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Episode #12 The Lovely Corrine :)

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Community Announcement: No marriages were destroyed in the making of this recording.

This episode we talk with “The Lovely Corrine” a Sex Worker / Escort who uses and promotes bitcoin to her clients. Corrine takes us into her world and talks freely about a number of aspects of her industry, social, legal, and of course, commercial. We learn about how Corrine is educating her clients in the use of bitcoin to enable private, safe transactions. We also touch on the astounding case where the major credit card companies have withdrawn their merchant services from the classified advertising publication, BackPage, which is where many sex workers publicise their services. Thank you financial establishment, for creating yet another opportunity for crypto currencies!

Oh, and for all those wondering, yes, Corrine IS lovely and she’s also smart, tech-savvy, a strong advocate for privacy, and an all-round damn nice person.

CORRECTION: In this episode, we incorrectly report than the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull purchased shares in BitcoinGroup at a public event. This is incorrect, Mr Turnbull demonstrated a mobile application for purchasing shares and used Bitcoin Group for demonstration purposes only.

Hosts: Dale Dickens, Peter Robertson, Warwick Greville

A big thanks to Leo Treasure for editing and adding the music for the show.

00:00 The recent headlines

3:03 We talk with
The different services and rates Corrine provides
10:45 Are her colleagues in the biz using bitcoin?
11:35 her blog article about using Bitcoin for her clients…or-clients/

12:03 All about advertising as an Escort and the weird legalities
Tom Dart – anti-sex working sheriff who helped shut down the Visa MC support…iff_bio.html

18:00 Vegas ? Mostly Illegal in the USA, and legal in all states in Australia,_Nevada
Getting around the laws and loopholes
20:30 paypal and sex workers don’t get along
21:15 some bitcoin wallets and don’t allow sex workers to use them.

22:18 new business name for private appointments and private money exchange for sex workers and or
screening different by each sex worker and each country
Corrine Twitter
getting paid – no merchant account
high risk are 10% to 14%
costs involved in taking money

29:50 privacy
new meta data laws in Australia started OCT 1st 2015
31:36 Craig Thompson affair…_expenses_affair
burner phones
travelling overseas – information database – governments talk to one another

43:07 Ashley Madison – what could they have done to protect their clients?
47:02 Corrine and Decentralized services
48:25 Women vs. Girls

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Are you feeling safe and secure? Really? Why?

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We go wide and deep this episode, with a strong focus on security and its lack in our world, we touch again on the blockchain scaleability issues, and we… well, of course we gossip! Come and join us!

Your hosts were Dale Dickins, Warwick Greville and Peter Robertson.


Melbourne's Bitcoin Technology Center is growing rapidly, the space is changing, walls are being painted, the event space is hosting a wide range of workshops and meetups... and people are asking if they can use the podcast room to start their own podcast.


Beginning May 2016 the studio will be available for anybody keen to get on the mic and chat about anything they're passionate for.

Peter's fitting out the studio, Dale's assisting people with curation, and the bookings are already starting to roll in.

Stay tuned :)