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Proof-of-stake Infeasability of standard attack vectors

I was reading the section on the Bitcoin wiki about infeasability of double spend attack https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Proof_of_Stake#Infeasability_of_standard_attack_vectors. First of all, it looks ...
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Turn off fee destruction in PPCoin

In the sourcecode of PPCoin/SRC/MAIN.CPP line 1433 I read: fees are destroyed to compensate the entire network. I want to turn it off that fees are destroyed, if I change this code will it work? // ...
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How does proof-of-stake “mining” work?

I know and understand the concept of proof-of-stake. Instead of requiring users to do a certain amount of power-intensive hashing "work", it requires you to own a certain stake of the currency in ...
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How can I mine PeerCoin?

I was wondering how I could mine peercoin - I already have experience mining Bitcoins and Litecoins, yet I can't seem to find any software where I can mine them - I would like to be able to mine them ...
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What is a “search space” in PPCoin and how is it used?

The PPCoin whitepaper describes "search space" without any context of what it is. Can anyone describe what search space is?
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Where can I trade my alt-coins?

I'm looking for an exchange to trade my alt coins against each other to take advantage of the volatility. Any suggestions for alt coin exchanges?
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Are all strategies to mine PPCoin Proof of Stake blocks equivalent?

Alice, Bob and Charlie each own 100 PPCoin, and would like to generate more using Proof of Stake. Alice keeps her ppcoind running all the time Bob stores them offline for a year, and then runs ...
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Can anyone explain this vulnerability in PPC

Can anyone explain the vulnerability of PPCoin and possibly other Proof of Stake coins that might allow an attacker to double spend? I've seen one explanation here: ...
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Solo vs Pool mining for new crypto-currencies?

I have a not-so-good miner in terms of mining, like with CPU mining with LTC, it goes to 15 kHash/s which is pretty low. I thought nor pool mining nor solo mining will earn me much when at this ...
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How to generate PPCoins using Proof of Stake?

PPCoins uses Proof of Stake (in addition to Proof of Work) to generate coins. Must the client be online for this generation to happen? Do PPCoins stored in any web wallets / exchanges generate coins ...
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Where can I see long term price charts for PPCoin?

As the title goes, where can I see long term graphs for PPCoin?
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Is there a way to tell which *coin is most profitable to mine?

Basically a program that could run some hashes for all of the different hash functions that are used in the different big cryptocurrencies and then get the current difficulty from all of them. From ...
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How does the graph of money supply of PPCoin look like?

We all know how the money supply graph in Bitcoin looks like - exponentially reaching 21,000,00 BTC. How does the same graph behave for PPCoin (A fork that also involves Proof Of Stake)?