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

February 18th, 2023

Why do miners sometimes create empty blocks even when there are transactions waiting to be confirmed? Is this a…tX

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via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:53 PM, Feb 18th, 2023 via Hypefury)

Crony capitalists get paid to solve a problem they pay to perpetuate.…

via Twitter for Android

Along with today’s article about calculating double spend risks for confirmed transactions, I’m releasing a new…UC

via Twitter Web App

@vazertuche None of those attributes matter with regard to confirmation security, as they are all randomness…3E

via Twitter Web App in reply to vazertuche

ArminMayrhofer Eye opening insight: With the current mining hashrate distribution, “Foundry has 36% of the global hashrate”. “…h3

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:06 AM, Feb 18th, 2023 via Twitter for Android)

@_Zero_Knowledge Deleted because Twitter’s link preview feature isn’t working. Seems to be broken - SAD!

via Twitter Web App in reply to _Zero_Knowledge

The security provided by 1 confirmation in Bitcoin’s blockchain actually varies over time as a result of…G8

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@callebtc Sounds like you want a whitelist that blocks everything except posts containing bitcoin specific keywords.

via Twitter Web App in reply to callebtc

@LefterisJP I’d suggest going to and looking for topics that tend to be about forward…jG

via Twitter Web App in reply to LefterisJP

It’s easy (intellectually lazy) to be broadly pessimistic about the future; it’s in our nature to share & dwell…Jo

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