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Edward Snowden [blue checkmark] @snowden
Unpopular but true: Bitcoin is the most significant monetary advance since the creation of coinage.

If you don’t believe me or don’t get it, I don’t have time to try to convince you, sorry.

Ed pls.


threaded - newest on 19 Feb 2024 12:57 next collapse

The bluecheck reactions to that are quite the collection of insane posts. But even a few bluechecks are disagreeing. 1 2 3 on 19 Feb 2024 13:04 next collapse

People are still using twitter? on 19 Feb 2024 14:25 collapse

some of us are riding this bomb until it impacts, waving our hats and shouting YEE-HAW on 19 Feb 2024 13:28 next collapse


Yeah, nah, mate. Bitcoin is at best a lateral move. on 19 Feb 2024 14:33 next collapse

Edward Snowden has struck me for a very long time as one of the most prominent cases of stopped-clock theory. It doesn't surprise me at all that he's a coiner. on 19 Feb 2024 22:04 collapse

to be fair, he’s the guy who had a use case for bitcoin. unfortunately he has also taken leave of his senses because he’s technically able but can’t see it’s a plle of shit. on 19 Feb 2024 15:14 next collapse

I’d argue the guillotine to be far more effective. on 19 Feb 2024 15:49 next collapse

The tech is innovative but the use is criminal. on 19 Feb 2024 16:32 next collapse

Regardless of what he did, it was a very annoying way to teach the world that there are these people called systems administrators who have all the access to everything and all the passwords besides. That was a very irritating year at work. “Yes, how did you think I was able to answer all those questions you keep asking,” and other replies to questions about access privs. on 20 Feb 2024 15:04 collapse

If you don’t believe me or don’t get it, I don’t have time to try to convince you, sorry.

Obviously it’s a cult, but when they use this phrasing, they just give the game away. on 20 Feb 2024 16:16 collapse

it’s a Satoshi quote the cult has adopted