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

November 2017

My face when surrounded by extended family at Thanksgiving. pic.twitter.com/EiCW2NcMG2

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You mean there’s more to a crypto asset’s value than just transaction volume? 🤔 twitter.com/FrankSchuil/st…

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If you’re currently waiting on a new account at a Bitcoin exchange/broker to get verified and enabled, how long have you been waiting?

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AGSchneiderman Over the last 6 mos, my office has investigated a massive scheme to corrupt the @FCC’s comment process on..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…KC

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@eyeone I doubt most of our transactions are B2B; they’re generally B2C. Exchange => user, user => exchange and suc..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ar

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Bitcoin is a lesson in personal responsibility; ignorance is negligence. Learn from cryptohistory and other people’..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…o9

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@Midas__Mulligan It’s fine to use such services for buying and selling; minimize your risk by keeping crypto assets..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…QF

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@FFBitcoins No one has the power to exclude people or stop them from making poor decisions in this system.

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@voince A hardware wallet such as a Trezor or Ledger.

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@FFBitcoins If they only way they can partake is by introducing systemic risk then no, better for everyone if they stay away.

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@FFBitcoins Coinbase has pretty strong security, but if you keep your money stored with them you have completely mi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Dr

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There’s no stop loss order that can stop your loss if a crypto asset exchange is compromised. ‘Tis safer to HODL than to FODL.

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NickSzabo4 At first, they say it’s “theoretically impossible.”

Then, “Maybe possible, but certainly not practical.”

Then, “B..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Av

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@mizteranders0n Be fearful when people are greedy and greedy when people are fearful.

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Don’t buy bitcoin - it’s gonna crash! pic.twitter.com/anaDBea03p

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Registered: 373,755
Renewed: 494,143
Expires: 599,333
Trustworthy timestamped history began at 0 on January 3 2009..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oJ

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Verifying my Blockstack ID is secured with the address 162rUyjL1NiwHhWuta4KPExTamFZaSmMsD

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Blockchain explorers are better with a third dimension! H/T @KevnSmall blockchain3d.info youtube.com/watch?v=Zvzhz5…

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@khannib If this is true, the person who recovered the BCH from SegWit addresses wants a 30% cut for their services. reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comm…

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Many OPSEC conscious long-term HODLers only whisper about Bitcoin in the shadows. You will never hear their names…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…hh

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khannib Someone claimed all the BCH sent to SegWit addresses (493 BCH, $610k). Hopefully with the intention to return it to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Jo

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Nifty interactive visualization of a lightning network on testnet: stevenroose.github.io/lightninggraph/ pic.twitter.com/MDKnQl5qzk

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@johnkingmars @JonathanSandals AKA a “dead man’s switch” - it’s possible but you’d want it to be extremely redundan..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ku

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@JonathanSandals Shouldn’t give it to anyone other than your heirs or executors of your last will & testament.

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@JonathanSandals Very good. Make sure you have your recovery seed phrase backed up in multiple places!

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@shaunmorse @datarade @Crypto_Sh Yep, hard to beat that combination of security + ease of use.

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@KeithBean21 You shouldn’t keep any funds stored on custodial services unless you’re intentionally risking them in..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bG

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@datarade @Crypto_Sh Sounds decent though since it keeps all your private keys on your computer, I wouldn’t use it..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Sp

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@Nitego29 Hardware wallets that support 12 or 24 word backups are probably the best option since you can easily imp..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Px

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@Crypto_Sh Don’t use custodial wallets. Make sure that you have ways to recover your wallets with alternative softw..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5s

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The crypto asset space moves fast; don’t take anything for granted. What would happen if the company / developers b..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…UL

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No more BTC All Time High posts until Vegeta is ready. pic.twitter.com/zXwEomXpFT

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kyletorpey “Segwit2x Bugs Explained” —@jimmysonggbitcointechtalk.com/segwit2x-bugs-…Wpic.twitter.com/EfQkEbFOtAA

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JackMallers I was able to sync a @lightning node with @roasbeef and @stile65 new light client on my iPhone! I put a little UI o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gZ

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@BlockchainBrown All of the fees must be collected by addresses in outputs of the coinbase transaction. Miners at p..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jo

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Have you considered doing an Initial Fork Offering? This idea might just have legs. twitter.com/aantonop/statu…

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@EdwardKerstein Without any authorities to officially declare it dead, we can never be certain. But the effort appe..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…lk

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@paullinator I think we agree upon that. The question then comes down to “how much demand is enough?” That’s a hard..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Wp

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@paullinator We basically do when we tell our users that we have no plans to support it. It’s not worth our time. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…CF

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@paullinator Exactly. I don’t get out of bed for dividends < 10%. 🙃

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@paullinator Seems unlikely that such a chain would have much value, much like a chain fork that assigned a bunch o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…LO

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@paullinator A: Nothing. Same as with the vast majority of BItcoin forks.

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Welcome to Bitcoin, newcomers! Here’s your FAQ:

Q: Who should I trust?
A: Nobody.

Q: When should I sell?
A: Never..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…VX

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Another BTC all time high, you say? Better get used to it. pic.twitter.com/iD2Jr7qU4a

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@almogical That’s why I said “if” and chose conservative parameters. Not claiming this is the exact future.

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Some may believe that the 0.2% daily price rise is a crazy assumption, but it’s quite conservative compared to Bitc..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…in

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New adopters may never own a whole BTC (100,000,000 satoshis.) If you start buying $20 / day and price increases 0…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9r

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jtepper2 Here are your banking mergers. pic.twitter.com/xRTW6PJeOG

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Bitcoin Core == anyone who contributes. Those fixated on complaining about Core tend to be non-contributors or cont..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…aQ

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@jgarzik I think there may be a few other problems as well…

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@jgarzik Don’t the nodes need to accept block 494783 first before anyone can create a big block at height 494784?

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Everyone who was running BTC1 (SegWit2X) nodes just got rekt. They all froze at height 494782 - 2 blocks before the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fN

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@KevinKelbie Seems like with enough creativity, pretty much anything can be soft forked. Wouldn’t hold your breath..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…IW

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The MimbleWimble testnet launched today! Instructions for building and running a node are available here: github.com/mimblewimble/g…

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@twobitidiot Interesting theory. My asks are waiting.

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lightning Today we’re excited to announce the first ever Lightning cross-chain swap from Bitcoin to Litecoin!⚡️⛓️💱

Check ou..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…JW

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@Michael_Toth It’s possible but kludgy; you may not know when you’ll want to spend in the future. You’d have to be..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…QK

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Don’t talk about your crypto assets unless you’re prepared to defend yourself. Owners are juicy targets due to the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bJ

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@emilepetrone @blockstack One of the few non-scammy ICOs in the world 😀

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@moonsh0t_crypt0 (Assuming you mean you’re running the bitcoin node in tor only mode.)

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AnthonyCrudele NEW Podcast @lopp

The Future Of Crypto Asset Trading 🔥🔊

bit.ly/2mkiDTO pic.twitter.com/GRXJ2Zwj3F

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@moonsh0t_crypt0 Bitcoin traffic is unencrypted so sure, someone could “sniff it” but that’s not a security concern..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Gu

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@moonsh0t_crypt0 “bitcoind -listen=0” you mean? By default every node creates 8 outgoing connections. That option j..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Dk

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@VinnyLingham I recommend going with your heart and HODLing what you believe in.

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@mikerelentless @BitcoinClashic It’s not about being “right” or “wrong” - of course you can scale the system vertic..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Zv

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@TuurDemeester Good catch! You should submit a pull request 😀

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@skywalker23452 As a user you shouldn’t have to consciously do anything but update your wallet. Your wallet devs sh..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…r3

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Those who fail to learn from cryptohistory are doomed to repeat it. Newcomers may begin their lessons at..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yb

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@mikerelentless @QcanApp @BitcoinClashic Because dogmatic appeals to authority are ridiculous. Argue for your own vision.

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hnisimasu Single-molecule movie of DNA search and cleavage by CRISPR-Cas9. pic.twitter.com/3NQxmbvzJF

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*whispers softly*
@BitcoinClashic is the real Bitcoin Cash is the real Bitcoin that follows Satoshi’s Vision” pic.twitter.com/fsFFoFgV1S

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‘Member 6 months ago when we were told Emergent Consensus was going to take over Bitcoin? Consensus has emerged…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…90

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@EdwardKerstein Because large volume senders such as Coinbase and Blockchain.info have not adopted it yet.

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@brianchoffman @TuurDemeester Heh it’s better in some situations, especially when fees are dropping. Faster downwar..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xJ

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@brianchoffman @TuurDemeester That would be for a ~3 block target, so relatively fast.

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zachmil_es @SquareCash the experience is instant and seamless. here is a video showing where it is in the app: pic.twitter.com/GMJulaQWVr

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@brianchoffman @TuurDemeester Depends on your time preference. At the moment I wouldn’t pay more than half that rate.

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@pierre_rochard @TuurDemeester Ah, looks like it was a limited deployment and I’m not one of the lucky few.

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@pierre_rochard @TuurDemeester I can’t find any evidence of this in the mobile or web app…

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@AriannaSimpson It also enables fun new security vulnerabilities!

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naval People who live far below their means enjoy a freedom that people busy upgrading their lifestyles can’t fathom.

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@thefrankbraun @ryanxcharles 👏🏼I applaud you both for your conviction👏🏼

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La__Cuen Confused about & forks? I got tips from @ethereumJoseph, @lopp & @PeterRizun to help newbies..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…DK

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@XydigitalX Quite possibly, which is why I’m not claiming it caused the price to go up. 😉

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BTC price is 60% higher today than on the day of SegWit activation, 145% higher since activation was locked in. Seg..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ba

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@accerqueira @Sigfriedddd @jgarzik Modeling CONOP has been something that has interested me for years. It’s a multi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…up

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@el33th4xor @skwp It has been increasing as folks have bothered to adopt SegWit 🙃

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@skwp @el33th4xor The cost of running a node gets less expensive so long as technological innovation causes price d..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uH

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@el33th4xor Hmmmm I don’t think anyone has really dug into what it “should be” - we’re seeing the market sort that..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xk

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@el33th4xor What’s the fallacy? All I see are two different perspectives: those who want to transact at low cost an..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3W

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@ryanxcharles @joonian I fear you might earn a spot on @NakamotoInst’s list of Skeptics at this rate…

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@joonian @ryanxcharles I wouldn’t read too much into correlating the BCH pump over the weekend with the hashrate ch..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Da

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@joonian @ryanxcharles Heh well hashrate follows price; we can see temporary aberrations when one fork has crazy di..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Wa

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@bobbyclee “How much of your transaction cost would you like to externalize onto other parties?”

A) 1%
B) 10%
C) 90%
D) 100%

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@ryanxcharles Oh man @joonian are you really claiming that Bitcoin was going to die from a “chain death spiral” but..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…m6

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Radomysisky If you live in Austin and want to build gun machines, I’m hiring.

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@GWhain Yes, almost all integration tests are passing. It will still be a gradual learning process to actually buil..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2U

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@_sleepless_1 Only in special cases. This is a pretty complicated special case.

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The numbers are likely much higher b/c we can only know which addresses are SegWit if they were spent from on the B..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9N

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@APompliano Hmmmm I see the first 3 things as a means to an end. The end being sound money / self sovereignty / the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…XI

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@BobLoukas I’m not sure that “buying time” is a great perspective. If blocks are not full then I can fill them up f..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…T1

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@pig_poetry I wouldn’t know; the @duckduckgo doodle is always a duck.

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@jgarzik Interesting difference is that node operators are not subject to eminent domain to pay the resource costs..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…f9

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@BobLoukas You could, and the lanes would get used, and then you’d likely have to maintain them in perpetuity. Stud..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…rq

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@Ducky_001 Indeed, this is why it will be fascinating to collect more data by observing crypto assets that grow to huge block sizes.

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If the highways are constantly crowded you can keep adding more lanes or you can construct a Hyperloop. wired.com/2014/06/wuwt-t…

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@fdfrye Hm, wonder how it compares to BigchainDB…

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khannib As of right now, there has been at least 478 BCH ($644k) sent by mistake to SegWit addresses. Contact your local mi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…AZ

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“Bulletproofs: Efficient Range Proofs for Confidential Transactions” On-chain scaling for privacy! eprint.iacr.org/2017/1066.pdf

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@TokenHash @VinnyLingham @brian_trollz There are a plethora of reasons for which SHA256 may need to be deprecated;..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mM

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@TheJoyofBitcoin 😂 Feel free to use it however you want if you’re willing to pay for the block space. 😂

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@VinnyLingham @brian_trollz I’m pretty sure that on a long enough timeframe, this will be a requirement.

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@Suitpossum Not a good use of block space / on chain transactions. Best to wait until Lightning Network is ubiquitous.

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@monsterbitar Leaders? I don’t see any leaders, just contributors.

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@arlisjohnsoniii That’s why multiple teams are working on payment channel tech that will enable practically instant..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ht

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@uk_c_c @ryanxcharles While that’s the threshold cutoff, the subsidy will be < 1 BTC in ~20 years en.bitcoin.it/w/images/en/e/…

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@khannib @ziggamon @karel_3d @murchandamus Would be quite interesting to see if BCH miners are extracting value from naive users.

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@ryanxcharles Block subsidy + fees. The “higher fees => higher security” point is on a long term scale as subsidy declines to 0.

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@prestonjbyrne Here’s a thought, @dscharfGlobe - try seizing firearms from the non-law-abiding citizens first and let us know how that goes.

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Your face when you’re laying out strong Bitcoin adoption metrics and the other guy throws out the tulip analogy. /c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…T2

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@Falkvinge @el33th4xor You presume too much. All transactions are people sending to exchanges to sell? I think not…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…V0

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@PeterRizun Make a poll? The poll is happening every ~10 minutes!

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@ryanxcharles Given that the EDA on the first fork makes it much easier to revive, when can we be sufficiently cert..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Nr

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@PeterRizun I think you mean “users are paying miners to 51% attack anyone who tries to use more resources than agreed upon.”

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@OneMorePeter @blockchain @BitGo @coinbase It’ll surely be somewhat different; general agreement is that the topolo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…RE

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@BrennerSpear It’s a full time job keeping track. Bitcoin Unlimited, Bitcoin XT, and Bitcoin Classic all added Bcas..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Wb

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@BrennerSpear Bitcoin ABC is the first / most dominant Bcash implementation.

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@jimmysong @ramit I’m interested to know what type of money @ramit thinks isn’t “made up.” 🙃

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@jimmysong Might be a tad early to call the end of the civil war. So long as multiple crypto assets vy for the name..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gX

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mikeinspace What’s a SAFT? @ScottAdamsSays gives us the lowdown on an all-new episode of Bitcoin Car Talk! youtu.be/PKqM4VfPMog

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@crietmann Well, if you believe the propaganda in that post then it’s not an “attack” but rather “taking back Bitco..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Yj

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@aaronsevivas @Rbr0wn92 It’s not my fault if you aren’t keeping up to date with the progress of Lightning Network…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…c8

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@huemungussdik Each node has its own mempool; it’s possible for one node to have a tx in its mempool that conflicts..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1U

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@AaronvanW @Falkvinge Clearly he means “Nakamoto Consensus within the context of the Bcash fork.” We already saw th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…0v

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“The Flippening”
“BTC EDA Death Spiral”
“SegWit introduces legal risks”
“Lightning Network isn’t Bitcoin”
“Anyone c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vF

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