bitcoin come from people who have the luxury of having a stable financial system,“ says Alex Gladstein, Chief Strategy Officer at the Human Rights Foundation. If we are not provided with options in terms of transactions, it can often be exploited by authoritarian regimes. At Slush,Continue reading “Bitcoin Versus Big Brother: Financial Rights Are Human Rights”