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celebratedrecluse wrote

Well, there are ways of attacking the bitcoin infrastructure, and its network. the state will probably be doing this much more going forward though, the long term threat is fiat state-backed digital currencies which will be implemented to replace them.


naut wrote

I would struggle with a "let's take down this currency" approach (where the hacker army is I wouldn't know), because it's best characteristic is that it is not linked to any one currency or state . At the same time I struggle with the progressive argument that we can technologically solve ourselves out of the hole we've dug.

Pros - good for independent economies, cons - huge energy costs and subsequent contribution to the ecological climate crisis. Hmm, what to do.