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1  Economy / Digital goods / OnePlus Two Invite for sale on: August 31, 2015, 01:34:31 PM
Invite to purchase the OnePlus Two.

Genuine invite available.

Buy from a trusted member of the community.
2  Economy / Service Discussion / Best VPN? on: May 12, 2015, 06:50:34 AM
Best VPN that accepts crypto, obviously Cheesy.

Will listen to all options.

Thanks for you help.
3  Economy / Service Discussion / Nucleus Market Review on: May 11, 2015, 05:59:50 AM
Anyone have any experience with Nucleus?

Seen a mixture of positive and negative reviews - hard to  tell who are and are not shills?
4  Economy / Currency exchange / 90 usd worth of btc for fiat? on: May 08, 2015, 03:55:16 PM
Would like to purchase 90 usd of btc, preferably via paypal (for the speed and convenience more than anything).

Anyone willing to accommodate me?

Would prefer to use escrow.
5  Economy / Invites & Accounts / OnePlus One Bamboo Cover Invites for sale on: February 05, 2015, 11:22:19 AM
Available - limited release invitations to purchase the bamboo styleswap cover.

Can be redeemed by anyone in the world.

Will listen to offers.

Happy hunting.
6  Other / Off-topic / How many Android users here use customised ROMs on: October 29, 2014, 01:34:03 PM
...and if so which one do you use?

I've used Cyanogenmod for several years but recently discovered crDroid which is based on Cyanogenmod - it has served me well for the past two months.
7  Economy / Digital goods / Risk of Rain (Humble Bundle) on: October 28, 2014, 09:57:49 PM
Risk of Rain code from the Humble Bundle pack.

For a small fee.

Make a bid.

Thanks.
8  Economy / Digital goods / Ello invitations available on: October 28, 2014, 08:30:27 PM
An invite to join the new invite only social network.

As always, I will consider reasonable offers.

they offer an ad-free alternative that promises never to sell your information to third parties. In fact, it appears that this promise is the foundation on which the platform is built: “Collecting and selling your personal data, reading your posts to your friends, and mapping your social connections for profit is both creepy and unethical. Under the guise of offering a “free” service, users pay a high price in intrusive advertising and lack of privacy.”

The network is also free to use, and supposedly will always be free for users. But with no advertising, how they do make money? The company plans to eventually generate revenue by offering special features to its users: “We occasionally offer special features to our users. If we create a special feature that you really like, you may choose to support Ello by paying a very small amount of money to add that feature to your Ello account.”


Make your bids, get yourself an invite.
9  Economy / Digital goods / Dropbox Expansion on: October 26, 2014, 01:27:38 PM
Expand your Dropbox capacity up to 18GB.

Will give you a good rate.

Take advantage today whilst the BTC to USD rate is low.

Individual deal ended - bulk only. Hit me on the PM for details.
10  Economy / Digital goods / Google Inbox Invite on: October 24, 2014, 11:01:02 PM
Google's latest project is invitation, similar to Gmail way back when.

For those looking to jump the queue here is your opportunity.

An invitation to make use of "Google Inbox" (http://www.google.com/inbox/) is on offer hers.

Will consider reasonable offers - make your bids.
11  Economy / Invites & Accounts / @Magicbitcoin - twitter account available on: October 22, 2014, 04:23:19 PM
Username Magicbitcoin@bitcoinmagic available for btc to an enterprising young (or old) soul.

Willing to listen to reasonable offers.

12  Economy / Service Discussion / Re: Moolah on: October 16, 2014, 08:51:18 AM
I'll just leave this here.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/10JYJZ8-e_0SIXsDz_b2MYJxq8fVZ37PsOK689e4Bnng/pub

and

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjUsn2rH_xE

Enjoy.
13  Economy / Economics / Will bitcoin survive the impending financial crash? on: October 11, 2014, 10:23:02 PM
Sometime in the next few years the economy will crash (again).

The same mistakes made during the housing crisis are being made again - this time with so called 'bail out money'.

Is bitcoin likely to survive such a crash?

Will it fall in value and then rebound or will it go the way of the dinosaur?

Or will another cryptocurrency emerge from the ashes, a stronger, more viable (and stable) itiration?
14  Other / Off-topic / Any decent films (preferably documentaries) been released of late? on: October 11, 2014, 07:08:36 PM
Has anyone seen anything interesting of late?

Recent releases?
15  Other / Beginners & Help / Are there any stories of people recovering stolen/lost bitcoins? on: October 10, 2014, 11:27:12 AM
I've seen a number of sad tales on bitcoin users who have had bitcoins stolen.

But are there any tales of users recovering those bitcoins?

Are there any tactics that can be utilized to recover stolen/lost bitcoins?

Thanks.
16  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / CryptoThrift escrow service compromised on: October 07, 2014, 01:00:01 AM
In the early ours of Sunday 5th October, CryptoThrift was subject to a well-planned and clinically executed security breach.  Our hot wallet was compromised and our attackers managed to steal a little over 15 BTC of funds that were held in escrow.  The nature of the attack was such that it was not immediately clear that anything had happened, which is why it has taken us until today to take action. 

Fortunately the majority of users funds being held in escrow were safe in offline storage, so the impact of this attack was lessened.  Please be assured that any users that have payments or refunds due will be contacted over the next few days and your money will be paid.  The owners of CryptoThrift are absorbing the cost of this.

Whilst we have not yet completed our investigation, we have identified the attack vector as a vulnerability in a third party plugin.  This was used to inject SQL queries into our database and manipulate the amounts on transactions being released from escrow.  What we have not made public until now is that we have seen sustained and almost-daily attack attempts on the site for many months.  We have been in contact with the Australian Federal Police regarding this, and will be sharing with them all data that we have on this attack as well as all previous attempts.

This attack has prompted us to reflect on our security measures, and we have concluded that we need to make some significant changes to our escrow process, our storage of customers funds, and have a third-party conduct a full security audit.  Until this is complete, we feel we have no choice but temporarily suspend our escrow service for our users, as we simply cannot risk holding users funds.  Effective immediately, buyers will no longer be able to choose to use escrow when purchasing items.  All existing transactions that are in escrow will be honored until they are released or refunded.

CryptoThrift is owned and operated by two guys, both with families and full-time jobs, who run this site in their evenings and weekends to try and create something new for the crypto community.  We have made every effort to provide good customer service and have put 100% of all profits back into development, advertising, and marketing.  A such, the cost of this theft is being covered by us personally.  If our attackers wish to do the right thing and return our funds to us, they can do so by sending it back to 19bBwiFrAaCLxZZoS4grTDoFFVszxzvPMo.  If any of our users wish to help, we would gratefully receive donations of support to the same address. 

We must sincerely apologize to our loyal users for this breach and our decision to temporarily remove our escrow service.  It is heartbreaking for us to see our hard work destroyed by cold-hearted, thoughtless, hackers.

Thanks for all your support, and we hope that you continue to use our site. If you have any comments, please feel free to share them on our blog post

Paul & Ahmad
Team CryptoThrift
17  Bitcoin / Legal / Russian Bitcoin Bill - In the event of its passing... on: October 06, 2014, 11:01:06 AM
The two-page draft bill details a series of administrative fines to be imposed on both businesses and private citizens who issue, create or deliberately disseminate information about the release or operation of digital currencies, the language implying that the law would apply to much of the bitcoin industry, from bitcoin users to miners and service providers.

How likely are Russian bitcoiners to adhere to the law?

How enforceable would such a law be?

What tactics are the Russian authorities likely to deploy in order to safeguard their fiat currency and criminalize non-compliant citizens?

Will they (Russian citizens/those resident in Russia) find viable loopholes/avoidance tactics? Do such tricks currently exist?


Thanks.


Also,

Which governments do you believe would be most likely to follow in the footsteps of the Duma?

What would this do to the price of bitcoin? Will one cryptocurrency suffer more than most? Which cryptocurrencies are likely to benefit/appreciate?
18  Economy / Digital goods / OnePlus Invite available on: September 16, 2014, 05:42:57 PM
Willing to listen to offers for invitation to purchase the much vaunted OnePlus One.

Feel free to contact me for proof of invite.

Thanks.
19  Other / Beginners & Help / If the bitcoin ledger is available to all.. on: September 15, 2014, 11:45:02 AM
...then how did the Mtgox money vanish into (seemingly) thin air?

Is the ledger incomplete? Is it possible to keep transactions 'off the book' so to speak?

Please help this n00b to understand what happened.
20  Other / Beginners & Help / Escrow services on: September 08, 2014, 10:29:47 PM
So, I was planning on making a purchase via an escrow service (probably BTCrow).

Is there anything that I need be particularly wary of?

Are there any other escrow services that people here can recommend?

Thanks in advance.
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