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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 ...
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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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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 ...