Tag: Bitcoin
Otonomi dan Aksi
Oleh: Joel Williamson. Teks aslinya berjudul “Autonomy and Action.” Diterjemahkan oleh Ameyuri Ringo. “Saat berupaya melakukan hal yang tidak mungkin, manusia selalu mencapai apa yang mungkin. Mereka yang ketakutan untuk melakukan sesuatu yang tidak lebih dari yang mereka yakini mungkin, tidak pernah mengambil satu langkah maju.” – Dikaitkan dengan Mikhail Bakunin dalam The Explorers karya…
The Statist Assault on Cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrencies are not having a good time right now.  An estimated half trillion dollars has been erased with the recent market crash, ending the mania we’ve seen in the space since late last year. As stunning as the numbers are, this is nothing new for the infamously volatile crypto industry. More worryingly for cryptocurrency, and…
Green Market Agorist Episode 10: The Cryptocurrency Revolution (feat. George Donnelly)
This month on the Green Market Agorist podcast, I interviewed cryptocurrency legend George Donnelly about bitcoin, bitcoin cash, agorism, privacy, and his upcoming appearance at Coup de Gras, which he recently ended up sponsoring. So be sure to check out the Green Market Agorist podcast on Anchor or Spotify and check out the trailer for the Coup…
La Rivoluzione delle Criptovalute è già in Corso
Di Fritz-Anton Fritzson. Originale pubblicato il 31 ottobre 2019 con il titolo The Cryptocurrency Revolution is Already Underway. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Secondo Black Cat, il denaro astatuale comporta un “paradosso”: “potrà essere usato quando lo stato non sarà più lì a bloccarne l’uso, ma non finché lo stato è presente.” E però, come lui…
Recensione di: A DisCO Manifesto
Di Kevin Carson. Originale pubblicato il 30 ottobre 2019 con il titolo Review: A DisCO Manifesto. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Stacco Troncoso and Ann Marie Utratel. If I Only Had a Heart: A DisCO Manifesto. Value Sovereignty, Care Work, Commons and Distributed Cooperative Organizations (Guerrilla Media Collective: Forthcoming, 2019) Come dice Ruth Catlow nell’introduzione, i…
The Cryptocurrency Revolution is Already Underway
According to Black Cat, money without the state involves a “core paradox” – “it [non-state money] will inevitably be used without the state being there to stop its usage, but it cannot be used while the state is present.” However, as the author also acknowledges, “as people free themselves from the state, moving beyond its…
Review: A DisCO Manifesto
As stated by Ruth Catlow in the Foreword, DisCOs are an alternative to blockchain-based Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO):  Open Distributed Cooperatives. They’re funded by member investments rather than third party capital, and organized around an infrastructure of “interoperable, open-source legal contracts, with a near zero-cost of organisation creation.” DisCOs differ from the predominant model of…
Denaro Senza Stato
Di Black Cat. Originale pubblicato il 7 ottobre 2019 con il titolo Money Without the State. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. David Graeber, in Debt, attacca quello che definisce “il mito del baratto”, l’idea che il denaro sia un’invenzione collettiva, uno standard universalmente riconosciuto per evitare i problemi del baratto. E ha perfettamente ragione: è un…
Money Without the State
Graeber, in his Debt, attacks what he refers to as ‘the myth of barter’ — the idea that money is a communal invention and agreed-upon standard to avoid the problem of having to barter. He’s entirely correct — such a myth is false. However, some of his overzealous fans are incorrect — he at no…
Direct Action Against the War Machine
Bitcoin Pizza Day passed again recently and with it came the expected wave of posts reminiscing about how far the world of cryptocurrency has come since that fateful day when Florida Man sent 10,000 of his magical internet money overseas all for a couple of pizzas. Of course, cryptocurrency has always been touted as a…
Autonomy and Action
“By striving to do the impossible, man has always achieved what is possible. Those who have cautiously done no more than they believed possible have never taken a single step forward.” – Attributed to Mikhail Bakunin in Paolo Novaresio’s The Explorers ŸŸŸA revolutionary is someone who knows the political world in which they want to…
The Natural Right of Cryptographic Governance
In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and around the U.S., sentiment among the governing class is turning powerfully against encryption. Reuters reports an impending “crackdown” on Bitcoin in the EU. Other reports suggest France could inhibit Tor and free wi-fi at will. U.S. officials have taken the opportunity to go on…
Crowdsourcing a New Wall Street?
As many in the libertarian community already know, Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne recently unveiled a plan to build a revolutionary new model of finance on the back of the old financial system. Namely, by creating a Bitcoin equivalent of the New York Stock Exchange in hopes of eventually replacing Wall Street entirely with a crypto-security trading system…
Guerra Cibernetica: Il Nemico Sei Tu
Bloomberg ha pubblicato una notizia secondo cui “il più grosso gruppo d’affari di Wall Street ha avanzato la proposta di un consiglio stato-industria che si occupi di guerra cibernetica,” consiglio che sarebbe guidato da “un grosso rappresentante della Casa Bianca” e composto da rappresentanti dell’alta finanza e di almeno otto agenzie federali. Il suddetto “gruppo…
Cyber War: The Enemy is You
Bloomberg reports that “Wall Street’s biggest trade group has proposed a government-industry cyber war council,” led by a “senior White House official” and composed of representatives from the finance industry and no fewer than eight US federal agencies. The aforementioned “trade group,” the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, has already brought in former National…
Visions of a Techno-Leviathan: The Politics of the Bitcoin Blockchain
“Visions of a Techno-Leviathan: The Politics of the Bitcoin Blockchain” was written by Brett Scott and published with E-International Relations. We are honored to have Brett Scott‘s permission to feature his article on C4SS. Feel free to connect with Scott through twitter: @Suitpossum and check out his blog: The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money In Kim Stanley…
Dark Wallet: novas armas para velhas guerras
Como alguns devem saber, o projeto Dark Wallet foi liberado para o público no dia 1º de maio de 2014. A Dark Wallet é desenvolvida pelo UnSystem, uma organização que inclui, entre outros participantes notórios, Cody Wilson, famoso por desenvolver a primeira arma impressa em 3D no mundo, a Liberator. A Dark Wallet está em…
Dark Wallet: New Weapons for Old Wars
As some of you may be aware, the Dark Wallet project was released to the public May 1st, 2014. Dark Wallet is developed by UnSystem, an organisation that includes among other great minds, Cody Wilson. Wilson is (in)famous for developing the worlds first 3d printed gun, The Liberator. Dark Wallet is in its alpha stage of…
“Magical Thinking and Authority” on C4SS Media
C4SS Media presents Kevin Carson‘s “Magical Thinking and Authority” read by James Tuttle and edited by Nick Ford. Anyone who works within a corporate or government hierarchy, and has to do their job despite constant interference and irrationality from higher-ups, will recognize the truth of this phrase from Dilbert: “Bossworld, where the laws of time, space and mathematics…
“Bitcoin Must Self-Regulate — The State Can Only Destroy” On C4SS Media
C4SS Media presents Christiaan Elderhorst‘s “Bitcoin Must Self-Regulate — The State Can Only Destroy” read by James Tuttle and edited by Nick Ford. “Currently there is no system by which Bitcoin marketplaces can be held accountable. Resorting to government legal systems might indeed be the only way by which Mt.Gox customers can receive the restitution they deserve. What…
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