“The Ethics of Cryptocurrency” with guest Catherine FLick

Episode 170
Originally recorded September 27, 2023
Originally broadcast October 8, 2023
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We’ve all heard the names: bitcoin, dogecoin, NFTs. We’ve all been told that cryptocurrency is the wave of the future and will make us rich. Is it and will it? Or is crypto just another rigged game designed to separate suckers and their money? On this episode, we ask what cryptocurrency is, how it works, and whether it can create a new moral marketplace.

Catherine Flick is a Reader in Computing and Social Responsibility at the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility at De Montfort University, and a visiting fellow at Staffordshire University, both in England.

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