8: BitcoinGun Lawyer Part II

8: BitcoinGun Lawyer Part II

 
 
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Legal strategies to prevent bad guys from seizing your bitcoin

In part II of the BitcoinGun Lawyer episode we start with a quick discussion on 3D gun printing and the 2nd Amendment. We then spend the remainder of time delving into the criminal, civil, and tax issues with bitcoin. We discuss the legal strategies and pitfalls as well as services to reduce your risks and improve your privacy.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • How 3D printed guns fit into existing laws
  • When does the 1st and 2nd Amendments protect and not protect software and sharing 3D gun files
  • How Satoshi Nakamoto protected himself from potential legal issues
  • How your bitcoin can be seized if you lose a lawsuit, starting with a Debtor’s Examination
  • Civil versus criminal contempt of court if you refuse to give up your bitcoin private keys
  • Strategies to protect your bitcoin using trusts, LLCs, and pre-nuptial agreements
  • Power of the government to seize your bitcoin
  • Pros and cons of acquiring bitcoin via buying it on exchange, versus from a friend versus earning it in your business
  • Reducing legal risks by using peer to peer, non-custodial bitcoin services
  • How to prove you’re Satoshi Nakamoto in court

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7: BitcoinGun Lawyer Part I

7: BitcoinGun Lawyer Part I

 
 
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Know the law so you don’t break it

This episode might keep you out of jail. We start out with pseudonymous Lawyer “Bitcoin_Lobby” explaining the three legal justifications for using deadly force. We then have an in-depth, detailed discussion of the various law deriving from the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Amendments that protect gun owners. BitcoinGun Lawyer also touches on how to defend yourself from civil lawsuits as well as landmark Supreme Court rulings protecting the 2nd Amendment.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The three doctrines that legally justify self-defense
  • If you use deadly force, what do you do and not do, to protect yourself from criminal prosecution and civil liability
  • How the 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments can protect gun owners for using self-defense
  • Defending yourself against civil lawsuits, which can be more likely than a criminal prosecution
  • Deterrence effect of gun ownership
  • Natural rights vs State given rights, and the due process clause
  • Supreme Court rulings on the 2nd Amendment: D.C. vs Heller and McDonald vs Chicago
  • Challenging laws: the three Levels of Scrutiny

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6: Homemade Armor Piercing Ammo – Austin Jones

6: Homemade Armor Piercing Ammo – Austin Jones

 
 
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We will obsolete regimes of control with technology.

Today’s guest is the Nicola Tesla of ammunition. Austin Jones is the Cofounder and Chief Engineer at the non-profit research organization Atlas Arms. Their first concept in development is the Dagny Dagger project – a new type of legally-unrestricted handgun ammunition which in 9mm Luger is able to penetrate all soft armor and some rifle-rated hard armor. This will allow citizens the first legal access to armor-penetrating ammunition since 1986. The projectiles are intended to be more readily home-manufactured than traditional AP ammo, and all research and data including Ghost Gunner code will be released open-source. The work will begin on 9mm Luger with future plans for Dagny Dagger loadings in 10mm/.40SW, 5.56, .308, and possibly 5.7. The Dagger will also debut APHP (Armor-Penetrating Hollow Point) bullets, a novel projectile design which boasts superior armor penetration while expanding and fragmenting on soft, unarmored targets for multirole performance.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Austin’s reasons for developing armor piercing ammunition
  • What if people use his ammo to kill cops wearing body armor?
  • Why ammunition is protected by the 2nd Amendment
  • When and why armor piercing ammo became illegal
  • Obsoleting regimes of control out of existence through engineering and technology 
  • The space age technology of the Dagny Dagger bullet
  • Open sourcing bullet design
  • Plans for the Ghost Gunner

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5: Come And Print It – Ivan The Troll

5: Come And Print It – Ivan The Troll

 
 
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3D printing makes it cheaper and easier to make your own gun.

This episode is one a lot of our gun listeners have been waiting for. Today we speak with a man known only as “Ivan The Troll”. He has emerged as one of the most prolific, innovative, and controversial members of Deterrence Dispensed, a decentralized 3D gun printing group built in the image of Cody Wilson’s Defense Distributed. Multiple social media companies have banned him from their platforms including Twitter, Reddit, Youtube, and Facebook. In response, he and other members of Deterrence Dispensed have migrated to encrypted chat and file sharing applications. Ironically, these apps have enabled greater innovation, testing, and sharing of 3D printed guns and files.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Free speech protects 3D gun printing files, 1st Amendment protects the 2nd Amendment
  • History of homemade and DIY weapons
  • How 3D printing can accelerate total gun control and why that’s a good thing
  • Three categories of 3D printed guns
  • Making 3D printed gun plans for Europeans and Californians
  • Past and present of 3D printed AR-15s and Glocks
  • Why 3D printed gun magazines are important
  • Future goals of 3D printed guns
  • Getting started and supporting 3D gun printing

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4: Freedom Tool to Accept Payments – Pavlenex

4: Freedom Tool to Accept Payments – Pavlenex

 
 
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BTCPay Server is a freedom tool to accept bitcoin payments.

In this episode you’ll get a comprehensive understanding of BTCPay Server and an admiration for a bitcoin builder. If you’re an online merchant, what do you do if PayPal closes your account? If you’re an entrepreneur, how can you crowdfund your idea if Kickstarter won’t allow your product? What if Patreon closes your account because they find your political opinions objectionable? If you’re a freelancer living in Iran, how can you get paid while the the US enforces its economic embargo? The solution to all of these questions is BTCPay Server, an open source bitcoin payment project. In this episode we speak to Pavlenex, an entrepreneur and prolific contributor to BTCPay. He explains how BTCPay helps you route around financial censorship. With BTCPay server, you can accept bitcoin, create invoices, crowdfund, accept donations, accept Lightning Network payments, create a secure wallet, and set up an alternative to Patreon.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Comparing PayPal to BTCPay Server
  • How to use BTCPay to accept bitcoin payments
  • Other BTCPay apps: Invoicing, accepting donations, crowdfunding, micropayments, and an alternative to Patreon
  • Using BTCPay as a secure wallet
  • Advantages of open source software and decentralized projects versus closed source and centralized companies
  • The story of evil BitPay and the genesis of BTCPay Server
  • How to contribute to BTCPay Server’s funding, development, testing, and usage

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3: Update Your Philosophy – Julia Tourianski

3: Update Your Philosophy – Julia Tourianski

 
 
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Being left alone is not enough, update your philosophy libertarians.

If you don’t laugh, or aren’t offended by at least one remark by today’s guest, you’re not listening close enough. Julia Tourianski, known as “Brave The World” and “Your Hydra” is a provocateur, early bitcoiner, a “trad life” mother and wife, a deep broad thinker with a sharp wit. In this episode we take quick dives into deep topics.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 4:04 The individual vs society
  • 7:10 Guns level the playing field
  • 11:33 Evolution explains why most women are anti-gun
  • 17:38 Crossover of bitcoin and guns
  • 18:30 Evolution of views on bitcoin
  • 23:40 The “Trad life”
  • 26:35 The fight of “women in Bitcoin”
  • 30:50 Overlap of Bitcoin and family
  • 30:52 Why the State is God for atheists
  • 35:49 Bitcoin and religion

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2: Behind Enemy Lines – A.G. Leaks

2: Behind Enemy Lines – A.G. Leaks

 
 
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Don’t respect a system that disrespects you.

Our guest today is “Anti-Gunner Leaks”. He’s goes behind enemy lines to expose and sometimes stop the dirty secret tricks of anti-gun extremists in the media, government, and tech companies. He’s funny, passionate, and loves to fight. If you ever meet him in a bar, buy him a beer. First we talk about “Facebook Gate” when an international group coordinated to take down gun related Facebook groups through click fraud, until A.G. Leaks stopped them. Second, we go inside “The Trace” who claim to be a “non-profit newsroom” but in fact, are a radical left group funded by billionaires. The Trace bullies  large tech companies into suppressing free speech about the 2nd amendment. Third, A.G. Leaks recounts the development of 3D gun printing groups in the post – Cody Wilson era. He shares the high tech tactics they use to route around Silicon Valley’s attempt to sharing files of 3D printed guns. We end with  A.G. sharing inside information on an ATF controversy, and criticism of what he sees as corruption and incompetence.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2:40 “Facebook Gate”
  • 14:01 The Trace
  • 23:53 3D gun printing groups
  • 42:00 ATF corruption and incompetence

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1: Intro To Guns N’ Bitcoin – Ragnar + Chanel

1: Intro To Guns N’ Bitcoin – Ragnar + Chanel

 
 
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SUMMARY

For this inaugural episode we introduce ourselves, discuss our philosophy, and cover our future guests and topics.

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