Thursday, June 9, 2011

Senator Schumer vs. Bitcoin

The era of using money as a method of identity tracking may be drawing to a close as much as certain senators detest that thought. In response to the Tor-based Silk Road online drug store and on the topic of individual financial privacy, Sen. Charles Schumer (NY-Democrat) had this to say:

For further reading:
"Bitcoin and Agorism", Libérale et libertaire, June 9, 2011
"The War on Digital Currency", Joel Bowman, June 9, 2011
"Bitcoin, the Darknet Economy, and the Low Over-Head Revolution", Kevin Carson, June 9, 2011
"Bitcoin: With Enemies Like Schumer, Who Needs Friends?", Kevin Carson, June 7, 2011
"The Battle Is On - Silk Road vs Government, and Bitcoin Anonymity", Vitalik Buterin, June 7, 2011
"The Coming Attack On Bitcoin And How To Survive It", Anthony Freeman, June 7, 2011
"Chuck Schumer’s New War on Bitcoin", Libérale et libertaire, June 6, 2011
"Can the War on Drugs Bootstrap Bitcoin?", Eli Dourado, June 4, 2011


  1. Bullshit. Donate 1F816RnDbJabue1PHZxExXQJ95xfcRnR1e

  2. Nauseating. The 'War on Drugs', phoney fiat currency, big government, fear-mongering and ant-freedom all in one balding bespectacled bad of bones. Yuk!

  3. Whacking the beehive with the bitcoin stick.
    it didn't take long!

  4. He's the big bank's senator. What else would he say?


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