The IRS is looking for help to break into cryptocurrency hardware wallets, according to a document posted on the agency website in March of this year. https://bit.ly/2QzVuNc
COLDCARD Firmware v4.1.0 🍄⏫
-NEW feature: http://SeedXOR.com
-NEW support for BIP-48 derivations when exporting @SparrowWallet
-NEW Asks for account number when creating Multisig Wallets via air-gapped
-And many other enhancements & bugfixes
The next BitDevsLA virtual Socratic Seminar is tonight at 7pm PT! We'll also be joined by @BitcoinBroski from @compass_mining to talk about #Bitcoin mining.
Most of the Socratic section will be about taproot activation so join us if you have questions or answers to share! 🥕
RSVP below! 👇
the [email protected] (not bitcoin-dev) mailing list is now officially an announcements list
it was already *effectively* an announcements list for a long time—no discussion ever happened on it—but it is set up as moderated now
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“Is International Surveillance of Cryptocurrency Use on Its Way?”
Good summary of the situation with FATF from @reason
The business owner of Tin Horn Flats in Burbank gets it: “This has never been about safety or the public. It's never been about that. This whole thing is about fear and control.”
I've been to this establishment (after their utilities were cut-off) and every customer and staff there were perfectly capable of making their own decisions about eating and drinking or working there.
Another great take from Mises Inst. Rather than trying to quantify all the ways the fiat monetary system consume energy St.Onge digs into the incredible waste caused only by fiat induced recessions.
For this week's episode of "The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado," @AaronvanW and @provoost discussed the Erlay protocol and how it could reduce the bandwidth required to run a Bitcoin node.
Some interesting historic and current perspective on 6102 from the Mises Institute:
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.