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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 best <250 word synopsis / explanation of the story I...
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 doing things of historic significance, which will translate into money...
Patrick Byrne
3 min read

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 talk at the Cato Institute,  and the date appears on...
Patrick Byrne
13 min read

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 to settle the prime brokerage lawsuit against Goldman and Bank...
Patrick Byrne
3 min read

The SEC & Me, Part I: #MeToo

1) “Pariah for Life on Wall Street” In 2002 Overstock was the first firm to go public using Bill Hambrecht’s Dutch Auction method. How did that come about? The conventional IPO system is corrupt....
Patrick Byrne
25 min read

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 in a lengthy comment. I think it best if I...
Patrick Byrne
10 min read

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 not start in July 2016: that is a cover-up), and...
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 old, but some weeks ago in a tweet I dismissed...
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 had “a higher calling” too, you maggot.
Patrick Byrne
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Maria Butina & I, Part III: Betraying Maria

I will disclose nothing more than I disclosed in television interviews two months ago. However, I will tie things together in a way that will help the public comprehend what is going on in...
Patrick Byrne
14 min read