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mats: dunno why binance keeps getting referred to as being inside chinese jurisdiction
mats: i guess it works if you assume all people with chinamen names are chinese vassals
mats: but he has canadian citizenship and has spent only about twelve years in china
mats: well, 12 as an adult
asciilifeform: mats: asciilifeform had nfi. ( wainot finally getyerself a pestron and clue folx in ? )
mats: i'm lazy and it doesn't look complete yet
asciilifeform: mats: complete enuff for there to be yr+ of log that mats was reading, lol
asciilifeform: ( or is mats waiting for version 0K or wat )
mats: HMM
mats: says a lot about a person's slave mindset when they auto assign labels
mats: GCC states are sovereigns
mats: cz's physical person resides in dubai
mats: and the idea that one must have an army to be a sovereign is dated
mats: what do you think bitcoin is about
asciilifeform: mats: a notbad point re 'not need largest army', but imho mp's 'bitcoin -- sovereign!' was abuse of terminology.
asciilifeform: rather like e.g. 'petroleum is sovereign'
mats: lol
asciilifeform: 'iron, cold iron, was the master of'em all'(tm)(r)(r.kipling)
mats: i think its hard to overstate how dominant binance is
mats: iirc gulf states collectively have like 30% of the world's oil and 20% of world's natural gas
mats: meanwhile dubai is gateway to africa
mats: and africa's gateway to the world
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