March 19, 2020

Secure Your Privacy for COVID-19 – Jameson Lopp, Casa Cofounder & CTO Shares His Life-Changing Advice for Personal Privacy, Security, and Self-Sovereignty in Bitcoin

Secure Your Privacy for COVID-19 – Jameson Lopp, Casa Cofounder & CTO Shares His Life-Changing Advice for Personal Privacy, Security, and Self-Sovereignty in Bitcoin

Jameson Lopp and Charlie Shrem discuss personal privacy and Bitcoin.


Jameson Lopp, Casa Cofounder & CTO, joins Charlie Shrem on this week’s episode of Untold Stories. They begin by discussing the importance of nodes, both as a measure of decentralization and for maintaining self-sovereignty in Bitcoin. They continue on to discuss coin tracking, exchanges requiring public keys, and how people are willing to give up privacy and security for the sake of convenience. Jameson explains how Casa is really a personal sovereignty company helping people with custody of private keys and running their own nodes. Jameson explains how his extensive writings in the Bitcoin space are how he's cataloging his own education. This leads to the question of who's responsible for Bitcoin in a crypto-anarchy form of governance. Charlie asks about the scaling debate and Jameson discusses getting SWATted which brings up Jameson's list of actions to improve personal security and privacy. The finish up by talking about Virtual Reality, gaming, Mensa, and the Satoshi Roundtable.

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