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Last 7 days news for Ripple XRP

Last 7 days news for Ripple XRP
Banesco Panama, the first of its region, joins Ripplenet
Xcurrent 4.0 with Multihop, xRapid support is live
Birake Network listed Ripple (XRP)
Xendpay has partnered with Ripple
NOWpayments payment processing platform accepts XRP
Exchange-Traded Notes for XRP, Launch on Boerse Stuttgart Germany’s second-largest stock exchange
XRP named as a Virtual Currency in Japan
XRP is now available to Coinbase users who are New York residents.
Ripple's Xpring, Outlier Ventures Back $4 Million Raise for Agoric
CTO of Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait - Live demo
The Bank of England moves 600 billion pounds a day.
Fidelity will concentrate on the cryptocurrencies by market cap
HSBC processed 250 bn fx transactions in 2017 using DLT. The Head of Transactional FX for HSBC Betsy Waters moved from HSBC on August 2016 to Ripple on September 2016 coinciding with the launch of HSBC using DLT.
Could XRP be currency used for Ebay?
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Cryptocurrency Weekly Recap

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The future of Bitcoin in an increasingly restricted world

I'm sure by now all of you have read .
I reread the article yesterday, and I have thought a bit about its message. Here are my conclusions (in TLDR form), which I substantiate below, as free as you are to disagree with them:
I don't think Bitcoin is going to be dead, but rather that its usage may revert to the original purpose it was invented for.
What I am trying to say is that the real value proposition, the killer app of Bitcoin, the one intended by Satoshi himself, isn't low fees, nor speed of transactions, nor decentralized trust, but rather it is an engineering solution to a social problem. The problem is malevolent organized intervention attempts against people, who freely and consensually use their own money, according to their own criteria. The solution is to paralyze and bypass said intervention, decentralized trust being integral to that solution. What an evildoer can't see, he can't attack. Bitcoin delivers that killer app, like any other cypherpunk / cryptoanarchist technology (SSL, GPG, Bitmessage, Open Transactions) in the same category.
So how do I think Bitcoin usage will change? Well, to be able to predict what may happen with Bitcoin in the future, let's look at who wins and loses given this killer app, and their likely behaviors.
Let's start with the losers first.
Quite obviously, rulers of nations (defined here as people believed to have the exclusive power to make up rules for everyone else, to adjudicate the rules, and to enforce them) understand that people gaining control of their own money and paralyzing ruler intervention is a grave threat. In other words: such private control of money means they lose control over the money of their subjects.
We part-time slacker students of history also happen to know how they react to such systemic threats of loss of control, because we have seen what they have tried to do covertly (sabotage, rule violation) and overtly (rule making, rule bending) to subvert prior cypherpunk tech that affords more control to the end user, like SSL and PGP.
Now, comparing PGP to Bitcoin, Bitcoin is obviously more subversive a technology -- heck, it's not just stateless communications, it's stateless money -- so I expect these people to try sabotaging Bitcoin even more frantically.
I predict they will prescribe new, ever-more-restrictive orders against Bitcoin, until any and all use of Bitcoin will trigger a punishment, or at least be heavily surveiled to keep everyone "in the farm" so to speak. Most subjects will elect to "stay in the farm", abandon Bitcoin, and comply with the rulers.
OK, we've analyzed the losers. They lose. Now let's look at who wins.
It's a no-brainer that, if you know someone is spying on your Web browsing, and you are made aware of SSL, your use of SSL will likely go up, not down.
It's the same with money: facing increasing demands of control over how you may use your money or how much of it may you keep -- your use of a technology that protects your money from others taking it / spending it against your will, is likely to go up, not down.
In other words: I expect to see increased use of Bitcoin in the future, that is explicitly intended to disobey orders from rulers.
Bitcoin will undergo a process of evaporative cooling, where the mainstream speculators and obedient actors exit the market, leaving agorists, members of blue markets, people who intend to conduct business in flagrant disobedience while resisting attempts of punishment. Protected by already-known advances in anonymity (like stealth addresses), these many Bitcoin users will remain relatively safe from rulers' attacks against their prosperity and well-being. They will "step out of the farm", if you will.
Of course, this remaining group includes both bad actors (e.g. fraudsters) and good actors (people running honest businesses). This problem will be resolved by increased research in stateless reputation systems to protect everyone against fraudsters (which happened to work very well in the Silk Road, according to users' reports in the /SilkRoad subreddit).
In short, this leads me to believe that Bitcoin in the future will be primarily used by two groups of people:
In other words: rather than the future of "mainstream acceptance" that mainstream Bitcoin users envisioned, Bitcoin's future is increasingly looking like the mainstream's absolute worst nightmare: a niche independence tool for widespread yet invisible economic defiance and self-defense against the very orders that the mainstream can't even conceive to disobey. To take an example I have witnessed personally: if you sell copies of DVDs in the streets of Guayaquil, this tech is literally the difference between losing all your capital and your profits, versus only losing a few DVDs, at the hands of the street cops blatantly stealing your stuff.
You may think this is provincial. It really isn't. Given that the blue markets rival the "official economy" in size, and given that Bitcoin may offer a chance to secede quietly, safely, and privately to participate in the blue markets, the potential for Bitcoin and allied technologies like Open Transactions is enormous.
Of course, it could also be the case that the rulers succeed in putting the cat back in the bag, and manage to eliminate Bitcoin completely, or subvert it altogether. I will believe that is possible when they have eliminated BitTorrent. But, so far, I have only seen them act all keystone kops, stealing a few DVDs from street vendors, and the first world equivalent thereof (ruining middle class people).
Satoshi famously said: Bitcoin alone will not solve the problem of financial oligopoly, but I hope Bitcoin would buy us all some time in that struggle for freedom. I, for one, am stocking up on popcorn, to properly enjoy the slo-mo clash of these two worlds of ideas in the years to come. Heck, it is already very entertaining to witness today.
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The beginning of the great transition to an Ancap world

We have already entered the transition - it began with the creation of the internet. Going by the definitions of a state that Julian Assange has laid out here: Control of force, control of communications and control of violence. Free market, open and freedom oriented solutions for all of these are emerging into the world today:
Combine these things together and what happens? Let's look at some business examples...
Getting back to the OP's question. You ask "how do we get there?" The answer is simple - by proving to the world that using non-violent methods to interact creates that opportunity for frictionless, open, transparent, censorship-resistant, EXTREMELY PROFITABLE and economically uplifting effects.
Once they see that, they will switch - in the same methods that consumers switch to better, cheaper, faster and easier products at the grocery store. When the choice is made available, the consumers will choose.
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Bitcoin Stock Market?

What does /Agorism think would be the feasibility of creating a bitcoin based stock market that circumvents the SEC and other financial regulatory bodies? What are the potential obstacles? How hard would it be to get people to use these markets?
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Wendy McElroy . Wendy McElroy is a Canadian individualist anarchist and individualist feminist. She was a co-founder of the Voluntaryist magazine and modern movement in 1982, and has authored over a dozen books, scripted dozens of documentaries, worked several years for FOX News and written hundreds of articles in periodicals ranging from scholarly journals to Penthouse. The book “New Libertarian Manifesto” (NLM) by libertarian-anarchist Samuel E. Konkin III (SEK3) launched a movement that has grown amazingly over the last few decades: Agorism. Intro to Agorism. Agorism is, quite simply, the free exchange of goods and services by individual, free market actors. has previously reported on the philosophy, and this primer about Agorism and crypto is a good place to start for the agora-curious. Suffice to say that at its most basic form, agorism is the philosophy and Like crypto, Agorism will accomplish that by providing a non-statist methodology to create and use wealth whereas growing particular person freedom. Each of them perform outdoors the field. Agorism in Motion. The important thing to how Agorism operates outdoors the field lies in its strategy to 4 forms of markets: crimson, black, gray, and white. The book “New Libertarian Manifesto” (NLM) by libertarian-anarchist Samuel E. Konkin III (SEK3) launched a movement that has grown amazingly over the last few decades: Agorism. This is the movement of peaceful revolution through counter-economics. Counter-economics is “the study or practice of all peaceful human action which is forbidden by the State.” Agorists, SEK3 wrote,...

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Troubles for Bitcoin as Goldman Issues Serious Stock Market Warning

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