Crypto Musings, Thoughts, Feelings, and Opinions
Crypto Musings, Thoughts, Feelings, and Opinions

Crypto Musings, Thoughts, Feelings, and Opinions

The mental gymnastics of someone who has playing with cryptocurrencies since 2014.


Is Buying Bitcoin Unpatriotic?

27 Jul 2023 3 minute read 3 comments CryptoForAll

If you haven't encountered this accusation, you probably will, as governments try to protect their fiat currencies. This is my defense against this accusation. First, an opening quote: The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms -- Socrates I...

Don't Fall for this Scam (Like I Did)!

20 Jun 2023 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoForAll

I admit it. I got greedy. I saw this PTC ad on CryptoWin and thought, why not? CryptoWin had just started a promotion of their new investment policy (I loved the old one, the new one is a bit pricey). They could be running another promotion. The webs...

Could the USGov Regulate Self-Custodial Wallets?

30 Apr 2023 2 minute read 9 comments CryptoForAll

They just won't give up! After failing in 2022, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren re-introduced her bill requiring cryptocurrency wallet providers comply with anti-money-laundering (AML) laws. This includes self-custodial wallets because the pro...

What are Security Tokens?

22 Apr 2023 2 minute read 0 comments CryptoForAll

It's been all over the cryptocurrency news. The US government's Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) is going after cryptocurrencies by claiming they are securities. This has caused a bit of Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt (FUD) among crypto investors...

USGov's Nuclear Weapon Against Bitcoin

15 Apr 2023 3 minute read 1 comment CryptoForAll

No, it's not banning Bitcoin (BTC). A ban would be hard to enforce and would have no effect on non-US citizens or residents. Nor is it declaring Bitcoin (BTC) a security. The ultimate weapon that could be used against Bitcoin would be to destroy trus...

Bittrex Closing US Operations

1 Apr 2023 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoForAll

This is not what I was expecting for April 1st (April Fool's Day in the US) My inbox held an email from Bittrex saying they are closing down Bittrex operations in the US by April 30. The main reason given in their statement was regulatory uncertainty...

If Bitcoin is Made Legal Tender: A Thought Experiment (Part 2)

28 Mar 2023 3 minute read 0 comments CryptoForAll

Earlier Posts:Bitcoin Must Be Made Legal Tender (Your Coins Aren't Safe Until It Is)If Bitcoin is Made Legal Tender: A Thought Experiment (Part 1) In my earlier post, If Bitcoin is Made Legal Tender: A Thought Experiment (Part 1), I made some predict...

If Bitcoin is Made Legal Tender: A Thought Experiment (Part 1)

22 Mar 2023 4 minute read 3 comments CryptoForAll

On my earlier post, Bitcoin Must Be Made Legal Tender (Your Coins Aren't Safe Until It Is), a kind reader asked this question in the comments: what the benefit would be for established governments like the US or UK to make BTC legal tender? I fired o...

I Finally Reached 2500 FUN Tokens on FreeBitcoin

19 Mar 2023 2 minute read 1 comment CryptoForAll

It took over two years. And, no, I didn't buy any, much as I was tempted to. For those who are unfamiliar with FreeBitcoin, it is a long-running faucet, with many extra features, such as interest paid on balances greater than 30,000 satoshis, and man...

Top 5 Privacy Coins for 2023

6 Mar 2023 3 minute read 0 comments CryptoForAll

"If you have nothing to hide, you don't need privacy." That what people say when you talk about using wanting privacy. Everyone's mind immediately thinks that only things and actions that are illegal, immoral, or unethical would want to be kept out o...