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October 17, 2012, 05:37:57 PM
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http://xkcd.com/1110/

scroll waaaaay left, past the pirate ship

This is not some pseudoeconomic post-modern Libertarian cult, it's an un-led, crowd-sourced mega startup organized around mutual self-interest where problems, whether of the theoretical or purely practical variety, are treated as temporary and, ultimately, solvable.
Censorship of e-gold was easy. Censorship of Bitcoin will be… entertaining.
Bitcoin mining is now a specialized and very risky industry, just like gold mining. Amateur miners are unlikely to make much money, and may even lose money. Bitcoin is much more than just mining, though!
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October 17, 2012, 05:46:40 PM
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I think that there was a thread about this already. I am not sure. One time Randall joined #bitcoin and he opened up a "black hole" for bitcoin. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5686.0.
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October 17, 2012, 06:48:31 PM
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http://xkcd.com/1110/

scroll waaaaay left, past the pirate ship

I got stuck in the cave.

Introducing constraints to the economy only serves to limit what can be economical.
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