“The Internet is slow, superficial, chaotic, nerdy, hostile, and largely a waste of time. You just gotta try it.” — an observer of the internet, 1995.

Read this quote and thought of bitcoin. Detractors have called Bitcoin slow, superficial, chaotic, and too nerdy and technical for mainstream adoption. The Bitcoin community has been called hostile. And the entire idea of decentralization labeled as a misadventure — a mere waste of time.

We shall see!

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The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto, from ’88, is incredibly accurate to Bitcoin: “The State will of course try to slow or halt the spread of this technology, citing national security concerns, use of the technology by drug dealers & tax evaders, & fears of societal disintegration.”

The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto, from '88, is incredibly accurate to Bitcoin: "The State will of course try to slow or halt the spread of this technology, citing national security concerns, use of the technology by drug dealers & tax evaders, & fears of societal disintegration." submitted by /u/frankreddit5
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Europe’s Clocks Are Running Slow and Crypto Mining Is Being Blamed (news.bitcoin.com)

From wrecking the environment to making it harder to search for alien life, cryptocurrency mining has been blamed for a multitude of sins. But to cause time itself to slow down is a fresh charge and one which, on the surface, sounds impossible. Something strange is happening in Central Europe right now: clocks are running slow, and not by fractions of a second, but entire minutes. Could large scale crypto mining be responsible or is it being made a convenient scapegoat?

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