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Editorial 5 December 2023

Fishy mining with Ocean pool

In 2011, Dashjr started one of the first Bitcoin mining pools called "Eligius," presumably named after the patron saint of gold—this pool was later resurrected under the name "Ocean."

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Editorial 28 November 2023

What about the good stuff he did?

Changpeng Zhao wasn't the leader of a resistance, he made his fortune laundering blood money for terrorist groups and operating a shadow bank for human traffickers and cyber criminals.

Free the Data
Editorial 21 November 2023

Free the data!

Social media CEOs from tech giants like Twitter and Facebook were able to build some of the greatest wealth (and power) in the world's history by selling their users' aggregate data.

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Editorial 16 November 2023

Thoughts on the recent Satoshi Nakamoto posts on X

The X account of @satoshi has been dubbed fraud by the community hating on Dr. Craig Wright, but it cannot be denied that its tweets are rooted in Satoshi's original Bitcoin protocol.

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Editorial 15 November 2023

Bitcoin must have utility before it can become anything

BTC’s ‘consumption of energy’ has no objective foundation; it is not the consumption of energy that determines the price, but the other way around, that is, BTC price drives its energy consumption.

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Editorial 13 November 2023

Cases co-pending with COPA v. Wright

If the COPA v Wright case comes out in Dr. Craig Wright’s favor, he would likely also win the other cases on derivative rights, such as copyright and database rights.

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Editorial 31 October 2023

Bitcoin White Paper Day: #15

As we observe this 15-year mark of the Bitcoin white paper, we must remain attuned to the need for continued innovation and vigilance against the forces of obfuscation and centralization in the space.

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Editorial 30 October 2023

Bitcoin ETFs—downside risk ahead!

Many in the so-called "crypto" industry herald the coming of spot ETFs as the 'opening of the BTC floodgates' to the average investor, practically assuring the jump in BTC price as a result.

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Editorial 6 October 2023

Thoughts on current thing

Amid the drama befalling the ecosystem, remember, you are either reading the opinions of a sock puppet army hell-bent on control of Bitcoin or views from a reclusive member of a seedy underground economy.

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Editorial 27 September 2023

A fool’s thoughts on BSV

Anders Bylund published an article called "1 Cryptocurrency to Avoid No Matter What," where he covered the typical fare of a baseline criticism of BSV while lionizing BTC's absurd governance.

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Editorial 13 September 2023

Ben Armstrong and the influencer problem

Ben Armstrong, like most people, got into Bitcoin because it was an intriguing tool for internet business, but he let himself get sucked into the seedy underbelly of the ‘crypto’ economy.