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mercoledì 11 marzo 2015

Blythe Colpisce Ancora: BTC!

Chart BitCoinity in USD su BTCE

Naaaa! Ma non si era ritirata a vita privata e a fare beneficenza? La (per noi) famosa Blythe Masters (pronuncia blàiz) - creatrice anni fa di "armi finanziarie di distruzione di massa" come i CDS (Credit Default Swaps) - si dedica ora ai BTC (Bitcoin) e alla Blockchain!

Ok, per me è la fine conclamata della moneta “cripto”.

Mi sa che vendo quel po' di BTC che ho ..

Zero Hedge - Bitcoin Default Swaps: Blythe Masters Joins Bitcoin Startup
Submitted by Tyler Durden on 03/10/2015

About a year ago we wrote that the "farce is complete" when we learned that the former head of JPM's commodities group - Blythe Master - the person caught red-handed in trying to pull off Enron 2.0, and responsible for manipulating electricity prices in California, was about to join the CFTC: yes, the person who created perhaps the most important derivative product of the pre-crash period, the massively levered Credit Default Swaps, was about to become an advisor to the very agency tasked with regulating all derivatives. Just 24 hours later, following a furious public backlash against what is perhaps the most corrupt regulators in the US, the CFTC, Masters withdrew her candidacy from the CFTC.

(...) Not surprisingly, following the humiliating CFTC episode, Blythe disappeared completely from the public radar. Now, with a one year delay, she has finally reappeared.

That's not the surprising part. What is shocking is the capacity in which she has reappeared. According to the FT, the former JPM commodities head has re-emerged as chief executive of the Bitcoin startup, Digital Asset Holdings.

The start up is merely the latest legacy bank-funded or staffed operation to attempt to profit from the disintermediated digital currency, and "aims to be a venue for buyers and sellers of financial assets to meet and transact, switching currencies into bitcoin in order to cut the cost and time of settlement and make use of the decentralised “block chain” as a secure record of transactions." (...)

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