165 minutes | Jul 9, 2021

Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.07.05

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- specter windows vulnerability was a false alarm 

- bisq discloses substantial privacy vulnerability 

- former cftc chair advocates for a bitcoin etf 

- casa client drugged by tinder date in attempted bitcoin theft 

- kaspersky password manager was generating insecure passwords 

- bybit adding kyc 

- fincen hires a "chief digital currency advisor" with justice department experience 

- EU parliament approves mass surveillance of private communications 

- samourai wallet v0.99.96i released 

- mempool v2.2.0 released 

- new feature allows you to coinjoin directly to cold storage using whirlpool 

- brenntag paid a 70 bitcoin ransom to darkside in may 

- nuclear powered mining op in south carolina 

- hydropower mining op in new york 

- this month in bitcoin privacy 

- bitcoin and the american idea by gladstein 

- diverter on freedom 

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