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The block subsidy allows an attacker to profitably censor all transactions by mining empty blocks.

Endless inflation is not the answer. A fee market must develop.

Shitcoiners talk about diversification.

If you really want you can diversify into other investment classes such as stonks and real estate.

Money however, is a zero sum game. is the clear winner. The rest of "crypto" is just founders and VCs getting rich off of suckers.

Looks like I'm now almost a cybercriminal according to Apple

@michaelfolkson it's like people regard twitter as some kind of friend (that can be convinced if you just keep insisting enough) instead of a global social media company 😀

The c-lightning team has just released v0.10.2. This update includes a slew of upgrades, but the biggest are improved pay plugin performance, a database size decrease, stale connection detection, a new datastore API, & more. #Bitcoin #LightningNetwork ⚡️ medium.com/blockstream/c-light

Watch: MSNBC Immediately Declares Youngkin A Racist After Virginia Victory

"Exit polls showed that the coronavirus was not important to voters in Virginia. It was education. Which is code for white parents don’t like the idea of teaching about race."

'Later on, Reid described Republicans as a threat to national security, declaring “you have to be willing to vocalize that these Republicans are dangerous, [..]" '

It's probably this nonsensical reasoning why they lost 🤔

zerohedge.com/political/watch-

The U.S. should have 53 states because it's a prime number and can't be
divided. Then we would truly be one nation, indivisible.
-oisdaman, Nov 2014

Bitcoin Optech newsletter #173 is here:

summarizes a discussion about submitting transactions directly to miners
- links to a set of recommended taproot test vectors for wallet implementations
- continues the 'how to prepare for taproot' series: what happens at activation?
- Bitcoin Core 0.20.2, C-Lightning 0.10.2rc2 releases

bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/

Lisa Neigut started a thread on the Bitcoin-Dev mailing list about the possibility of eliminating the P2P transaction relay network and having users submit transactions to miners directly. Proposed benefits of this operating mode included reducing bandwidth requirements, improved privacy, and elimination of the complexity in RBF and CPFP package rules, and better communication about next-block feerates. However, several people disagreed...

bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/

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@xorman You don't need an account with Chase to send money to your pal Fred who uses Chase.

You do need Twitter, to communicate with Twitter users, because Twitter blocks everyone who doesn't use Twitter.

@dflate We should always assume a PR could be a backdoor attempt and review it as such, no matter who submits it.

It's a given attempts will be made. It should be a red flag we haven't identified who specifically those actors are yet.

RT @samjrule
#Bitcoin miners are not sending bitcoin to exchanges like they were during the previous ATH. That's less sell pressure on the market.

Right now, they are more profitable with more access to equity/debt markets during a time when bullish cycle potential is too high.

I also have evidence this cross-ban was NOT based on access IP address.

Considering that the user who baited me deleted his own account, and the unlinked Bitcoin Knots account was also banned, it seems likely this was a setup intentionally targeting my #Bitcoin work! :/

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Wrote a medium post about a Bitcoin Dev meetup we recently had in India in an engineering college and Bitcoin Knots:

prayankgahlot.medium.com/op-ha

Cc: @lukedashjr

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This server was setup as a means to decentralize the Bitcoin social networking community in a small way. I came from bitcoinhackers.org. The administrator there felt that the users should create their own Mastodon instances to keep the community decentralized so I created this instance.