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May 23, 2018, 07:42:12 AM
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I went to the Bitcoin Discussion board, hoping to find something worth reading, and find plagiarism within a minute.
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is just a new kind of FUD, and some people are trying  to manipulate the market with this FUD. They want other people to panic and sell their coins low, so manipulators can buy them and sell later. People shouldn't care about minor news, it's a good way to lose money if you trade by reacting to them,

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"MTGox is selling" is just a new kind of FUD, and some people are trying  to manipulate the market with this FUD. They want other people to panic and sell their coins low, so manipulators can buy them and sell later. People shouldn't care about minor news, it's a good way to lose money if you trade by reacting to them, instead people should have a good long term strategy that ignores minor fluctuations. Time has proven that all these hacks, government bans and other stuff doesn't matter in the long run, so people should never panic on this market.

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May 23, 2018, 08:34:37 PM
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Found an interesting one, the original is somewhere in a private forum, I only managed to get in with a google translate link (or I'm not educated enough to use google properly Smiley )

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This is the big question isn’t it?

Is the investment opportunity in crypto over? Did you miss your chance to turn a few $1,000 into a few million? No yacht? No lambo?

While no one has a crystal ball, (myself included), I certainly do have a vested interest in the answer.

What we can do, is ask ourselves a few questions that will hopefully lead us to an educated outlook...

So let’s start with Question 1: Is the market small and growing, or large and slowing?

Right now the entire global market for the entire crypto space is around $350 Billion. Is that big? Small?

Well let’s put it into context…

Apple’s market cap alone is $998 billion. Amazon’s is $765 billion, and Walmart’s is $248 billion.

So the entire global crypto market is a little larger than Walmart… A single US Stock.

In other words, the crypto market is still incredibly small, but growing.

Question 2: Is the technology already mainstream?

Obviously the answer is no. We are still in the early adopter’s phase. Buying or using crypto now requires a learning-curve that only true fans of the technology are willing to accept.

When you can spend your crypto using your Visa card, we'll enter the "Whole Product Solution" phase.

Question 3: What is the “smart money” doing?

As we discussed yesterday, the “smart money” in Silicon Valley and Wall Street is just now coming to the table here in 2018.

They’re not sitting on the sidelines any more, and they’re not running away. They’re running towards this industry as fast as they can.

Question 4: Where is government policy and regulation headed?

For the past two years, this was my biggest concern… Would the authorities really allow the creation of an uncontrollable currency that competes with the Dollar?

Well here’s my conclusion…

The speed of innovation in this space is vastly out-pacing regulation. There are 3rd-generation applications being developed right now, and Congress still doesn’t really understand or respect Bitcoin or cryptocurrencies in general.

By the time they do, it will be too late.

The agencies who do understand this tech, namely the SEC and the CFTC, are cautious but supportive, which is an incredibly good sign.

The CFTC allowing futures exchanges to open in December 2017, was a massive step towards mainstream approval and integration.

Once the SEC approves ETF’s in the next 1-2 years, it will become a fully-integrated part of our financial fabric, and too late to stop.

Both agencies support the technology, and are focused on developing much needed regulatory policies in this space to protect consumers.

2017 was the peak of Crypto’s “wild west” days where anything and everything goes.

Regulation will provide the laws needed to allow mainstream adoption and investment.

Question 5: Is there a good chance that we’ll see another speculative bubble?

Yes. Without a doubt there will be another bubble that was even bigger than the record-breaker in 2017.

And that’s exactly what I’m hoping for.

Let’s take a look at Bitcoin’s brief history so far…

Bitcoin has gone through three major parabolic bull-runs and crashes already... Runs that had people declaring it was a mania on the way up, and that it was "dead" on the way down... Just like they last year when it topped $20,000.

The first run saw the price rise from $5.00, to over $200.

When it crashed back down to $70, the media declared that Bitcoin was dead.

A few months later in December of 2013, it hit another record-breaking high of $1,100...

Once again, the media declared that Bitcoin had no value and that it was dead as it crashed back down to $230 in 2015.

But if you listened to them, you lost out on the third run from $230, all the way to $20,000 in December of 2017. In fact, the first two runs are so small at this point, they barely show up on the charts.

So will there be another bubble that will make 2017 look like a bump in the road?

I think so.

Want a chance to make an insane amount of money when it happens?

The strategy is simple…

Have the balls to buy low, and the emotional maturity to sell high.

Executing this plan is easier said, than done when you’re in the moment, but if you have a plan and stick to it, you will provide yourself some guidelines that will allow you to make the right decisions, while saving you from your emotions.

Buying into the hype as Bitcoin hit’s a new high or $20,000? Wrong move.

Selling that Bitcoin three months later for $7,000? You don’t know what you’re doing, and didn’t have a plan. That’s called the “stupid tax”.

So what’s my conclusion?

In the long-term, we’re still early.

I believe the opportunity in the crypto market is just getting started, and I think we’re in the 2nd inning of a 9 inning ball game.

I believe that the flood of money that’s about to enter this market from Wall Street will take it to new highs in the coming year, and that we’ll see the market cap for crypto exceed $1 - $2 Trillion in the next 1-2 years.

And I believe that we’ll see the price of a single Bitcoin exceed $250,000 within the next five years.

Each of these buying manias will turn into a massive speculative bubble, followed by a bust with a 70-80% sell-off, just as we’ve seen it do in the previous cycles above.

Right now we're somewhere on the far right-side of this cycle after last year's bust. That's a good place to be.

These bubbles are the opportunity.

Buy low. Sell high. You win.

Now in the short-term, I have no idea what will happen…

For every trader who has a chart showing that we’ve bottomed and that the next bubble is about to begin…

These bubbles are the opportunity.


So what do you do?

Well we’re clearly no longer in record territory. The price of Bitcoin today is 60% down from it’s peak of $20,000, and has been as low as $6,200... A 70% drop.

That’s a pretty rocking discount.

Personally, I’m keeping my fingers crossed that it DOES continue to drop because I’m planning to play this market for the next 3-5 years. If I can buy a Bitcoin for $2,000 instead of $8,000, I’ll be over the moon.

Will I get that chance? No idea.

But I do think sitting on the side-lines right now is riskier than buying in.

I don’t try to trade the market, and I don’t really care about the short-term price. I simply buy what my budget allows, when it allows it.

And speaking of “budget”, I think it’s critically important to mention this…

Investing in the crypto markets is PURE speculation.

Speculation is risky, which means you should never invest more money than you can afford to lose.

My friends and I only invest what we call, “Vegas Money”... The money we’d be willing to take to Vegas and blow in a casino.

Do not put your life’s savings into crypto. Do not buy crypto with your credit card. Do not take a mortgage out on your house to buy crypto. Do not use leverage or margin, and do not gamble your future on crypto.

Have some “Vegas money” you can afford to lose by placing a bet on this industry?

Great… Bet that, and no more.

Which leads us to the next big question we need to answer…

Should you simply invest in Bitcoin, or should you invest in some of the 1,000+ Alt-coins”?

Which strategy would provide you with the biggest potential gains?

We’ll answer that question in my next post... Smiley

 

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May 23, 2018, 08:53:07 PM
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It's only for them who don't know units of Bitcoin.

The unit of account of the bitcoin system is a bitcoin. Ticker symbols used to represent bitcoin are BTC and XBT.
Small amounts of bitcoin used as alternative units are millibitcoin (mBTC), and satoshi (sat). Named in homage to bitcoin's creator.
A satoshi is the smallest amount within bitcoin representing 0.00000001 bitcoins, one hundred millionth of a bitcoin.
A millibitcoin equals 0.001 bitcoins, one thousandth of a bitcoin or 100,000 satoshis.

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May 23, 2018, 09:22:55 PM
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Norway's central bank is preparing for a future in which it might issue a digital currency amid a slump in cash usage in the country.

Looking into the possibility, a working group at Norges Bank has released a report titled "Central Bank Digital Currencies," which explains that, as citizens turn away from physical forms of money, the bank must consider "a number of new attributes that are important for ensuring an efficient and robust payment system."

Already, the country's DNB bank has stopped handling cash, with Trond Bentestuen, group executive vice president of wealth management and insurance at the bank, telling local media as far back as 2016, that only 6 percent of Norwegians use cash on a daily basis.

Further, Jon Nicolaisen, deputy governor of Norges Bank, stated in a speech last April that the role of cash "continues to diminish" as consumers move towards electronic payments, adding that "For many consumers, electronic central bank money could provide an alternative to depositing money in a bank, as cash does today."

The new report looks at various features and purposes for a CBDC and suggests some roles that "merit further consideration," including as an alternative to deposits in private banks (in addition to cash); as a backup solution for the standard electronic payment systems; and to provide a suitable legal tender as a supplement to cash.

Describing blockchain-based systems as "immature," the report further explains that the preferred model for the CBDC would be either "account-based" - centralized and stored on a database - or "value-based" - decentralized and stored on electronic chips such as prepaid cards or SIMs.

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May 23, 2018, 10:56:49 PM
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Doing some research in the same thread and I found it again.
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Using Agrello means that legal projects are streamlined and reduced in cost to their clients

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https://www.coinspeaker.com/2018/01/23/top-5-blockchain-based-startups-look-2018/


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In other words, to have access and transact on the Blockhive platform, users must fully register and receive the protocol’s Future Loan Access Tokens (FLAT) as soon as they lend funds to the company. It is these tokens that will enable the transfer of loan agreements among users. The funds lent however are in the form of cryptocurrency, as those are the payment methods supported by the platform.

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https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/02/06/blockhive-partners-agrello-new-crowdfunding-innovation-using-blockchain-technology/


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Estonia, the Digital Republic - Agrello's home.

"Its government presents this digitization as a cost-saving efficiency and an equalizing force. Digitizing processes reportedly saves the state two per cent of its G.D.P. a year in salaries and expenses."

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May 24, 2018, 04:04:12 AM
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Here is one for you..
http://archive.is/zbknc

Bitcoin fell roughly 9 percent Wednesday to its lowest level since mid April, extending a sell-off that started after a week of major blockchain conferences in New York City.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/23/bitcoin-drops-9-percent-now-back-below-8000.html





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May 24, 2018, 10:29:44 AM
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Sr. Member ihnattm banned! made the mistake of showing very accurate numbers in his post. That can't happen without a source, and indeed, it's plagiarism. Please end his posting career.

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The downside break of the bear flag, a bearish continuation pattern, indicates the minor corrective rally from the low of $7,402 has ended and BTC could drop to $7,000 (target as per the measured height method).
The 50-hour, 100-hour and 200-hour moving averages (MAs) are biased to the bears. Meanwhile, the relative strength index (RSI) has dropped close to the oversold region (30.00), but is holding well above the lows seen yesterday, indicating there is enough room for a drop to $7,000.
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May 24, 2018, 01:33:58 PM
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In early December, the Venezuelan President announced the creation of a national cryptocurrency. At the end of the month, Nicolas Maduro provided the coin with oil and in addition promised to strengthen its position with diamonds and gold. Following Venezuela's technology, on the basis of which the cryptocurrency works, Sierra Leone became interested. On March 15, the country held the first round of elections, the votes of which were counted with the help of blockchain.The development of the vote counting system was engaged in CEO of Agora startup Leonard Gammar. According to him, in the future the company intends to extend the product to other African countries, and then to the rest of the world.The company notes that the blockchain is the only technology that can make elections transparent and honest.
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built according to certain rules, a continuous chain of blocks (connected list) containing information. Most often, copies of block chains are stored on many different computers independently of each other.Transaction block is a special structure for recording a group of transactions in the Bitcoin system and similar ones. A transaction is considered complete and reliable ("confirmed") when its format and signatures are checked, and when the transaction itself is grouped with several others and recorded in a special structure — a block. The contents of blocks can be checked because each block contains information about the previous block. All blocks are built in one chain, which contains information about all operations ever performed in the database. The very first block in the chain-the primary block-is considered as a separate case, since it does not have a parent block

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May 24, 2018, 03:14:02 PM
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I just had a déjà vu.
Please ban Full Members 1jaffa1 banned! and PhantomJ banned! for plagiarism:

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If I had a business and had to give a public address to get payments I guess it would be cool to have a vanity address so people can pay there, but then this address would need to split those payments into different addresses to make it more anonymous. I wonder if this can be done.

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If I had a business and had to give a public address to get payments I guess it would be cool to have a vanity address so people can pay there, but then this address would need to split those payments into different addresses to make it more anonymous.

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If I had a business and had to give a public address to get payments I guess it would be cool to have a vanity address so people can pay there, but then this address would need to split those payments into different addresses to make it more anonymous. I wonder if this can be done.

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May 24, 2018, 08:16:02 PM
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I just found another plagiarism ring that is still early (i hasn't yet grown to 100+ posts like my previous find) and it has the same, distinctly bot-like smell, if you'll pardon the soon-to-be-evident pun. It was another case where a strange phrase tipped me off, specifically, "...interested in the smelling game."

Whenever I see a nonsense phrase like that I do a google search on it to see if it pops up elsewhere and sure enough, there are 3 posts on this forum which not only have that phrase but are identical. Links to said posts below:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=4075826.msg38066076#msg38066076

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=3915806.msg37943326#msg37943326

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=3469298.msg38073431#msg38073431

Ideally, all of the users/bots will get nuked, but in order for that to happen either the mod/staff needs to do the same google search or else we need to put a link to every single post in the comment section, which seems cumbersome (and likely not possible, due to space constraints)...


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If you are storing crypto assets in wallets I recommend number of things you should do to protect your wallet. Keep these five tips in mind to keep your digital asset secure.

1. Use two Factor Authentication

Find a wallet who offers a two-factor authentication(2FA). If someone had access to your login details, they would also need your phone to get the 2FA code. The best 2FA options, in order of most to least secure, are as follows:

  • Hardware dongle
  • An app on your phone that doesn't sync your secret anywhere (e.g. Google authenticator)
  • An app on your phone that does sync (e.g. Authy)
  • Email based
  • SMS based

2. Don't use public Wi-Fi

The vulnerability that comes with public Wi-Fi is that they make easy for hackers to access computers that are connected to that network. There are three specific ways in which public Wi-Fi is risky:
  • Man-in-the-middle attacks
  • Malware
  • Wi-Fi Sniffing

To avoid this issue, don't have your Wi-Fi turned on, allowing it to search and connect public Wi-Fi connections. Have it turned off and carry with you an internet dongle for private connection instead or you can also use your own hotspot from your cell phone.

3. Beware when you download (Even on your phone)

Be cautious when downloading files, not only in email. Remember that there are clever people out there in crypto. You'll notice files posted in communities, on Telegram, Facebook, Reddit, Bitcoin Talk, etc. As tempting at it is to click them, be aware that they could be bait. Always use caution. You can even use Kaspersky's File Desk to quickly check links and files.

4. Use only encrypted email

Whether you have a free online email or own your own server, you're vulnerable to malicious email access. I would suggest ProtonMail, it is an encrypted email service that takes a different approach to email security. The encryption means that no one but you can read your emails, not even ProtonMail themselves.

Note: I do not work with nor endorse ProtonMail, Its just my experience that I recommend this Mail service.

5. Keep private keys offline

If you have wallets on your computer, always store your private keys offline either on an external hard drive or as a hard copy. If someone gains access via malware or public Wi-Fi, this allows you to limit what they can find or take, which buys you time to realize that your device is compromised before anything important is stolen. Also make a extra copy of your external hard drive because it can be damaged or stop working.



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Brazil’s First Crypto-Finance Master’s Degree Launches In São Paolo.
Major Brazilian university Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) in São Paulo is offering the country’s first Master’s degree in crypto-finance, Finance Magnates reported April 12.
The program offers specialized education for the crypto industry. Ricardo Rochman, the program’s coordinator, explained:
“It is a market with a profound lack of people with expertise. Cryptofinance has economic and financial fundamentals that are worth discussing, researching, and [being] taught.”
The FGV Master’s aligns with a wider movement in the Brazilian higher education system to embrace digital currencies and Blockchain as part of their study programs. Neighboring University of São Paolo incorporated cryptocurrency studies into the Derivatives unit of its Faculty of Economics and Administration last year. Professor Alan de Genaro, who initiated the move, explained:
“Some issues have to be presented even though the [student] does not go to work in the finance market. People have to understand which factors are beneficial and which are not suitable [regarding cryptocurrencies].”

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Some groups on facebook has this scammers and they post on groups like make money double or make bitcoin without investment instantly just by giving blockchain email id so when any fb innocent user reply to them and send them his blockchain email id scammer do create dummy or duplicate account from same email id dont know how they do it and they says deposit some btc to that dummy or dulicate account which password we can change but here is the twist when ever any user deposit any btc in there blockchain new account which was created by this scammer they got there blockchain account hacked and all btc will be stolen. scammer do hack there blockchain account via secret codes provided by blockchain service which me guess how they stole btc ...
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HybridBlock, a Singaporean currency trading (cryptocurrency) and education platform officially launched the latest roadmap update of the project. Built on the Ethereum blockchain, HybridBlock creates an ecosystem of cryptocurrency buying and trading solutions to empower its traders worldwide with a focus on Asia, both beginners and expert level.

Limited training on purchasing and trading of HybridBlock cryptocurrency has been underway at Sheraton Grand Hong Kong on April 9, 2018. The successful pre-sales stage has just concluded for HybridBlock, which generated over USD40,000,000 already collected and ranked significantly higher than the independent third-party ICO review platform.

HybridBlock itself is the trade of cryptocurrency and the world's most innovative educational platform. This is an alternative for those who want to benefit from the explosive growth of cryptocurrencies without the high risk and complexity that accompany the trading of digital assets.

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Here is an idea how Bitcoin could be improved:

In the current implementation, scarcity is created by setting up arbitrary computational problems whose sole purpose is to create scarcity. The computational problems are artificially created by the system, much like a fiat currency. There is no natural demand to solve those problems.

This is macroeconomically suboptimal because a lot of CPU power is being "wasted" instead of being put to good use (opportunity cost). It would be bad for the environment too, if BC were ever to become a world currency.

Why not use those CPU cycles to perform computations with real value? This could be done via some sort of grid computing infrastructure such as BOINC, except that it would be a marketplace instead of a volunteer grid.

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A drug company wishing to model the structure of some protein could use Bitcoins to buy "computing credits". The computing credits can then be used to secure the right to define the data and algorithm of each computational chunk.  The CPUs of the BC users solve these chunks and send the results back to the drug company. As before, the BC user gets newly generated Bitcoins in return for computing each chunk. In addition, the user receives the Bitcoins paid by the drug company.

This would have the benefit of backing BC with something more tangible than just the collective faith in the project. It would also generate lots of extra demand for BC.

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On March 7, 2018, blockchain startup Agora oversaw the results of Sierra Leone’s presidential election, marking the first use of the technology in this capacity.

For voters, the process wasn’t any different than previous elections. They arrived at their polling center, showed election officials their IDs, and then cast their votes on a paper ballot for one of 16 candidates.

What happened next was unlike any other election, though. As Agora’s chief operating officer Jaron Lukasiewicz explained to Coindesk, the Swiss startup then manually recorded the votes on a permissioned blockchain.

Permissioned blockchains aren’t quite the same as public blockchains, like those supporting the cryptocurrencies bitcoin. While anyone can validate transactions on a public blockchain, only authorized persons can validate transactions on a permissioned blockchain.
In the case of the Sierra Leone election, the authorized parties included people from Agora, the Red Cross, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), and the University of Freiburg.

However, like a public blockchain, anyone can view transactions recorded on a permissioned blockchain. That means that once the groups managing the blockchain verified the Sierra Leone votes, anyone — voters, candidates, or just interested third parties — could see the election results.

According to Agora, the company even produced their results two hours sooner than election officials.

Sierra Leone has a history of violence surrounding elections, with several incidents reported in the days prior to 2018’s presidential election. The nation’s government is also more corrupt than most, so the small West African country served as an appropriate testing ground for a technology designed to increase fairness in the election process.
A country like Sierra Leone can ultimately minimize a lot of the fall-out of a highly contentious election by using software like this,” Lukasiewicz told Coindesk.

Agora’s use of blockchain for the Sierra Leone election isn’t the company’s ultimate vision for the technology. Eventually, the startup hopes to eliminate the use of paper ballots altogether, allowing voters to cast their votes via personal electronic devices. This will cut down on election costs, increase voter accessibility, and eliminate a potential avenue for corruption.

Still, Agora’s work in Sierra Leone marked an important milestone on the path to a more transparent and fair democracy built on blockchain technology.

Disclosure: Several members of the Futurism team, including the editors of this piece, are personal investors in a number of cryptocurrency markets. Their personal investment perspectives have no impact on editorial content.

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This user compiled different informations (sentences and paragraphs) from websites then copy and pasted it in his post. These are just a couple he probably has more copy pasted post.

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Forking
Forking implies any divergence in Blockchain- temporary or permanent. Very simply, forking is said to happen when a Blockchain splits into two branches. It can happen as a result of a change in consensus algorithm or other software changes.
When the developers of a coin want to make changers to the software they will create a fork and alert users that they should upgrade to the latest version
Depending on the nature of change, the fork can be categorized into Hard Fork and Soft Fork. Keep calm and read below!


Hard Fork


A hard fork is a permanent divergence from the previous version of the Blockchain, and nodes running previous versions will no longer be accepted by the newest version. A hard fork is a radical change to the protocol that makes previously valid blocks or transactions invalid. Any transaction on the forked (newer) chain will not be valid on the older chain. All nodes and miners will have to upgrade to the latest version of the protocol software if they wish to be on the new forked chain. This essentially creates a fork in the Blockchain, one path which follows the new, upgraded Blockchain, and one path which continues along the old path.

 Hard Fork is usually done only when there is enough support from the mining community. Only when the majority of miners give positive signal towards the upgrade or fork, the developers of the chain starts work on the upgraded code. Typically, the support should come from 90 to 95 percent of the miners.

For example, you want to open an MS Excel 2015 file in MS Excel 2003 software without the compatibility pack. You won’t be able to do it because it is not backward-compatible that way.

Similarly, when a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin is hard-forked, the old rules become obsolete and a new version of the original blockchain evolves from that spot.
Reason For Hard Fork: A hard fork can happen due to the incorporation of a new feature or due to changing of core rules like block size or change of proof-of-work function.


Soft Fork
A soft fork is said to happen when a change to the software protocol keeps it backward compatible. What this means is that the new forked chain will follow the new rules and will also honor the old rules. The original chain will continue to follow the old rules. This kind of fork requires only a majority of the miners upgrading to enforce the new rules, as opposed to a hard fork which requires (almost) all nodes to upgrade and agree on the new version.

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What Is a Crypto Wallet
A cryptocurrency wallet is a software program that stores private and public keys and interacts with various blockchain to enable users to send and receive digital currency and monitor their balance. If you want to use Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency, you will need to have a digital wallet.




What are the different types of Cryptocurrencywallets?
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There are several types of wallets that provide different ways to store and access your digital currency. Wallets can be broken down into three distinct categories – software, hardware, and paper. Software wallets can be a desktop, mobile or online.


Desktop Wallets
•   wallets are downloaded and installed on a PC or laptop. They are only accessible from the single computer in which they are downloaded. Desktop wallets offer one of the highest levels of security however if your computer is hacked or gets a virus there is the possibility that you may lose all your funds.



Online Wallets
•   wallets run on the cloud and are accessible from any computing device in any location. While they are more convenient to access, online wallets store your private keys online and are controlled by a third party which makes them more vulnerable to hacking attacks and theft.


Coinbase
Coinbase is an online web-based wallet and is the beginner-friendly version of GDAX. As a hot wallet, you can easily transfer to the GDAX exchange instantly, and for free. In the same interface, you can make quick purchases with fiat. What’s more, 100% of your crypto holdings on Coinbase is insured. You can activate 2-Step Verification and Google Authenticator for more protection, and Coinbase even has a vault available if you wish to trade convenience for an added layer of security. The only drawback is that Coinbase only offers Bitcoin and Ethereum wallets.



Mobile Wallets

•   wallets run on an app on your phone and are useful because they can be used anywhere including retail stores. Mobile wallets are usually much smaller and simpler than desktop wallets because of the limited space available on a mobile.



Jaxx
Carrying your crypto around safely and conveniently is no longer a distant dream. Behold Jaxx, the world’s first mobile wallet solution. Versions for iOS, Android, desktop and browser are now available. Jaxx uses a mnemonic seed to back up your wallet or transfer it to a different device. Jaxx allows you to receive your funds, scan QR code, view your crypto holdings, all in one intuitive app. Advanced features such as shapeshift integration and multiple platforms wallet linkage makes this the preferred wallet for the tech savvy. The only drawback with this wallet is that it might have a steep learning curve, and features might not be stable with all the new integrations. With time, this will prove to be a promising solution.



Hardware Wallets
•   wallets differ from software wallets in that they store a user’s private keys on a hardware device like a USB. Although hardware wallets make transactions online, they are stored offline which delivers increased security. Hardware wallets can be compatible with several web interfaces and can support different currencies; it just depends on which one you decide to use. What’s more, making a transaction is easy. Users simply plug in their device to any internet-enabled computer or device, enter a pin, send currency and confirm. Hardware wallets make it possible to easily transact while also keeping your money offline and away from danger.


Nano Ledger S
Nano Ledger S is just as secure as the other two hardware wallets. It is popular because of its relatively low price of $65 compared to its competitors. Being smaller than KeepKey, it is more portable and easier to carry around. It is a hardware wallet that comes at a very competitive price.
Trezor
Trezor is one of the first movers in the hardware wallet industry and sets the gold standard for crypto security. Trezor has a reputation for providing top-notch security, protecting against both virtual and physical theft. What Trezor lacks in style, it more than makes up in the security department. Even if your PC is compromised with malware, your private keys will still be safe with Trezor. In this sense, Trezor is more of a vault than a wallet.



 Paper Wallets
•   wallets are easy to use and provide a very high level of security. While the term paper wallet can simply refer to a physical copy or printout of your public and private keys, it can also refer to a piece of software that is used to securely generate a pair of keys which are then printed. Using a paper wallet is relatively straightforward. Transferring Bitcoin or any other currency to your paper wallet is accomplished by the transfer of funds from your software wallet to the public address shown on your paper wallet. Alternatively, if you want to withdraw or spend currency, all you need to do is transfer funds from your paper wallet to your software wallet. This process, often referred to as ‘sweeping,’ can either be done manually by entering your private keys or by scanning the QR code on the paper wallet.


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Please ban Newbie Lalit Nautiyal banned!. He adds a few words to his plagiarism. I considered it could have been a Newbie mistake failing at a quote, but he did it in at least one more post. So please ban him:

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are you now? another possibility is that you copied an address from the wallet of a different "coin" on your Nano S, like Bitcoin Cash. Have you checked the "Bitcoin Cash" wallet on your Nano S to see if the address you copied is there?

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Another possibility is that you copied an address from the wallet of a different "coin" on your Nano S, like Bitcoin Cash. Have you checked the "Bitcoin Cash" wallet on your Nano S to see if the address you copied is there? (Check the "sign message" tool, and start typing the address in the text box, see if it shows up)

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The goal of most investors generally is to buy low and sell high. This can result in two quite different approaches to equity investing.

One approach is described as "trading." Trading involves following the short-term price fluctuations of different stocks closely and then trying to buy low and sell high. Traders usually decide ahead of time the percentage increase they're looking for before you sell (or decrease before they buy).

While trading has tremendous potential...

The goal of most investors generally is to buy low and sell high. This can result in two quite different approaches to equity investing.

One approach is described as "trading." Trading involves following the short-term price fluctuations of different stocks closely and then trying to buy low and sell high. Traders usually decide ahead of time the percentage increase they're looking for before you sell (or decrease before they buy).

While trading has tremendous potential...


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As u know, there many sites that provide you cloud mining, but I think investing in that sites has some risks. so u can mine with other methods that discussed in the forum.

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As u know, there many sites that provide you cloud mining, but I think investing in that sites has some risks. so you can mine with other methods that discussed in the forum.
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There is, and always will be a lot of scam coins, u just need to do your part and investigate everything u can, and do your job so u can invest in good projects not scams


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There is, and always will be a lot of scam coins, you just need to do your part and investigate everything you can, and do your job so you can invest in good projects not scams
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I think that the crypto market will really recover again because all the coins r depending to this system and I think that because of the people that really demanding to many different coins and due to this it can be help  also market to push it to fully recovery.


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I think that the crypto market will really recover again because all the coins are depending to this system and i think that because of the people that really demanding to many different coins and due to this it can be help  also market to push it to fully recovery.

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Please show Newbie quynh999 the door (and close it!). He posted random plagiarism on a serious board:

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A private key is an integral aspect of bitcoin and altcoins, and its security make up helps to protect a user from theft and unauthorized access to funds.

Original: https://www.investopedia.com/terms/p/private-key.asp

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I would also like this implemented.

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what about a "last edited %CLOCK%" function for edited posts?

I would also like this implemented.

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I think it has nothing to do with the success of an ICO.

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is the KYC a factor to the success of an ICO?




I think it has nothing to do with the success of an ICO. I see a lot of ICOs with no KYC which became successful, there are also ICOs with KYC that became successful too. The success of an ICO solely depends on the team effort, which both includes the marketing and the development of the project.

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it is good to keep coins with low capitalization, for example: Wan, Qsp, Icx, Nebl. Such coins have a high growth potential. And with the growth of the market and the development of projects there is the potential of X5

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it is good to keep coins with low capitalization, for example: Wan, Qsp, Icx, Nebl. Such coins have a high growth potential. And with the growth of the market and the development of projects there is the potential of X5

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I've used escrow with a few transactions with shady people, and it totally saved the transactions. Other people have done transactions with these same people, without escrow, and suffered losses. Escrow is ALWAYS a good idea, no matter who you are trading with.

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I've used escrow with a few transactions with shady people, and it totally saved the transactions. Other people have done transactions with these same people, without escrow, and suffered losses. Escrow is ALWAYS a good idea, no matter who you are trading with.

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Hello, I would like to see the GYM token in BINANCE because it is a large Exchange

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Hello, I would like to see the GYM token in BINANCE because it is a large Exchange

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Good Project wish u success

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Good Project wish u success

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I would also like this implemented.

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what about a "last edited %CLOCK%" function for edited posts?

I would also like this implemented.

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it is good to keep coins with low capitalization, for example: Wan, Qsp, Icx, Nebl. Such coins have a high growth potential. And with the growth of the market and the development of projects there is the potential of X5


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it is good to keep coins with low capitalization, for example: Wan, Qsp, Icx, Nebl. Such coins have a high growth potential. And with the growth of the market and the development of projects there is the potential of X5

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Hello, I would like to see the GYM token in BINANCE because it is a large Exchange

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Hello, I would like to see the GYM token in BINANCE because it is a large Exchange

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Bitcoin has survived relatively well in trading this week, despite negative news about regulatory repression.
For analysts who have a long-term view, the price is in line with their theses which enhances oversight will shake up "bad performers" and make the market healthy enough for institutions to invest.
"In the long run this is bullish," Brian Kelly, a CNBC contributor and head of BKCM, said in a note to clients. "If the DoJ and the CFTC feel as if they have 'cleared' the market, then it paves the way for the US. Bitcoin ETF is physically supported, and it brings in institutional investors. "
Bitcoin briefly hit a six-week low of $ 7,272 on Thursday after Bloomberg reported the US Department of Justice opened a criminal investigation into whether traders were manipulating the price of the cryptocurrency. The report, citing sources, said the Commodity Futures Trading Commission assists in the investigation.
However, bitcoin immediately recovered its losses for the day and traded near $ 7,570 in the afternoon, down just 8 percent since Friday. The CFTC, which oversees bitcoin futures, declined to comment, as the Department of Justice did.
"I have not seen any evidence of price manipulation in the bitcoin market, but it certainly supports increased supervision, because it can only help to instill further confidence in the crypto market," said Joe DiPasquale, founder, and CEO of BitBull Capital, crypto fund who invested in other crypto funds
Other negative news could hit bitcoin prices harder this week, but it is not.
On Monday, the North American Securities Administrators Association announced that the "Cryptosweep Operation" action against fraud-related cryptocurrency has caused nearly 70 questions and nationwide investigations since the beginning of this month. Thirty-five enforcement actions are pending or completed.
"These actions indicate that 'adult supervision' comes to the crypto and adds that control to gradually increase the structural integrity and legitimacy for cryptocurrency investors," said Fundstrat Tom Lee. Lee maintains a mid-year price target of $ 20,000 in bitcoin and a $ 25,000 year-end estimate.
It may take longer for the cryptocurrency market to recover from the regulatory uncertainty that has contributed to a decline of more than 50 percent bitcoin earlier this year.
Lee has predicted bitcoin will get a boost last week from the Consensus and other cryptocurrency conferences during New York City's "Blockchain Week".
But the rules persist. On Friday to the week of the conference, bitcoin fell to its lowest level since April 20, a three-week low, after prosecutors raided the biggest cryptocurrency currency exchange in South Korea.
"The crypto market is still in its infancy - we are in a relative stone age - and very sensitive to news and manipulation," said Matthew Roszak, founder of the blockchain company, Bloq, and chairman of the Digital Chamber of Commerce.

"As markets mature with better infrastructure (stocks, futures, etc.) along with increased participation from institutional investors globally," he said, "the market is going through these tough times."

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Crypto Mass Adoption. Reliable Legacy System / Fiat to Crypto Service Needed. Why Not an ICO to Fix This?

There have been MANY problems trying to integrate / pair crypto transactions with the traditional (legacy/fiat) banking system, and there will be more to come.

bank on that also.
Banks will use their power to block alternative currencies when they can.

Banks tied to governments and their bailouts and payoffs and lobbying do not want the competition nor freedom which we were actually all born with.

Banksters gonna bank, right?

It costs a lot of money for someone or a company to obtain a banking / monetary transmitting type licence, but why not run an ICO for this, that's what is happening for every crypto project going pretty much as we know.

It would be less difficultto raise the money using this type of method.

Why doesn't someone set up a crypto/alternative currency bank, with the goal of moving these transactions and opening a new world of banking choices in crypto, since that is a logical next step along with DEX's (Decentralized Exchanges)

There has to be a reason someone hasn't tried this yet, unless I am missing something.

Possibly because it's difficult to get a banking licence, as we said, banks and all related agencies/policy never want to make liberty easy and extort rights and money from us daily.
The Australian government has granted one in the last decade. But there must be a place where you could start. . . .

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The Vanitygen thread is popular with copy/pasting (bots?). They're just dumb to add broken sentences to their plagiarism on the serious tech boards.
Please ban Full Member Justice0881 banned!:

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Generate a very long time and use it to create the bitcoin address you remember. Start eliminating all outside forces on your computer, you can end up also making it much harder for your computer to generate the random numbers used for private keys.

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If generating keys using an airgapped live-cd-booted computer (with any software, not just vanitygen), you want to make sure that your system's randomness pool has enough entropy before you start using it. When you start eliminating all outside forces on your computer, you can end up also making it much harder for your computer to generate the random numbers used for private keys. I would guess that for most systems just bashing on the keyboard and moving the mouse a bit before you start generating is sufficient, but I wouldn't take my word for that.

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