Questions tagged [bitcoin-foundation]

Questions concerned with the structure, members, and work of the Bitcoin Foundation.

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Could miners possibly steal SegWit transactions on The Real Bitcoin? [closed]

Going to be lolz epic when all the SegWit transactions are double-spent, i.e. stolen by miners on The Real Bitcoin (the legacy Satoshi blockchain). Can anyone offer any refutation, confirmation, or ...
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Is the reference client of Bitcoin regularly audited?

I imagine that plenty of eyes have combed through the reference client's source code. But the code is still changing for a variety of reasons (features, patches, improvements, etc). I didn't find ...
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Bitcoin nodes voting

I'm just watching Adam Back & Gregory Maxwell: Blockstream and Sidechains interview, and wondering how the decision of further Bitcoin core development are made. I know about Bitcoin Foundation, ...
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Who controls the features added to the bitcoin network?

I read an article on cryptocoinsnews about sidechains and they said bitcoin can implement new features but any bugs would be dangerous to the whole bitcoin network. What I don't understand is who ...
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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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What are the challenges ahead of bitcoin foundation?

What are the challenges ahead of bitcoin foundation? What are the issues they currently working on? How to track their activities?
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Do “the official bitcoin developers” control Bitcoin?

Is there one person or organization that controls Bitcoin? What if Gavin Andresen, the lead developer, or Bitcoin Foundation, "the official bitcoin organization", decide to change something? What if ...
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Bitcoin Best Practices by the Bitcoin Foundation

The Bitcoin Foundation's Executive Director, Peter Vessenes, in his open letter states that the Foundation is aiming to Publish a set of best practices for businesses transacting in Bitcoin, ...
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What is the Bitcoin Foundation?

The Bitcoin Foundation launched recently. What is it all about and what are its goals?