Confessions of a (former) BTC Maximalist

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Confessions of a (former) BTC Maximalist


Like most people, my introduction to Cryptocurrency was through Bitcoin (BTC). In 2012, I thought it was an interesting oddity. I used Bitcoin for a few low-fee, pseudo-anonymous payments and left it at that. Sometime around 2015, I decided to take a closer look. I listened to Trace Mayer’s podcast, and was fascinated by the technology as well as the idea of a currency that wasn’t issued by any government and couldn’t be seized. Was Bitcoin digital gold? An offshore bank alternative?

I started to absorb everything I could about Bitcoin. I read the “Internet of Money” by Andreas Antonopoulos and was inspired. A whole new internet, where value is tied to data at the base layer is be
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