Read_615 – The State vs Bitcoin [Steve Barbour]

“As with freedom and oppression, Bitcoin and State money may exist in a perpetual tug of war between ideals. Where State money relies on compulsory participation, Bitcoin offers completely voluntary entry and exit and thus represents the antithesis of State money. In this essay I will explore the mechanisms in which Bitcoin may resist State attack.” – SGBarbour

Today we explore the feasibility and the correcting mechanisms in the Bitcoin system for resisting sustained censorship of the network. This is a must listen for those who want to dig into the game theory of Bitcoin, and its struggles with the most powerful external adversaries it will face.

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