Twitch Streamer Receives a Donation of 20 Bitcoins while Playing Runescape

An anonymous donor surprised popular Twitch streamer Sick Nerd with a donation of 20 bitcoins. He was streaming Old School RuneScape at the time to his 109,000 followers. Twitch Streamer Nets a Large Bitcoin Donation Initially, Sick Nerd received a donation of 4 BTC. He received more BTC throughout his stream. While the gamer at … Continued

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Bitcoins immune system is awesome.

Risk of Bitmain 51% attacking the network -> Antbleed, Dragonmint and others pushed it almost out of business.

Bitpay became a bad player -> BTCServer, opennode and others are making them obsolete.

Attacks of fear doubt and confusion -> people learn early "don't trust verify".

Hackers targeting bitcoiners computers -> Hardware wallets were born

Mybitcoin.com scammed users with half of their bitcoins -> motivation for the creation of the Electrum Wallet.

MTGoxxed and other exchanges hacked or scam -> People hodling to their own keys.

Coinbase supported many attacks on bitcoin -> decentralized exchanges on the rise.

Blockchain.info, bitcoin.com name squatting scam -> part of the user education program.

Scaling debate takeover attempts -> Segwit #UASF, Lightning network.

ElextrumX Server dev added an altcoin as default -> Electrum Personal Server and Electrs came shortly after.

Centralized shitcoins discourse 'more advanced', flippening' -> First large scale smart contract deployed is the Lightning network, others are sidechains and Simplicity.

Internet censorship getting stronger -> Blockstream Satellite, gotenna, locha mesh.

Bad actors, please keep those attacks coming.

Fellow bitcoiners, cheers!

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Satoshi Nakamoto built in defenses against quantum computing attacks – If you use one Bitcoin address one time, then your ECDSA public key is only ever revealed at the one time that you spend bitcoins sent to each address. A quantum computer would need to be to break your key in that short time.

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