Chain Reaction – Dan Held and Paul Sztorc: Debating Bitcoin’s Security

By April 6, 2020Bitcoin Business
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Host Tom Shaughnessy talks to Dan Held, Director of Business Development for Kraken Digital, and Paul Sztorc, an independent Bitcoiner. They debate the Bitcoin security model, with Paul feeling skeptical that fee rates will climb and Dan believing that fees are already growing and could subsidize Bitcoin security solutions.

Dan’s post (Bitcoin’s Security is fine) and Paul’s original post (Security Budget in the Long Run) for context on the episode.

Key Points

There’s a significant debate about looking at transaction fees alone versus the full cryptocurrency exchange fee structure. It’s important to look at volatility as a potential cost when transacting cryptocurrency. The network effect of an asset is one of its most important components.

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