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This is the 30th episode of the Lightning Junkies podcast. In this episode we have Alex Gladstein! Alex has a background as a human rights activist. He is currently working as the Chief Strategy Officer at the Human Rights Foundation. Alex is a proponent of using the lightning network as a layer to maintain financial privacy.

We talk about:

  • Alex’s background
  • Use Case of Bitcoin
  • Lightning as a Solution to Scaling
  • Bitcoin + Human rights
  • Privacy
  • Bitcoin’s dark beginnings
  • Lightning’s use case in gaming
  • Doubts of Lightning
  • Covid’s Effect on Privacy

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