Questions on: fraud

By Ilya Grigorik on May 05, 2014 Cryptocurrencies, and Bitcoin in particular, have been getting a lot of attention from just about every angle: regulation, governance, taxation, technology, product innovation, and the list goes on. The very concept o
You could do shading for a major motion picture firm. If you look really in depth into OpenCL, it's being used for more and more. Not the least of which being virus obfuscation :X
Each jurisdiction has varying regulations for varying industries. In some jurisdictions, for instance, a financial brokerage has regulations requiring segregation of funds so that the financial insolvency of the brokerage wouldn't impact customer's f
A merchant can lessen the risk of being defrauded in a race attack (on 0/unconfirmed) by: Using an explicit list of peers to connect to (with most of the known IP addresses of miners) Not allowing incoming connections (turn off uPnP) this still leave
Unlike other forms of fraud you will lose the funds as your double spend is irrevocable. It will just be luck on which merchant gets paid. Also many transactions are not irreversible
The features below can be used to test gateway functionality in the sandbox; this is an entirely separate environment from your production account. Nothing created in the sandbox (e. g
Hello everybody! I'm trying my best to understand how bitcoin works and while I've grasped the basics, there's a lingering question: What's to stop me from spending my bitcoin multiple times during a confirmation period? Let's say I have a single add
Vice chairm an of the Bitcoi n Founda tion has been charge d by US prosec utors with conspi ring to commit money launde ring. Bitcoin Foundation Vice Chairman Charlie Shrem exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York. PHOTO: REUTERS NEW YORK: