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James Carter

May 26, 2023

Robert F. Kennedy Jr vows to defend Bitcoin against ‘invasive surveillance’

Robert F. Kennedy Jr a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States in the election to be held the following year, has stated that he will protect Bitcoin (BTC) against what he refers to as “invasive surveillance” around a month after he announced his intent to run in the election.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr vows to defend Bitcoin against

Kennedy declared during a speech he delivered on the final day of the 2023 Bitcoin Conference in Miami that he was won over by the leading cryptocurrency when he realized the Canadian government was using surveillance and data tracking systems to prevent truckers protesting against pandemic measures from accessing the funds in their bank accounts. The speech was given on the final day of the conference.

The legislator was reported by Decrypt as saying, “We live in an era in which technology has dangerously expanded the capacity for governments and corporations to control our lives.”

According to the presidential contender, “distant, impersonal multinational corporations and authoritarian technologies have usurped realms of human activity that were once private or held by the community.”

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The politician was also critical of President Joe Biden’s suggestion to impose a 30% tax on the energy use of Bitcoin miners. According to the politician, this would require the establishment of an intrusive monitoring system in order to monitor and assess the energy use of Bitcoin miners.

Kennedy is the nephew of former President John F. Robert F. Kennedy, in addition to being the son of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy of the United States. During a speech he gave on April 19, during which he unveiled his bid to challenge President Joe Biden as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in 2024, he criticized the pharmaceutical industry, social media platforms which he accuses of censorship, Biden’s commitment to the war in Ukraine, but also former President Donald Trump’s “lockdown” of the United States when it was early in the pandemic, according to The New York Times.

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Kennedy made a reference

During his address, Kennedy made a reference to his accusations that social media platforms and mainstream media sources have not given him a fair hearing by saying, “This is what happens when you censor somebody for 18 years.” He said this in reference to the fact that “this is what happens when you censor somebody for 18 years.”

“There is a lot that I would like to discuss. They should not have been able to silence me for that extended period of time because now I’m going to really let loose on them for the next 18 months. According to Kennedy, they will be hearing a lot from me in the future.

The article makes the observation that, despite the fact that polls show that up to fifty percent of Democrats want someone other than Mr. Biden to be the party’s nominee in 2024, no party leader has mounted a challenge to the sitting president. This gives “fringe presidential aspirants from both parties who run to bring attention to a cause, or to themselves” the opportunity to run for office.

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