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Internet Society: Cryptocurrency probably not an identity system

Charlie Clark Silver badge

Leaving aside the question of energy, Wilson said, it was a brilliant conception turned into a dystopia by the mining consortia

Sort of disqualifies him from the rest of the discussion: the dystopia was brought about by the mining concept's idea of synthetic scarcity. The blockchain is a good idea but nearly everything that has been built on top of it has turned out to be the typical solutionist shit.

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