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It looks like using or promoting cryptocurrencies could be banned in India. Could be bad for our friends in Chennai, but potentially good news for highly anonymous coins like SAFECoin.

Listen to LTB #407 India’s Catch-22 & How to Work With Money when Money Doesn’t Work by Let’s Talk Bitcoin! on #SoundCloud

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Just so you know, I have not read this but I have read a couple of tweeted quotes from it :wink:

One hot take:

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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-16/trump-s-interest-in-buying-greenland-met-with-dismay-in-denmark

Just find some WMD or something and go give them seal eaters freedom and democracy. Problem solved. No need to buy anything.

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Hmmm. My sarcasm detector went off unexpectedly. Must see about getting it fixed.

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Don’t bother, did come from a Bloombot:

The Rise of the Robot Reporter

Roughly a third of the content published by Bloomberg News uses some form of automated technology. The system used by the company, Cyborg, is able to assist reporters in churning out thousands of articles on company earnings reports each quarter.

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Bloom Filters

Everyone is always raving about bloom filters. But what exactly are they, and what are they useful for?

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Looking back to Milton Friedman’s prescient remarks in 1999, just as the internet was taking hold, his clarity about the future of an internet-connected economy was striking:

“The one thing that’s missing, but that will soon be developed, is a reliable e-cash. A method where buying on the Internet you can transfer funds from A to B, without A knowing B or B knowing A.”

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A snooping VPN is a contradiction in terms. The people responsible at Facebook should be put in jail. Now they’ll probably just rebrand and continue the practice under a different name and a different 1000 page EULA.

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Now you can buy a plug & play bitcoin lightning node machine. I would love to buy Safe Vault packed like this in future:) https://keys.casa/lightning-bitcoin-node/

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Haha great! That was fast :smiley:

Did you post yours before I was even able to? Lol I literally came from youtube straight to here :smiley:

Quickdraw lost. You’d make a good cowboy :laughing: :cowboy_hat_face:

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Not really news, but I found this online today.

Kinda makes me think of political movements,

vs SAFE Network paradigm, which seems to fit the 3rd panel more.

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David Chaum has just announced a private internet thingy. No time to read his long thread here yet, but I think it will be worth checking out if anyone cares to do so, and a summary topic would be very helpful to folk here.

This guy was way ahead of his time on the things we care about.

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I’ve often wondered if SAFE will adopt or build upon some of his ideas (those thathe presented decades ago…).

This is another (old) article related to some of his recent work…

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I wonder if React NodeGUI might be an alternative to electron for Maidsafe apps - SAFE Browser?

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