Feb 28 • 1HR 3M

Escaping Financial Surveillance with Tools Like Monero (Douglas Tuman Interview)

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We're pleased to have Douglas Tuman from MoneroTalk back again to discuss Monero, private forms of payment, cryptocurrencies, and more. If you have questions revolving around privacy implications of cryptocurrencies, you’re in the right place!

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00:00:00 Introduction

00:01:31 What are the selling points of tools like Monero?

00:04:38 What is fungibility and why is it important?

00:07:15 Privacy implications of Monero & other cryptocurrencies

00:09:08 Are there Monero alternatives for privacy?

00:12:18 Network effect & real-world tools utiilizing Monero

00:19:14 Why are dark markets used as a gauge of effectiveness for privacy tools?

00:22:27 Numbers Go Up & Hype Culture in Cryptocurrencies...

00:33:03 Are cryptocurrencies a scam? And how's it different from Venmo?

00:46:06 Importance of privacy and privacy tools in our world

00:47:26 Is there a less-extreme option than Monero?

00:54:46 Monerotopia the conference