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The various approaches the core client takes are described in some detail on the Bitcoin wiki. Once you're connected to the network, your peers can tell you about more peers, so the big question is, how do you get the first peer? There are some hardc
i find it stupid that one limits what one can do with the internet. There is no need to pay an extra few thousand a month just to get rid of the terms of service which prohibit the use. Comcast prohibits use of servers, but many still host servers on
Although I am not qualified enough to suggest a protocol for over-the-air, I can still get some technical pointers. You may want to ask at the ham radio SE community. Yes you can easily send Bitcoins over shortwave radio using encryption but radio en
Whereas Block Explorer might be a useful tool, Bitcoin could survive without it. Most important parts of the Bitcoin ecosystem, asides the main client that is, are the exchanges. They give the currency its value and without them, Bitcoin would become
The size of the Bitcoin network is available here: http://bitcoinstatus. rowit. co
Find answers to recurring questions and myths about Bitcoin. Table of contentsGeneralWhat is Bitcoin?Bitcoin is a consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital money. It is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment n
I am using BitCoinJ for my java application which fetches the test network's genesis block. I referred to the basics mentioned at JavaWorld and BitCoins Google Code wiki. I am able to get it running but there seems to be an error while waiting for th
There can be any number of computers on a LAN (Ya! It may depend on the physical medium used between them i. e. cables, repeaters etc
You are correct that the hex representations of the private keys and public keys are the same. However, the difference between various cryptocurrency wallets lies in how the private keys and addresses are commonly displayed. There is a preference for