Bitcoin Is Decentralized Flaw – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion piece by Kyle Schneps, director of public policy at Foundry, a Digital Currency Group company.

The legacy of the Cold War refugee system rewarded the few elites who chose to openly reject authoritarian regimes in favor of Western democracies. The Bitcoin network now allows all people, regardless of station or class, to privately opt out of tyranny by investing their autocrat-controlled currency in a decentralized system of global financial independence.

Walking through the labyrinthine corridors of the CIA headquarters in the 1960s, you would see a faint misty light when you finally passed a private suite of offices upstairs. Follow the trail of light and peer inside to see a man with scrawny glasses bent over countless volumes of poetry and stacks of human intelligence. A single dim lamp will highlight an overflowing ashtray and a perpetually furrowed brow. You will see James Jesus Angleton, the grandfather of US counterintelligence analysis and operations, and one of the most controversial figures in the gray corners of US history.

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