[Cryptography] Our leader opines on cryptocurrencies

John Levine johnl at taugh.com
Sat Aug 10 19:48:30 EDT 2019

In article <6e4e954b-0849-36ea-7444-0c4731fa1616 at echeque.com>,
 <jamesd at echeque.com> wrote:
>> > The money stays in your wallet. Be it black or not. If they'd start
>> > freezing funds, it would hurt the whole currency.
>On 2019-08-07 5:50 am, John Levine wrote:
>> For bitcoins, that happened years ago.
>Have any bitcoins been frozen?  Which ones?

As I understand it, you can use any bitcoins in transactions in the
blockchain, but you'll have trouble cashing out the tainted ones.

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