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gabrielle
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June 14, 2011, 05:37:36 AM
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is it listed in the system somewhere?

how many ppl in the world do you think own Bitcoins? 10,000? 100,000?
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June 14, 2011, 05:43:00 AM
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Buy looking at the number of bitcoin clients connected to the IRC channel you'd get a rough estimate.
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June 14, 2011, 07:35:39 AM
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Buy looking at the number of bitcoin clients connected to the IRC channel you'd get a rough estimate.

Not quite, some may use MyBitcoin, etc, or store their bitcoins offline.  But you may always check the blockchain to see which addresses hold the most coins...
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June 14, 2011, 07:57:53 AM
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There are currently 18,491 bitcoin nodes running. For more interesting stats, see this post:
http://forum.bitcoin.org/?topic=2346.0

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June 14, 2011, 08:30:45 AM
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Try this one:

this file should give you alle the known nodes, up and down, on the internet.

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