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Bisq is a decentralized bitcoin exchange that allows users to trade bitcoin for fiat or other cryptocurrencies directly with other users.

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Is there any privacy issue in doing this hard-to-summarize thing with Bitcoin Core?

I have a "hot" wallet.dat with no password, with a small amount of satoshis. Recently, I transferred them all over to my Bisq wallet temporarily to make trades. So the hot wallet.dat has 0 ...
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How do people who sell Bitcoin for fiat using Bisq know who paid them with bank transfer?

I've bought some Bitcoin for fiat using SEPA bank transfer via Bisq. The Bisq application now actively tells you to NOT put any identifier whatsoever in the "message/OCR field" when making ...
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Is it doable to get the private keys from a Bisq wallet?

I do not mean getting the seed phrase - this I've already backed up. I do not see such a possibility from Bisq's GUI. Is it doable to get the private key of a particular address of a Bisq wallet (much ...
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In Bisq, how do you export all the "receipts" as CSV?

If you go to "Portfolio" and then "History", there is an "Export to CSV" button. However, it only exports a list of the transactions. No "full receipt" data, ...
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Why does Bisq not upgrade Tor addresses silently [closed]

I started up Bisq today. It had a pop-up with elaborate instructions on how to "upgrade Tor v2 addresses to v3". This involved shutting down Bisq, deleting a dir and then starting it back ...
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Does Bisq have built-in wallet support for anything other than Bitcoin and BSQ?

I've long wondered about this but been unable to find any answers. In theory, one could use Bisq and not even have Bitcoin Core, or at least I believe such is the case. You could use it as your sole ...
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What is it that frees Bisq from all these KYC/AML laws and regulations?

I feel as if I should probably not ask about this, and instead just quietly go on using it in my little corner, not bringing any attention to its existence, but I still must ask: What is it that ...
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How do I get the wallet balance from Bisq programmatically?

I have Bisq installed on Windows. Now I'm trying to fetch the current balance from PHP CLI. I already tried to copy the bisq_BTC.wallet to a "Bisq" dir in the Bitcoin Core datadir (renamed ...
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Why does Bisq claim that my earliest receive address has been used in 10 transactions?

In the "Funds" tab, in the "Receive funds" sub-tab, there's a long list of unused receive addresses (as expected). In the bottom, there's a bunch of ones saying "Used in 1 ...
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Assuming a decentralized exchange like this, wouldn't this basic logic guarantee profits every single day?

Let's say that Bisq releases their API (which seems imminent) tomorrow. Now, we can automate talking to Bisq to trade between Bitcoin and whatevercoin. If I do the following: Manually put 0.01 BTC ...
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Does Bisq somehow use the Bitcoin blockchain for recording trades?

I just noticed that, after accepting a trade to buy BTC for fiat, Bisq says: Deposit transaction has been published. You need to wait for at least one blockchain confirmation before starting the ...
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Why are the offers to buy Bitcoin on Bisq always way over the market price?

I sometimes look at the market price for 1 Bitcoin and think it's low. Then I look at the (SEPA, EUR) offers to buy Bitcoin on Bisq. The best ones are a thousand USD over the market price. It feels ...
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What are Bloom filters and why does Bisq require them to be activated on my local node?

First of all, why does Bisq care about Bitcoin Core being installed or not? Then why does it require it to be fully synced and not pruned? Finally, the error message talking about "Bloom filters&...
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