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billymg[asciilifeform]: << "The Justice Department calls it “an alleged novel scheme by the defendants to exploit the very integrity of the Ethereum blockchain,” and that seems right: If people can reach in to alter the order of transactions to swipe $25 million, that does sort o
billymg[asciilifeform]: legal precedent for when the first segshit-destroyer block is mined?
asciilifeform: billymg: recall, it's the reich we're talking about, anyffin can be 'precedent' for anyffin
asciilifeform: ( see also the #a thrd re subj )
dulapbot: (asciilifeform) 2024-05-16 asciilifeform: mats: 'getting rich without a license.' (see also)
asciilifeform: additionally: 'not caught -- not thief'(tm)(r)(ru). i.e. dun be the idjit with obv meatspace footprint, solicit 'investments', etc.
asciilifeform: none of that nonsense is needed if yer simply firing packets (which simple enuff to do from a pipe not associated with yer earthly carcass)
asciilifeform contemplates the other recent lul re a chinese btc mine evicted by presidential decree for 'too close to usg base'. why anyone needed to know it was a mine? wainot 'we're a dc, and we host lolcats' for all Official purposes..?!
asciilifeform guesses 'for investors'
asciilifeform: failed iq test. electric chair. next...
asciilifeform: whole. fucking. point. of btcism : nobody has any biz knowing what's being done, where, by whom. let the public net packets enter/exit from rented box in mongolia.
asciilifeform: miner needs what, 100kB/s of reliable bw, total.
asciilifeform: there's 0 reason wai this 100kB/s can't or shouldn't bounce b/w 7 countries etc
asciilifeform: and yes, if you've exploited some reich bullshit and got coin, or even simply 'rich without a license', did sumthing that blackrock thinks it has divinely ordained monopoly on, and you then go on to give interviews to nyt, ask for 'invest', and put face on it -- '20 to life'
asciilifeform: what the fuck else did these morons think would happen.
asciilifeform: cock into wasp nest -- then, somehow, surprised.
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