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

January 2022

@Trent_STEMpunk @PeterMcCormack and of course the govt should enforce a 2 child minimum

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@PeterMcCormack Synthetic wombs are a temporary solution; obviously what we really need are synthetic parental units.

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WhatBitcoinDid WBD451 - The Importance of Self Sovereignty with Nick Neuman (@Nneuman). We discuss:
- The risk of 3rd party custod..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tk

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@vnprc Short term issue; no govt is powerful enough to sustain a fight with the market; artificial pegs / price controls always fail.

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Asking the wrong, irrelevant question as usual. twitter.com/CNN/status/148…

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*slaps roof of truck*
THIS BAD BOY CAN FIT SO MANY BITCOIN ATMS
youtube.com/watch?v=blXB6M…

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@NeerajKA I hereby call for the cancellation of @NeerajKA and relegation of status to “unperson” for his crimes against Satoshi.

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This @cryptocom issue sounds similar to the compromise of an undisclosed number of @coinbase accounts last year - s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KQ

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@TuurDemeester Meh, there are also organizations that exist to protect developers from bullshit legal threats.

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“The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists… The trailblazers in human, academic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b1

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@MeanHash There is no hate, I’m simply stating facts. I’ve worked from home for 7 years.

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Is it really a surprise that…
the drug companies want us jabbed
the elderly want us to be shut-ins
the obese want..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RY

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do scammers really think i won’t notice pic.twitter.com/lMPus2rolr

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@udiWertheimer yes it is very embarrassing

that you use your phone for calls

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Looking for a longer weekend read? Brush up on your Bitcoin fundamentals: blog.lopp.net/how-is-the-21-…

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@jchervinsky @Twitter how’s your litigation going?

send me 1 lawsuit and i’ll send you 2 back!

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@BitcoinMagazine Banks closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 😬

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@adam3us wen smooth brained btc so we go mainstream

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@gladstein zomg it’s true, terrorists use bitcoin!

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@takobaka1 He published a post just a week or two ago that stated he owns no cryptocurrency.

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@lugaxker That was a draft version; the finished version was published nearly a year later. twitter.com/lopp/status/57…

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January 14th, 2016 actually marked two significant Bitcoin events.

On one hand it was the day of “The Hearnia” (de..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…28

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On this day 6 years ago, Bitcoin developer Mike Hearn declared Bitcoin a failure and sold all his bitcoin. The exch..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O7

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accointing @cubicearth @lopp @twobitidiot Just make sure to keep track of all your boating accidents pic.twitter.com/dcboUr1qzm

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I’m sure @LPNational would be more than happy to send a candidate to fill in the gap. twitter.com/nytimes/status…

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Bitcoin’s hashrate will continue growing as more and more energy producers realize that the network is a perfectly..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xX

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CasaHODL The call came. To make it to the Premier League, @realbedford needed to keep its bitcoin safe. Self-custody was a m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oo

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bitcoin vs crypto
conviction vs fad following
missionaries vs mercenaries
sound money vs tech startups
digital comm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tj

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@twobitidiot ok but what about boating accident bitcoin

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2 weeks to flatten the curve
2 years to admit everyone’s on the curve pic.twitter.com/bX45SSxtCM

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@tyler oh they get deplatformed, they’re just masters of getting replatformed

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Men will literally mill their own firearms from raw blocks of aluminum instead of going to therapy.

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80% receivers?
We don’t need no stinkin’ 80% receivers.
ghostgunner.net/zero-percent/ pic.twitter.com/fJ5fO7BCGi

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SovrynBTC We are going to be LIVE in 15mins with another episode of Sovryn Tea 🫖

@EdanYago will be having a discussion with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jt

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@_This_is_Stan_ Block subsidy pays for thermodynamic security while system is still bootstrapping sustainable trans..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X0

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Bitcoiners know that there will always be fewer than 21,000,000 BTC. But do you take this claim for granted or do y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9u

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btc Bitcoin Legal Defense Fund

@jack @morcosa and Martin White announce the launch of the fund on the bitcoin dev list..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rp

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@nic__carter on a scale of 0 to 1 how much do you miss boston

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@raphschoen @BitcoinIsSaving Meh, his funds could be from any number of sources.

What’s more remarkable is that he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lo

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SovrynBTC 2/2
In the meantime, check out this website that contains enormous amounts of information ✍️

➡️..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cv

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Q: Which exchanges support Lightning?
A:
github.com/theDavidCoen/L…

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refazi First lightning transaction on @CashApp !! pic.twitter.com/75sQ00vOz8

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politicalstocks The government accidentally loses trillions in Afghanistan but they want to know anytime someone sends you $600.

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@fritz_pearls Small soft carriers, they fit under the seat.

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Discovered a new circle of hell recently.

1. Boarded a red eye flight (already a bad start)
2. Person sits next to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PF

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@Nneuman @NeerajKA nah neeraj peaked at umbrella tweet; it’s all downhill from there

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kiarabickers Two months ago, @Seardsalmon and I got the idea to start a Lightning spec newsletter. Our goal with the Simple Ligh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qb

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Correctional officer invests $2K in crypto company, gets rekt.

What happened next was the perfect storm of Florida..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eg

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Corollary: it’s easy to follow many projects if all you look at are price charts.

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Maximalism vs multicoinism is a tale as old as time.
Do you spread your focus a mile wide and an inch deep?
Or do y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hA

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“Today is the first day of the rest of your life. And if that doesn’t work out for you, tomorrow is the first day o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AL

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Expensive timepieces as status symbols don’t make sense. Wealthy folks don’t keep track of time - they pay people to do that for them.

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Lots of great recommendations, thanks. Going to buy them all and report back. twitter.com/lopp/status/14…

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jchervinsky Consider if the trader influencers writing bullish tweets might just want you to be their exit liquidity.

Or if th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KL

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@mattparlmer @prestonjbyrne Sounds like “just in time” supply chain efficiency.

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“With,” not “for.” Amazing how much difference a single word can make. twitter.com/BNODesk/status…

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1. Require negative covid test for travel
2. Don’t allocate resources to ensure all travelers can get tested in req..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ss

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@spyblog @MalwareTechBlog Sure. When it comes to wealth preservation the name of the game is tax deferral. Pros def..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L0

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@Dave_Maynor @MalwareTechBlog Not a payday loan, an overcollateralized loan. Big difference in risk profile and thus interest rates.

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In my experience, lockdown states are good business for bouncers. Somebody has to ensure that these establishments remain empty!

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Blockstream This last week at @CasaHODL’s 2nd annual Keyfest, @niftynei did a deep dive with @ecurrencyhodler, @nadav_kohen, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ab

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@mkolsek @MalwareTechBlog That’s just leveraged trading which has been around much longer.

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If you’re bearish on Bitcoin then you must not have read my annual review! blog.lopp.net/bitcoin-2021-a…

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@punk6529 If crypto nukes in 2022 the hashrate will go to the moon. twitter.com/lopp/status/14…

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Two masked men broke into a home in Sukhumi, Abkhazia, and held a family at gunpoint before escaping with three min..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nJ

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@_ssaunders_ The answer is the same as when the majority of hashpower was in China. blog.lopp.net/are-chinese-mi…

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Probably only a matter of time before a bitcoin mining company partners with or purchases a nuclear power plant.

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@PeterMcCormack shitposting doesn’t count as contribution?

fuck

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Bitcoin is expensive.
Sats are cheap.
Cry is free.

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@cobie are the penguins no longer sufficiently pudgy

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Those places that went cashless due to pandemic? Don’t expect cash to return.

Ain’t nobody getting covid from cash.

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@JeremyRubin In this case I’d think a vasectomy would be the “buy it for life” winner.

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What’s your favorite “buy it for life” product that is very expensive relative to its peers but totally worth it due to the higher quality?

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California continues to have great weather, but it has so many bitcoiners that I can’t walk around without being re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HR

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Went to a game at the @cryptocomarena and the fools only accepted filthy fiat.

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Covid is short for “Coronavirus Disease” so it doesn’t make sense to use all caps COVID as if it’s an acronym.

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@Billyndroid I don’t keep track of the time as much but I certainly spend an inordinate amount on the research and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sa

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The animal that stays in the center of the herd remains the warmest and most protected from predators.

It also sac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bZ

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The ironic thing about securities is that they aren’t.

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Eventually fiat will be worthless; we have a century of evidence showing this.

Backward induction suggests that al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gr

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@WayneVaughan @DavidSacks Children are in more danger of being harmed in a traffic incident to/from school than fro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rc

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gladstein 1/ NEWS: @HRF is delighted to announce a Bitcoin Development Fund grant round of 425 million satoshis to 10 very wo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4C

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@WellerTweets My alternate username is “statoshi” :-)

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Some personal stats for 2021:

Made 195,000,000 Twitter impressions
Gained 124,600 followers
Received 7,725 emails..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hw

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Blatant fearmongering. Media conflates being in a hospital while having Covid with being hospitalized DUE TO Covid…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zs

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The Bitcoin network has now processed over 700,000,000 transactions on chain.

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Prediction follow-up: the exchange rate hit an all-time high 3 months later and did not revisit yearly lows…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n4

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CasaHODL Cypherpunks write code. Satoshi gave us with the genesis block, and it’s up to us to keep it alive.

The..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dZ

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Happy 13th Birthday, Bitcoin!

Here’s my coverage of the ecosystem’s growth over the past year.
blog.lopp.net/bitcoin-2021-a…

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Median bitcoin transaction value spent 2021 bouncing between $30K and $70k, both being all time highs that were nev..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…He

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2021 commits (excluding merges) & contributors:
bitcoin core: 3,417 & 184
c-lightning: 1,612 & 42
lnd: 1,338 & 73
r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NE

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Bitcoin balances on exchanges ended 2021 higher at 1.56M BTC according to @coinmetrics, but they ended the year low..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gi

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According to @coinmetrics the Bitcoin network transferred about $80 per byte of data that was added to the blockchain in 2021.

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To show how heuristics can vary widely: @coinmetrics estimates (by removing likely change outputs) that $4.67T was..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oa

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Blockchain estimates (by removing likely change outputs) that $1.89T was transferred via bitcoin in 2021, averaging..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bw

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@jratcliff @TuckerMax Technically any revolt against authority could be called an insurrection, so it may be more a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…65

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Good post by @TuckerMax that I can summarize in one sentence: seek sovereignty in all aspects of your life.

tuckermax.com/doomer-optimis…

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JeremyRubin I’m giving away 2.5BTC to my followers!

to be eligible just find a bug in bip-119

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Are there any good papers / books that delve into the phenomena of higher population density degrading respect for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zc

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OK so how do I run my own gettr node?

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love the game where you push the button to activate a public restroom faucet and then try to sing “happy birthday”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tW

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It’s important to travel the world and experience other cultures to see how they live. pic.twitter.com/JGndDrbeEc

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@JohnOnChain It means that’s how long it took for the inv message for a transaction to be sent from 50% of the peer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2o

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As far as I can tell, only 6,071 BTC was stolen in major publicly announced thefts during 2021. This amounts to 0.0..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ks

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Classic V shaped recovery.

This is nation state resistance. pic.twitter.com/aCVjIjjSmY

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Bitcoin’s network hashrate increased by 10% during 2021, from 159 to 175 exahash per second.

But that’s not notewo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uX

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Bitcoin block propagation times varied throughout 2021 but ended up with an average of 948 milliseconds for a block..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…74

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Bitcoin transaction propagation slowed down from 2.5 to 5 seconds in 2021. My initial guess is that this may be a r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1Q

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According to @LukeDashjr’s estimates of unreachable / non-listening node counts, the total number of Bitcoin nodes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zz

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Reachable Bitcoin node count increased 30% in 2021 according to @port8333. The fascinating thing is that this is a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4m

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Lightning Network density is now below 0.1% - you can think of this as an inverse efficiency metric. A 100% dense n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HO

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BITCOIN POW EQUIVALENT DAYS HITS ALL TIME HIGH!

An attacker with 100% of the current hashrate would have to spend..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lA

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Your threat model is not necessarily anyone else’s threat model. twitter.com/Tippen22/statu…

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We’re in the awkward phase of digital payments adoption where fewer and fewer folks carry cash and yet it’s tricky..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iG

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2022 squad goals:

* boil oceans
* trigger haters
* topple central banks
* destabilize geopolitics
* act as superspreaders for freedom

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ambosstech The average channel capacity on the lightning network is over 4 million sats or $1,868 at today’s prices.

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In order to prepare for 2022 I am spending the day riding rollercoasters.

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Bitcoin average DAILY value change during:
2010: +0.82%
2011: +0.76%
2012: +0.26%
2013: +1.11%
2014: -0.25%
2015: +..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ne

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