Adrian Chen wrote the first article about the darknet marketplace Silk Road and Bitcoin, causing the price of BTC to go from $10 to $14. Aaron & Jay ask Adrian why he never bought a single Bitcoin, discuss his investigation into Satoshi's identity, and try to understand why Bitcoin is not anonymous, despite most people thinking it is.
Adrian Chen wrote the first article about the darknet marketplace Silk Road and Bitcoin, causing the price of BTC to go from $10 to $14. Adrian discusses:
why he never has owned a single Bitcoin
his investigation into Satoshi Nakamoto's identity
the misperception that Bitcoin is anonymous
*whether crypto has scrambled Jay’s brain
Plus, Aaron shills his bags HARD.
7:30 Bitgrail hacked
7:33 Nano (XRB)
14:03 "The Underground Website Where You Can Buy Any Drug Imaginable" (Adrian Chen, Gawker 2011)
17:33 BitcoinTalk forum
24:41 @AdamBack / Wei Dai
48:30 "Suspected AlphaBay founder dies in Bangkok jail after shutdown of online black market" (Washington Post, July 2017)
55:01 Bail Bloc
56:29 The New Inquiry
1:04:53 [Dogecoin (DOGE)] 15