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Ep. 3: Bitcoin's Days Are Numbered (The Dark Web)

Narrated by: Geoff White
Length: 32 mins
Categories: Radio & TV, Documentaries
4.5 out of 5 stars (82 ratings)

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[Contains explicit content] If money makes the world go around, then Bitcoin keeps The Dark Web spinning. But what it is and how does it work? How can you run a currency based on trust when everyone who uses it is anonymous?

Geoff White, Channel 4 News's former Technology Reporter, uncovers the mystery of Bitcoin — and speaks to the Royal Mint about this potential competitor currency.

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BitCoin became the VISA of the Dark Web

I wouldn't say this was an episode trying to describe BitCoin, but sounds more to be something along the lines of how BitCoin evolved over time on the Dark Web. Very interesting simplified method of how something works. I think if you were to truly attempt to describe it in detail it would take several hours if not longer.

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Not really educational

This is in no way an introduction to bitcoin nor was the journalist really thorough about supporting his idea. Bitcoin is probably the hardest thing to report on given its complexity. Please don’t take this as anything more than a simple opinion. The journalist did not do well in informing himself or the readers of the information he presented. It’s an opinion at best and very shallow.

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  • Nathan hadley
  • 05-17-19

interesting subject well researched

The subject is interesting and has clearly been well researched, the only reason for the star deduction is that Mr White overuses the phrase 'You see'.

Might seem petty, but it's overuse started to feel a bit patronising after a while