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  • newIllegal material encoded in the blockchain
    I have read that it is possible to encode & store custom data on the blockchain, see http://www.righto.com/2014/02/ascii-bernanke-wikileaks-photographs.html. Seeing as the blockchain is essentially an immutable ledger, can't people encode illegal thi…
    - 8 mins ago 27 May 17, 9:29pm -
  • newPlease help me push my coins through? :(
    Hi Long time user of Electrum, but only recently using it again. My transaction of about 99 aussie dollars has been stuck with the 'Low Fee' status overnight now, and I really need those coins to push through today, I never had a problem with Low Fee…
    - 3 hours ago 27 May 17, 6:43pm -
  • newHave a question regarding coins that are unconfirmed for 5 days
    I goofed and didn't set my fees to dynamic on electrum, I hadn't used btc in so long the fee was set ridiculously low (~0.0007). Stupid me hadn't updated electrum in awhile too, so Replace by fee wasn't enabled. I actually ended up sending 2 with the…
    - 5 hours ago 27 May 17, 4:36pm -
  • newEasiest way to purchase a service with bitcoins, without a wallet, from Canada
    Hi, So I am trying to pay for a service but they only accept bitcoin. I don't have a bitcoin wallet and don't want one, what is the easiest way to make a bitcoin payment from a credit card? I would prefer not to register with any web sites if that is…
    - 8 hours ago 27 May 17, 1:45pm -
  • When cashing out, how to prove cost basis?
    I don't have documentation for when I bought my first bitcoins years ago. For tax purposes, if I were to sell, how can I prove what my cost basis was? And more importantly, how do I prove that it's long-term capital gains instead of short term? su…
    - 9 hours ago 27 May 17, 12:40pm -
  • Buy coin with bank or paypal
    Anywhere besides xcoin and coinbase and localbtc i can buy coin with paypal or bank acct? Thanks submitted by /u/Ajm6753 [link] [comments]
    - 10 hours ago 27 May 17, 11:59am -
  • Buying BTC In Canada
    Hey, I've been having a very difficult time trying to buy BTC, as I live in Canada. A lot of sites take forever to verify my bank, some have really bad fees that I'm not interested in. I'm willing to pay using either credit or debit but I would rathe…
    - 12 hours ago 27 May 17, 9:30am -
  • Is there a simple chart that shows which exchanges allow buys in a certain country?
    I am American currently residing in Vietnam and have taken a recent interest in crypto currencies. I signed up for coinbase, but when I tried to buy I was hit with a message saying it's not supported in Vietnam. Is there a chart that shows which exc…
    - 12 hours ago 27 May 17, 9:25am -
  • What is the best way to send a high school student their very FIRST bitcoin (as a graduation present)
    I'd like to give a couple of graduating high school students a few bitcoin. They are good students, but I am sure have no idea what bitcoin is, or how to handle them. I'd be okay with mailing them a paper wallet if that's best. I'm not worried about…
    - 12 hours ago 27 May 17, 9:22am -
  • Electrum cold storage can't sign transaction.
    So i have set up one electrum wallet on my laptop which is running TailsOS and when i want so sign a transaction it tries to connect to the server and then says "server is not answering". I thought the point with cold storage was to have your wallet…
    - 13 hours ago 27 May 17, 8:08am -

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Getting Familiar with Bitcoin

What is Bitcoin?
The Definitive History of Bitcoin: An excellent graphical presentation of Bitcoin's development.
The True Value of Bitcoin: Stefan Molyneux

Secrets to Success with Bitcoin

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Bitcoin 2.0 - Do you want to catch the next wave early? Pay attention to these:

Omni Layer - Create and trade smart properties, smart contracts and user currencies.
MaidSafe Network - Ignore at your peril.
Ethereum - A platform for decentralized applications.

Bitcoin Buy and Sell & Wallets

Coinbase - Great for individuals and businesses. 
Local Bitcoins - Buy and sell bitcoins near you.
Bitstamp - Trade bitcoins with style.
CoinJar - Your Bitcoin wallet on the go. 
Gliph – The easiest way to send Bitcoin.
BitPay – Accept BitCoin in every country with no chargebacks. 
Armory - My favorite desktop based wallet. 
Electrum - Super spiffy. 
Blockchain - Browser based wallet.
KryptoKit - Google Chrome plugin. Very cool.

Do Something - Make Bitcoin

BitWall – Micropayments for digital publishers.
BitMonet - Blog, get paid.

Bitcoin Data Sources

Bitcoin Hashrate Graphs
Blockchain.info: Hashrate Distribution
Bitcoinity
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ZeroBlock 
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