By luboš motl
Bloomberg argues that the cryptocurrencies with the public blockchain – Ripple is the only possible counterexample of a semi-permissioned blockchain – should be banned for one reason he focused on: every user funds anonymous criminals. In particular, he’s concerned with the criminals who run illicit cryptomining on computers that they attack.
Needless to say, the Bitcoin cultists have overwhelmed him with kilotons of nasty personal attacks containing zero worth of ideas (well, perhaps this text has an infinitesimal amount instead of zero).
Read the entire article at https://motls.blogspot.com/2018/03/users-of-bitcoin-are-sponsors-of.html