Deep Emancipation

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...
Patrick Byrne
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Step Right Up & Win a Bitcoin: Synopsize Last…

I will pay a prize of 1 bitcoin (worth ≈ $8,200 as I type) to the person who creates the best <250 word synopsis...
Patrick Byrne
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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...
Patrick Byrne
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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...
Patrick Byrne
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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...
Patrick Byrne
3 min read

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...
Patrick Byrne
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Reflections on Overstock

I have been asked elsewhere on this site why I “abandoned” Overstock and what do I think of its prospects now? I recently replied...
Patrick Byrne
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Rejecting a $1 Billion Bribe

See note at end: Your vote needed. I know the origin of the Russian Collusion story from its inception in July 2015 (it did...
Patrick Byrne
10 min read

Come Grade Journalist Matt Yamamoto’s $1,000/Year Gibberish-Sausage

I do not normally take the time to respond to most pieces that get written about me, let alone ones that are a month...
Patrick Byrne
6 min read

Brennan & McLaughlin on Deep State

Nothing has made me feel better about my decision to do what I did, than watching these two men here. Well then Brennan, I...
Patrick Byrne
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