Questions tagged [blockchain]

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How is it possible to launder bitcoins?

Some services, such as, claim that they can launder your bitcoins. Since all bitcoin transactions are publicly logged, how is this done? Wouldn't it be possible to trace back the ...
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Is there a way to use the block chain as entropy in random number generator? [closed]

I want to create a transparent gambling/lotto site and use the block chain as entropy for lotto numbers, dice rolls, that kind of thing. Would the transaction hash of the latest transaction be the ...
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How anonymous are Bitcoin transactions?

I read some sources that say Bitcoin transactions are anonymous, some that say they are semi-anonymous, and some that say they are not anonymous at all. In what ways are the transactions anonymous ...

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