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261 Stories by Patrick Byrne

Prizes Awarded = 2 Bitcoin

After leaving Overstock in August 2019 I wrote a series of blogs clarifying: Overstock decisions that previously I could not have explained; Deep State...
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20 Years Lashed to the Mast

I took to these pages upon departure because I felt I should immediately clear up mysteries surrounding your firm. I hoped that through these...
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Essay Contest (Prize = 1 Bitcoin ): Final Round

Voting ends on 12/31/2019 at 11:59pm Utah (MST) Time. Only one vote per IP address is allowed per day. Multiple votes for a single...
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Vote in the Essay Contest

Voting is open until 12/31/2019 11:59p.m. Utah (MST Time) Entries will be narrowed down to TOP 7 at noon 12/26/2019 Utah (MST Time)
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On Paradigms, Politics, & Preet Bharara

The thrust of the news between now and Christmas is something I already know. It may be a good time to talk some “philosophy...
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Step Right Up & Win a Bitcoin: Synopsize Last 3 Months of Essays

Vote in Contest Here I will pay a prize of 1 bitcoin (worth ≈ $8,200 as I type) to the person who creates the...
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Reflections on Overstock Q3 Quarterly Earnings

A number of people have asked for comment. I listened to the full recording. I will be brief. That keiretsu of blockchain companies is...
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The SEC & Me, Part Deux

On April 12, 2016 my relationship with the SEC began anew. I know the date because that day in Washington, DC  I gave a...
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Why I Settled the Lawsuit Against the Prime Brokers

Over the years numerous people have asked me or posted on this message board one version or another of a question regarding my decision...
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The SEC & Me, Part I: #MeToo

1) “Pariah for Life on Wall Street” In 2002 Overstock went public using the Hambrecht Dutch Auction method. How did that come about? The...
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