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

January 29th, 2015

@ryanxcharles Ah, drat. I hope you’ll consider joining us at @BitGo

via Twitter for Android in reply to ryanxcharles

@oditorium If this made Bitcoin unusable then the value would plummet and the miner would have shot themselves in the foot.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lopp

@oditorium If a single entity had the majority of computational power and used it to orphan blocks from other miners, sure.

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@oditorium You mean mining pools? Even if you have the majority of computational power, miners can’t just make up rules; nodes would reject.

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@oditorium As an engineer I see a certain elegance in having a system run by predictable rules that minimize human corruption / interference

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@oditorium I suppose it depends on whether or not you consider appreciation of trustless computing to be inherently political.

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6) “It is very attractive to the libertarian viewpoint if we can explain it properly. I’m better with code than with words though.” -Satoshi

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5) If you aren’t a crypto anarchist who care about being beholden to rulers, you can store your money with a trusted third party.

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4) If you aren’t a cyperhpunk who is concerned about privacy, you can hand your info over to services & let them track your money.

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3) The beauty of cryptocurrency is that users don’t have to believe in the ideology in order to benefit from the technology.

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2) As a technology, cryptocurrency is ideologically neutral. But it’s important to know its historical ideological roots.

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1) As Bitcoin becomes more popular I’m seeing more pushback against the “fringe” libertarian and crypto anarchist ideologies.

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BitGo Excited to announce we’ve launched our platform API to secure and scale the next generation of bitcoin businesses! bitgoinc.com/bitgo-launches…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:18 AM, Jan 29th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)