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

June 2021

@RationalEtienne @elonmusk @Cointelegraph Bitcoin is certainly about power.

Removing power from elites and returning it to the people.

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Looks like Taproot is getting priced in. twitter.com/achow101/statu…

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@elonmusk @Cointelegraph Hypocritical to continue accepting petrodollars, no?

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@Stackingsatsz @danheld @ErikVoorhees No, those bugs were fixed with (forwards compatible) soft forks. Miners agree..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vF

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@danheld @ErikVoorhees Then be prepared for Ethereum folks to categorize Bitcoin’s blockchain reorganizations that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Up

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@danheld @ErikVoorhees It’s important to use the correct terminology.

Ethereum didn’t rollback their blockchain, i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4A

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mempool The Mempool Open Source Project is translated into 24 locales, but we need a Russian translator. If you or someone..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mj

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@BtcInna @joaobatalha11 In order to have the granularity required for that I think you essentially need to use a wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LC

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@chriskapilla I think if you’re actively rebalancing all the time, you’re probably doing it wrong.

An initial reba..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yx

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@Suheb__ I’m fairly confident that the latter 4 can be automated. The first is the most challenging and in fact may..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ur

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@joaobatalha11 I use this script to automatically back up channel data to dropbox github.com/jlopp/bitcoin-…

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Lightning node liquidity goals:

1. Earn enough to offset channel open/close fees
2. Earn enough to pay for the mac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VR

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@danheld The media hates Bitcoin because they think they are ethically obligated to have fun staying poor.

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Toxic Bitcoin Maximalism is all fun and games until you end up on the receiving end of it.

Then you suck it up, mo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…J8

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@BitcoinIsSaving Not necessarily; nocoiners seem to love discussing Bitcoiners.

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Great minds discuss Bitcoin.
Average minds discuss bitcoin.
Small minds discuss Bitcoiners.

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@Jason You sound confused. You say Bitcoin is an incredibly important technology and product for the world. 5 minut..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CA

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@Jason No one can excommunicate you from Bitcoin

… and that’s the whole point. 🙂

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oh noooooooo China is banning themselves from collecting sound money in return for excess energy whaddawegonnadoooo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…By

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@PhilipSalter_ The recipient is known by the output script hash that receives the funds. This operation is unrelate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fj

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@PhilipSalter_ The redeem script must be stored by you when you generate the receive address. This is how all pay-t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VN

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There are still 170 blocks left in the current signaling period before Taproot is technically locked in, but even i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xm

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🎉 Bitcoin’s Taproot upgrade will lock in tomorrow and will activate at block 709,632 in November 🥳

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The @MITBitcoinClub Expo panel on Bitcoin Security & Privacy with @mperklin @jimmysong @mflaxman & myself is now li..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cC

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Bitcoin conferences have always been super-spreader events.

The virus is spreading!

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Journalists & nocoiners gleefully dunking on a few folks getting COVID during a huge Bitcoin conference.

Nobody me..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kg

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Love watching @JeremyClarkson drive Lambos. Any Lambo will do. pic.twitter.com/tI82BkNkaX

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@chadl2 Yeah it’s authorities all the way down…

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certificate authorities are a scam

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Yet another example of how SIM card ID requirements can be used against you. dawn.com/news/1628625/p…

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JeremyRubin presentation from @TheBitcoinConf just dropped:

Bitcoin 2021: Designing Contracts With

sli..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n1

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@RaymondDurk @CasaHODL @Nneuman The latter; we don’t want to deal with multiple migrations.

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LibertyBlitz All these people who have a huge problem with a currency backed by energy, yet have no problem at all with a currency backed by war.

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Step 1) Folks start feeling effects and wake up
Step 2) They seek shelter
Step 3) pic.twitter.com/MG86okHE6f

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BitfuryGeorge Call for leaders of two brotherly European countries Georgia 🇬🇪 @GharibashviliGe & Ukraine 🇺🇦 @ZelenskyyUa to foll..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…86

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This is not a Bitcoin account.
This is a freedom account.
Bitcoin is merely a means to an end - one giant leap towa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0L

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Tell me you don’t give a fuck what people do as long as they don’t harm you - without saying you’re libertarian. pic.twitter.com/kD0xw14VUw

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The second most common criticism I’ve seen this week after energy concerns is that Bitcoin is a ponzi scheme. It’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ty

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Bitcoiners should be conserving energy. You can do this by not writing or speaking rebuttals to criticisms. Since t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nL

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Bitcoin, as a system, adjusts to whatever amount of energy is put into mining it. The difficulty algorithm adjusts..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qE

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@Floof_Ranger Now you’ve nailed your real objection: you find no value in Bitcoin. The world disagrees with you to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CU

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@mirinquads @TarjaMorgado It’s really hard to generalize. Some use cases may be a better fit for a blockchain, depe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gD

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Bitcoiners will literally drill into volcanoes instead of going to therapy.

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@TarjaMorgado @mirinquads It’s similar but not quite the same level of assurance against tampering.

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@mirinquads @TarjaMorgado In the enterprise setting (a permissioned system) a linked list of hashed state changes w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LQ

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I can’t believe the market is still funneling funding to folks building “high performance blockchains.”

Blockchain..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cG

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@adam3us Mildly interesting to see how poorly various Bitcoin forks are doing maintaining performance improvements from upstream.

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@EsserZed @Charleym_ @Bethann37 Bitcoin, as a system, adjusts to whatever amount of energy is put into mining it. T..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5y

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@Floof_Ranger It’s not a comeback, it’s an objective fact. Something worth pondering with regard to your perspective.

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Ma’am have you ever heard of the petrodollar? twitter.com/Bethann37/stat…

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@Floof_Ranger You being alive is environmentally destructive.

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You shouldn’t like Bitcoin simply because Elizabeth Warren hates it. You should like Bitcoin because people who wan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4Q

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Concern trolls: “carbon emissions! boiling the oceans! REEEEEE!”

Bitcoiners: pic.twitter.com/4Ajtt14Jir

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saifedean Because people don’t like to live near volcanoes and transporting electricity makes it very expensive. Bitcoin is t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qo

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_Man_WithNoName I heard about Volcano Magic Money…working on it…
pic.twitter.com/NgoZWDw083

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New Bitcoin Resources page to start keeping track of all the tech being built as other layers on top of Bitcoin. Le..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…td

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“I’m not planning to buy more bitcoins… I don’t think there’s room for the big gains we saw over the last decade…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o8

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nayibbukele I’ve just instructed the president of @LaGeoSV (our state-owned geothermal electric company), to put up a plan to o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ct

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THESE DIPS ARE LIKE TAKING BITCOIN FROM A BABY
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Full validation sync of Dogecoin 1.14.3 to block 3,760,660 on my benchmark machine took 5 hours 34 minutes. It maxe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HA

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@bitlosophy I delete all of the synced data from the disk and restart the machine before each test run. It’s a bare..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wd

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Snapshot sync of Solana 1.6.11 on my benchmark machine was able to download and index the snapshot in 36 minutes. H..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r8

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Broke: coal powered Bitcoin mining.
Woke: volcano powered Bitcoin mining.
cdkn.org/2013/01/el-sal…

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bit_kevin @Excellion @satofishi @slush_pool Height: 686938, blockchair.com/bitcoin/block/…, Coinbase Tag: “/poolin.com/asamblea apru..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hs

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@StipaMi Self validation / rule enforcement is kind of a tangential issue. It really comes down to how the rules ar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wt

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@davidiach When you secure a network with resources internal to itself, you create a very different security model.

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@Daniel4141414 Of course; I think it’s actually referenced in the article I linked.

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3) Unfortunately, it’s far more difficult to convey differences in security models than it is differences in simple..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D1

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2) Stakers won’t want to talk about how it creates an entrenched nobility class that isn’t under constant pressure..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fi

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1) Proof of stake proponents will hammer on the compelling quantitative argument that it consumes little energy. Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8p

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@ADAFrog_Pool @Morne_Stakepool @RichardMcCrackn If you’re suggesting my “bottleneck” remark is shade then you may n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CR

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Free_Ross Ross has been put in the SHU (aka “the hole”) after a recorded interview he did over the phone with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l1

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Cardano 1.27.0 node synced to height 5,823,000 in 9 hours 28 min on my benchmark machine. Used a max of 4.5 GB RAM..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nx

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Slacked: tweeting on toilet.
Jacked: tweeting on leg curler.

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Keep selling us cheap coins, suckers!

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@ComplicatedIsOK @AriDavidPaul The variability is why I run so many performance tests. There are many trade-offs that can be made.

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On the other hand, maybe they were dumb enough to use an exchange.
twitter.com/intangiblecoin…

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@ComplicatedIsOK @AriDavidPaul It depends on many factors:

* bandwidth: how much data must be downloaded
* CPU: ho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WO

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@NeerajKA why do you need ear protection for spear throwing

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@Spartanze4o That’s what I mean by “hot wallet” - they kept the keys on the server, which is completely unnecessary. Noob mistake.

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@440UrPp Using an exchange for your ill-gotten gains wallet is certainly dumber.

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Q: “How did the FBI seize the ransomware attackers’ bitcoin?”

A: Assuming they weren’t dumb enough to use an excha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rD

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CHAIRFORCE_BTC The origin story of & by yours truly.

bitcoinmagazine.com/culture/bitcoi…

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Freedom isn’t free.
Neither shall Fuck You Money be.

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“I’ve seen several of my friends go home after years, even decades in prison.

Each time it happens, I weep with jo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nt

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“I’ve learned that listening to your fears can be just as dangerous as ignoring them.” - @RealRossU

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It took my benchmark machine 4 hours 56 min to run a full validation sync of zcash 4.4.0 to block 1,276,800. Zcashd..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EN

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@TusharJain_ @AriDavidPaul I would if I could…

but the costs are too high!

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@AriDavidPaul Both PoW and PoS are unrelated to the computational requirements to fully validate the entire history..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ei

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@AriDavidPaul For my purposes I don’t care about producing blocks. From what I can tell these are the resources req..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cX

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jimmysong Proof > Endorsements. Taproot close, empty block motives, mempool clear, HRF grants, Lightning Polar, El Salvador,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e3

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Impatient skeptics: “bull market is over, everybody go home!”

@michael_saylor: pic.twitter.com/j3T0Unyile

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michael_saylor MicroStrategy Announces Proposed Private Offering of $400 Million of Senior Secured Notes to acquire additional..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lE

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“Solana can process 50,000 transactions per second!”

OK, and what’s the cost of running a full node?

*spits out c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O0

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@zizzizeo I believe his general point is correct in the context of the world as he knows it, but that he may have a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fj

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Disagree; the real solution is to alter the logic of violence by building systems that destroy its ROI. twitter.com/DalaiLama/stat…

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@TheStalwart Can’t read, paywall doesn’t support Lightning

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@MikeCustomTech To be clear, I’m forcing a full validation from genesis by disabling the default fast sync.

fast-block-sync=0

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Full validation sync of monero 0.17.2.2 to block 2375800 on my benchmark machine took 1 day 21 hours 7 minutes. Cac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xr

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Bitcoin is money.
Every country will eventually have to admit it.

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@mattysino @pmarca In my experience if you don’t like how someone promotes Bitcoin then your best option is to prom..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pw

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KEEP BITCOIN WEIRD

‘member 7 years ago when @pmarca predicted that the “fringe” early Bitcoin adopters would quit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z5

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my prediction for how the cumrocket ride will end pic.twitter.com/hxDzU0HjHY

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@MaciekLaskus Looks weak to me; I’ve never even interacted with his account. pic.twitter.com/2iThwLYF0c

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@jack Dedicated hardware displays are necessary in order to verify rather than trust. Without a dedicated display y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Il

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CasaHODL We have never seen them in the same room. Just saying. twitter.com/bradmillscan/s…

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LASER EYES
DIAMOND HANDS
CAN’T LOSE

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@mperklin @TuurDemeester @BlockGeekDima Curating one’s comms is not censorship.

That’s like saying that me configu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9V

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@_Kiran_N_ It’s just Bitcoin script - you can think of it as having “if / else if / else” spending conditions. No real cryptographic magic.

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I missed one; Dogecoin is actually a great-great-grandchild fork of Bitcoin.

Bitcoin->Litecoin->Junkcoin->Luckycoi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sK

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In hindsight, buying the China dips was a smart contrarian play. I suspect buying the Elon dips will prove similarly wise.

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@RunningLow @WhalePanda Yep, you’re right! It’s hard to keep track!

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Dogecoin is not simply a fork of Bitcoin. It’s a great-grandchild fork of Bitcoin.

Bitcoin->Litecoin->Luckycoin->D..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fW

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There is no limit to how many different systems and layers can anchor into the Bitcoin blockchain, effectively re-u..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bd

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phneep Save Time pic.twitter.com/mJSrNDtW8O

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New subsection on my Bitcoin Resources site: a list of alternative communications channels for increasing your cens..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dG

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@tangle_ahmed No government has the ability to shut down all mining facilities globally. blog.lopp.net/are-chinese-mi…

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ThE gOveRnMenT cAn KiLL biTcOin by bLocKinG iNteRneT tRaFFiC satoshi.radio.br/wp/

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You can send a fraction of a satoshi.

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anilsaidso “The first step to understanding Bitcoin is to admit you do not understand Bitcoin.”

@lopp pic.twitter.com/uDjk2dYFFf

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CasaHODL 🌴 Before you head to Miami for @TheBitcoinConf, we have some security tips for you! 

Join our Twitter Space today..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7p

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J9Roem ✨Hey!✨Having trouble keeping up with news related to privacy? I write a monthly newsletter to do just that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uw

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Altruism is one decision you’ll never regret.

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Funny how it took a pandemic for folks to figure out that commuting is obsolete. twitter.com/lopp/status/12… bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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forwardsecrecy Lots of people have been asking me for travel tips and security recommendations for the conference in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fc

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20% OF U.S. BEEF CAPACITY WIPED OUT BY CYBERATTACK

OHNOOOOOOOOO
bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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@Roman_WAW I run lnd on my own hardware and use Zeus as the front end. blog.lopp.net/tor-only-bitco…

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@Holo_Thunder Yep, been using lightning network for years.

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@TimerOlde They work quite well via lightning network.

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