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Urukagina /Lagash/ the2nd retweeted
Tutanota is blocked in Russia to stop encrypted communication. We need to fight for privacy around the world. ✊ If you are affected, you can still access Tutanota with @torproject or a vpn. tutanota.com/blog/posts/tuta… #privacy #surveillance #russia #censorship #FreeSpeech
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Urukagina /Lagash/ the2nd retweeted
How many more red flags do you need? nitter.net/nobsbitcoin/stat…
US Federal Court orders Circle and Poloniex to provide the IRS info on customers who have transacted more than $20K worth of bitcoin between 2016 and 2020. justice.gov/opa/pr/court-aut… archive: archive.ph/k6bAZ t.me/nobullshitbitcoin/1640
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Urukagina /Lagash/ the2nd retweeted
NEW SONG OUT: Bitcoin is designed to pump forever Feat. @PrestonPysh @pierre_rochard @matt_odell @100trillionUSD The weekend is starting - you know what that means 🔥🚀 Turn your speakers on 🔊🔊🖖
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Obituaries - 2006 - Sir John Cowperthwaite: "In the long run, the aggregate of decisions of individual businessmen, exercising individual judgment in a free economy, even if often mistaken, is less likely to do harm than the centralised decisions of a government,
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Urukagina /Lagash/ the2nd retweeted
Gold can't be used to build a new financial system, at best it can only be used to reboot the current, inherently flawed one. #Bitcoin is technologically the best candidate upon which a new, global, open source financial system can be built.
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Urukagina /Lagash/ the2nd retweeted
Germans demonstrating were captured, held hostage and then filmed one by one by police while having their IDs checked - they say it's worse now than in times of the former German Democratic Republic invidious.snopyta.org/B-IKzQv2Xzs?t=1623
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This is hilarious: ""Zum einen, um nicht weiterhin Spekulationsobjekte mit großen Risiken für Anleger zu sein und ..., weil Währungen nicht in private Hände, sondern unter staatliche Kontrolle gehören“, sagte der Hauptgeschäftsführer des Bankenverbandes, Andreas Krautscheid,"
„Zum einen, um nicht weiterhin Spekulationsobjekte mit großen Risiken für Anleger zu sein und zum anderen, weil Währungen nicht in private Hände, sondern unter staatliche Kontrolle gehören“ wiwo.de/finanzen/boerse/bdb-…
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Urukagina /Lagash/ the2nd retweeted
„Zum einen, um nicht weiterhin Spekulationsobjekte mit großen Risiken für Anleger zu sein und zum anderen, weil Währungen nicht in private Hände, sondern unter staatliche Kontrolle gehören“ wiwo.de/finanzen/boerse/bdb-…
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A very good example, how on German TV - in this case ARTE.tv -, the very catchy "block-chain" is dumb mixed with "just an ordinary data-base". Some "very smart" fellow is trying to sell a boring centralized and dominated by the state thing
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like License Plate - delivery as blockchain. arte.tv/de/videos/086942-000… and some "block-chain expert" seems to be impressed: @CollinMueller - wtf are the doning over there!
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I love this most: "Unlike every other cryptocurrency, there is no central point of failure. Bitcoin has no Vitalik Buterin, no Ethereum Foundation, no Deltec bank like Tether, no fancy offices in San Francisco, no team of lawyers, no governance token, no VC-backing, no pre-mine,
Why hasn’t Bitcoin been stopped? My new essay for @Quillette dives into the political, economic, social, and technological reasons why this new financial system is undefeated: quillette.com/2021/02/21/can…
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no small council, and no whales able to manipulate the system. This decentralized architecture has already insulated Bitcoin from attacks at the highest levels. No matter how much Bitcoin you own, you can’t change the rules, print more, censor,
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steal or prevent others from using the network."
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