When this chapter was written five years ago, according to my research half of the Bitcoin was being controlled by one entity. So much for decentralization. Will cold libertarian capitalists rule Earth 2.0, or will we finally go fully & completely peer-to-peer finally realizing the real declaration of the independence of cyberspace after the ruthless land-grab circa the turn of the millennium up until now.

Allen Ginsberg—talking of the bankruptcy of division when reaching the milestone of the space age may as well have howled: I saw the best minds of my generation chasing tweets.

The internet is clogged with the dreams of billions and their dead technologies enslaving us in a new post-modern slavery.

But things are changing rapidly.




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