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The Anita Posch Show - Jameson Lopp: Bitcoin Mining and Censorship

Published on February 19th, 2021 by BTCMedia

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My guest is Jameson Lopp, he calls himself a professional cypherpunk. His mission is to use his skills as a technologist to build tools that empower individuals. Our topic is nicely called "clean" mining or to say it in a more distinct way: censored mining. Is this an attack on Bitcoin and what are the possible strategies and outcomes? Jameson is the Co-founder & CTO of Casa a company dedicated to helping you to secure your bitcoin. It's the second time that Jameson is my guest, listen to our previous interview here.

Topics:

    Government friendly mining or an attack on Bitcoin?
    Geo-political aspects, US hegemony
    Bitcoin mining explainer and definition of miners
    Tools used: KYC-ing miners and censoring transactions
    Possible outcomes? Worst case scenario
    Counteracting: Game theory, economics, technical aspects

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