The Anita Posch Show – Jameson Lopp: Bitcoin Mining and Censorship

The Anita Posch Show – Jameson Lopp: Bitcoin Mining and Censorship

My guest is Jameson Lopp, he calls himself a professional cypherpunk. His mission is to use his skills as a technologist to build tools that empower individuals. Our topic is nicely called „clean“ mining or to say it in a more distinct way: censored mining. Is this an attack on Bitcoin and what are the possible strategies and outcomes? Jameson is the Co-founder & CTO of Casa a company dedicated to helping you to secure your bitcoin. It’s the second time that Jameson is my guest, listen to our previous interview here.

Topics:

Government friendly mining or an attack on Bitcoin? Geo-political aspects, US hegemony Bitcoin mining explainer and definition of miners Tools used: KYC-ing miners and censoring transactions Possible outcomes? Worst case scenario Counteracting: Game theory, economics, technical aspects

Shownotes on the episode page



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