How Could Bitcoin Suspect Leave an Iceland Prison's Comforts Behind? Easily

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — It has been more than four months since thieves pulled off the biggest heist in the history of Iceland, and the police here still have no idea where the booty — roughly $ 2 million worth of Bitcoin-mining computers — is stashed. A breakthrough in the case seemed imminent in early …
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Dear @bitpay. This week I started setting up my own @BtcpayServer. When I discovered how easy it is, I contacted five vendors and clients I know who currently use your services. They’re going to pay me to help them leave you. I’m sure my story isn’t unique. You are ending now.

Dear @bitpay. This week I started setting up my own @BtcpayServer. When I discovered how easy it is, I contacted five vendors and clients I know who currently use your services. They're going to pay me to help them leave you. I'm sure my story isn't unique. You are ending now. submitted by /u/TheGreatMuffin
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“Chain fees leave a bad impression vs inflation. Fees are visible, inflation is hidden. People get the impression that fees must be minimized, but the system is designed around them. Fees remind people of middleman rent, but it’s actually a direct support for the system’s security”

"Chain fees leave a bad impression vs inflation. Fees are visible, inflation is hidden. People get the impression that fees must be minimized, but the system is designed around them. Fees remind people of middleman rent, but it's actually a direct support for the system's security" submitted by /u/wallyjo3
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Coinbase Withdrawal Delays Leave Users Frustrated, Crying Foul (news.bitcoin.com)

When you are dealing with platforms that are supposed to be the on-ramps to the money of the future it’s hard to accept worse performance than the systems of the past. Unfortunately, this an issue plaguing all major cryptocurrency exchanges at the moment with Coinbase being one of the leading examples right now.
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When comparing the Lightning Network to the legacy payment systems, all detractors either miss or intentionally leave out the most important distinction that gives LN its major advantage —> **Zero counterparty risk**

Unlike the bank (or anything we’ve previously known), with the Lightning Network the other party can’t decide not to give you the money they owe you. A blockchain confirmation will always set the record straight. Unlike the bank, the Lightning Network involves zero trust in the other party to give you your funds.

https://www.investopedia.com/terms/c/counterpartyrisk.asp

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Bitcoin-accepting shops leave cookie trail that crumbles anonymity (theregister.co.uk)

Merchants share too much tracking information? Colour us un-surprised
Bitcoin transactions might be anonymous, but on the Internet, its users aren’t – and according to research out of Princeton University, linking the two together is trivial on the modern, much-tracked Internet.

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