“We’re not the kind of agency that thinks we have a monopoly on the truth and that we’re always right. We feel strongly about a lot of the provisions in the proposed regulations, but we get that there might be things we can improve.” –Benjamin Lawsky Shortly following the proposed BitLicense, a significant portion of the bitcoin community wrote and signed a letter to the New York Department of Financial Services, pleading for an extension. […]
I am in a love affair with freedom. I am in the business of anti-politics. I am a promoter of anti-state mentality. I want anarchy to be in peoples' minds, and I want it to drip down into their hearts. Private property, the free-market, non-aggression, self-ownership, individualism…these are the things that breed prosperity and peace. Statism cannot exist without the collectivist mentality. The collectivist mentality cannot exist without compliance. Compliance cannot exist without authoritarianism, and authoritarianism cannot exist without lies. We're in a shift. We must ensure it works out in our favor. We need to brave the world.