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

December 24th, 2017

@AlexPickard @perplextus I think that pretty much any metrics can be gamed short term - a fork would need to show d..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…u9

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@perplextus I don’t believe Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Diamond, Bitcoin Red, or any other minority forks a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…OH

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@perplextus I can’t stop you from believing that it is 😯

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By referring to the Bitcoin network as “Bitcoin Core,” folks are trying to support a narrative that “Core controls..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qY

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@adam3us Or fee estimates that use a long trailing window of blocks with a very high confidence threshold.

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@notgrubles @Excellion That’s because it’s a medium of exchange, not a giant of exchange. 😁

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@VinnyLingham You mean Bitcoin Core & Bitcoin ABC? Or Bitcoin & Bitcoin Cash? Doesn’t make sense to mix & match net..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…il

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Happy holidays! Here’s to living in interesting times; may we all find our personal moon in the new year. 🍾 pic.twitter.com/adjMTrIdVC

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@alanwarms The issue is with having gatekeepers. Any system with gatekeepers who have custodianship of your money c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…S7

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@kiranvaidya @CoinbaseSupport @VinnyLingham Correct - put more succinctly: “not your private keys, not your bitcoin.”

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@phildaian Interesting perspective; have you participated in any of the discussions? I don’t see your name on any dev list emails.

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@kiranvaidya @CoinbaseSupport @VinnyLingham Your problem is that you don’t have any BTC - you only have BTC IOUs with a trusted third party.

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@CryptoLova That’s why you shouldn’t keep your cold storage in unencrypted single sig wallets.

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@CobraBitcoin @_jonasschnelli_ The folks who felt fees were unbearable already forked off. I doubt that a new wave..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Fm

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@misterdna @alanwarms Regardless, it shouldn’t matter who or where you are sending to or from.

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@alanwarms I have top tier verification at every exchange I use and yet I have USD stuck in every exchange right no..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vo

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@alanwarms Sounds like you’ve been fortunate and haven’t experienced banking issues.

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@zotium @cryptohkiin I don’t think there’s a tipping point across all users - it just depends upon what use cases e..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gL

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@elgabonomas The Fed was created by Congress and while it’s somewhat independent, its continued existence only occu..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…MW

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@CryptoLova Exactly; crypto anarchy is growing stronger every day. 😁

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@elgabonomas Certainly not! I think there’s some misunderstanding if you read it that way.

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lopp Just as we have separation of church and state, we must have separation of money and state.

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@cryptohkiin Yeah, segwit adoption would be great so that the next step to Lightning will be even easier. I’m quite..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…I4

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@marcdemesel I’d say my most important point is that any crypto specific forum with admins is subject to manipulati..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5Z

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@azerX I’m glad most devs aren’t thinking of Bitcoin as a business - this provides a great counterbalance to the bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wZ

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@cryptohkiin That’s not the point - there are thousands of alternative cryptocurrencies you can use if you’re sensi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8t

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@jgtx Are fees causing problems for lots of people? Sure. I’ve had some transactions take 12+ hours to confirm, whi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…MW

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@markcross @BitcoinKnight @marcdemesel I think it’s weird that so many people care about trying to determine what S..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wC

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@zotium @Jackson_Kwiat Most likely, because on-chain fees are denominated in satoshis per byte. If anything they te..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8c

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@TheCryptoAndrew @Tether_is_Fiat Indeed, I never said I was specifically talking about moving between exchanges. Fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xd

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@zotium @Erratic_DK A very good question; I haven’t seen a thorough analysis of Ripple’s security model that I can recall.

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@marcdemesel No worries - it’s a well-propagated narrative that “small blockers support censorship” though as you k..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Re

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@mindstatex Completely true, though at this point certain use cases / adoption are going to have to wait for Bitcoi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cS

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@Crypto_Toad Being shunned is one of the more powerful actions that a voluntary community can take - freedom means..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…EH

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@harrycanuck They fall into the last point. They can make pull requests just like anyone else can. I contribute to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Dw

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@azerX There are a handful of contributors who have merge permissions; if any went rogue then they’d get booted or..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…d2

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@perplextus @AlexPickard @simply_crypto Exactly - it’s silly to keep whining about Core when you can work on buildi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ow

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“Core is killing Bitcoin” is FUD:
* There are many BTC implementations
* No one’s forced to run Core
* Even after m..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oP

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Try to move $100M of BTC: click a few buttons, wait a few blocks, and you’re done.
Try to move $100K of USD: click..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…re

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@zotium @Jackson_Kwiat Bitcoin has failed so badly that people are willing to pay $50 to use it!

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@AlexPickard @GoodNonce @simply_crypto You keep saying “they don’t understand Bitcoin” which explains a lot about y..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…j8

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@AlexPickard @simply_crypto You want to blame “the Core developers” because they make for an easy scapegoat. The re..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ZE

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