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April 13th, 2017

mikeinspace …and now, a special message to the Bitcoin community from Jameson Lopp (@lopp). Everyone needs to hear this, in t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wE

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@guruvan @clemensley You paid 181 satoshis per byte but there was a fee rate surge this afternoon that took rates o..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Mu

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@guruvan Hm, never tried to analyze that, though I’d be surprised if there was a difference… unless for some reas..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…jV

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Y’all have no clue how prevalent censorship is in the Bitcoin space. For example, I find myself forced to self censor every few minutes.

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@prestonjbyrne Is this a pegged 1:1 exchange rate? Do you have a reserve to maintain the peg?

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“Bitcoin rejects contentious changes by design.”
“Shut up! This change isn’t contentious!” pic.twitter.com/4u2k9mDDeh

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readDanwrite love this quote from @aantonop via @coindesk. pic.twitter.com/2V9EnE1cAe

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“I want to see [Bitcoin] in daily use by at least a billion people on-chain.” - Craig Wright 🤔 cnbc.com/2017/04/13/com…

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@rogerkver The claim that second layer solutions require trusted third parties is an overreach.

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@GabrielDVine @MediumSqueeze The “unsubstantiated claim” and “misunderstanding how the system functions” kind.

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@m23mclaughlin If you can figure out a way to impose authority upon the entire ecosystem, then you have found a way to break Bitcoin.

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@m23mclaughlin You can moderate a code repository or a forum, but you can’t moderate the protocol itself; anyone is..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…RU

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@alansilbert @f2pool_wangchun @eric_lombrozo I think we should be cognizant of the fact that we don’t fully underst..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…C4

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@bigstoneBTC @f2pool_wangchun @eric_lombrozo The complication arises in whether or not the rest of the ecosystem mu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…q3

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@bigstonebtc @f2pool_wangchun @eric_lombrozo I think there is a misunderstanding, but Wang is technically correct -..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…3N

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@f2pool_wangchun @eric_lombrozo Developers can’t make miners run code they don’t want to run. But on the other hand..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Vk

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@f2pool_wangchun @MrHodl @eric_lombrozo I see. Do you agree that PoW doesn’t == the ability to choose the rules? twitter.com/lopp/statuses/…

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@f2pool_wangchun @eric_lombrozo I don’t think Core is willing to push anything unless they feel that the ecosystem..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…aU

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@eric_lombrozo @f2pool_wangchun Alright, but I follow people b/c I want to gain insight and understand them better…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…0J

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@f2pool_wangchun I suspect you’re going to find it increasingly difficult to get people to take you seriously.

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@m23mclaughlin I pose to you that it’s technically impossible for there to be a head of bitcoin b/c there is no way..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…8M

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@MediumSqueeze @GabrielDVine If miners show us that they are no longer going to work to ensure the stability & secu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Eg

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@MediumSqueeze @GabrielDVine I’m cringing at Vinay’s claim that Bitcoin is controlled by the Chinese govt.

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@alansilbert @rogerkver It’s not very nice to include “+ Blockstream” while excluding all the rest of the companies..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…gy

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@MediumSqueeze Sure, more decentralized mining is preferable. You might be interested in my own speculation here: medium.com/@lopp/the-futu…

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@LaurentMT Because it’s not possible to know what’s rational for a given actor unless you know everything about them. Few do…

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@spudowiar Cobra is well aware of how a UASF functions; this is a political play b/c it’s about what @slushcz state..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…bq

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@MediumSqueeze I don’t think it’s possible to prevent industrial PoW mining; there will always be economies of scale that will be leveraged.

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While my understanding of Bitcoin is constantly evolving, my view that has changed the most over the years is that of the “rational miner.”

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