I'm messing around with bitcoins a bit, and I'm now looking at the confirmations. In several places I read that 6 is the "normal" figure of confirmations needed to say a transactions has actually and ...
After a few weeks of searching for an answer, I decided to ask here. I want to accept a Bitcoin payment, to a specific wallet, and immediately, when the user approved the payment, to receive an ...
I sent a small amount of BTC to someone and she was notified within seconds. But the first confirmation did not happen for ten minutes or so. What is the chance that this transaction could fail ...
I sent around 12 BTC from my Blockchain.info wallet to my LocalBitcoins account. They are showing at LocalBitcoins as an unconfirmed transaction. I have the fee setting at BlockChain.info set at the ...
The popular bitcoin betting game Satoshi Dice sends back payments very fast, they don't wait for confirmations. The user sends money to Satoshi Dice and gets back winnings a couple of seconds later. ...
If I spend the entire balance in my wallet to another address in my own wallet, do I need to wait until it gets one confirmation in order to spend it, or does the client know it is my own funds and ...
A successful race attack is one where the payment recipient's node receives a spend transaction yet the next block that is mined has a different transaction that spends the same coin. Thus the ...
The standard client prioritizes TXs by the time of receipt, e.g. a conflicting transaction will not be relayed. This is not enforced by the network, though. Is there anything that would prevent this ...