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RT @[email protected] If you’re looking for ideas on how crypto can be used to promote liberty and justice for ALL ... well, here you go. The best thing you will read on the internet today.


I started listening today to @TheCryptoconomy podcast ( reading of Iterative Capital's “Thesis” paper ( and highly recommend it.. great history and background of crypto and analyzed in a way I haven’t heard before, as a long time tech minion their conclusions really resonated

@hiyitopatada I'm sure there are plenty of folks at Reason who fit your description but I still applaud @reason for organizing a debate like this to challenge the mainstream media's anti-crypto, pro-government surveillance narrative

Sounds like an interesting topic for the next SoHo forum:

"Governments of the advanced industrial economies should phase out the use of paper money in the form of large-denomination notes and sharply restrict the use of cryptocurrencies."

Wish I was in NY so I could attend:

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“Goebbels was in favor of free speech for views he liked. So was Stalin. If you’re really in favor of free speech, then you’re in favor of freedom of speech for precisely the views you despise. Otherwise, you’re not in favor of free speech.”― Noam Chomsky I agree fully with this statement.
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Really good intro to Bitcoin Edward Snowden wrote for his lawyer.

What strikes me is his enthusiasm for the technology.

“Bitcoin Data Science (Pt. 2): The Geology of Lost Coins” by Dhruv Bansal

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only 0.04 transacted on LBC, but this new top entry is AOA at a price premium of $18324.00 USD equiv. Coincident with the recent 400k Congolese expulsion in Angola?

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@nic seems like a good time to prototype solution in more overtly totalitarian countries like China, Venezuela, etc. so we're ready.

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Shower thought: Only people that receive payments should run full nodes. People who run LN relay nodes receive payments. The best way to run a LN node is on a stand-alone RPi system that also has a fullnode. Ergo more people running LN nodes increases the number of economically interested full nodes.

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USD monetary based has quadrupled twice...

1974 - 2008
2008 - 2015

Worst part is most don't realize the criminality in our government allowed the second quadrupling. QE is but a mask.

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No one has found the bottom of the Bitcoin rabbit hole.

@christinabahk Also very interesting to see such a high volume in Nicaragua, a very poor country that is also experiencing major political violence

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Top 20 LocalBitcoins last 24hr
RUB 340.721075
USD 210.499915
VES 201.660551
NGN 117.303766
CNY 114.062366
COP 102.701272
GBP 85.092851
EUR 38.939281
ZAR 25.834279
AUD 24.245160

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@PaulTroon That's awesome. I'd like to plot this all on a map soon with more data to visualize over time.

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