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31 Jan 2014

A Cross of Bitcoins Money
One of the great divisions in the US (it's #2, with #1 being slavery and race) is between the creditor class, historically eastern bankers and industrialists, and the debtor class, historically western farmers. The creditors want hard money, no inflation, and preferably deflation. The debtors want cheap money, to make it easier to pay their loans.

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23 Jan 2014

Fine grained mail filtering with IPv6 Email

One of the hottest topics in the email biz these days (insofar as any topic is hot) is how we will deal with mail on IPv6 networks. On existing IPv4 networks, one of the most effective anti-spam techniques is DNSBLs, blackists (or blocklists) that list IP addresses that send only or mostly spam, or whose owners have stated that they shouldn't be sending mail at all. DNSBLs are among the cheapest of anti-spam techniques since they can be applied to incoming mail connections without having to receive or filter spam. On my system about 85% of incoming IPv4 mail connections are handled by DNSBLS, and I gather that number is pretty typical.

On IPv6, DNSBLs can't work the same way.

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01 Jan 2014

A few more thoughts on Bitcoin Money

In no parrticular order:

Anonymous frictionless transactions are not new and are not very interesting

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