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  • The technology underlying the system is called the blockchain, and is enthusiastically advocated by libertarians.
  • I’m always sceptical of claims that technology alone can transform society.
  • In the programme Timandra and Leo investigate whether its ramifications could go much further than currency and reach into disrupting the roles of government, from providing identity documents to tax collection.
  • Like all challenging ideas, the Blockchain brings contradictions.
  • A system that’s secure without a higher authority, that’s distributed across many strangers’ computers, and tamper-proof, promises a mechanism for trust mediated directly between individuals.

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We’re starting our own independent nation island/seastead or mainland, We can finally have a place to move forward with this technology without being obstructed by overbearing governments. Just imagine what we could accomplish. • /r/Bitcoin

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  • Almost all Bitcoin wallets rely on Bitcoin Core in one way or another.
  • You can also use Bitcoin Core as a very secure Bitcoin wallet.
  • Bitcoin Core is the the backbone of the Bitcoin network .
  • No wallet addresses in posts/comments.
  • The BTC must be used to somehow advertise Bitcoin or /r/Bitcoin .

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We’re starting our own independent nation island/seastead or mainland, We can finally have a place to move forward with this technology without being obstructed by overbearing governments. Just imagine what we could accomplish. • /r/Bitcoin

Ethereum Classic: Is The SEC Watching?

#ethereum Classic: Is The SEC Watching? #Bitcoin

  • Cryptocurrency is still an unregulated market, but it’s likely that if things don’t end well for Classic token holders, the S.E.C. or other regulators may have more to say about cryptocurrency – and at least for some in the community, attracting regulators’ ire is far from ideal.
  • The currency community is tight-knit and passionate, that’s one thing we can all agree on.
  • Some feel Silbert is orchestrating a classic “Pump and Dump” by using his name and connections to legitimize the trading of a failed orphan chain as a viable alternative to Ethereum, and there are concerns that since Silbert’s group has already attracted S.E.C. scrutiny in the past, if he were to dump his Ethereum Classic tokens at any time, it could trigger unwanted additional scrutiny and regulation for the larger cryptocurrency industry.

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The currency community is tight-knit and passionate, that’s one thing we can all agree on. Shortly after this morning’s piece went up regarding


Ethereum Classic: Is The SEC Watching?