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Comment Re: Not in public's interest to help (Score 1) 398

It isn't the fault of bitcoin's implementation that there are many overconfident clueless geeks offering financial services. Bitch and moan all you want about ev!l banksters but they have a million times more experience of dealing with the perils of online transactions than a handful of basement libertarians ever will.

Comment Re:It's Like The Last Piece Of Technology That Wor (Score 1) 218

My POTS line went dead one day, and while waiting on hold for over thirty minutes on my cellphone trying to reach the phone company I signed up for VOIP from my ISP (ADSL over the same wire still worked fine). I would claim that I switched out of spite but it was really out of boredom waiting for tech support.

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