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

December 5th, 2015

“Bitcoin nodes use timeouts of 20min to receive a block, 2min for a txn. Can be exploited to blind peers.” - @HatforceSec

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Invertible Bloom Lookup Tables scale really well - the larger the block, the smaller the relative size of the IBLT needed.

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“Orphan risk costs are only marginal cost of adding a transaction to a block and thus drive the fee market.” - Jonathan Bier

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“I sleep better at night knowing there’s a layer of altruistic people in Bitcoin protecting us from harsh realities of crypto” @petertoddbtc

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Sharding UTXO database is difficult because transactions can modify multiple keyspaces. - @petertoddbtc

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@kristovatlas Because there are no fallbacks (like to a legal system) in cryptography - the system must be airtight, covering all edge cases

via Twitter for Android in reply to kristovatlas

Adversarial thinking: fixing a bug with 1/2^128 probability of occurring is worth a 3% performance hit. - Andrew Poelstra

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bencxr Zero knowledge proofs can be deployed now - “they were ten-year-away crypto ten years ago!” - @MadarsV

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“Zero knowledge proofs can enable private proofs of solvency.” - @MadarsV pic.twitter.com/50yqU8dDRi

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“Zero knowledge proofs can bring privacy to Bitcoin.” (zerocoin protocol) @MadarsV pic.twitter.com/xZ8SXTAIt8

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“Some users may be willing to pay more for privacy / fungibility at the expense of scalability.” - @adam3us

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“Trade-offs are large data size & CPU requirements, but zerocash offers optimal privacy & fungibility.” - @adam3us

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“Fungibility mechanisms can increase the number of txs, size of txs, and UTXO size.” @adam3us pic.twitter.com/uypnyQfq5r

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“BIP9 would allow us to deploy up to 29 new soft forkable features simultaneously.” - @timoncc

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@jgarzik Super bonus: you can set it up as a wi-fi hotspot and continue using your regular phone.

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Checking out this hardware watch-only wallet with wi-fi that costs $2 pic.twitter.com/chx8zDM0uD

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