Dangerous. Paranoid. Eccentric. Bullish on Bitcoin. These are a few words that pop up in a quick search for John McAfee – a bold series of adjectives for a computer programmer and founder of a software company.
Although the popularity around Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is new and governments are notoriously slow, don’t let that lull you into thinking that the Tax Man isn’t savvy. He wants his pound of flesh from crypto, too.
For the last week or so I’ve noticed something odd on Crypto Twitter: a new scam. Well, not technically new, but new to the crypto space. It’s the return of the old Advance Fee (a.k.a. Nigerian 419) scam.
A recent tweet from Jameson Lopp reminded me that the Bitcoin full node I’d set up to support the network was no longer running. So, after making sure I was running the latest version, I fired up the node.
SteemPress is a new WordPress plugin (which I first came across through, surprise surprise, a Steemit article) that claims to auto-post WordPress articles to a Steemit account. Seems like just the thing CCN needs!