Bitcoin's High Mining Cost Means It Cannot Become Global Currency: FT Analysis

Last week, the CEO of both the beleaguered Twitter Inc (TWTR) and Square Inc (SQ) made a strong statement in favor of bitcoin by saying that the cryptocoin is expected to become the most significant currency of the world within the next 10 years. (For more, see Bitcoin Will Become World's 'Single …
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Microsoft: “Some blockchain communities increased on-chain tx capacity (blocksize increases), this approach generally degrades the decentralized state & cannot reach the millions… we’re collaborating on decentralized Layer 2 protocols that run atop ‘BTC’ blockchain to achieve global scale”

Microsoft: "Some blockchain communities increased on-chain tx capacity (blocksize increases), this approach generally degrades the decentralized state & cannot reach the millions... we're collaborating on decentralized Layer 2 protocols that run atop 'BTC' blockchain to achieve global scale" submitted by /u/antonesamy
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Thai Government Cannot Stop Crypto Use – Regulatory Framework Expected in a Month (news.bitcoin.com)

Thailand’s financial agencies have agreed that regulators cannot stop the use of cryptocurrencies within the country. The relevant ministries will meet and discuss the regulatory framework for digital currencies and initial coin offerings, which is expected to be finalized within a month.
Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin

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“Bitcoin itself cannot scale to have every single financial transaction in the world be broadcast to everyone and included in the block chain. There needs to be a secondary level of payment systems which is lighter weight and more efficient.” -Hal Finney, Dec 2010

R.I.P. my Satoshi Nakamoto.

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