No. No they did not.
The powers that be don't have a leg to stand on, they tend to be the biggest criminals and prove to be totally incompetent time and time again.
Yes, Bitcoin enables peer-to-peer transactions that are hard to censor and both myself and some of those the US deems as enemies use Bitcoin.
I recommend you freaks go check out the specs if you get a chance.
Erlay would be a huge level up for Bitcoin's P2P layer as it would help reduce bandwidth requirements by 40% (!!), increase network connectivity, and increase privacy.
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