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

August 2020

@GrennHouseGas You should delete your account and try again. You managed to misspell your own name.

via Twitter for Android in reply to GrennHouseGas

@richardhilger @PeterMcCormack @Excellion @alansilbert Please stop tagging me in your conversation with this @loop character.

via Twitter for Android in reply to richardhilger

Whoa there, cowboy! If you’re gonna tax a microtasker for earning a few bucks worth of bitcoin then you’d best be t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bf

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@BtcCrash @danheld @krakenfx Are you saying I can finally get paid to shill btc

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@zackvoell @laurashin Neat; how many of them are stored in single points of failure?

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@BrianLockhart Good point. We don’t want folks buying dust, after all.

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@danheld @krakenfx Are you saying I could get paid to tweet

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@jimmysong IDK if I can eat 🍿 for another 3 months

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CoinDesk IN DEPTH: An early miner many researchers believe to be Satoshi used an advanced mining algorithm in Bitco..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…My

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Hope: if you HODL BTC some day you’ll be rich.
Woke: anyone who HODLs BTC is already wealthier than most people can fathom.

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It’s my pleasure to announce a 100,000,000:1 split of bitcoin. You can now buy 8,522 units for a mere $1!
twitter.com/markets/status…

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J9Roem Having trouble keeping up with news and developments related to privacy? I write a monthly newsletter to d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MD

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 12:58 PM, Aug 31st, 2020 via Twitter Web App)

lopp Every time Bitcoin “dies” pic.twitter.com/4eSqCplOH3

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:36 AM, Aug 31st, 2020 via Twitter Web App)

Broke: bitcoin mining is boiling the oceans.
Woke: bitcoin mining is reducing global warming.
coindesk.com/energy-giant-e…

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If you look around while farming and can’t find the fertilizer, you might be the fertilizer.

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@CoinDesk @Sebsinclair1989 Congratulations on falling for his standard trap of being bombastic in hopes of getting..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cr

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@SQLInterstellar I prefer 5GHz backed by fiber, though VPN is usually a bottleneck.

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Most Bitcoin evangelists are small timers preaching to the choir. Bitcoin’s greatest marketers are central bankers.

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@bergealex4 @INXLimited By expanding the use cases I expect it will result in more on ramps to crypto. Most folks d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WB

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zerohedge The Fed now owns a total of 22,913 different securities according to Bloomberg. It is the world’s biggest investor pic.twitter.com/xTB1lkudLg

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@matthew_d_green You gotta get that raw feed, though Twitter will keep switching you back to their algorithm when you least expect it.

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@nic__carter @INXLimited Taconomics sounds like a delicious course of study.

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CasaHODL Imagine keeping $15,000,000 in a single point of failure. Casa fixes this. github.com/spesmilo/elect… pic.twitter.com/lKeszpzLwY

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:40 AM, Aug 30th, 2020 via Twitter for Android)

Thoughts on the recent controversy surrounding @INXLimited blog.lopp.net/shitcoins-stos/

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OK but how can I short this and bet that y’all are gonna get rekt? twitter.com/Cryptoyieldinf…

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Still waiting for the “Bitcoin community” to figure out how to beef on Twitter with the $₪I₮€₼I₦ community.

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@balajis You can 3D print a drone and mount a 3D printed gun on it.

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@mapofcoinscom are you still maintaining your web site?

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@laudeam FYI the SSL cert for thehalvening.com has expired

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There is nothing government can give us that it hasn’t already taken from us.

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Preview of @elonmusk’s next generation @Tesla fast battery swap system. pic.twitter.com/Ed4dI3h3Vg

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@Bit_Fink I always keep a few % in traditional assets. 😏

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franfinney I am very, very happy about the @BitcoinMagazine fundraiser in honor of to help find a cure for ALS! Her..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xt

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 3:19 PM, Aug 28th, 2020 via Twitter Web App)

@CGDMedici D’oh, I knew I’d forget some. It’s certainly not bitcoin.

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A few things that are not bitcoin:
all exchange IOUs
Robinhood BTC
Revolut BTC
renBTC
L-BTC
WBTC
sBTC
BCH
BSV
BTG
BCD

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In order to successfully self custody, you’d better eliminate single points of failure with extreme prejudice. youtube.com/watch?v=66YNM1…

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@oscpacey Yeah, if the users are paying the on-chain fees why bother?

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It’s incredibly irresponsible to invest 100% of your money in one asset class, as this creates a single point of fa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…17

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@TimerOlde Yeah, it’s tricky because many users probably don’t even know that they’re paying higher fees than necessary.

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You should be highly skeptical of the engineering skills and business priorities of Bitcoin wallets / exchanges / s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mn

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eric_lombrozo Today, “money” is basically just arbitrary numbers stored on computers and authorities who get to decide which acco..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TU

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 5:20 PM, Aug 27th, 2020 via Twitter Web App)

“We’re going to help more people get employed by decreasing the value of their wages.”

- Central Bankers

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“The central bank must be trusted not to debase the currency, but the history of fiat currencies is full of breache..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S6

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@notsofast @ErikVoorhees @androolloyd This is fine. ‘member Mircea Popescu’s cult? The -assets / La Serenis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…15

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The framework has changed. Pray that they do not change it any further.

livemint.com/news/world/fed…

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@the_bitcoin_cpa I’m not here to tell people what they want to hear.

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@zeropassio @the_bitcoin_cpa I’m not making any arguments about a specific situation.

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The first step toward freedom is realizing that you are a slave.

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@TPMinventor Indeed, it can be risky to leave the safety of the herd. It can also be highly rewarding.

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@shaftab No biggie, I only block accounts that I believe are trying to directly harm my followers.

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@AriDavidPaul @PeterMcCormack When network effects incentivize narrative building, what else would you expect?

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There is one form of servitude to which almost everyone is subjected: servitude to the public opinion, to the arbit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nq

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@cryptonadafomo @DMN737 Hard forking is always an option. Then the attacker would be on a network by themselves.

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@DMN737 @cryptonadafomo Weight = cumulative PoW.

Longest chain is a flaw from the very early days that Satoshi corrected in 2009 IIRC.

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@DMN737 @cryptonadafomo Chain length is meaningless.

Chain weight is what determines the best chain.

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@cryptonadafomo It’s the accumulation of all the work from all the block hashes.

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@cryptonadafomo And rewrite the entire chain? No; every bitcoin node checks the cumulative proof of work of the ent..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Aw

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@cryptonadafomo You seem to be referring to an often overblown attack that would require rewriting years of PoW and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…to

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@VegasTopPicks Short term price stability is not one of Bitcoin’s strengths.

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The unfortunate truth is that Bitcoin’s strengths shine strongest when the world is at its darkest.

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@kyletorpey You just described Twitter’s chief user engagement strategy.

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CtrlPew I now accept bitcoin at shop.ctrlpew.com and I’m running my own instance of BTCPay Server for all your kyc c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k6

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@wullon @_jonasschnelli_ The short version is that the platform is generally irrelevant when it’s a security token..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…If

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@_jonasschnelli_ And if the company changes to a different platform in the future, do I regain my ethos and integri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fE

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@_jonasschnelli_ False. I never advised anyone to use Ethereum; it had already been determined by the time I was br..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wy

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@_jonasschnelli_ Because there’s no shame in receiving options in return for your work. I’ve accepted options from..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fi

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@fst_nml @_jonasschnelli_ If I’m broke, how am I sponsoring a dozen Bitcoin developers? 🤷‍♂️

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@_jonasschnelli_ I accepted the advisory role well before any promise of tokens, though I realize I can’t prove my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3X

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Bitcoin HODL strength is increasing; accumulation addresses have exceeded the 2018 peak. Accumulation addresses are..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JE

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@HavMercyBaby @jillruthcarlson No. Jill is spot on when it comes to the ever-increasing complexity of the crypto ec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1K

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@TimmyPIB It’s certainly possible that a breakthrough in computing will break the crypto used for old P2PK addresse..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MC

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@Knalpaard General estimates around 4M though you can debate whether or not the Patoshi coins should be included.

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More bitcoins have been lost in the past 10 years than will be found in the next 100 years.

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@DanDarkPill @udiWertheimer He demanded we launch on Tron but Justin wasn’t willing to play ball.

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@BitcoinCarl_ @ErikVoorhees Exactly. I think a lot of folks are missing that aspect. Thus the security properties o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N3

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@factcheckmypost @jillruthcarlson Can’t help you there, deleted my facebook account years ago!

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25 years ago you couldn’t even buy stuff online. Today you can watch folks like @achow101 building the future of mo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…65

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@CobraBitcoin @CasaHODL I accepted Alan’s request to advise INX before any promise of tokens. I’d do it again for f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dn

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@jillruthcarlson The knowledge barrier to get into bitcoin has never been lower.

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@wi11iam_t @pierre_rochard @MorgenRochard It’s weird to ask a certified financial planner about financial planning?

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@ErikVoorhees We’re going to need more descriptive terms. I believe Toxic Bitcoin Supremacist was what I was using…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dd

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@djbooth007 @Bilthon @TheVladCostea Indeed, I don’t have issues signing up for AML/KYC services 😇

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@jimmysong Folks don’t understand that INX started their regulatory gauntlet nearly 3 years ago. At the time Ethere..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gb

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@jimmysong In general, no. Though in this one specific case due to the timing, yes.

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@sundaywar @intangiblecoins The share is guaranteed by the terms of the prospectus. Obviously if cash flow is negat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lc

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@Cryptowhore I think it’s the best form of money today and will be difficult to surpass. But that doesn’t stop me f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ux

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@Th3Acist @CobraBitcoin False, I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve “become a shitcoiner” over the years. 🤣

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@CobraBitcoin This has been public information for over a year and is a part of the prospectus that anyone consider..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t8

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@deejfi @bneiluj The share is guaranteed; the amount of cash flow of course, is not. Read the prospectus.

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@bneiluj I’m neither recommending investment nor is it an ICO 😂

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@SGBarbour Auditability & ability to transfer p2p. Not for censorship resistance.

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@hodl_american @btcmoonguy @crypt0e I don’t even know what you’re talking about; I suspect a lot of the outrage is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UT

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@hodl_american @btcmoonguy @crypt0e Oh shit you got me; I invested tens of dollars and tens of minutes running that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gF

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@btcmoonguy @hodl_american @crypt0e Folks are free to believe that. I never invested in Grin, but I can’t prove to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VH

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@hodl_american @crypt0e I’ve been interested in MW since 2016.

I never advised anyone to buy MW based coins.

twitter.com/lopp/status/78…

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@senutocryon Completely agree! Thankfully this token is not attempting to be money.

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@lightcoin @alansilbert @wullon @RSKsmart The fact that it didn’t exist when the regulatory process began.

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@DanDarkPill You could have stayed on vacation for another week, Dan. You know how slowly regulators move!

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@lightcoin @alansilbert @wullon @RSKsmart Technically possible. Harder from a regulatory standpoint.

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It seems somewhere along the way a certain sect of Bitcoin Maximalism branched off and became not just “anti shitty..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RS

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@ogkrb I accepted this advisory role when Alan asked me years ago, well before any promise of tokens was made.

It’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…85

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@lex_node I’ll grant you that the tweet could be interpreted differently than I meant it, but I’ve found that to be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O3

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@lex_node Good luck redeeming INX tokens for equity in INX Limited 😉

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I wish the folks who were claiming last week that I support Twitter being an adversarial / toxic environment could..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W7

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@DanDarkPill Oh noes, now everyone will know that you’re Joeri Pross! pic.twitter.com/IR35vNNY0r

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“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.”

- John Lennon

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@Anders_ @Blockstream Liquid didn’t exist at the time that the regulatory process began. As I’ve mentioned to a var..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LH

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@DeepBlueCrypto I already answered that question: because it’s not a censorship resistant token. It’s ultimately co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ud

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@MatiasTrader The terms of this security token are incredibly explicit; what do you find to be a scam? sec.gov/Archives/edgar…

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@DeepBlueCrypto Primarily because this token specifically does not require censorship resistance; it could actually..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T3

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@yunier2002 @CasaHODL If you wish to avoid KYC then you should not buy tokens that require KYC; I figured that was..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vk

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Don’t conflate permissionless altcoins that try to compete with bitcoin to this, a regulated security token for a s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jv

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@MsHodl I think of the token as a means to having ownership on a decentralized database. The specific platform is i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PH

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@wsheap The share is outlined in the prospectus. The amount of cash flow is not guaranteed.

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@yunier2002 @CasaHODL Oh? What’s your logic there? INX is a completely different entity than Casa.

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@1blockologist @sanjeev_r11 Fair enough, I’m not a lawyer nor was I involved in the regulatory process. It’s probab..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1l

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@MsHodl It enables non-accredited investors to get exposure to crypto exchange cash flows. It’s kind of like $BNB e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pc

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@MortenVikene Unfortunately the regulators did not approve of making those numbers public.

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@yegorpetr0v Yep! Nice to see the culmination of years of hard work; props to the INX team for persevering through the SEC gauntlet.

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@SDLerner @RSKsmart The process began so many years ago that I doubt RSK was considered at the time.

From a techni..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1y

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@OP_WITHIN –—BEGIN BITCOIN SIGNED MESSAGE–—
INX is legit.
–—BEGIN BITCOIN SIGNATURE–—
Version: Bitcoin-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lo

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@PhABCD Correct; the token itself is pretty restricted due to the regulatory aspects.

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@bitcrono I’ve been advising INX for several years. inx.co/about-us

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Not an equity offering.
Not yo’ mama’s ICO.
A guaranteed share of cash flow.
token.inx.co

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There are many mysteries behind the Patoshi pattern, but the more we learn about it the stronger the evidence becom..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6H

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Patoshi almost never mined blocks less than 5 min apart.

This pattern was revealed by @SDLerner in a recent articl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rz

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This is a terribly ignorant take.

Did Patoshi run an optimized miner? Yes, looks like it.

Did they use it to “fas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JF

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On Thursday the Federal Reserve is expected to detail a set of measures aimed at pushing inflation higher. The exit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yD

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Ponzi schemes tend to collapse when they run out of suckers buying in. twitter.com/TopherSpiro/st…

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@brucefenton Yeah that plastic will make cleaning up the mess a lot less work!

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*clickity*clack*clop*
he typed away on the laptop

*whhhhhhrrrrrrrrrrrrr*
spooled up the fan in a box on the desk..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GE

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The real flippening is when financial advisors realize they’re going to get fired for NOT recommending bitcoin. twitter.com/WhiteRabbitBTC…

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cgimmer Given everything going on in the global economy, we began accumulating starting in March and holding it as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rc

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INXLimited INX Limited Announces Effectiveness of Security Token IPO
yhoo.it/2Yu4KmE

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Velocity of total supply and of one-year active supply (i.e. the supply that has been transacted at least once with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oS

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pwuille A summary of my thread on multisignatures, in a more meme-compatible format. twitter.com/pwuille/status… pic.twitter.com/0XCPUdn6Pt

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CasaHODL A timely reminder from @CasaHODL’s own @BookofNick that you don’t actually “hold” bitcoin in your wallet.

You hold..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4L

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@_Innovation_ It’s a command line tool but not particularly complicated to use. github.com/JeanLucPons/Va…

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@Bird8880 With a high end GPU it’s probably less than a dollar of electricity. github.com/JeanLucPons/Va…

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@CryptoTrollll It took me over a week though it was 6 years ago on a midrange GPU. I bet my GeForce RTX 2060 could..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ze

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@MickyMax777 Similar to how bitcoin blocks are “mined” by brute forcing a ton of different nonces against the block..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jd

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280 characters is not enough room for a PGP signed message, but can be used for short Bitcoin signed messages.

For..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BJ

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–—BEGIN BITCOIN SIGNED MESSAGE–—
Proof of work!
–—BEGIN BITCOIN SIGNATURE–—
Version: Bitcoin-qt (1.0)
A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yC

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@WhalePanda Whenever someone tweets about yield farming I simply swap out “yield” with “risk” and re-read it.

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Bookmarking this court case for the next time someone says it’s fine to leave bitcoin with a custodian because you..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TD

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pooldetective.org is an excellent new project from @mitDCI that I expect will result in some interesting disc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yr

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