In this episode Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin discuss the sentencing of the former Head of Special Projects for the Ethereum Foundation Virgil Griffith who was helping North Korea evade sanctions.
In this episode Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by David Gerard to discuss his history as a skeptic in the space.
In this episode Cas Piancey (Orson Newstat) reveals his identity to the world, describes his past arrest, and Bennett Tomlin and Cas describe why this is being revealed now.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Rohan Grey to discuss the new ECASH bill to create a private digital dollar, and what we think about this bill.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by münecat to discuss crypto, web3, and whether or not a neofeudalistic state run by Peter Thiel is desirable.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Mario Gómez and Oscar Salguero to discuss the reality of Bitcoin in El Salvador. We talk about Bukele’s approval, the actions of the gangs, how well Chivo works (badly), and try to understand what is really going on.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Josh Cincinnati to discuss whether or not money laundering should be a crime and our global, warrantless, financial panopticon.
In this wide ranging episode we discuss the nature of fraud, what cryptocurrencies look like, similarities between internet fraud and crypto fraud, and why the SEC has been muted in their response to crypto so far.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Francine McKenna, accountant by training, journalist by choice, and creator of The Dig, to discuss auditors, auditing, and crypto.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin discuss Justin Sun, the king of degens, the scamcoin whisperer, the globe-trotting ambassador to the WTO.