Gadfly Columnist for Bloomberg on finance, markets & business. Purveyor of "cynical Luddism." No blockchains. llaurent2[at]bloomberg.net /Views my own

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@LionelRALaurent — 2,300 followers, 4,476 tweets

It's really important everyone just take time to educate themselves about the great blockchain business ICOs launching out there. "Online poker." "An adult entertainment platform." "Blockchain lottery." "Fair gambling." "A decentralized sex marketplace." So much FUD!
Behind the gifs and the memes are seriously unfunny stories of people losing money. This is not a victimless bubble.  https://twitter.com/nondualnelly/status/953459738066505728 
Bitcoin moguls are openly warning democratically elected politicians that squashing the great big cyber-casino will be a vote-loser, so they shouldn't do it.  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-17/bitcoin-steadies-from-26-slump-as-traders-brave-volatility 
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