No, there wasn’t a double-spend on Tether — just an exchange error. And the Lightning Network still doesn’t work. And don’t forget Intelligence Squared on Monday!
The Lightning Network must be the future of Bitcoin scaling! ‘Cos it’s a stupendous failure in the present.
Did you know that Bitcoin using 0.1% of all the electricity on earth, and 0.5% by the end of the year, is actually good? Huge if true.
Quinn DuPont’s book is going to be a good one, and you should get it when it’s out.
IOTA’s fan base are remarkable. Also: crypto market manipulation, and good pieces on Mt. Gox and Sergei Mavrodi.
The big news: the SEC finally gets into asking ICO promoters what the hell they were thinking.
It’s been a watershed day for Bitcoin, and … oh, that’s not water.
Some more news bits while I endeavour to untangle Tether.
I spend too much time on Bitcoin Twitter. Yes, I know I did this to myself.
One billion Tethers! Each and every one backed by a redeemable US dollar, of course, as they state. 800 million of those being loaned out on Bitfinex for margin trading.