What are your thoughts on US Senate Bill S.1241 to extend anti-money laundering rules to cryptocurrency businesses and (supposedly) criminalise ownership of bitcoin? What would be the implications for mixers in the United States? What should people do if they live in a country which criminalises ownership and/or use of bitcoin?

More: https://coincenter.org/entry/congress-s-anti-money-laundering-bill-s-1241-coin-center-is-on-it

This is a question from the patron-only live Q&A which took place on December 16th 2017. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop

Money as a System-of-Control – https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8
Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail – https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0
Worse Than Useless: Financial Surveillance – https://youtu.be/n4F-h4xuXMk
Hard Promises, Soft Promises: Promoting Autonomy Instead of Authority – https://youtu.be/UJSdMFPjW8c
The Currency Wars and Bitcoin’s Neutrality – https://youtu.be/Bu5Mtvy97-4
Open Blockchains for Cashless Developed Economies – https://youtu.be/eo-0BgrKxiI
Will governments ban cryptocurrencies? – https://youtu.be/LIQkuF_I5Xo
Could governments take over exchanges? – https://youtu.be/9PrJQeKl9w4
How will the currency war affect companies? – https://youtu.be/c9MIM2vZUZc
The war on cash and crypto – https://youtu.be/BAlRKfvBnvw
My response to Jamie Dimon – https://youtu.be/1dEcdGc0tIo
Borderless money – https://youtu.be/EZh1-ZqffOw
Regulation and the bank boycott – https://youtu.be/8ypH69Cb1l0
The Switzerland of currencies – https://youtu.be/pV83Qmy578c
HODLing and the “get free” scheme – https://youtu.be/MhOwmsW1YNI
Where can I buy and spend bitcoin? – https://youtu.be/RPR5dtmXnY8
The separation of money and state – https://youtu.be/jGmtRA9S7_Y
Unstoppable code – https://youtu.be/AQx3E3F8Kz4
Net Neutrality and open blockchains – https://youtu.be/yahjdULhtlc

Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin.

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He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters.

THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

[NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042

[NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388

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