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How one checks which customer made a payment

One question I'm not able to properly answer when asked is How exactly the blockchain can verify the identity of the user without a centralized trusted party such as VeriSign? I know this is ...
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What's a good way to “swipe” all funds into a secure wallet while hiding common ownership?

I'd like to move all funds into a new, safe wallet. I could just send all funds to a new address in the destination wallet. That would disclose shared ownership of all source addresses, though. How ...
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How did Coinbase monitor BTC transactions?

I've been seeing a lot of articles like this one claiming that Coinbase has been suspending users that transmit and receive BTCs from sites that provide objectionable goods and services (e.g. drug ...
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What is bitcoin ID?

An answer on this page says that neither bitcoins nor satoshis have any identity. I then read that You may consider a bitcoin to be "less-anonymous" when an attacker could feasibly find the ...
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Donation wallet address

I read that wallet/account is not the same as bitcoin address. The address can be used only for single transaction. How do you receive donations on your address? Are wallet addresses unique for the ...
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Why does bitcoin use public keys as pseudonyms?

Why does bitcoin use public keys as pseudonyms? Is there any reason for that? What are the advantages of using public key as the pseudonyms? Highly appreciate if someone can give me an answer.
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Reliability of Auroracoin distribution model based on Kennitala (Iceland National Id)

How can the Auroracoin distribution verify that the recipient does not receive coins using the id of somebody else? If Icelanders use their ids everywhere then many Icelanders potentially know ...
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Can each Bitcoin and Satoshi be uniquely identified?

I'm pretty sure I've read somewhere that BitCoins have an "address", so they can be uniquely identified. What I want to know is: Does each Satoshi have it's own unique identity? How is the identity ...
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What “Identity Verification” features will be part of the QT client?

When Patrick Murck testified today at the Homeland Security Digital Currency committee, he mentioned that an identity verification feature will be added to the QT client. What is this identity ...
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Will MtGox accept a poor quality ID photo?

An exchange I use (Mt. Gox) wants me to send a color scan of my ID. The only camera I have access to is a grainy camera on my feature phone. I don't know the camera resolution but it is not very ...
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How would we know the real Satoshi?

Should Satoshi decide to reveal his or her true identity, how can one know the person is the real creator of Bitcoin, rather than a person who hacked the forum login, email address or the like? In ...