Sockpuppets, Bots, and Crypto: Oh My!

If you spend any significant amount of time on crypto twitter, especially as a contrarian or a skeptic, you will inevitably come across accounts that seem less than genuine. These bots, sock puppets, or intelligence deficient accounts are a nuisance, but their role in crypto is more complex than their limited speech will convey. Often … Continue reading Sockpuppets, Bots, and Crypto: Oh My!

The Ethics of Censorship Resistance

Recently, Binance Chain and Binance Smart Chain have increased in usage thanks to congestion on Ethereum. Also recently, several people have started posting politically censored material on Binance's chains. This opens up several ethical questions that I think are valuable for anyone involved in crypto to ruminate on. Censorship resistance is a valuable tool. It … Continue reading The Ethics of Censorship Resistance