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How would such an attack work? Presumably, there would have to be a first consensus that agreed on one transaction and then a later consensus that agrees on the other transaction. Otherwise, nobody would rely on the first transaction having been acce
I think it is probably adequate for its intended purpose but not adequate for managing large balances. The biggest problem is the risk of compromise or theft of your phone or phone number. Anyone who obtains physical access to your phone while it's u
There are some differences between DNS seeding and the IRC method. IRC used to function as a meeting point; essentially a centralized broadcast system to let (all) other nodes know about your existance, but it failed to answer the query "who is onlin
One thing that I wonder is, is there a best-practise approach on running bitcoind on another server that acts as backend for a particular other server? I thought of something like that: I have a vServer A and a plain and simple PHP-Webspace at anothe
Checkpoints serve two purposes: They hardcode a historic part of the chain They allow us to disable a check (expensive signature checking) in that historic part. I personally dislike the first part, as it requires users to trust the software they're
Even without the whole discussion about merkle trees, having two transactions with the same hash could create a fork that would not be resolved without manual intervention. As the transactions are also identified by their hash on the protocol the cli
I'm going to answer your questions directly although I know you've selected another answer. It's for all those who come across this question. How do we know that the algorithm cannot be modified to gain control over the expansion of the monetary base
I've been reading around: https://en. bitcoin. it/wiki/How_bitcoin_works What prevents a miner's block from being accepted across the network if the hash checks out when miner forges transactions in the block? For example, lets say I'm mining and I w
Ripple. com only hosts the javascript client which talks to the Ripple network via websockets. Once Ripple is out of beta there will likely be different clients to choose from (smart phone apps; command line clients; desktop apps; etc)
Let's say someone creates a blockchain fork starting from the genesis block, when the difficulty was absurdly low compared to today; then he starts mining new blocks from there up to the current block index. Normally, this would require such an amoun