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Bitcoin releases Version 0.3

Teppy (105859) writes | about 4 years ago

Encryption 4

Teppy (105859) writes "How's this for a disruptive technology? Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer network based digital currency with no central bank, and no transaction fees. Using a proof-of-work concept, nodes burn CPU cycles searching for bundles of coins, broadcasting their findings to the network. Analysis of energy usage indicates that the market value of Bitcoins is already above the value of the energy needed to generate them, indicating healthy demand. The community is hopeful the currency will remain outside the reach of any government."

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More Information (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#32863782)

Here's the release announcement.
http://www.bitcoin.org/smf/index.php?topic=238.msg2004#msg2004 [bitcoin.org]

Here's where you can buy and sell bitcoins with USD PayPal, USD Liberty Reserve, USD Moneybookers and DGC Pecunix.
https://bitcoinmarket.com/ [bitcoinmarket.com]

Here's where you can buy and sell bitcoins with bank transfers which are free of fees within the EU and where you can buy using SMS.
https://www.bitcoinexchange.com/ [bitcoinexchange.com]

Here's an free online wallet to make it easier to exchange bitcoins when you're away from your home computer.
http://www.mybitcoin.com/ [mybitcoin.com]

Here's a free online wallet and an anonymous web hosting service that accepts bitcoins.
https://vekja.net/ [vekja.net]

Here's an anonymous proxy service that accepts bitcoins.
https://www.mullvad.net/en/ [mullvad.net]

Here's a new service where you can buy and sell Second Life Linden Dollars.
http://bitlex.co.cc/ [bitlex.co.cc]

Here's a new service where you can buy and sell bitcoins by sending cash through postal snail mail.
Freenet: USK@uJnus-qWyX3IqDOwx~F74e5SV0IDJ3ZgE1ffIo82~UQ,kP261ubkYeI-8~Xawn6xr0AbUZBrp2CJbwEg3P6MLCU,AQACAAE/Bitcoin4Cash/0/
I2P: http://yetyfc7wo57pjhq7ekk37kflm34pos2jhxx2cifzub7up5nd7m7q.b32.i2p/ [yetyfc7wo5...7q.b32.i2p]
TOR: http://vms43o4cqysakvyb.onion/ [vms43o4cqysakvyb.onion]
This address is currently being redirected to an I2P proxy. http://www.bitcoin4cash.com/ [bitcoin4cash.com]

Re:More Information (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 4 years ago | (#32863860)

I forgot to mention one of the first services to start accepting bitcoins, Link2VoIP.
https://www.link2voip.com/ [link2voip.com]

Re:More Information (1)

bitcointo (1853216) | about 4 years ago | (#32864760)

Here is a purchase proxy for Amazon.com and other participating companies.Bitcoin to shop. http://bitcointo.com/ [bitcointo.com]

The future of online secure transactions? (1)

diablo-d3 (175104) | about 4 years ago | (#32863934)

Having a secure transaction platform is extremely useful due to centralized services like Paypal being untrustworthy and generally evil. I think Bitcoin is worth looking at for this task.

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