Is a Crypto-Utopia Possible?

The dream of a crypto-powered utopia is nearly as old as Bitcoin itself. Motherboard reporter Edward Ongweso Jr. takes us through the wild visions for Cryptoland, pitched as the world’s first crypto-society, supposedly bound for an island in the Pacific. And explains why some are calling it colonialism 3.0.


This episode was reported by Motherboard’s Edward Ongweso Jr. and produced by Jen Kinney


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