Did You Know? Passports Were a “Temporary” War Measure
It takes less than a century, it seems, to see the absence of freedom as a natural condition.
Be careful where you store your keys. Apparently in the US you are now guilty until proven innocent and/or have no right to privacy. In particular the FBI can raid and confiscate any safe deposit boxes they want.
"533 million Facebook users' phone numbers and personal data have been leaked online"
rm -rf facebook/ 😒
A Deep Dive Into Bitcoin’s Contango.
"The bitcoin contango basis trade is adding gas to the fire. As more and more capital begins to recognize this opportunity, the price of bitcoin will continue to increase."
Written by @MimesisCapital.
If you missed BitDevsLA meetup last Thursday, check out the amazing talk by Dario from Muun Wallet below!
🚨Today we're releasing a new security release of BTCPay Server v126.96.36.199.
This release patches one critical and several low-impact vulnerabilities that affect v188.8.131.52 and older.
[email protected] Awards Three Bitcoin Development Grants.
Awarded to @jesseposner’s work on adaptor signatures and the FROST threshold signature scheme, @afilini’s work on the Bitcoin Developer Kit & @hhebasto’s work on Bitcoin Core development and review.
New blog post: "Descriptor-based paper wallets" https://bitcoindevkit.org/blog/2021/03/descriptor-based-paper-wallets/ written by @notmandatory and me.
We've released v0.5.1 to fix a build issue under Rust 1.45 (our current MSRV)
Starting from v0.6.0 we will probably have to bump our MSRV to 1.46
"My political opinions lean more and more to Anarchy (philosophically understood, meaning abolition of control, not whiskered men with bombs) … The most improper job of any man … is bossing other men. Not one in a million is fit for it, and least of all those who seek the opportunity."
~ J.R.R. Tolkien
The U.S. Intelligence Community, Flouting Laws, is Increasingly Involving Itself in Domestic Politics - Glenn Greenwald
there are few dangers more acute than the weaponization of these security state instruments against U.S. citizens for political ends.
The evidence of growing incursions by the intelligence community in U.S. domestic politics is already strong and ample, and further incursions would be both dangerous and illegal.
A recent Gallup survey found that more than one-third of Americans believe that at least half of those infected with COVID-19 require hospitalization. How did we get here?
“Less than one in five U.S. adults (18%) give a correct answer of between 1 and 5%,”
These California politicians are bat shit crazy if they think the 169 billionaires they plan to tax won’t just change their residency... of course it's only a gambit in their quest for a wealth tax on everyone
Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum ... Invented by Hedy Lamarr