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

August 25th, 2017

Q: What do you think of protocols with on-chain voting / governance?
A: I think half of the population has an IQ under 100.

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@misterdna That’s odd. Not sure it’s accurate - maybe missing historical data?

via Twitter for Android in reply to misterdna

@jeffbutts Yes, a digital tulip that can be instantly teleported anywhere in the world without asking anyone’s permission. 😁

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@taidi_ji They are paying for their broken difficulty adjustment algorithm with hyperinflation. Not sustainable lon..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Wn

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@taidi_ji Bitcoin will be fine - it’s BCH that should be worried.

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I’m not sure that the big block / hard fork supporting community is of sufficient size to sustain both BCH & B2X ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bL

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@MortuusBestia @Satoshi_N_ @brian_armstrong @spair Bitcoin’s utility is so damaged that the exchange rate is plummeting… oh, wait.

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@el33th4xor Correct - it /could/ be poor engineering rather than malice.

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@el33th4xor Explain the empty block yesterday that was mined an hour after the previous block…

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@WayneVaughan We’re going deeper down the 🐇 hole - we won’t know if it’s progress unless we find the bottom ☺️

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2012 - 2015: Explained Bitcoin to newbies.
2015 - Present: Explained Bitcoin to longtime Bitcoin users.

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tdryja Pay no heed to those who define Bitcoin as “the chain with the most work, whatever the rules”, as they are just along for the ride.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:03 PM, Aug 25th, 2017 via Twitter for Android)

Tether must be getting popular. We’re seeing a spike of users mistakenly sending tethers to BTC addresses. pic.twitter.com/YUeMaemfLY

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@CryptoPietje Sure, though as tends to happen with technology, I expect it to become easier over time.

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@gavinandresen @morcosa Core has no authority to stop groups of people from forking off.

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4) I’m going to put my money where my mouth is - I look forward to putting my capital to work to maintain this financial superhighway.

via Twitter for Android in reply to lopp

3) On an adversarial Lightning Network where spammers try to exhaust channels, well-capitalized users could get paid to rebalance them.

via Twitter for Android in reply to lopp

2) Lightning Network will offer a BTC denominated investment a la JoinMarket. Capital invested in maintaining LN channels will gain more BTC

via Twitter for Android in reply to lopp

1) Problem with using BTC to invest in things is the investment is invariably denominated in fiat. You risk BTC outperforming an investment.

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@polemitis The perspective of many bcash supporters is that miners can be trusted to maintain the system. Can proba..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kt

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@polemitis I suspect that most bitcoin holders don’t even know that they are also bcash holders.

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There are many challenges to build & maintain a robust Lightning Network. Where there are challenges there are opportunities for profits.

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@misterdna Not really - I doubt you’ll learn anything new. It’s full of disinformation as well :-)

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bitrefill Our segwit sweep today caused the first bitcoin block over 1MB!

btc.com/00000000000000…

Thanks @BitFuryGroup..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…HF

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