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Can Blockchain Defeat Global Poverty And Terrorism? – Best of TNABC Miami 2018

By January 23, 2018 No Comments

Lifting 5 Billion Out Of Poverty  

Predators will always capture, distort, and gangster any central medium of exchange, says Dr. Patrick Byrne, Overstock CEO - which is why blockchain has the potential to defeat global poverty and terrorism.

Byrne set an audacious goal of lifting 5 billion people out of poverty in 5 years, and he inspired the crowd at TNABC to join him with the story of a lone Peruvian economist who brought down the powerful home-grown terrorist group Shining Path - not with guns and bombs - but with a public ledger that liberated the people from their economic chains, thus demonstrating the astonishing potential of blockchain to defeat global poverty & terrorism.

In our best of The North American Bitcoin Conference video series, we distill the salient points from the big event in Miami January 18-19.

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