Patrick Byrne

  • News

    The Bitcoin Bugle: On Global Transmissibility, Relative Criminal Heinousness, Marx, Engels and the Crypto Revolution

    The fake currency is still not the Fed’s problem, which is perhaps why the central bank can look upon it—from a safe distance—with a benign, almost encouraging eye. Those whose jurisdiction encompasses the sort of crimes that the Fed says can just as easily be committed with its own money are less so inclined.

    / May 20, 2014 at 3:04 PM
  • News

    Buy Your Discount Home Furnishings With Bitcoins

    Overstock will be happy to take those coins off your hands (or out of your instawallet or whatever) in exchange for a nice area rug or some fresh bath towels, because Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne believes in limited government almost as much as he believes in suing hedge-fund short-sellers and taking out full-page newspaper ads […]

    / Jan 10, 2014 at 3:39 PM
  • Overstock, Patrick Byrne, short selling

    Sleazey McSleaze Admits To Sleaziness

    You remember AntiSocialMedia.Net, right? No? Yeah, we were doing out best trying to forget it also. It’s the website hosting what the New York Post describes as “bitter attacks … on the message board critics, accusing them of participating to various degrees in a conspiracy to malign the anti-naked short selling movement that Overstock.com supports.” […]

    / Jan 12, 2007 at 4:02 PM

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