Defending Decentralization, Like a Twice in a Millennium Chance
During the Web3 Summit earlier this week, speakers and attendees struck an optimistic tone, even though the challenges for blockchain are great.
From meetup organizers in Milan to cypherpunks in Spain, coronavirus is forcing bitcoiners to reconsider their plans.
"Why are we not thinking about how to create dark finance tools we can leverage against government bonds?"
The crypto industry tends to give "cypherpunk" vibes a great deal of lip service without much attention to their real values.
That Binance could have colluded with miners to roll back hack transactions means bitcoin is not resistant enough to censorship, says Amir Taaki.
Nym Technologies, a stealth startup sporting a roster of privacy activists and cryptography experts, plans "to anonymize the world."