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

October 2020

Vegetable oil belongs in combustion engines, not in your body.

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🤯 this is the guy who has nuclear launch codes 🤯
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@eddelarey There are no bailouts in Bitcoin. As such, there is no Cantillon Effect to protect wealthy folks who abuse the system.

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ShiftCryptoHQ update 10.2020 💡 highlight:
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This one is just for @lopp, who can now rest assured..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tm

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Bitcoin is what you get when you properly align incentives and disempower authorities. Our shared goal of building..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FC

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scottmelker Criminals want your . @lopp learned this the hard way (and a SWAT team came to his house) and committed him..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S0

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laBITconf Join the digital experience LIVE in 3D and 4K 💸. In special panel discussions, keynotes, and stage p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ie

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@PeterMcCormack They’re just trying to take your attention; don’t let them have it - time is precious!

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@BitNomadic That’s one way to do it; a moving target is harder to hit.

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Wrench attack thwarted in Riga. Step up your OPSEC - I expect attacks to trend in correlation with the exchange rat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ja

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alistairmilne Countries where has hit a new ATH in their local currency:

Brazil - pop. 209million
Turkey - pop. 82m
Arg..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…73

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@nic__carter Do you like to anthropomorphize your databases, sir?

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@crypto_martian I’m assuming that users want penny precision; a penny per satoshi.

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Bitcoin scales so well as a store of value that we can fit a million dollars into a single bitcoin before we need t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XX

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Governments are killing us in more ways than one.

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Total arrests in USA last year for…

violent crime: 495,871
cannabis possession: 500,395

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@nvk @PeterMcCormack @theBLOCKCLOCK Built-in obsolescence; the most devious of scams.

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TheWOASPodcast If you have ever questioned how secure your crypto is, tomorrow’s episode with @lopp is all you need to hear. He is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kW

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@matthew_d_green It’s the future that Hal forsaw and we must fight to prevent.

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@NickSzabo4 RIP @bitcoinpulse; I think they went offline a few years ago.

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You can ignore Bitcoin for a while, but not forever. twitter.com/lopp/status/41…

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@BitsBeTrippin @PeterMcCormack @OGBTC Works for me; the only explanation I can think of is that they restricted it by geolocation.

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In b4 fools tweet “there are more bitcoin locked in PayPal’s payment network than in Lightning Network!” 🤣

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Never mind; they’re only issuing IOUs. Wouldn’t want folks withdrawing to a censorship resistant wallet, after all! twitter.com/lopp/status/13…

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Look’s like PayPal’s bitcoin exchange won’t be launching for at least several weeks according to their waitlist sig..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tg

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Don’t let PayPal hold your precious bitcoin.

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@matshenricson @andrew_i_am What if the image is 100% computer generated and not a manipulated real photo?

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If someone uses software to transform publicly available photos of clothed children into deepfake nudes, are they g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kR

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@bananaparrot69 I will not sit here and be insulted by a banana telling me that no algorithm can make a sexy fake n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y3

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@cubantobacco It’s the technological democratization of fake nudes!

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Instead of freaking out about the possibility of having a deepfake nude of yourself circulated, embrace the positiv..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dp

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@nic__carter I realized recently that I have more followers than most congressmen. The exception being the celebrit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UL

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The most important rules are the ones that remain unwritten.

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Also worth noting that none of these other systems incentivize their operators to go out of the way to seek cheap r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wq

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CasaHODL We are excited to announce Casa’s new Head of Security, Ron Stoner (@forwardsecrecy).

He’ll be working with @lopp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LP

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@nvk you’ve already got the tweet queued up don’t you pic.twitter.com/5cMYVK7P6L

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rapped bitcoin > wrapped bitcoin

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What happens to pensions / social security systems when medical science pushes life expectancy to the moon? 😬

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Trying to time the market is a risky endeavor. pic.twitter.com/7qvlAdUJm7

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CasaHODL 🕐 This Thursday at 2:00 ET:

Join Team Casa for a webinar on 3-of-5 and how to use Casa pseudonymously…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qq

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@danheld No one is as incentivized to protect yourself as you are. If a company loses your money, the people at tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IE

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We have the technology to prevent embarrassing zoom dick incidents. Get to work on the dick detection firewall, @zoom_us.

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The most qualified bitcoin custodian is you.

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TheDecryptDaily Oct 19: Jameson @lopp on CEX’s, BITMEX, DEXs, Taproot, When ETH 2.0, Elections

podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the…

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“Citizen! Are you prepared to comply with the indefinite extension of lockdown decrees?” pic.twitter.com/Dm92X4EEY6

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@flyosity You can get in on the auctions for a spot on SS Satoshi. ocean.builders/cruiseship/

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Acquire more bitcoin so that your enemies can’t have it.

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@lightcoin I’m going to guess better metrics if you use streaming media players?

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“We have data so specific that we can’t show it because it could violate privacy conditions. We know exactly where..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F8

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By focusing on consumer prices central banks ignore inflation in stocks, bonds, real estate, & other financialized..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EM

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@Excellion And an electric motorized standing desk.

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Freedom isn’t safe.
Safety isn’t free.

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@DanDarkPill I haven’t the time; no one will be able to catch up to the sheer volume of his years dedicated to pumping out forgeries.

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@DanDarkPill But they’ll never be able to out-do Craig Wright 😉

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@DanDarkPill @Adelgary I’m not going along with anyone else’s scam, I’m driving my own scam to convince people to i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zq

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@DanDarkPill @Adelgary Nah. Me subtweeting a story is not an implied vouching for its authenticity. Folks should ap..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sz

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@Adelgary @DanDarkPill Nope; the accuracy of my tweet did not at all rely upon his story being true.

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I humbly propose that all future bitcoin price predictions must be accompanied with collateral in the form of a bod..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mf

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@AutismCapital @Twitter Fitting Twitter handle :-D

Now I just need to figure out how to run Photoshop on GrapheneOS…

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@paddypisa They got stolen over such a long period of time and long ago that most of them are thoroughly mixed into..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mv

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“Early Bitcoiners who ended up wealthy just got lucky.”

Nah, HODLing is hard. Really hard. Sadly, the forms of los..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BU

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@lightcoin For now I’m sticking to native lending. The other platforms are more complex and thus I expect have othe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4u

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By popular demand, a list of services that support lending bitcoin. Don’t lend more than you’re willing to lose! lopp.net/bitcoin-inform…

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@mikojava Which is why idiocracy is a real threat.

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@PWChenD For sure, there are plenty of challenges to overcome if we are to prevent people from being overwhelmed by..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vL

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In the Information Age neither truth nor lies can be controlled by gatekeepers. Each individual must curate their o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1f

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@DanDarkPill *shrugs* we can’t verify their architecture.

Either they have a distributed redundant setup as claime..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nk

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Read between the lines - OKEx has a single point of failure in their key management architecture, and it’s currentl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fA

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Not your keys, not your coins.

“One of our private key holders is currently cooperating with a public security bur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nz

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On the bright side there was no real bitcoin in them that could be stolen. 🙃 twitter.com/CoinDesk/statu…

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michael_saylor as Digital Gold, Technology Investment, Volatility, Market Segments, Attracting Assets, Immortal Sovereign..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jI

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michael_saylor & Economic Empowerment, Perils of Trading, Safe Havens, Argentina, Paradigm Shifts, Inflation Vectors, Gol..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yy

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DEFUND THE POLIticians

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btc BREAKING: The implementation of the Schnorr/Taproot consensus rules has been merged into Core. The upgrade..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…he

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@specialenmity @lightcoin @michael_saylor It’s not really about the calculation overhead as much as it is about for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IX

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While both are important attributes of sound money, I suspect inflation resistance offers greater aggregate utility..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rM

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Cypherpunk hell is being given a Sisyphean task that requires endlessly tapping a Yubikey.

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“I’m always amused by all the guys in the crypto community who complain about transaction fees… bitcoin is ridicu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1h

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JPMorgan analysts recently reported that Square’s $50 million investment in bitcoin is a “strong vote of confidence..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pi

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@nic__carter @Humpbackwail I googled you too; TIL you’re a Backstreet Boy.

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“For the record, and I want to be very clear about this: my #1 reason to [advise companies about bitcoin] is to hel..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qc

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jamesob Hi. I’m asking for money from you to keep working on Bitcoin Core. Here’s a thread about it. github.com/sponsors/james…

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Cops are like a box of chocolates…
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… they’ll kill your dog.

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@nvk Yeah it’s a common form of PR. Lots of “awards” that companies list on their web sites are pay-to-play.

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@debrajsaunders She sounds like a strong, independent woman.

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Q: What do Bitcoin bulls Wences Casares and Michael Saylor have in common?
A: They both lost money in Argentinian currency collapses.

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“In the crypto industry there are two competing schools of thought.

You can decribe crypto as “Vegas in cyberspace..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XL

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@nic__carter easy peasy LbQnQe50FM81CfrkbMzmUr8dW*14AJ8W*wDSFv44MPxdzz7B3cRyYjwo1LlK&^TbwG44BFMWr&s^uQT8zUWmbN7ysZ0CgqHpe!l

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“Bitcoin is an ark of encrypted energy to escape the flood of a currency collapse.” - @michael_saylor

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It’s better to be a…

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jchervinsky 1/ There’s been so much regulatory & enforcement news in crypto lately, it’s impossible to keep up.

So instead of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ct

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P3b7_ And now Yubikey is promoting 2FA as the “new way to secure crypto”…
🤦 twitter.com/lopp/status/13… pic.twitter.com/t7RNtAF67p

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“My bitcoin are safe because I have 2FA set up for my exchange login.”
Ask the 8,000+ MTGOX users who had sufficien..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ne

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@BryptoBelz Your crypto twitter experience is a direct result of what you curate. Only you have the power to change it.

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@BrianLockhart @CryptoCloaks You don’t need to use the assignment operator; a typed equivalency check should suffice. 🤓

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“No really, I have no spare funds with which to buy bitcoin.”
Earn bitcoin the old fashioned way:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7l

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“I can’t afford to buy bitcoin.”
$1 currently buys 8,641 sats.

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In 2021 the bitcoin supply will inflate 1.79%
In 2021 the USD supply will inflate… pic.twitter.com/LwGVgmgccI

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@xDreadbearDx The claim that people will continue to lose their bitcoin due to not sufficiently securing it? Given..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dX

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@btc2424 Only store what you’re willing to lose with third parties.

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27% of USD M1 money supply has been created in 2020
2% of BTC money supply has been created in 2020

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It only took WHO ~7 months to learn about second order effects. amp.news.com.au/world/coronavi…

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@woonomic Yeah, “lost” as in “not found” as opposed to “unrecoverable.”

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DOJ composes softer conciliatory-sounding language for what is effectively a new spin on asking for back doors into..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oe

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@QwQiao I tried telling that to folks during the fork wars, but they chose not to believe me. blog.lopp.net/bitcoin-and-th…

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Did you know it’s possible to lose your bitcoin even though you still have the keys that can spend it? In my latest..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5o

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Many who didn’t secure their $100 bitcoin as if it was $10,000 bitcoin ended up losing it. The same will happen to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rd

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@CryptoMethasone If you spot any fake Lopps, don’t hesitate to point them out!

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If “Jameson Lopp” slides into your DMs asking for money, be sure to ask for a message that’s cryptographically sign..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1X

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@ForwardInvestor Python; tons of educational courses available for free and it doesn’t require learning how to use a compiler.

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@jayt87 I suggest shooting for lasagna code.

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You don’t get ahead by working hard, you get ahead by working leveraged.

Traditionally this meant employing people..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H8

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CasaHODL Casa is growing! We’re hiring a Client Advisor thanks to the influx of new Premium Clients we’ve had this year.

Y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y1

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@jmcorgan What’s the line about bitcoin IOUs being debt tokens with no liquidation preference?

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Storing your bitcoin with a custodian does not actually eliminate any of the risks inherent to key management, it j..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0Q

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@DCA_Cryptoz Every “No ____” point you listed is incorrect. All of those risks still exist, as the humans who manag..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sf

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If you own more GBTC than actual BTC for which you hold the keys yourself, you’re doing it wrong.

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When the cops want to talk to you, use a lawyer firewall. When reporters want to talk to you, use a publicist firew..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tm

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@gr0kch8n @nvk You could pay with tens of thousands of dust outputs that cost more to spend than they are worth.

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@nic__carter Now try to pay a lightning invoice over the phone 😬

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@clairekart Yes, which is why a 6 month runway to find a new salary disincentivizes that. In tech, even today’s env..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1A

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I suspect you’d be hard pressed to find many tech companies that could offer 4 - 6 month severance packages and hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1W

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“Vegeta! What does the scouter say about USD?”

“It’s below 9000 sats!” pic.twitter.com/TQ13kUxFpw

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@gaborgurbacs @vaneck_us Yeah I already have plenty of investment theses on that page; I’m specifically looking for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rh

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Time to start a new section of Bitcoin educational resources; shill me some relevant high quality links!..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ve

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I love the interdisciplinary nature of cryptocurrency; it results in fun moments like the Department of Justice dis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sy

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When you hate capitalism but capitalism has already innovated to defend itself against you. youtube.com/watch?v=l1TIue…

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Q: What will you do if liberals take control and institute mandatory buybacks?
A: Bankrupt them.
twitter.com/nguyenkvvn/sta…

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DOJ Suit: “Alright Jenkins, we’ve got a big report coming out and we need a flashy cover page”
Govt designer: “What..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jH

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If you’re a CFO and you don’t have a solid grasp of Bitcoin, it’s time to start studying. Bookmark the educational..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f4

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CasaHODL Want to shield your identity while using Casa?

Here’s a guide to get started.

blog.keys.casa/how-to-use-cas…

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Is there a $10,000 floor on bitcoin now because the institutions are hoovering them all up? 🧐

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SquareIR Today, @Square announced that it has purchased $50M in bitcoin. Square believes cryptocurrency is an instrument of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gg

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Smart move by BitMEX. Gotta keep playing that c̶o̶c̶o̶n̶u̶t̶ shell game. blog.bitmex.com/leadership-cha…

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CasaHODL Q&A with @lopp about key management best practices is now available to @RealVision subscribers! realvision.com/shows/expert-v…

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@JTV95 It would depend upon how much computational power you dedicated to it, but suffice to say it would take long..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cU

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@JTV95 If you mean read-only checking of addresses for balances, a fast machine can can through the whole blockchain in a few hours.

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Anyone can generate a bitcoin private key.
No one can generate your bitcoin private key. pic.twitter.com/m3EoP8VfwP

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btc Following an informal challenge agreed on by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and Blockstream CSO Samson Mow in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v2

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Feds should offer John McAfee a plea deal:

Fulfill the dick-eating promise and all will be forgiven.

dickline.info

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@HEML0C Large custodians create systemic risk.

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@notgrubles Nope, tends to max out around 7 / 8 mbps. Pegs one core of my Asus RT-AC3100. My understanding is that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OH

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If only he had paid his $750 to Uncle Sam, he’d be a free man. twitter.com/BNONews/status…

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You gotta admit, the man drives a hard bargain.

“The ICOs McAfee touted raised at least approximately $41 million..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iA

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Don’t be the last of the fiat bagholders. twitter.com/lopp/status/13…

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nic__carter MY LATEST: an investigation into the relationship between fees and on-chain usage modes

medium.com/@nic__carter/p…

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