Bitcoin

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2013-11-18 13:22:11
Bitcoin is a digital currency and also refers to the open source software that uses it, and the peer-to-peer network that it forms.
Unlike most currencies, Bitcoin does not rely on trusting any central issuer. Bitcoin uses a distributed database spread across nodes of a peer-to-peer network to journal transactions, and uses cryptography in order to provide basic security functions, such as ensuring that bitcoins can only be spent by the person who owns them, and never more than once.
Irreversible transactions of any value can be sent internationally in moments for next to no significant cost.
Crypto-devises alternatives (alt-coins)
Bitcoin
Founded2009-01-03
ConceptPoW
Algo hashSHA-256
Nombre d'unités max21000000 BTC
Intervalle entre bloc de transactions10 min
Websitehttp://www.bitcoin.org/
  • 2011-03-28 14:58:46
    2013-11-18 13:22:11
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    Posted 2013-02-15 14:42:34 by Charles Niswander
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    Posted 2012-10-02 22:12:39 by Peter AnArchos
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    Posted 2012-09-22 00:38:36 by Jeff Buck
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    Only alternative currency worthy of discussion. Absolute game changer.
    Posted 2012-09-21 04:00:24 by sean.orchard
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    The idea of money has been changed by bitcoin
    Posted 2012-09-20 14:47:53 by Patrick Norris
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    Information about Bitcoin is inaccurate. Many more languages are supported in other Bitcoin clients (see http://multibit.org) covering almost all the world's population. At the last assessment the estimate for world active users was > 500,000.
    Posted 2012-09-20 10:20:25 by gary_rowe
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    Posted 2012-09-20 09:30:32 by Dusty Lane Carver
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    Posted 2011-09-20 21:09:48 by Mathias
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    I'm investing $500 per day.
    Posted 2011-03-31 08:45:52 by Ron Gross
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    Posted 2011-03-31 00:52:39 by sgornick

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