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    FREEDOM MONEY: DARIO SNEIDERMANIS - ARGENTINA

    FREEDOM MONEY: DARIO SNEIDERMANIS - ARGENTINA

    Dario Sneidermanis is an Argentinian Bitcoiner and the creator of Muun Wallet.

    ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED TO YOUTUBE MARCH 2023: https://youtu.be/yA4YCaDpScU 

    FILMED MAY 2022.

    (00:00:00) Introducing Dario
    (00:00:26) Dario's experience with inflation in Argentina
    (00:10:22) Are westerner's disconnected from the effects of inflation?
    (00:18:25) How did Dario discover Bitcoin?
    (00:22:07) Challenges and concerns regarding Bitcoin scalability and self-custodianship
    (00:28:29) Is it possible to have freedom without sound money?
    (00:31:05) Is Bitcoin inevitable and how do we scale Bitcoin?
    (00:39:55) The vision for Muun Wallet
    (00:47:37) The challenges with building Muun
    (00:49:48) What has Argentinian bitcoiners learned from El Salvador?
    (00:58:25) The inspiration behind the name Muun
    (01:00:07) How many Argentinians are using Bitcoin?
    (01:03:51) The Bitcoin community in Argentina
    (01:05:49) What does freedom mean to Dario?

    • 1 hr 8 min
    FREEDOM MONEY: JEWHER ILHAM - CHINA

    FREEDOM MONEY: JEWHER ILHAM - CHINA

    Jewher Ilham is an author and advocate for the Uyghur community and for her imprisoned father, Uyghur economist Ilham Tohti.

    ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED TO YOUTUBE MARCH 2023: https://youtu.be/kXzcVAXiZeE 

    FILMED MAY 2022.

    (00:00:00) Introducing Jewher
    (00:00:42) Jewher mission at Oslo Freedom Forum
    (00:01:51) Authoritarianism in China
    (00:05:45) Why there hasn't been support for the Uyghurs
    (00:09:44) How companies operate in the Uyghur region
    (00:09:53) Discussion on forced labor conditions, likening it to modern-day slavery, and the challenges in uncovering and addressing forced labor practices.
    (00:14:22) Challenges with advocating for the Uyghurs
    (00:17:09) The surveillance state in China
    (00:20:25) Financial censorship in China
    (00:26:05) Preserving the Uyghur culture
    (00:27:58) Circumventing oppression in China
    (00:32:34) Could Bitcoin help the Uyghurs?
    (00:43:04) Jewher's family in China
    (00:50:26) Taking action against companies linked to forced labor

    • 55 min
    FREEDOM MONEY: ABUBAKAR NUR KHALIL - NIGERIA

    FREEDOM MONEY: ABUBAKAR NUR KHALIL - NIGERIA

    Abubakar is a Nigerian programmer, Bitcoin Core  Contributor, CEO at Recursive Capital, and BTrust board member.

    ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED TO YOUTUBE FEBRUARY 2023: https://youtu.be/MWmfDSxtvi0 

    FILMED MAY 2022.

    (00:00:01) Introducing Abubakar
    (00:00:31) Abubakar's bitcoin story
    (00:04:29) Abubakar teaching himself how to code
    (00:06:34) Chaincode Lab's residency and Qala
    (00:11:16) Why is open source software important?
    (00:12:05) The Bitcoin developer ecosystem
    (00:15:15) The mission of Recursive Capital and Btrust
    (00:21:45) What does freedom mean to Abubakar?
    (00:24:48) The Bitcoin community in Nigeria
    (00:25:47) Bitcoin regulation in Nigeria
    (00:29:47) Is Bitcoin inevitable?
    (00:32:19) The future of the Bitcoin ecosystem in Africa
    (00:35:20) The state of the naira
    (00:38:03) The Bitcoin circular economy in Nigeria
    (00:41:13) Abubakar's new wallet
    (00:42:19) The use of the dollar in Nigeria
    (00:44:57) Abubakar's advice to young bitcoiners

    • 46 min
    FREEDOM MONEY: JANINE ROEM - EUROPE

    FREEDOM MONEY: JANINE ROEM - EUROPE

    Janine is a journalist, bitcoin privacy educator, and an OpenSats board member.

    ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED TO YOUTUBE FEBRUARY 2023: https://youtu.be/xTfY5TjuN2A

    FILMED MAY 2022.

    (00:00:01) Introducing Janine
    (00:00:23) What does freedom mean to Janine?
    (00:06:07) Conveying the importance of freedom
    (00:11:45) The purpose of KYC laws
    (00:14:16) A world without cash and misconceptions about privacy
    (00:18:34) Being proactive with your privacy
    (00:20:52) Janine's decision to become an independent journalist
    (00:24:33) Why privacy is important
    (00:27:17) Why does Janine hide her face?
    (00:33:34) Are public figures that advocate for privacy hypocrites?
    (00:35:41) Is it ever too late to improve your privacy?
    (00:37:56) Why Janine doesn't carry a cell phone
    (00:44:32) Children being born into a surveillance economy
    (00:53:20) The Free Assange movement

    • 1 hr 1 min
    FREEDOM MONEY: ROYA MAHBOOB - AFGHANISTAN

    FREEDOM MONEY: ROYA MAHBOOB - AFGHANISTAN

    Roya is an Afghan tech entrepreneur and founder of Citadel Software, a software development company based in Herat. Roya has since launched iNoura Academy, a technology company that focused on education, software services, and robotics.

    ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED TO YOUTUBE FEBRUARY 2023: https://youtu.be/D0y41yelcNM 

    FILMED MAY 2022.

    (00:00:01) Introducing Roya
    (00:01:18) It's never too late to discover Bitcoin
    (00:05:47) Roya's experience fleeing Afghanistan
    (00:06:53) The inspiration behind starting Citadel Software
    (00:09:42) How Roya discovered Bitcoin
    (00:15:08) Educating Afghanis about Bitcoin
    (00:21:30) Bitcoin gives power back to the people
    (00:23:41) The importance of Bitcoin education
    (00:26:34) Roya's advice to other Bitcoin educators

    • 28 min
    FREEDOM MONEY: DER GIGI - EUROPE

    FREEDOM MONEY: DER GIGI - EUROPE

    Gigi is a bitcoiner and software engineer who writes words and code for Bitcoin. Since filming this conversation Gigi has joined me in our mission at OpenSats and leads our operations.

    ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED TO YOUTUBE FEBRUARY 2023: https://youtu.be/6Tr4-DL1c1s 

    FILMED MAY 2022.

    (00:00:01) Introducing Gigi
    (00:00:37) What does freedom mean to Gigi?
    (00:01:52) Is there a disconnect between the West and other countries?
    (00:03:20) The importance of freedom of speech
    (00:06:50) Can you have freedom without privacy?
    (00:11:40) Being a public figure and being pro-privacy
    (00:15:07) Is the panopticon already built?
    (00:18:43) The freedom to protest
    (00:19:55) How to start improving your privacy
    (00:25:36) Children being born under a surveillance state
    (00:30:18) Why is Bitcoin important?
    (00:32:58) Concerns with the current state of Bitcoin
    (00:36:27) Is the success of Bitcoin inevitable?
    (00:40:38) Introducing people to Bitcoin
    (00:42:16) Why does Bitcoin education matter?
    (00:44:23) Would Gigi change anything about his Bitcoin journey?
    (00:47:38) The future of content

    • 51 min

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