I stumbled upon Andrew DeSantis’ twitter a few days, and it sent me down another rabbit hole, one just as intriguing as when I first…
🍜I just published “#00000000000000000021e800c1e8df51b22c1588e5a624bea17e9faa34b2dc4a”
1/ The extra nonce was low because of the timestamp in the header.
2/ The value 21e8 is not uncommon and should occur about once a year.
3/ This article demonstrate only one thing: the bitcoin space is numerically illetrate and utterly confused.
Tether Ltd., issuer of a digital currency, said its bank deposits of $2.55 billion were confirmed by the law firm co-founded by FBI director Louis Freeh as the company seeks to reassure investors that its cryptocurrency is backed by U.S. dollars.
Senior U.S. law enforcement officials called on Congress to address the threats posed by the use of anonymity-enhanced cryptocurrencies in illicit finance.
zookoU.S. Secret Service official asks Congress to ban user-protecting cryptocurrencies like Zcash, because user-exposing cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have been used in $1bn, $1.5bn, $4bn worth of crime. 🤔
Stanford computer scientists have founded the Center for Blockchain Research, an initiative dedicated to researching and understanding a technology that promises to fundamentally change how people and companies make deals and complete financial...