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Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully Upgrades — Schnorr Signatures Are Here

Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully Upgrades — Schnorr Signatures Are HereThe Bitcoin Cash (BCH) chain has officially upgraded, adding Schnorr signatures and the Segwit recovery exemption. As of block 582680, the chain has implemented the new features successfully and BCH fans are celebrating another major protocol improvement. Also read: Schnorr Signatures Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash – Here’s What You Should Know Another Bitcoin Cash […]

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May 15, 2019 0

Don’t Trust Bitcoin Mixers and Other Opsec Lessons From the Darknet

Don’t Trust Bitcoin Mixers and Other Opsec Lessons From the DarknetWhen darknet markets are shut down these days, the arrests don’t generate much fanfare. There’s a day of press at best, and then the media moves on to bigger stories, leaving the fate of the DNM operators unreported as their case grinds through the courts. This is a shame, as the indictments for the accused […]

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May 6, 2019 0

How to Buy Bitcoin Anonymously

How to Buy Bitcoin AnonymouslyBuying bitcoin is not a revolutionary act. Nor should it be. And yet the way statists, apparatchiks and politicians bang on, you’d think the mere act of acquiring digital currency was akin to receiving the keys to a pandora’s box in which lurks every illicit artifact known to man. One day, these dinosaurs will begrudgingly concede […]

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January 22, 2019 0

How to Generate a Bitcoin Address With Your Own Name

You don’t have to be vain to want a vanity address. A bitcoin vanity address is the crypto equivalent of a personalized license plate, with a portion of its 26-35 alphanumeric characters closely mirroring the name of the wallet’s owner. For fundraising, collecting tips or soliciting donations, having a bitcoin address that’s synonymous with its […]

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January 14, 2019 0

Eight Reasons to Use Cryptocurrency Payments in 2019

Op-Ed: 8 Reasons to use Cryptocurrency Payments in 2019This article on cryptocurrency payments was written by Thomas Highwater, who is an avid fan of all things crypto-related. Mr. Highwater teaches high-school level robotics and programming. *** While there is a growing number of fiat based-payment processors with a variety of practical tools and methods of payment, adding cryptocurrency payments into the mix provides […]

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December 9, 2018 0

How to Use a VPN Within Your Browser to Protect Your Privacy

How to Use a VPN Within Your BrowserMajor internet browsers now offer access to VPN services via a number of third-party extensions and in some cases through built-in features. These provide an easy and affordable means to protect your privacy and enjoy a censorship-free browsing experience.   Also read: Arbitrators to Resolve Disputes in the Russian Cryptocurrency Industry Chrome VPN Extensions You […]

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November 2, 2018 0

Cashtippr Plugin Allows Money Button Integration on WordPress Sites

Cashtippr Plugin Allows Money Button Integration With Wordpress SitesOn Sept. 13, a new application called the Money Button launched, giving content creators the ability to embed bitcoin cash (BCH) payment buttons into websites. Not long after the release, a developer named Ekliptor published Cashtippr, a plugin that integrates the Money Button into WordPress-themed websites, so content creators can earn BCH tips. Also Read: Electron […]

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October 9, 2018 0

Chrome Extensions Will Soon Protect Against Miners and Hackers

Chrome Extensions to Ensure Protection Against Miners and HackersGoogle has announced a number of upcoming changes concerning the development of new extensions for Chrome. Users of the web browser will soon benefit from improved security and better protection against malware including hidden miners and tools used to steal cryptocurrency. Also read: A Guide to Building Your Own Crypto Mining Rig Google Introduces Changes […]

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October 2, 2018 0

How to Use a VPN in the EU to Access the Uncensored Web

How to Use a VPN in the EU to Access the Uncensored WebIf you’re reading these words from within the European Union, you may have had to first check a box confirming your consent. Ever since the EU’s GDPR law came into effect, the internet has become a minefield of opt-in forms. With the passing of the controversial Articles 11 and 13 this week, the web looks […]

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September 14, 2018 0

Coincheck Drops Anonymous Monero, Dash, Zcash

Coincheck Drops Anonymous Monero, Dash, ZcashCoincheck, the Japanese exchange that lost ~$550 million worth of NEM to hackers, will stop dealing with Monero, Dash and Zcash. The trading platform has recognized the risk posed by these cryptocurrencies which provide high levels of anonymity. Half of the NEM coins stolen in the hack may have been converted already on the darknet, […]

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March 19, 2018 0