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    There is a risk that QC will destroy BTC, but that risk is very low, which is why the efforts put forward to mitigate that risk are also very low. As others have said, you can hedge against that risk by diversifying your portfolio. Of course, Bitcoin being open source means you can also bring your concerns to the Bitcoin Core team.
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  • removed bitcoin.pdf from their homepage today
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  • Bitcoin White Paper: BTC Developers (Wladimir) Silence/Censor Their own Contributors 🤷‍♂️ | 2021-01-25
  • Bitcoin Core Lead Maintainer Steps Back, Encourages Decentralization | 2021-01-23
    The "stepping back", as mentioned in the title, doesn't summarize what's happening here. laanwj decided to delegate some of his lead maintainer tasks to others with aim to further reduce the improve the decentralization and reducing the attack surface.

    Most recently, this became relevant as the website he (co-)maintains received a legal letter from a (fraudulent; as in unproven and repeatedly lying) entity claiming copyright of the 2008 Bitcoin whitepaper. He complied[0] by taking the PDF down from and received a lot of slack for it by parts of the community. He then made clear that he'll happily continue to work on Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin in general, but will not be a "martyr"[1] for the project: "it's up to you as bitcoiners to protect it". As a reaction a lot of community members and companies proceeded to host the PDF on their site [2].


  • Remove bitcoin.pdf | 2021-01-21
  • removes Satoshi's whitepaper from website after threats from CSW | 2021-01-21

    Reason number #420 why you should institute 24 hour rules on your repos (and not abuse lock functions.)

  • Daily Discussion - January 21, 2021 (GMT+0)
    CSW now enforcing copyright on the Bitcoin whitepaper. (BTC/Bitcoin Core) to remove whitepaper from website:
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    I'm not happy about it but the commit gives a decent enough explanation.
  • Bitcoin Core unconfortable with Bitcoin whitepaper | 2021-01-21