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See the Ripple Trust Lines topics in the Ripple forum. In this context "empty trust line" probably means a trust line with a zero balance but a non-zero limit. Such a line indicates to Ripple that you are willing to accept a balance of the specified
Simple answer, no. What you're most likely talking about are interesting ways to use script to pay to a m-of-n multisig, for example. Generally, when you get paid in bitcoin, you, as the merchant, get to choose where the customer sends the bitcoin
Much of the evidence presented so far is weak. Addressing it, point-by-point: The software is a virus. If you look at the scan result, you see that half of the virus scanners detect the miner as Win32
In order of date: 13th June 2011, 25,000 BTC stolen from an early adopter "allinvain": A single user claims they were hacked and lost an enormous quantity of Bitcoins. 15th June 2011, 650 (?) BTC stolen from MtGox exchange: This attack probably made
Let me start with the bottom line – You can’t earn a significant amount of Bitcoins using Bitcoin faucets. Most of them are scams, and those that aren’t take forever to generate a relevant amount of coins. What are Bitcoin Faucets ? Bitcoin faucets a
A Ponzi scheme is characterised as follows (this is according to Wikipedia, rather than for example the US Department of Justice, which would focus more on the criminal culpability in its definition): A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investment operati