Panama Papers: On the Run with Fugitive Gambling Czar Calvin Ayre https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/panama-papers/party-down-run-fugitive-gambling-czar-calvin-ayre-n570576
“CTOR wasn't made in a hurry, there was more than year of preparation, and it even used to be on nchain's roadmap. It was made contentious at the last minute by people who wanted a split. It never was about ctor.”
"Bitcoin is an open source p2p system which was originally highly prized for being capture resistant. If Bitcoin were not open source, or if elements of it were trademarked or patented, then a malactor could trivially
"Someone trying to buy old mining wallets on bitcointalk - i think its faketoshi! https://bit.ly/2Tupo0G https://bit.ly/2CCRH7t prepping for upcoming court case - or still trying to bring more fake proofs! "
Twitter antitrust - @bitcoincore is inorganically returned as a top result for the search “bitcoin”, and the handle @bitcoin appears last. Jack, Twitter’s CEO,
Rick Falkvinge: The Lightning Network -- an update 12 months after pointing out eight key problems https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzaEd2RQuRw
"I have had some conversations with Core developers, and they want to change the 21M limit after BTC experiences two reward halvings, which means in five to ten years." https://bit.ly/2OjGNbd
"The UnitedCorp (likely Calvin Ayre & Associates) Lawsuit Alleging Hijacking of the Bitcoin Cash Network by Bitmain, Bitcoin.com, Kraken and Bitcoin ABC Devs is complete horsesh*t:" http://archive.is/KEUGI
"Isn't it fascinating that all of a sudden we have "bad cop" BSV filing lawsuits against BCH devs, and at the same time we have "good cop" BTC offering jobs to anyone in the cryptosphere?"
'In the infamous Bangkok miner's meeting, Craig and Jimmy said that the 3 goals need to be "stability, security, and scalability". Source: https://bit.ly/2CwcPfM
The (private) key to mass adoption https://medium.com/argenthq/the-private-key-to-mass-adoption-a7c7e4a9a268
Ver posted his recent bill for defending the BSV frivolous lawsuit against open source software developers: https://imgur.com/uNlEeNd
Prof Babble aka Craig Wright just deleted over 10,000 of his own tweets and his Twitter account: https://www.longhash.com/news/craig-wrights-twitter-account-disappears-along-with-10000-tweets
"BTC already has the very difficult challenge of growing a new network effect. LN adds the challenge of building a new network effect, on top of another new network effect.
Bitcoin does not win through ideological persuasion. It wins through overwhelming economic incentive. https://imgur.com/a/0o8ScBM
"LN coins are fundamentally position-dependent. They carry more value depending on the liquidity in their region of the payment network graph. This makes them not fungible, and subject to fees for low connectivity."