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Related to the people using and supporting the Bitcoin Network.

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How come a company partners with Bitcoin?

I was checking out the Bitcoin website, and I've noticed something that I can't stomach : The Bitcoin network is growing at an impressive rate and Bitcoin.com is forming new and lasting ...
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What is the community consensus regarding `Bitcoin Cash` and `BCash` - Bitcoin is only one, current naming strategy is not beneficial?

I'd like to know what is the community consensus and what is the way of establishing consensus moving forward? The good metric could potentially be: sign a message using your Bitcoin private key In ...
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Who takes the decisions of “hard-forks” in the Bitcoin community?

I understand that there is no central authority on Bitcoin, but I can't understand who takes decisions on "forking" the blockchain. Here it was mentioned that the "Bitcoin community voted"—how did ...
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Which crypto currencies have their own stack exchange site?

I believe a coin has a solid community backing if they have their own stack exchange site. Which other crypto currencies aside from Bitcoin has their own stack exchange?
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Is there any punishment for Having more than 50% of the mining power of the network

I am just curious about it. In history once it happened That GHASH.io owns 52% mining power, he was malicious and sell 5% to other miner. Bitcoin community keep watch on everything?
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I don't speak English well. Where can I get help with questions about Bitcoin?

I'm interested in Bitcoin but don't speak English well. Where can I find more information about Bitcoin, and get help with my questions in [my mothertongue]? This is a canonical question to serve as ...
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Is it possible that bitcoin community along with core developers introduce new bitcoins into the system for the good cause?

I want to create a imaginary scenario here to clarify my question. Let's say, a bitcoin community is thriving at Cuba. Somehow few thousand Cubians manage to relocate at the remote location at Cuba ...
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Are there any bitcoin communities for women?

Not to knock the guys, but it would be nice to talk to girls about this awesome virtual currency...partly to bring awareness to enable widespread adoption of bitcoin, as well as to try to get involved ...
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When did Bitcoin's “To The Moon” meme begin?

When did Bitcoin's "To The Moon" meme begin, and where did it originate?
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Does Blockstream have a revenue model that can only exist in a small block environment?

Anyone reading discussions in the Bitcoin scene these days probably has seen the following argument (or similar): "Blockstream is preventing a blocksize increase because their products can only ...
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Village running on bitcoin tech

I would like to find out if anybody knows or has experience using Bitcoins to run the internal finances for a community ?
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Is there a list of altcoin communities that has the most active developers?

In terms of updating the codebase, bug response, new features etc. Who are the front runners that at least update at least once or twice a month? If an altcoin that doesn't even update their ...
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Who specified the Bitcoin protocol?

I went through the original paper by Satoshi, which outlines the Bitcoin protocol. However, the paper is a high level overview of Bitcoin, and does not specify important parts of the protocol. Who ...
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Bitcoin usage for underage children [closed]

Is there someone under 18 actively using Bitcoin? Could you describe your experience? Have you ever faced age restrictions using it like there are with the real world money? For those are over 18 ...
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In what ways could Bitcoin prevent “deficit financing of wars”? [closed]

At a recent NYC Bitcoin meetup, a morally-pacifist, outspoken supporter of Bitcoin said that "Bitcoin would prevent the deficit financing of wars" ...alluding to his perceived notion that a ...
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Authoritative list of Bitcoin resources?

Has any website compiled a reasonably authoritative and trustworthy list of Bitcoin resources? I'm building an appendix for my course and I'd like to see if I missed anything. https://www.udemy.com/...
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What happens if Gavin and the other developers get hit by a truck?

I know this is an open-source project, but what happens if the core contributors are gone? How will the community decide the future of the client?
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Bitcoin price speculation resources

Where could I discuss Bitcoin price speculation, and calculating fair spot and future price. In general for stackexchange sites, the factors for here and now would be "too localized" I think. So I ...
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How big is the bitcoin community 1st of Feb. 2012?

I really do not know what kind of metrics are available for measuring the size of the Bitcoin community, but I am interested in any metrics indicating how many users of Bitcoins that there are. Some ...
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Where should one suggest new terminology?

What is the proper place to suggest Bitcoin-related terminology that one believes should be used by the community? For example, when one wants to standardise some terms people use to describe ...
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Who runs www.bitcoin.org?

The original client that can be downloaded from www.bitcoin.org is often referred to as the "official client". Similarly many regard www.bitcoin.org as the "official homepage" of the project. So, who ...
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What methods could a government use to shutdown Bitcoin?

Let's say that a government decided to shut down the Bitcoin network. What options would they have to achieve this? Would they need to convince other governments? All governments? Let's set as a ...