Some are defending Bitcoin.com wallet saying it treats BTC and BCH equally. I installed the wallet for a quick test and instantly saw wherein the scam lies. Try buying Bitcoin from it (screens in the blog post).

Some are defending Bitcoin.com wallet saying it treats BTC and BCH equally. I installed the wallet for a quick test and instantly saw wherein the scam lies. Try buying Bitcoin from it (screens in the blog post). submitted by /u/lesbiansareoverrated
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Dear Bitcoin App developers and hardware wallet manufactures “Please use warrant canaries” It won’t prevent governments from installing back doors in our devices but at least will know when it happens. And it will happen at some point. This is not Fud its reality.

Dear Bitcoin App developers and hardware wallet manufactures "Please use warrant canaries" It won't prevent governments from installing back doors in our devices but at least will know when it happens. And it will happen at some point. This is not Fud its reality. submitted by /u/StoneHammers
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**PSA: The Scaling Debate is over.** At the Berlin Lightning Hackday this weekend some #reckless people implemented a POS solution on mobile devices that allows us to accept Bitcoin via the lightning network at our bar (ROOM77).

https://twitter.com/renepickhardt/status/1036032671397437446?s=19

Stuff just got real. Real as in applied in a real world business in a real world usecase recklessly using real money.

People opened channels to our node and paid their bill and other people did not open channels to us but their payments were successfully routed and arrived in literally microseconds as well anyway.

I am herewith declaring the end of the scaling debate. This problem is solved. We can now refocus on the actual challenges like fungability and privacy in Bitcoin.

I wanna throw out the biggest thanks to Rene and all the other guys who I cannot possibly name who have contributed. Also to Jef, Christian and Josh of fulmo who did an unbelievable job bringing the people together here and making this development possible.

This kind of innovation feels like the early days of Bitcoin all over again.

edit: typo

edit 2: we've come a long way: https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/62uw23/lightning_network_is_working_room77_is_accepting/

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F.A. Hayek in 1984: “I don’t believe we shall ever have a good money again before we take the thing out of the hands of government, that is, we can’t take it violently out of the hands of government, all we can do is by some sly roundabout way introduce something that they can’t stop.”

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