Italy threatens to create a parallel currency dubbed the Mini-BOT. If launched, it could lead to a Eurozone breakup.
Federico TengaThe ECB is terrified by the Italian proposal of issuing tradable securitized tax credits as they could behave as a parallel currency. If they are so insecure to fear the competition with debt tokens, imagine how scary private sound money must be to them
Locks made large human communities possible and money made trade scale. Bitcoin is an improvement on both technologies, and will therefore…
Federico TengaJust published a new article on locks, money and their role in enabling large societies
"Locks made large human communities possible and money made trade scale. Bitcoin happens to be an improvement on both technologies"
"Unexplained Wealth Orders" allow the United Kingdom to confiscate money and property, without charging the target with a crime. UWOs are similar to civil asset forfeiture in the United States...
Federico TengaGovernments are becoming more and more obsessed with controlling citizens' personal wealth and confiscating it outside the boundaries of the law. If this trend continues, demand for wealth protection solutions like Bitcoin can only grow
Wilson was apprehended at a hotel in Taipei's Wanhua District.Police arrested American 3D-printed gun advocate Cody Wilson in Taipei City’s Wanhua District Friday evening, just a day after it became known he was wanted in Texas for paying a...
Vitalik Buterin, ethereum’s co-founder, has chimed into a debate in Bitcoin Cash where it appears a split might be on the table. Buterin said: “The BCH community should NOT compromise...
Federico TengaThis whole BCH drama is going to be very entertaining 😂
Anyway, I don't even see why they are looking for a compromise, wasn't the whole point of the split to promote competition through hard forking?
It turns out, it’s not just the Lamborghinis that Bitcoin enthusiasts seem to be obsessed with that are pumping CO2 into our atmosphere. Accruing the wealth itself is extremely wasteful, releasing 20 megatons of CO2 into the atmosphere a year—as...
Federico TengaThis is terrible! We really need to ban transatlantic flights, we do people even need to cross the Atlantic?
My experience disclosing a critical Bitcoin Cash vulnerability
Federico TengaSo Bitcoin Core dev Cory Fields made a responsible disclosure of a bug found on BCH. Interesting how it is indeed very dangerous to report a critical vulnerability if not done anonymously
outputs.today tracks the number of outputs per transaction occurring on the Bitcoin blockchain every day.
Federico TengaOutputs are a much better metric than transactions to measure economic activity, especially when you compare Bitcoin to account-based blockchains
Glad to see somebody made a nice site about it, I've been looking for something like this for a while