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Can Bitcoin full nodes pinpoint the true source of a transaction which they've relayed?

Assume, I'm running a full node and I've relayed some transactions. Can a full node owner pinpoint the true source of the transaction they've relayed?
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How to check if node is on TestNet or MainNet via `bitcoin-cli`?

Is there a way, by using bitcoin-cli using RPC querying, if the node I'm querying is running on MainNet or TestNet? Thanks
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Arguments against Bitcoin using adaptive blocksizes

Besides the risk of miners artificially increasing the average block size on purpose, what are some of the potential negatives of adaptive blocksizes? Aside from: Difficulty in designing an ...
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Are mnemonic seeds forward compatible to all future versions of Bitcoin Core?

If I have not downloaded Bitcoin Core and the current source code (version 12.1) somehow is no longer available (unlikely I know) will I be able to use a mnemonic seed I create now with all future ...
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What are some examples of companies that have abandoned Bitcoin payment processors in favor of in house Bitcoin integration?

What are some examples of companies that have abandoned Bitcoin payment processors in favor of in house Bitcoin integration? For example which companies previously relied on Coinbase or Bitpay that ...
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Are there alternatives to Gitian?

I like how Bitcoin Core uses Gitian to make their builds deterministic. But Gitian is also a really complicated workaround. Is there any research being done into alternatives for deterministic builds?
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Question on interpreter.cpp in Bitcoin core - set_success method

https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/master/src/script/interpreter.cpp Line 22 => Where is declare "ScriptError" ? What does the "*" mean ? "inline bool set_success(ScriptError* ret)"...
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I cant remember where I got my Litoshi address. Is there a way I can find it because boxlit transferred my litoshis already

I saw the transaction through block.io . I dont think i got it there(block.io). I did not write it down because I always save my username and password in websites i register and sign but the problem ...
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Bitcoin halving conflict? Is this a rumor

Is there a conflict as to when the halving will occur and Bitcoin miner rewards become 12.5? Is is set in stone to happen this July or is it after a certain amount of blocks?
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Could block chain technology be used to implement a verifiable voting system

from an efficiency point of view, voting at elections online seems to make alot of sense except there is currently no way to have a completely trustable electronic voting system because of the lack of ...
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Are there any other blockchains that can spawn child-chains within their own blockchain like NXT's Ardor platform?

NXT is transitioning into a child-chain or sidechain type of blockchain as a service model. I know Bitcoin has the ability to issue colored coins on counterparty and colorcoins, but is there something ...
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Channels state validation in lightning network?

I looked into docs but didn't found any information, how do client get information about state of intermediate channels . Since channel transactions are offchain, and only channel participants knows ...
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Blockchain.info's blockcount API call giving error, alternatives?

This URL today: https://blockchain.info/q/getblockcount Was giving the error "Too many requests". Any alternative out there to get the blockcount via an API? Thanks
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If can help me on catarse (se alguem quiser ajudar) [on hold]

I've been open in catarse a donation for I work with Bitcoin miners, if someone helps me if I would greatly appreciate it https://www.catarse.me/pt/mineradora_bitcoin_fbe2?ref=...
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How to decode bitcoin difficulty (as decimal number) to hex hash?

From https://blockchain.info/q/getdifficulty it's possible to get the current difficulty of mining a bitcoin block. I'd like to know, how is it that I may convert that decimal number to a string with ...
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Why can malicious miners not award themselves with any number of bitcoins?

Why can malicious miners not award themselves any number of bitcoins? Is that because the award itself is a transaction which has to be confirmed by a random miner? And if so, what if the miner ...
2
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1answer
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Why does getblocktemplate use priority for transaction selection?

I don't know how getblocktemplate works exactly, but it seems to include transactions based on priority. Selecting transactions based on priority isn't the most profitable method for building a block ...
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Most efficient way to calculate fee from getrawtransaction?

I would to get the fee when I search for a transaction using getrawtransaction, but the JSON-RPC does not return this. https://chainquery.com/bitcoin-api/getrawtransaction So to achieve this, my ...
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Does anyone get custodial control of your funds when using Lightning Network?

When I open a payment channel on Lightning Network, do I need to subject my funds to custodial control of another party? Is there a counterparty risk in Lightning Network?
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1answer
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Shared Coin in BlockChain new wallet?

How can I send Shared Coins using BlockChain new wallet?! I can't find that option in the new wallet!
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3answers
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What incentive is there for a miner to not cancel his own 'real' txs

It is said that a Bitcoin miner attacker with enough CPU power to out run the entire network is better off mining honest bitcoins - which is not correct since by creating a false block chain the ...
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Bitsrapid vs Hashnest

I have already invested in bitsrapid and i am getting a hashspeed of 5600 Khs , but recently I came to know of a mining site known as hashnest , They are offering 1Ths for Just 1 bitcoin. I checked ...
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1answer
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How can I forecast the date Bitcoin will hit a certain blockheight?

How can I forecast the date Bitcoin will hit a certain blockheight? Are estimates for future halving and other important blockheights just based on the current height plus 1 for each 10 minute period ...
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Can*t call chainActive.Tip()->nHeight in core.cpp

i want to call chainActive.Tip()->nHeight in core.cpp. It is but not possible. I am happy for every idea. https://github.com/LIMXTEC/BitSend/blob/DEV-joshafest/src/core.cpp Here is a example bool ...
5
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1answer
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Correlation of number of (non mining) full nodes to internet bandwidth

Are there any correlation studies showing the number of (non mining) full nodes per country (total or per/capita) compared to average internet connection speeds? I know there are great differences ...
5
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2answers
54 views

What does the blockchain represent?

What does the blockchain represent? Is it the current balance of each account or is it the complete ledger?
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Bitcoin transaction unconfirmed for several days even though transaction fee was included [duplicate]

Sorry, Bitcoin n00b here. Just wondering why this transaction is unconfirmed (has been about three days now) https://blockchain.info/tx/...
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1answer
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Electrum setup problem

I was trying to install electrum, and for some reason, I wanted to see what multisig wallet was, and now I'm stuck on the master public keys window, I can't cancel and select standard wallet. Every ...
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how to spend double the normal liquidity [on hold]

My blockchain be spending double that liquidity does not currently as always, it is up lines An outpoint is already spent in [ DBBitcoinTx { txIndex = 156842103 , ip = 2130706433 , time = 1466676067 , ...
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0answers
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Need help on Unconfirmed transaction [duplicate]

I have moved btc between wallets in blockchain, and i gave less fees unknowingly without knowing the block size. https://blockchain.info/tx/...
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votes
0answers
19 views

Unlock my IP address :Freebitco.in [on hold]

I have been rigorously working with Freebitco.in to claim my bits but all of sudden I receive this message on my dashboard which says: Sorry, this IP address has been blocked. If you are using a ...
10
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2answers
295 views

How do transactions leave the memory pool?

How does my bitcoin core client know when to drop a transaction from the memory pool? Is it as simple as a specific period of time?
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Bitcoin Widgets & API

can anyone recommend the best api/widget for getting Bitcoin, Crypto Currency Charts, Currency Convert and tickers?
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1answer
38 views

Were there any Bitcoin based prediction markets for the Brexit referendum?

Were the are Bitcoin based prediction markets for the Brexit referendum? If yes, how did the prediction market fare compared to recent public polling data versus the actual referendum results? Are ...
6
votes
1answer
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How do I use the new GPG signing feature with my Trezor?

I read here that with the new firmware, a trezor can be used to generate GPG signatures. How does that work? Is there a tutorial? I didn't see anything on the satoshi labs website.
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Bitcoin protocol: How do I build my block to get the newly generated coins? [duplicate]

I am writing a software to mine bitcoins (in golang) as part of a college project. I'd like to know how is it that I build a block (which would potentially get appended to the end of the block chain) ...
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bitcoin protocol: transaction encoding

I am writing a program (in golang) to mine bitcoins. Supposing I have this dummy transaction, how may I encode it so it can be used in the block im trying to mine? Also, supposing I have a block ...
6
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1answer
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What is Ardor and how is it different from NXT 1.x?

Ardor was recently announced as the successor to NXT 1.0 with backwards compatibility to NXT 1.x . How is it different from NXT v1.x?
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1answer
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When no Bitcoins are left to be mined, how will the Blockchain continue to be validated? [duplicate]

Sorry, this may be noobily phrased. My understanding was that each individual "miner" crosschecks and validates the overall blockchain, ensuring decentralized verification of the bitcoin transactions. ...
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Who will be the one to declare the current price equivalent of Bitcoin? [duplicate]

I know the basic of bitcoin concept in fact I am the user of small amount of bitcoin. I know that Bitcoin price is determined by supply and demand. When demand for bitcoins increases, the price ...
3
votes
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Recovering wallet using BIP32/wordlist/.priv file

I was using Msigna but its having issues connecting to the localhost (Running updated bitcoinqt). I sent coins to my old account without waiting for sync (noob move) but now I'm unable to access the ...
2
votes
0answers
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My Transactions hasn't been confirmed for 2days+

I am new to btc. 2 Day ago, i sent some btc and it hasn't been confirmed yet. I have learned that it s because of low fee. 1. Should I be worried about this ? 2. I googled and see that pywallet would ...
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What should my friend do with his 4,523 BTC? [on hold]

My friend has 4,523 BTC. He asked me what he should do with that large amount??!! Is is better to exchange it to Ether? or keeps it in BTC? What is your opinion?

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