Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain

News: 450m Tethers this week, BitConnect shuts down, GPU miner viruses, US Treasury, unbanking the banked, altcoin fraud
Book news: discounted on Kindle this month, first CreateSpace book in New York Review of Books, IT’S OVER 5000 sold
‘Tis just a seasonal dip! Watching the Bitcoin fire from a safe distance — what just happened

The price of Bitcoin started collapsing this morning. I’m not going to be so foolish as to call it, but I am saying “I told you so” — the only actual money people will get out is actual money that other people put in.
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Do your bit for democracy: vote in @ButtCoin‘s Twitter polls
News: Kik vs SEC, Kraken still offline, Brazil, Portugal, why you can’t cash out, porn ICO, musical blockchain
Kodak pt 3: KodakCoin presale, prehistory, hot takes and harsh realities
News: KodakCoin, Hydro-Québec, South Korea, Bitcoiners don’t take Bitcoin, Lightning Network, Ethereum woes
Kodak pt 2: photographers can’t sell KodakCoin, and the Kodak KashMiner is a Bitcoin cloud mining scam

This story actually gets better. The KodakCoin is basically not tradeable, and the Kodak KashMiner is an NYSE-listed company promoting a blatant Bitcoin mining scam. I include numbers for this claim.
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Kodak’s ICO for a stock photo site that doesn’t exist yet. But the stock price!

A photo site that pays photographers in ICO tokens rather than actual money isn’t the worst idea Kodak floated today. There was also the Kodak KashMiner cloud Bitcoin mining operation …
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Fire and Fury: merchant de-adoption, Visa, Bitcoin futures, porn ICO, Ripple, market cap collapse, book pics