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Can already tell I'm going to be way, WAY more bullish here than I am on normie Twitter

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 :(

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Current market FOMO status: can't even play a game of Words With Friends in peace

RT @AryJaey
Seif (former head of central bank) was sentenced to 10 years and Araghchi to 8 years prison. Both for corruption

in b4 "ETFs mean Bitcoin has been co-opted by the mAiNsTrEaM" narratives begin

Hey mutuals! I'll be in Austin all of next week M-F. My schedule is pretty packed already but DM me if you'd like to meet up and grab some BBQ, or just look for me at BitDevs on Thursday.

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RT @chelseakomlo
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 eprint.iacr.org/2021/1375.pdf

> 0% Chinese hashrate after miners banned permanently
> Steadily increasing Iranian hashrate after temporary summer ban

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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...
jbs.cam.ac.uk/insight/2021/geo

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.

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(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`. )

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A hypothetical, prompted by Facebook's issues last week:

If the Bitcoin network were to "stall" for some unknown reason - as in, stop producing new blocks for an extended period of time - that would best be described as a:

"In legally tricky areas it can be cheaper to issue a blanket ban ... to minimise the burden of determining whether every transaction is compliant" economist.com/finance-and-econ

debt ceiling 🤝 difficulty bomb

let's just punt it for now

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