Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com, discusses how Overstock.com became one of the first online retail stores to accept Bitcoin. Byrne provides insight into how Bitcoin lowers transaction costs, making it beneficial to both retailers and consumers, and how governments are attempting to limit access to Bitcoin. Byrne also discusses his project DeepCapture.com, which raises awareness for market manipulation and naked short selling, as well as his philanthropic work and support for education reform.
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- Meet Patrick Byrne: Bitcoin Messiah, CEO of Overstock, Scourge of Wall Street, Wired
- UBS, in Theory, a Conspiracy to Naked Short “Tens of Millions” of Shares, Deepcapture