The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @lopp ever

October 2016

kristovatlas It’s Not a Bug, It’s a Backdoor! (Kristov Atlas, All Things Open 2016) youtube.com/watch?v=zA45c2…

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Statoshi fork of Bitcoin Core merged upstream changes; will deploy to statoshi.info this week. twitter.com/BitGo/status/7…

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Looks like @BitPay’s merchant directory disappeared. What are the best / reliable bitcoin merchant directories? @Airbitz?

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@Technom4ge Both arguments are speculation, yet both are used quite often :-)

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“Bigger blocks ⇨ ⬆ overall users, thus ⬆ absolute node count!”
“Smaller blocks ⇨ ⬇ node cost, thus ⬆ relative node count!”
¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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These are actual campaign signs in my area of NC. pic.twitter.com/smLxWwyJVd

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When you run a specific version of full node software you aren’t “voting” on anything. You’re signaling that people may join your network.

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@kristovatlas Ditto; it does need updating to add new documentation for 0.13 features.

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JavaScript is easy to:
* Run (browsers)
* Use for developing apps
* Obfuscate (hide malicious code)
* Sabotage
-..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…9E

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@fredzannarbor @ryaneshea Right, this claim appears to be limited to the scarce token-based protocols.

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Don’t forget to ban math and computers; I hear that a lot of crimes are committed with them. twitter.com/quinta/status/…

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“Our thesis is that value capture will move down the software stack from apps into protocols.” @ryaneshea usv.com/blog/fat-proto…

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“Decentralized apps are challenging to build, but have many benefits. @BlockstackOrg enables serverless apps.” -..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…yJ

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victoriavaneyk Why & The Changes Everything! @martindale breaks it down in five minutes at @AllThingsOpen!..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Jk

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“This chart of bitcoin address reuse keeps me up at night.” - @kristovatlas oxt.me/charts pic.twitter.com/ddbGv6lSgn

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“Blockchain privacy tips: keep data off-chain, make it look same as others, make it appear uniformly random, hide in crowds.” @kristovatlas

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@TriangleBitcoin Lots of blockchain folks 2 blocks away @ convention center; we should meet up! @shannonNullCode @kristovatlas @ryaneshea

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“As we put more data on blockchains they will become a treasure trove for analytics, surveillance, & stalkers.”..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…KG

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Bitcoin Core’s 3 block target fee estimate has increased 60% in the past 3 days, from 63 to 101 satoshis per byte. pic.twitter.com/KUdLTixoMt

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@ziggamon Indeed, though you might be able to find a graph of “long transaction chains” somewhere & see if there’s a spike.

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“Code is law sounds great until you realize that perfect law enforcement means no discretion.” - @martindale

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“Bitcoin is a people-powered shared resource. We need to treat newcomers well, not antagonize them.” - @martindale..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Bg

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“Supply chains are so complex and have so many participants that it becomes easy to introduce fraud into them.” - @_angrbrd

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The blockchain track talks at @AllThingsOpen are completely full! Is this a metaphor? Maybe we should raise the ent..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Z6

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“I’d rather entrust my data to a protocol like Bittorrent than to a single company running a database.” @TaylorGerring

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@bendavenport @juscamarena I’m still confused as to why I didn’t see any noticeable spikes via Statoshi… statoshi.info/dashboard/db/f…

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Looks like some gambler screwed up their txn fees & is paying 350X more than required on many txns H/T @juscamarena
tradeblock.com/bitcoin/tx/227…

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@Zonacats1 Demand continues to outpace supply; we have yet to find the pain point at which txn fees are too high for most users.

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@juscamarena That would be my guess since it’s an easy way to save on fees.

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Recent surge in demand is causing blocks to regularly exceed 1BTC in txn fees. Also: fewer overall txns, more send-..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…0M

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@GaravagliaJuan That’s the low end - the savings increase for more complex transactions.

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Discovered a real-world low entropy flaw at the gym when I accidentally opened my neighbor’s locker with my locker’s key.

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Which do you think best describes governance of the Bitcoin protocol?
(No Sybil attacks, please!)

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Created my first Segregated Witness transaction with 1 input & 2 outputs. Clocked in at 140 bytes, a 38% savings over standard P2PKH spends.

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@muneeb @FEhrsam Using “coins” for intangible currency is already bad enough; for non-currency it’s additionally confusing.

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@brianchoffman @BlockCypher @acityinohio There have been some huge chain reorgs on testnet the past couple weeks. Tends to break stuff.

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YTD, 3-block target txn fee estimate +450% in terms of satoshis / byte & +675% in cents / byte.
Conclusion: demand continues to rise.

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BTC/USD exchange rate:
Q4 2013: +$633 (+606%)
Q4 2014: -$67 (-18%)
Q4 2015: +$193 (+81%)
Q4 2016: +$71 (+14%) so far
Conclusion: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Altcoin infanticide: when a cryptocurrency fork with same mining algorithm gets 51% attacked to death by parent coin miners. See: Coiledcoin

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@ARKblockchain @TuurDemeester To hold real BTC it’s a bit complicated; involves creating an LLC for a self directed IRA.

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@DoctorLex @TuurDemeester I trade $GBTC from a Fidelity 401K and I trade BTC from a self directed IRA.

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@TuurDemeester Pro-tip: trade inside tax advantaged retirement accounts :-)

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@Snyke Are there other implementations already? If so, can you link?

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@TuurDemeester Just me or is Bitfinex dragging the market upward? Is it due to thin order books?

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A well-connected Bitcoin node (~120 peers) relays each transaction it receives to an average of 3 other peers…twitter.com/i/web/status/7…99

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Average Bitcoin block propagation time over past year. Was expecting greater improvement since 30% of nodes now sup..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…4Z

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@bergealex4 @btcdrak 1 Tbps attacking your node: you’re toast.
1 Tbps spread out attacking tens of thousands of nodes: network stays up.

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@agraham999 It’s possible to DoS a few nodes, but extremely difficult to DoS the tens of thousands of nodes that comprise the network.

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PayPal unreachable; Bitcoin unaffected. Bitcoin nodes only use DNS once on their first startup to get peer IP list. gizmodo.com/this-is-probab…

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@djcapelis Balance of power in Bitcoin is much more nuanced than just “miners control the network.”

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@djcapelis @mattblaze It’s a common mistake to misinterpret “represent” as “control.”

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@mattblaze Saying blockchains don’t solve all problems is like saying databases don’t solve all problems. It’s the specifics that matter.

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@BitPay You might want to investigate your fee estimation algo for an edge case that caused it to spike recently: p2sh.info/dashboard/db/f…

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@ziggamon Looks like CSV is bit 0 (v536870912?) and segwit is bit 1 (v536870913?) but AFAIK no way to correlate blocks to clients.

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@ziggamon Hard to keep track because I think after v4 it switches to using version bits; I can’t find a table with mappings offhand.

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Central Bankers take heed: there’s a big first mover advantage when it comes to adopting (stockpiling) Bitcoin. Hedge your bets accordingly.

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☑ Laughing
☑ Ignoring
☑ Fighting
☐ Joining
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Autonomous car software-enforced network restrictions, you say? Start the countdown to the first Tesla jailbreak… arstechnica.com/cars/2016/10/d…

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Trailing 1,000 Bitcoin blocks. Many eyes will be on this chart as Core miners upgrade to 0.13.1 in pursuit of Segre..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…VD

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“Experts have determined both of you will rain more debt down upon the country. Which of you sucks less?”
Trump: MAGA!
Clinton: Middle-out!

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“WHERE’S MY PROTECTION MONEY, NATO?!?” - @realDonaldTrump

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@neha Government has no place determining what anyone does to themselves.

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“Government has no place determining what a woman does with her body.” - @HillaryClinton
Yes, now ride that logic train to its conclusion…

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@drwasho @ryanxcharles @zooko How am I to know how much to invest in YoursCoin ICO without knowing how many pages the whitepaper has?

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@TradeBlock Looks like you have an overflow bug when it’s been over an hour since last block. pic.twitter.com/w9FV7ifJkw

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@balajis Oh man, this could have been timed perfectly for you to speak at @AllThingsOpen’s blockchain track on the 27th…

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@ankcraz @coinbase @iam_preethi @brian_armstrong FYI I’m seeing broken behavior on the “buy” page when Adblock Plus is enabled.

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@iam_preethi @brian_armstrong Bug w/multiple accounts; getting a 500 error. Nav links to /accounts but should link to /accounts/primary

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🎉 In the midst of another testnet block storm we’ve passed 1,000,000 blocks! 🎉 blocktrail.com/tBTC/block/000…

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@el33th4xor @ethereumproject The point being that the attacks create a time cost, not just for Ethereum devs but for entire user base.

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@el33th4xor @ethereumproject MS can unilaterally deploy patches while ETH users / miners must manually upgrade or get shut out of network.

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@jgarzik @el33th4xor Surely they’re profiting from it somehow (mining / trading / ?) or it would be irrational to attack…

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@el33th4xor @ethereumproject Nope; I’d like to see a prediction market for how many hard forks it will take to plug all the holes.

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Days without a successful attack on the Ethereum network: 0.
twitter.com/ethereumprojec…

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.@HillaryClinton’s team tries to figure out how to tell Silicon Valley she wants access without a “backdoor per se:..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Wy

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You can try to protect your emails with a series of “magic words” or you can protect them with math. Seeing a lot o..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Fe

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Developers who use Eclipse can donate bitcoin to @EclipseFdn via @BitPay at eclipse.org/donate/

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Bitcoin exchange rate volatility at historic lows.
Prediction: the exchange rate will move up or down soon…twitter.com/i/web/status/7…nk

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Not surprising that @johnpodesta isn’t a fan of @Bitcoin. I hear @HillaryClinton is a big fan of blockchain, though..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Vb

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@cguida6 IDK, seems like Ethereum devs experimented with a few things blog.ethereum.org/2014/06/19/min…

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@kyletorpey Seems to me that time is a scarce resource and should be spent correcting flaws in valuable systems.

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The Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy on monetary units: cs.cmu.edu/~hgobioff/publ… pic.twitter.com/ddMupZuMWR

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It’s our pleasure to host @martindale of @Blockstream at the November 1st @TriangleBitcoin Business meetup! meetup.com/Triangle-Bitco…

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khannib @kristovatlas Dunno about users, but I roughly estimated bitcoind’s network share by looking at txs with its typica..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…dp

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@sneakdotberlin @oleganza Welcome to ‘Murica! Don’t mind the overly friendly “hello.”

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I know someone with a job offer at NSA who has failed their polygraph 6 times. NSA keeps paying $1,200 per test because they know it’s BS.

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@tomshmilo That’s in aggregate, so the time span doesn’t matter apart from the fact that Bitcoin keeps adding more work to its chain.

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@guruvan To create a chain from genesis. Time frame would have to be pretty fast since Bitcoin keeps forging ahead.

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@Satoshi_N_ Would you rather fight 1,000 drunk horse-sized ducks or 1,000 drunk duck-sized horses?

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If my calculations are correct, using new ASICs you’d have to expend 100 petajoules of energy to create a chain with more work than Bitcoin.

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“The idea of just deciding to break the rules and upend the entire financial service is just frankly naive.” -@R3CEV Director Charley Cooper

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The permissioned vs permissionless ledger debate, featuring @nathanielpopper, @R3CEV, @fredwilson, & @izakaminska. youtube.com/watch?v=6_jacB…

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It is a cypherpunk’s duty to attack the code & concepts created by fellow cypherpunks, but care should be taken to avoid ad hominem attacks.

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Which would your prefer to read an article about?

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@bitkongme Maybe some day… it’s been at the bottom of the TODO list for a while.

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is now open for all developers who want to build with Bitcoin.
pastebin.com/raw/ns6xtfrf pic.twitter.com/FL2fPzepSD

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@bamos01 Strategy could be used for any cryptocurrency, though it’s not quite clear when/if Bitcoin will fork.

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Valid trading strategy?
1) Buy a cryptocurrency pre-fork
2) Hope fork creates 2 tradeable currencies
3) Dump both
4) Profit!

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Nobody recognized me at @ScalingBitcoin because they’ve only seen my avatar, so here’s what I look like IRL. pic.twitter.com/N3pwO8SeMZ

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@gavinandresen Thankfully Twitter outages were usually only a few hours at a time; had they been days/weeks, may have fared worse.

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: @gavinandresen explains his motivation for inventing P2SH, expresses frustration w/slow rollout. bitcointalk.org/index.php?topi…

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@prestonjbyrne It does appear to be a “fork or die” situation.

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@ryanxcharles INB4 “it wasn’t a hard fork because the chain itself didn’t fork.”

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To combat recent denial of service attacks, Ethereum will be forking twice for good measure. reddit.com/r/ethereum/com…

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Bitcoin’s UX isn’t great, but if we make BTC very user friendly before solving technical scaling issues, may become a victim of its success.

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@bamos01 @GeminiDotCom Different types of DoS => different effects. I don’t recall BTC exchanges turning off processing, just seeing delays.

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@nvk It’s hard to explain and understand, hence why I think “governance” belongs in lots of quotation marks :-)

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“Bitcoin transactions are unaffected.” - @GeminiDotCom pic.twitter.com/gXTTz2lXyf

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@nvk If you mean that a node can hard fork away from an unwanted soft fork, yes - but action is required on their part to do so.

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@nvk *For hard forks. Miners do have the final say with soft forks.

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@triptananda @FergusLemon @igorla12 Low gas limit => inability to deploy new contracts. Will be fixed before long. reddit.com/r/ethereum/com…

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Sounds like Ethereum will be hobbled until the next hard fork. twitter.com/ethcoreproject…

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@joshmh @TuurDemeester @ViaBTC Yep, no need for yet another round of rhetoric to go along with it.

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@BitcoinBelle @Piotr14Tra @timpastoor @el33th4xor @ryaneshea You can always create a @onename ID and link it to your twitter account

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@badslinky Yeah, they’re kind of a second economic layer above the technical layer.

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@TuurDemeester I don’t think I’ve heard a unique block size argument in at least 6 months. Less repetition, more action.

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@el33th4xor Claim was that in conjunction they can be used to check any attribute of a txn; not sure of the details.

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@Itnom You’re suggesting a stateless protocol that solves double spending?

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Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain (episodes 1 & 2) with @nathanielpopper youtube.com/watch?v=m1sBur…

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@bergealex4 Right, from a macro view it’s not traditional governance so much as self-governance overlaps forming a usable network.

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@SooMartindale that would fall under devs aiding in bypassing vetoes

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@bergealex4 From a micro / technical view, all nodes are equal. From a macro view, it certainly gets more complicated.

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3 branches of BTC “governance:”
* Full Nodes (can veto miners & devs)
* Miners (can veto devs)
* Devs (can help others bypass some vetoes)

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mriou Another attack: state has grown by over 2GB in last 1700 blocks (~7h). Picturing all the hard drives filling up right now.

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@TuurDemeester Scaling argument is about prioritization & sequencing. Long term we’ll scale at every layer.

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British pound down 6.4% in past 2 weeks. Tell me again about the safety and stability of currencies issued by first world countries…

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Bitcoin history: P2SH was a somewhat contentious soft fork and its activation threshold was 55% of hashrate. darkwallet.is/bip16-17.html

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@BitcoinBelle No, I suspect that’s just to throw people off and “explain away” the reason why there are no tweets on the account.

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@BitcoinBelle They have a different BTC address, presumably trolling for tips from people who think they are you.

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@BitcoinBelle Um, is this an imposter version of you who just popped up: @BitcoinBeIIe

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@Truthcoin True, though an activation orphaning attack is functionally equivalent to just lowering activation threshold & forking them off.

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@petertoddbtc @prestonjbyrne Yes, but this one is accurately named. Why do you think it’s called “Hacker Gold?” May as well be named “SFYL.”

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coindesk In Raleigh, North Carolina, a father-and-son team are bucking the trend of industrial bitcoin mining: coindesk.com/bitcoin-mining…

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Which will happen to airport currency exchanges first?

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@TuurDemeester I’m sure there are quite a few people in the court system who wish that SCOTUS could accept more cases.

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@TuurDemeester Right, it creates an amplifier for what other layers can process because they can settle more issues with a final authority.

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Banks won’t be able to offer strong digital assets to customers so long as they use trust models that rely upon restricting network access.

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Major implication: this will effectively block activation of Segregated Witness if Core requires 95% hashrate. twitter.com/kyletorpey/sta…

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@kristovatlas Naw bruh, most important platform is Bloomberg Terminal. Just has to settle before 4PM EST.

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ryanxcharles “The economic system is … that the rich and the powerful exited long ago from the messy business of paying tax.” nybooks.com/articles/2016/…

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@ryanxcharles @YoursNetwork Upper limit, I think due to 32 bit length - 4M satoshis IIRC

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Experienced Bitcoin protocol devs are called “wizards.” Perhaps “explorers” is better - they’re still discovering implications of this tech.

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“Most UTXOs can be traced back to a coinbase in < 2,000 steps. ~30MB transaction history proofs possible.” - @petertoddbtc

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“Jute’s blockchain braiding achieves 6sec block times with 50KB blocks, no orphans, prevents selfish mining.” - @DavidVorick

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“Sweet spot for “fast” Bitcoin difficulty adjustment window appears to be between 30 and 50 blocks.” -@MarkFriedenbach

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“If Bitcoin had 90% hashrate crash after a difficulty change, throughput would be 0.3 TPS for 4.5 months.” -@MarkFriedenbach

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@cmwoodward @jgarzik Would be nice, but not possible to securely pay full nodes because there’s no way to prove you are a real full node.

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“Byzcoin combines Practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance w/Bitcoin-NG to achieve ~1000 tx/S & irreversibility in 90S.” -@LefKok

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@cmwoodward @jgarzik A thoughtful UTXO selection algorithm should send any leftover “dust” value to miners via fees.

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Lightning Network will set fairly low limits of ~$25 per HLTC, maybe channel limits as well to limit magnitude of failures.

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“Bitcoin Covenants have been implemented on the Elements Alpha sidechain as of a few days ago.” - @el33th4xor

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“Covenants restrict spending from vaults w/new opcode. Can keep colored coins discrete, enable fraud proofs.” - @el33th4xor

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“Bitcoin vaults enable you to recover coins even if attacker obtains unvaulting key. Worst case: burn coins.” - @el33th4xor

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“We can’t fix insecure underlying computing infrastructure people use to store coins. We can fix the protocol.” -@el33th4xor

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“A higher block reward makes a blockchain more resilient against double spending.” - @HatforceSec

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“Our simulations show 37 Ethereum blocks == security of 6 Bitcoin blocks if an adversary has 30% hashrate.” - @HatforceSec

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“Different use cases need different coin selection algorithms. Merchants have different needs from consumers.” -Mark Erhardt

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“Average UTXO value in 2014 was 0.97BTC, in 2016 it’s 0.38BTC. This is one reason the UTXO set is growing.” - Mark Erhardt

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“BIP151 will enable end users to securely connect their SPV wallets to their trusted full node at home.” - @_jonasschnelli_

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“Private key storage + auto-updates + app sandboxing = questionable trust model for mobile apps.” - @_jonasschnelli_

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“Aggregated Schnorr signatures create a financial incentivization to perform CoinJoin transactions.” - @pwuille

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“Schnorr sigs enable a group of people to create a sig that’s valid for the sum of their keys. Compact multisig.” - @pwuille

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“Schnorr signatures are provably secure & non-malleable, batch validatable, and support native k-of-k multisig.” - @pwuille

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Segregated Witness pull request is comprised of:
1,486 lines of code
3,338 lines of test code

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“Segregated Witness is one of largest changes to Bitcoin. It affects serialization, p2p network, wallet, & consensus code.” -Gregory Sanders

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@kristovatlas @slushcz I can offer a solution to this problem if you can find me :-)

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@Aquentson Capital costs are known; as for HODLing, some miners have stated it. If you want cryptographic proof of HODL, we don’t have that.

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Miners secure network via Proof of Work, but also have a huge stake (capital investment & coins held) in Bitcoin’s success.

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@_marty_jones @Ethan_Heilman @el33th4xor Hubs would likely have unused keys available - they’d need them to establish new outgoing channels.

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“With a timestamping proof format, we can service all global timestamping needs with only 1 txn per block.” - @RCasatta

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@Ethan_Heilman @el33th4xor If everything is working as intended, would be better to target privkeys not being used in a channel.

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“2% of daily bitcoin transactions are currently using OP_RETURN; likely half are for timestamping purposes.” - @RCasatta

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kyletorpey “I think [sidechains] are anti-scam technology.” - @Truthcoin

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@el33th4xor I suspect that large LN hubs will be natural targets for both hacking (for hot wallets) and DoS (for ransom?)

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“Why do we want many bitcoin nodes that are cheap to operate? Redundancy, security, and sovereignty.” - @Truthcoin

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“Monetary networks are inherently adversarial. They don’t play nice; they want to kill each other.” - @Truthcoin

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“Everyone should use BIP69, canonical ordering of inputs and outputs.” - @tdryja H/T @kristovatlas! github.com/bitcoin/bips/b…

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@el33th4xor I don’t think it can be predicted with confidence; won’t know until it’s built. But if any nodes get too big, just DoS them!

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Payment channels must be watched by a full node, but this can be outsourced to 3rd parties securely & privately. - @tdryja

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“Using Sphinx for onion routing on @lightning network adds privacy by blinding messages between each hop.” - @roasbeef

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“Decoupling dependencies like consensus, DB, networking, w/separate interfaces can make it easier for devs to use Bitcoin.” - @eric_lombrozo

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“The user experience for Bitcoin currently sucks; developing applications on top of it is even more challenging.” -@Melt_Dem

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“Bitcoin is inherently social software, but we can’t decouple the technological issues from the social issues.” - @Melt_Dem

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“There are serious bottlenecks to getting code added to Bitcoin Core; not many reviewers available.” - @eric_lombrozo

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