AP: estimating odds, cryptocurrencies, status

grarpamp grarpamp at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 21:35:08 PDT 2016

On 7/13/16, jim bell <jdb10987 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> The analysis for America is simple:  The Feds collect $3 trillion in taxes
> peryear.  Suppose each person who pays $1 in tax also pays 1 cent for a
> fundto get rid of his oppressors, or $30 billion.   If a hit cost $100,000
> (probably that estimate is very high), if you divide $30 billion by
> $100,000, that wouldpay for 300,000 hits.  Do you think that the government
> could function effectively if even as few as 30,000 get killed over a 1-year
> period?Let alone 300,000?

Say there are 10M anonymous user of darknets, 0.001% might
throw $100 cryptos at it for politics or lols, that's $1M or 10 $100k hits.

There's all sorts of sliders you can play with there that could
ultimately yield some form of interference in the timeline.

Beyond estimating, there's the large questions of
- What, if any, such markets have sprung up?
- If not, why not?
- When will they? What are their requirements and environment
to startup, and succeed?


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