Who are the maintainers of Bitcoin Core and what are their privileges? What is the difference between contributors, committers, and maintainers? How do we build Bitcoin’s immune system against social attack? How do we achieve decentralized decision-making? Pay attention to the technology, not the people. Regulation in Bitcoin is done algorithmically, not politically.
NOTE: At 2:21, I forgot the name of Samuel Dobson, the wallet maintainer, but his name has been included in the video subtitles.
More about the Bitcoin Core project:
Jameson Lopp: “Who Controls Bitcoin Core?” – https://medium.com/@lopp/who-controls-bitcoin-core-c55c0af91b8a
These questions are from the Polish Bitcoin Congress (Polski Kongres Bitcoin), the Seattle ‘Internet of Money’ tour event, and the December monthly subscriber session, which took place on May 12th, November 10th, and December 15th 2018, respectively.
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What is Consensus: Rules without Rulers – https://youtu.be/2tqo7PX5Pyc
Bitcoin Security: Bubble Boy and the Sewer Rat – https://youtu.be/810aKcfM__Q
Bitcoin, A New Species of Money: An Evolutionary Perspective on Currency – https://youtu.be/G-25w7Zh8zk
Measuring Success: Price or Principle – https://youtu.be/mPMsbgWl9p4
Why Open Blockchains Matter – https://youtu.be/uZPIz3ArQww
Decentralised Globalisation – https://youtu.be/QoiR4aNbTOw
Investing in Education instead of Speculation – https://youtu.be/6uXAbJQoZlE
Beyond Price: Bitcoin’s Impact on the Future – https://youtu.be/rvwVbRQ5Ysc
Why I’m against ETFs – https://youtu.be/KSv0J4bfBCc
Regulation and the bank boycott – https://youtu.be/8ypH69Cb1l0
Remittances and smuggling in Venezuela – https://youtu.be/RRXecXfWARw
Bitcoin as everyday currency – https://youtu.be/xYvvSV4mjH0
Hyperbitcoinization – https://youtu.be/AB5MU5fXKfo
Why permissioned blockchains fail – https://youtu.be/GEQzlJ_WL-E
Protocol development security – https://youtu.be/4fsL5XWsTJ4
How to avoid re-creating systems of control – https://youtu.be/EfoGnDoaBL8
Wallets, nodes, and monetary sovereignty – https://youtu.be/8Hb3tUn8s4E
Is bitcoin testing governments? – https://youtu.be/UfRGo2LAIpo
Geopolitics and state-sponsored attacks – https://youtu.be/htxPRTJLK-k
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MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://amzn.to/2xcdsY9
Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/
THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://amzn.to/2ykmXFs
THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://amzn.to/2IIG5BJ
Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY:
Spanish, ‘Internet del Dinero’ (v1) – https://amzn.to/2yoaTTq
French, ‘L’internet de l’argent’ (v1) – https://www.amazon.fr/Linternet-largent-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/2856083390
Russian, ‘Интернет денег’ (v1) – https://www.olbuss.ru/catalog/ekonomika-i-biznes/korporativnye-finansy-bankovskoe-delo/internet-deneg
Vietnamese, ‘Internet Của Tiền Tệ’ (v1) – https://alphabooks.vn/khi-tien-len-mang
MASTERING ETHEREUM (Q4): https://amzn.to/2xdxmlK
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