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December 30, 2023

High Fees, Rough Consensus, and Bitcoin Self-Custody with Brandon Bucher

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Show Notes

Brandon Bucher is a Bitcoiner based in New Zealand working on several Bitcoin-related projects and an important figure in the local Kiwi Bitcoin community.

We zoom out to discuss the recent high on-chain transaction fees, and what we can expect from discussions about scaling solutions moving forward.

We talk about how rough consensus works for making changes to Bitcoin and what the situation was like during the period of the Blocksize Wars and SegWit activation from 2015 to 2017.

Finally we discuss the importance of education and support for self-custody of bitcoin.

This is our last show for 2023. It has been a big year and I want to thank everyone for listening and being part of the journey. 

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