The EFF's Own Chilling Breeze #bitcoin #eff

In fact I would not be surprised if the EFF DID withdraw from social networks at some time in the future, given their recent stand on bitcoin. I believe that the EFF has stepped back from bitcoin, less over its legality but more from its political implications. Does the EFF want to eliminate the rule of the Nation State? By effectively backing Bitcoin, the EFF would be working on defending a technology that may end the ability of the government to tax any transaction. It would also make it practically impossible to legally prosecute someone who uses bitcoin criminally because of its ability to be used anonymously. By the way I am aware the currently BTC is not actually anonymous and that used as is, can be tracked. That I believe will soon change. The EFF has always been of a distinctly Libertarian bent from its inception. However, libertarians don't necessarily want to en...

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eff.org 04 Oct '12, 6am

For several months, EFF has been following the movement around Bitcoin , an electronic payment system that touts itself as...

Bitcoin Prevents Monetary Tyranny

Bitcoin Prevents Monetary Tyranny

forbes.com 04 Oct '12, 3pm

But you see Jon, transaction COSTs are not the same thing as transaction FEEs. The latter is only a subset of the former. ...