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 No.1007

Cryptocurrency has the promise of new cyberpunk markets not before feasible

>Bounty hunting and assassination markets


>Being assigned by missions to beat up random strangers because they didn't pay back their loan on time


>Speculating on narcotic futures


>Online order prostitutes


>Being handed a sealed package by a shady man you don't know so you can deliver it to the final recipient


>Having to pay a monthly subscription to your local gang so they don't mug you


>Hiding all your money from the state


>Hiring an undocumented doctor because you can't keep up with the increasing healthcare costs from excessive government regulation

 No.1008

>>1007
Cash has the promise of new cyberpunk markets not before feasible

>Bounty hunting and assassination markets


>Being assigned by missions to beat up random strangers because they didn't pay back their loan on time


>Speculating on narcotic futures


>Online order prostitutes


>Being handed a sealed package by a shady man you don't know so you can deliver it to the final recipient


>Having to pay a monthly subscription to your local gang so they don't mug you


>Hiding all your money from the state


>Hiring an undocumented doctor because you can't keep up with the increasing healthcare costs from excessive government regulation

Cryptocurrency isn't even anonymous

 No.1114

>>1007
Most of the things you listed have been going on with cash.
>Having to pay a monthly subscription to your local gang so they don't mug you
This is known to occur. Classically this has been called 'Black Hand' or extortion, but now, Drug Dealers are extorted by gangs.
>Hiring an undocumented doctor because you can't keep up with the increasing healthcare costs from excessive government regulation
1930s Mafia had 'underground doctors'. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_P._Moran

 No.1115

>>1114
>>1008
OP's point is that all of this would be able to happen online now. What OP fail's to realize is that currency hasn't been accepted as crypto's only long-term use yet. People are still falling for blockchain casinos and NFT's when there is no long-term prospect in them at all. Cryptocurrency is the only long-term use of blockchain that I know of, and yea it is pretty cyberpunk

 No.1122

>>1115
The only anonymous privacy respecting crypto there is and that should be the only one used it Monero, until the IRS and FBI crack that then who knows what'll be next. We might just stick with cash then.



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