You're getting catfished on dating apps by coin thieves, I'm being preyed on by randos who I honestly thought were complimenting me on my epic 126 point word score for ZINGERS. We are not the same :(
Proving the security of Schnorr multi/threshold signatures is notoriously difficult (due to concurrency). We just put out new work on improved techniques to prove security of these schemes, and use these techniques to prove the security of MuSig2 and FROST https://eprint.iacr.org/2021/1375.pdf
> 0% Chinese hashrate after miners banned permanently
> Steadily increasing Iranian hashrate after temporary summer ban
According to the latest from CBECI, Iran's share of BTC hashrate has steadily increased over summer of 2021.
There was a blanket ban on 'crypto mining' (read: GPU farms for alts as well as BTC) announced May 26th, lasting through September 22nd, sooo...
Here's a typical definition of p1-p4 outages from an SLA for an ISP for comparison; I think "no new blocks for extended period" would arguably be p3.
(At the risk of biasing the results: my vote is for "degradation of service", as long as a user can check existing balances and get sane results from `bitcoin-cli gettxoutsetinfo`. )
"In legally tricky areas it can be cheaper to issue a blanket ban ... to minimise the burden of determining whether every transaction is compliant" https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2021/10/10/credit-card-firms-are-becoming-reluctant-regulators-of-the-web
What I've been working on recently: https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/lightning-dev/2021-October/003278.html
I put the punk in cypherpunk // یک لهجه ي عالی آمريكايي در یک کله خالی آریایی
Bitcoin Maston Instance