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Bitcoin Doesn’t Exist – Part 5
Although "Bitcoin" can’t be hacked, it’s only software and has many vulnerabilities. If held on an exchange, you have legal and financial risk. If held at home, you could have a hard drive fail and lose your passwords.
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Bitcoin Doesn’t Exist – Part 4
You don’t only buy stocks, you sell them. And you can sell them by borrowing them from a shareholder. But what if there’s no record of delivery?
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Bitcoin Doesn’t Exist – Part 3
The money, the unaccountable, uninhibited release of tokens can do more than just buy centuries of hard labor in seconds, it‘s also a method of control. Banks, our present issuers of money, can approve or destroy businesses by denying loans.
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Bitcoin Doesn’t Exist - Part 2
An exchange is a central point where owners post collateral and thereby join and trade on the exchange. A Bitcoin exchange is the same thing.
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Bitcoin Doesn’t Exist
Inequality is our society’s middle name, but maybe that is precisely the problem. Maybe bitcoin should have come with an inbuilt way to spread wealth, not just shift it around.
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Brexit Is Pandora’s Gift To Britain
Getting rid of Brussels is at least as much of a relief as it is a headache. Moreover, Britain needed a makeover, badly, as has ironically been shown especially after the referendum.
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2007 - Present (11 years 2 months)
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Universiteit van Amsterdam / University of Amsterdam

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