Bitcoin: Beyond the Bubble

2018, Technology  -   7 Comments
Ratings: 8.68/10from 31 users.

If the notion of bitcoin intrigues you, yet you find yourself intimidated by the complicated techno-jargon surrounding it, then the documentary "Bitcoin: Beyond the Bubble" is for you. This incisive overview explains the intricacies of the cryptocurrency in an engrossing and easily digestible manner.

The film begins with an examination of popular currencies throughout history, including our long-time reliance on precious metals like gold and silver as well as the system of the U.S. dollar that is most commonly employed today. Bitcoin is viewed by many as the next logical evolution from these currencies, and a highly desirable one at that.

Bitcoin, coupled with an interface known as blockchain, is a completely decentralized network that eliminates all intermediaries from the currency exchange process. This is one of the major factors that set it apart from dealings with traditional banks or credit card companies, and it's a significant reason why these firmly established institutions are threatened by the growing popularity of the cryptocurrency.

The network is especially useful for those who are not active members of the banking system, but its benefits transcend the needs of the individual. As detailed in the film, currency insecure countries are using bitcoin to avoid dealing with corrupt governments and greed-infested central banking systems. Many of the world's wealthiest regions are hesitant to engage in financial transactions with third world countries due to rampant credit card fraud. Bitcoin eliminates this risk, and thereby opens up a new realm of revitalization for these impoverished nations. Incredibly, it can also be used to enhance privacy standards, protect the integrity of national elections, and help struggling families across the globe in procuring property rights.

The film dives headfirst into answering bitcoin's most ardent critics, including on issues related to the endurance of the technology if it should grow far beyond expectations in the near future, and the securities that are in place to prevent widespread fraud.

Featuring insightful testimonies from prominent leaders and prognosticators on the global financial stage, "Bitcoin: Beyond the Bubble" paints an optimistic impression of an empowering future where everyone can be in charge of their own money.

Directed by: Tim Delmastro

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7 Comments / User Reviews

  1. JensK

    John Payne> Crypto is challenging the banking cartel's ability to steal purchasing power, through inflation, and lend it out at interest - legally. It's theft, plain and simple - except it legal. No-one donates more to political parties than the banks. There's a reason for that. Of course they will fight for this, and use the considerable political power they have. This is a battle that has to be won by crypto. Everyone knows this. One thing is for sure though - laws CANNOT stop crypto. This is a war. The peoples right to their purchasing power versus the elites who think they have a right to decide what money is worth, and will exploit that right. Bitcoin is pretty open at the moment, but technology is already on the way, to make it more anonymous. I personally believe crypto will win in the end, and give the power of money back to the people - where it belongs. Seems to me, you're rooting for the banks. Maybe you're just ignorant, like most people are about crypto, or maybe you're a banker. You should be part of it. It's your children's future too.

  2. FoodForThought

    Bitcoin offers some potential yet it is fully traceable, which in the hands of authoritarian governments is very dangerous. Anonymous decentralized systems that act like cash offer the public more protections. Some say these cryptos can be used by criminals, but already the US dollar is the most used anonymous currency in the world for weapons, war, and drugs so what's the difference? The issue of "Whales" needs to be addressed since they can manipulate the market...oh wait, that's right the 1% that has most of the world's wealth already do that with the economies of the world today.

  3. John Payne

    Very soon, before the end of the year the Central banks in conjuction with the governments of the G20 will act to outlaw 99.99% of all crypto "currencies" and they will overnight become worthless and eventually each nation (some have already done this) will have a National Crypto Card and you will need one of these to buy or sell anything and the taxman will really become public enemy number oneand all privacy will vanish virtually over night...per haps as early as July 21 2018 when the G 20 are scheduled to meet in Argentina.

  4. bluudz

    There is never enough documentaries for new people to understand more about Bitcoin and Blockchain tech.

  5. Haha

    Joe nobull is nothing but bull, unless you know the serial number on my bills my cash is much more safe secure and non trackable then any crypto currency

  6. icallbull

    joe nobull - you are out of your mind

  7. joe nobull

    bitcoin the most secure network known to mankind,and todays best chance at uniting the world