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Matt Levine

Don’t Throw Away Your Bitcoins

Also too-successful short selling, Pimco culture, SushiSwap activism, Kickstarter blockchain, Elon Musk paper grading and an FCA song.

Programming note: Money Stuff will be off tomorrow, back on Monday.

Earlier this year we talked about a guy in Wales named James Howells who threw out a hard drive with 8,000 Bitcoins on it back when Bitcoin was just a hobby, and now that those Bitcoins are worth hundreds of millions of dollars he is crusading to dig up the garbage dump to find the hard drive. This is an irresistible subject for jokes, and I made some jokes about it that you can read here and here.