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0/ Back from an amazing week in Hobart* to bring you a 24-part thread covering the latest from the #crypto space over the past day or two!

*S/O to @TasFireService & @NSWRFS for bravely fighting a near-month-long fire that's now burnt out 28,000+ ha of World Heritage-listed land.
1/ ­čŤ░´ŞĆ Leading #Bitcoin infra. #tech provider @Blockstream has launched its Blockstream Satellite API Beta.

Paying via the #LightningNetwork testnet (i.e., for free), users can broadcast data via Blockstream's satellite network. No #Internet needed!ÔÇŽ
2/ ­čŤĹ Ethereum's #Constantinople upgrade was postponed due to a potential vulnerability discovered by #blockchain security firm @Chain_Security relating to EIP1283 (i.e., cheaper gas costs for SSTORE operations). Next course of action to be explored during Friday's core dev call.
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We are tweeting the proceedings from the Mumbai #event ÔÇśCountering Misinformation: Policies and SolutionÔÇÖ
ÔÇťElection commission has failed to keep a track on paid news media.ÔÇŁ -@geetaseshu #FakeNews #misinformation
ÔÇťIntent behind any incident is very important. Penalty for a murder and man slaughter is very different.ÔÇŁ - Vikram Krishna #fakenews #misinformation
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Searching through stock photos for Internet related photos and find myself incredibly confused and discombobulated. The Internet is clearly not what I thought it was. I have so many questions!
#stockphotos #Internet
Why don't they have light in this dc?
Also why are they so attractive?? What data centre is this??
#stockphotos #Internet
Why is this woman sitting in the middle of the road with her very white trousers? This does not feel like best practice at all.
#notbcp #stockphotos #Internet
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Desde Leeds, aprovecho la oportunidad para desearles un gran comienzo, esperando que el 2019 sea un excelente a├▒o para todos. Entre tanta desinformaci├│n, me permito publicar el siguiente hilo con logros que, a la distancia, se perciben realmente positivos.
1. Entiendo que atravesada la coyuntura actual, tendremos una econom├şa mas s├│lida y sin distorsiones. La salida del cepo (y no volver a utilizarlo ante una corrida), el levantamiento del default y la regularizaci├│n de las tarifas son parte del sustento. #Economia
2. El Gobierno comprendi├│ que el d├ęficit es el principal desencadenante de los desequilibrios. Recordar que de los ├║ltimos 115 a├▒os, solo tuvimos 10 de super├ívit. Por otro lado, de las 22 provincias que firmaron el Consenso Fiscal, solo una (Santa Cruz) tuvo d├ęficit. #equilibrio
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0/ The stream of #crypto- and #blockchain-related news knows no end!

To help you stay on top of all that's been happening over the past 24 hours, I've put together this 22-part thread.
1/ Ôśü´ŞĆ @helloiconworld [ $ICX ] launched 'ICON Development Network' on #Amazon's AWS Marketplace, allowing developers to easily run a private instance of the ICON #blockchain network through @awscloud.

Makes building on #ICON far more convenient.ÔÇŽ
2/ ÔťŹ´ŞĆ @_PoetProject [ $POE ] - a decentralized protocol for content ownership, discovery and monetization in media - is now live on the #bitcoin #mainnet!

Partnership announcements and product updates in the coming weeks. Growing strong!ÔÇŽ
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Sitting in with my bestie whose twins are visiting. #chilled out #friday for us having a catch up. So what are you all up to? At a #theatre perhaps? Let me know & post a few #pics too
Fiona is playing while I #tweet
When left alone with #colours us crafty folk just can't help ourselves
As this book is one of Fiona's favourites and has now become an #internet hit, here is her version of #wonkeydonkey HeeHaw
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Bored with the #internet? It's a common feeling. Let's take a look at a few internet alternatives to while away those hours where you pretend you're working...
#AlternativeInternet no 1: The 1972 portable microfiche reader. It's like a library in your briefcase. You still have a briefcase, right?
#AlternativeInternet no 2: Dial-A-Disc (1980). It also tells you the cricket score up to 7pm - double bubble!
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Let's discuss this thread for our #GlobalEChats!

So what do you make of the wave of #ecommerce these days? Come delve into the ins and outs of it with us!
So #Entrepreneurs out there, what is ecommerce?

It just refers to electronic transactions done in the name of #sale and #purchase.

In simpler terms, you buy and sell things online with the #internet! That's it!
But to whom and from whom can these #transactions take place between? Surprisingly, it's not just between #business (B) and #Customers (C)!

It can take place between:
1. B2B
2. B2C
3. C2C (or P2P)
4. C2B
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three major developments over the past day demonstrate how #Europe seeks to shape the global #Internet. if you only focus on US reg, dominated by politics & not law, youÔÇÖre missing a major part of the action.
first: yesterday the European Ct of Justice held hearings on #FranceÔÇÖs push to globalize the right to be forgottenÔÇŽ
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Let's start our #GlobalEChats on #music!

Among our #discussion topics: 1. #Stakeholders in music and what happens to them? 2. #Production of music 3. #Consumption of music 4. New #technology out there!
Firstly, let's talk about how scary #technology and #advancement can be to #music.

Some stats:
The US lost $12.5 billion a year in total sales due to pirated music.

71k jobs were lost; $2.7bn in annual earnings; $1.1bn of that would have been earned by the industry.

But as with any #tech #disruption, there are always negative externalities.

In the #music industry, most of the bad press came from #piracy. Sites like Napster and P2P torrenting were rampant back in the day.
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I suppose we can safely say that now #TheFrighteners have been so successfully and publicly put on a certain sector their combined angst will spew a diarrhoea of spin & warp whilst trying to use THAT VERY THING to generate $£Es Some with automated AdTech software already bought.
2/ Some bought by gormless companies, by mistake, some in full knowledge or partial knowledge of what it could do. It will be interesting as time goes on to see who apparently DIDN'T CARE about the likely instigation of its more negative 'dark' capabilities looking to 'side-step'
3/ or even 'wrong-foot' Irish & EU regulation standards, & possibly law. This too is a kind of #climatechange & #ClimateAction in itself, a would be mammoth untouchable iceberg of 'dominion' & 'control' being melted out into an ocean of citizens' scrutiny & advancement for change
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Good evening everyone, thanks for joining me on #consonancestories
I will like to thank @ConsonanceClub for having me on today's #consonancestories
I must have mixed things up. Thread not chronological. Trying to fix that
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Does AUSA Moira Kim Penza, prosecutor in the fed. #NXIVM #RICO criminal racketeering case, realize that her indictments of #NXIVM leader, Keith Raniere aka "Vanguard," last March, may have affected the outcome of the 2018 Mexican Presidential Election? #ArizonaMafia #Democrats
Moira Kim Penza is 1 of the main prosecutors in the federal #NXIVM #RICO criminal case. A #RICO case is very serious; it is 1 of the most complex types of prosecutions the U.S. Government can initiate. Moira's boss is Richard P. Donoghue, U.S. Atty for the Eastern District of NY.
Penza is a smart lawyer. According to publicly available information, she studied at Cornell Law School, a private Ivy League University located in Ithaca, New York. Cornell was ranked the #13 law school in America, out of 203 law schools, by U.S. News & World Report, in 2018.
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A story written with no plan or script through nano-chapters using the prompts from #vss365 #AmWriting #SunScribbles #SunWIP #SciFi #Satsplat #BadWordSat
ÔÇť#Swim steady and firmÔÇŁ, 15 yr old David told the others. They had been prepared. Their go-bags had the clothes approved by Deplorables and they had a small list of safe-houses in the mainland. All the adults in the island died do make their escape possible. #vss365 #AmWriting
In the mainland, it was safer to marry the kids to each other. They would live with their assigned parents according to the fake identity genealogy. What used to be known as the #cycle of abuse had been normalized. They had to blend in and hide in plain sight. #vss365 #AmWriting
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No evidence: the drug wore off, he used a condom, she woke up confused and drove home after the humiliating conversation. They were friendly the day before and she accepted his offer to stay over instead of taking the road so late. No witnesses. The perfect #crime. #FicFri
Overdose survived. She flirted with him until he invited her over again. She denied him nothing in bed, she was #obsequious. ÔÇťIÔÇÖve got a surpriseÔÇŁ, she said, and massaged his feet as he sipped the wine she gave him. He died of sepsis a week later. #vss365 #AmWriting
ÔÇťHe committed #treason against the sacred dojo. He disgraced the sportÔÇŁ, they said. ÔÇťPerhaps. I am still going to the cremation ceremony. We must protect our art and not speak ill of a dead coachÔÇŁ, she said. ÔÇťIf he has a #soul, it will burn in hellÔÇŁ, they said. #FP #FridayKiss
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Thread 1/7 WHY WE NEED #AUDITS. Professor Andrew Appel breaks down the #myth that someone can't #hack a #VotingMachine if it's not connected to the #Internet.ÔÇŽ #PaperBallots #AuditTheVote
Thread 2/7 "The ES&S model #DS200 #optical-scan voting machine has a #cellphone modem that it uses to upload #election-night results from the #voting machine to the ÔÇťcounty centralÔÇŁ canvassing #computer." #PaperBallots #AuditTheVote
Thread 3/7 "The voting machine calls the county-central computer using its cell-phone modem... this connects ... to a cell tower ... near the canvassing computer." #PaperBallots #AuditTheVote
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Let me give you a #TruthSummary for every corporate media story for the last week and for the next 2 weeks bar some new unforseen crisis:
1. There are no such thing as #TrumpTariffs
Art 1 sec 2 cl 3 delegates that power to Congress
Trump Tariffs are a fiction created by illegal legislation and false policies
Media, pundits, & politicians need to shut up about Trump Tariffs & start talkg about #CongressionalTariffs
2. #Kavanaugh will not be the "death of womens rights" no matter what @SenFeinstein says. Kavanaugh will not be king and for goodness sakes, supports #Obamacare!!
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Telefonlar art─▒k ├žocuklar─▒m─▒z─▒n elinden d├╝┼čm├╝yor. Peki ├žocuklar─▒n g├╝venli─čini nas─▒l sa─člayaca─č─▒z? Neler yapt─▒─č─▒n─▒ nas─▒l g├Ârece─čiz ve onlar─▒ nas─▒l koruyaca─č─▒z? #Flood
1- Safe Kids: Kaspersky adl─▒ g├╝venlik ┼čirketinin ebeveynler i├žin sundu─ču online ├žocuk g├╝venli─čine dair bir uygulama. Safe Kids, hem iOS hem de Android cihazlarda kullan─▒labiliyor. #SafeKids
2- #SafeKids, ├žocuklar i├žin uygun olmayan i├žeriklere sahip siteleri engellerken ayn─▒ zamanda ┼čunlara da sahip; web etkinli─či takibi, uygulama ve cihaz kullan─▒m─▒ izleme, konum takibi, ├ça─čr─▒/SMS/Sosyal a─č izleme. #─░nternet #├çocuklar─░├žinG├╝venlik
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Thread (1/7): @TheEconomist published a Special Report Titled "Fixing the #Internet", which relied on #Centralisation as its core lens

Huge victory for a technical community that has spent decade explaining how the architecture & ethos of the internet are under attack.

6 arts!
2. "But like Sir Tim, many people have recently become more critical of it (...) At the heart of their disenchantment, this special report will argue, is that the internet has become much more ÔÇťcentralisedÔÇŁ than it was even ten years ago."ÔÇŽ
3. #Decentralisation is ultimately a question of #democracy. As digital technology penetrates society ever more deeply & the two become ever more intertwined, the rules of the former will increasingly govern the latter"ÔÇŽ
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Eri┼čime engellenen sitelere girmenin bir├žok farkl─▒ yolu var. Genel olarak bizler hep DNS ve VPN'den bahsettik. Peki di─čeleri neler? #Flood!
1- Eri┼čime engellenmi┼č sitelere acil girmeniz gerekli ve hi├žbir ┼čey yapam─▒yor musunuz? O zaman Google Cache yard─▒m─▒n─▒za yeti┼čiyor. Nas─▒l m─▒? #GoogleCache #Eri┼čim
2- #Google'a girmek istedi─činiz siteyi yaz─▒n ve ''├Ânbellek'' sekmesini a├ž─▒p t─▒klay─▒n. Siteye eri┼čebilirsiniz.

├ľrnek: #Wikileaks eri┼čimi! #Google #─░nternet #Sans├╝reHay─▒r

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let me tell you about this 'cesspool of political bias' amidst the U.S. new international #snowflake policy of withdrawal from the Human Rights Council
are some of its members egregious human rights abusers? of course. it's comprised of member states of the UN, and it could do much better. until today it included the US, which separates children from parents at the border in violation of international law.
and yes, the Council condemns #Israel's behavior repeatedly, with multiple resolutions, upsetting many who may perceive this as disproportionate attentionÔÇŽ
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After 70 years of imperial/neoliberal indoctrination the web of lies is so obviously absurde (9/11, Skripal, WH = ISIS, etc.), that it is dissoluting. The empathetic humanity connects, closes ranks and sends their eternal psychopathic rulers and their lackeys into nowhere land.
The "evil empire" is a lifelong three year old child. I certainly loved my children at that age too, however only because they created not only a surreal mess, but also made steady progress.

A great documentary about psychopathy and society:
The elite invented "democracy" to protect them from the empathetic people. The media are their means for misleading the people sedated by "democracy". This is definitely a bad thing since the people have become educated and the elite almost totally insane.
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Interesting call to action from @markthompson1 and colleagues for #legogovernment Who doesn't want better public services with more resources going directly to serving those in need powered by a digital commons (the what)? What we really need though is more on the how! - #thread
1) I'm a big fan of @markthompson1 and his beligerent poking of government to be and do better in the #internet age. His thinking on #platform government #paas #gaap is right on the money. However, some things to consider as part of the debate...hopefully helpful...
2) I'm not sure comparisons between government and the big #tech #innovators of the past 10 years do the #legogovernment argument justice. There are too many differences for the comparison to be helpful. Think lack of democratic accountablity for starters (more now than ever!)...
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#DIRECTO Juicio a Jes├║s de Nazaret desde el Pretorio. Comenzamos nuestra programaci├│n especial. #HiloDelViernesSanto #EvangelioSeg├║nSanMarcos #HilosDeSemanaSanta #ViernesSanto
Como ten├şan previsto desde anoche, los ancianos, los escribas y todo el Sanedr├şn se han reunido al amanecer. Despu├ęs de haber atado a Jes├║s, lo han llevado al Pretorio y lo han entregado a Pilato. El carpintero afronta su hora m├ís decisiva.
A esta hora, comienza el interrogatorio del galileo acusado de blasfemia por parte de las autoridades religiosas de Israel.
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