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Bitcoin usage for underage children [closed]

Is there someone under 18 actively using Bitcoin? Could you describe your experience? Have you ever faced age restrictions using it like there are with the real world money? For those are over 18 ...
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In what ways could Bitcoin prevent “deficit financing of wars”? [closed]

At a recent NYC Bitcoin meetup, a morally-pacifist, outspoken supporter of Bitcoin said that "Bitcoin would prevent the deficit financing of wars" ...alluding to his perceived notion that a ...
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Authoritative list of Bitcoin resources?

Has any website compiled a reasonably authoritative and trustworthy list of Bitcoin resources? I'm building an appendix for my course and I'd like to see if I missed anything. ...
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What happens if Gavin and the other developers get hit by a truck?

I know this is an open-source project, but what happens if the core contributors are gone? How will the community decide the future of the client?
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How big is the bitcoin community 1st of Feb. 2012?

I really do not know what kind of metrics are available for measuring the size of the Bitcoin community, but I am interested in any metrics indicating how many users of Bitcoins that there are. Some ...
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Where should one suggest new terminology?

What is the proper place to suggest Bitcoin-related terminology that one believes should be used by the community? For example, when one wants to standardise some terms people use to describe ...
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Who runs www.bitcoin.org?

The original client that can be downloaded from www.bitcoin.org is often referred to as the "official client". Similarly many regard www.bitcoin.org as the "official homepage" of the project. So, who ...
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What methods could a government use to shutdown Bitcoin?

Let's say that that a government decided to shut down the Bitcoin network, what options would they have to achieve this? Would they need to convince other/all governments? Let's set as a precondition ...