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Video: Highlights from 7 February 2018

Bitcoin Wednesday on State-Sponsored Surveillance

Here are some of the impressions from the Bitcoin Wednesday conference held in Amsterdam on 7 February, 2018.

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Chris DeRose

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Gabriel Kurman, co-founder of RSK

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Lotte Houwing of the Public Interest Litigation Project

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Nine de Vries of Amnesty International

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Ian Grigg, inventor of the Ricardian Contract

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Teun van Dongen, terrorism expert from the University of Leiden

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Jordan Earls, lead developer of Qtum

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Hans de Zwart of Bits of Freedom

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Francisco van Jole, tech journalist from BNN/VARA

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Jean-Charles Dudek of Napoleon X

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Stéphane Ifrah of Napoleon X

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Bitcoin Wednesday on State-Sponsored Surveillance

PUBLISHED : February 13, 2018
Geoff Goodell, Researcher at University College London
Dr. Geoff Goodel

Geoff Goodellis a researcher at the Department of Computer Science at University College London and an authority on the interface between computer science, finance and public policy. His talk for Bitcoin Wednesday will cover the range of available options on the subject of financial privacy, from total surveillance as represented by traditional financial institutions to the use of cryptocurrencies and related privacy enhancing technologies.

Lyn Ulbricht, mother of Ross Ulbricht
Lyn Ulbricht

Lyn Ulbricht is the mother of Ross Ulbricht, the man sentenced to life in prison at the age of 36 for his involvement in Silk Road. The dark web marketplace has made an indelible impact on the industry.

JP Thieriot, CEO of Uphold
J.P. Thieriot

J.P. Thieriot is CEO of Uphold, a digital money platform that serves 1.7 million customers in more than 184 country and has processed almost $6 billion in transactions.

Ruben Merre, CEO of ngrave
Cold Hardware Wallets

Ruben Merreis co-founder and CEO of Ngrave, an end-to-end hardware wallet solution that tackles the what-ifs of managing digital assets and cryptocurrencies.

Patrick Dai, CEO of Qtum
Patrick Dai

Patrick Dai is CEO of Qtum. He will talk about how Qtum built a smart contract system on top of Bitcoin’s infrastructure.

Thomas Borrel, CPO of Polymath
Thomas Borrel

Thomas Borrel leads the Product Strategy, Product Management and Product Marketing teams across Polymath’s product portfolio. Prior to joining Polymath, Thomas was Director of Product Management at Extreme Networks where he led Extreme’s Software and Cloud offerings.

Micha Roon, CTO of EnergyWeb
Micha Roon

Micha Roon is the CTO of the Energy Web Foundation and the Share&Charge Foundation. He is an authority on energy grid decarbonization, electrical vehicle charging and the tokenization of renewable energy.