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I've combined dust with other, valuable UTXO's. Can I de-link them?

Long ago, when Bitcoin was only a geeky novelty with very little fiat value, I mined some BTC in a mining pool. There were several transactions resulting in (fractions of) newly generated coins sent ...
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Can simply not spending the dust thwart dusting attacks?

I have an address where small dust amounts have been deposited in 3 or 4 transactions by unknown senders. I did some research and found it's a "dusting attack". The articles also mention ...
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Deanonymizing dust attack

What is the counter measure against dust attack, in case somebody tries to deanonymize me? Is there a possibility how to prevent somebody to send you intentional small dust, so that he can track your ...
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What's the best way to get rid of 1 satoshi dust?

I recently noticed an old address of mine had 1 satoshi sent to it in some dust spam transaction. The thought of this satoshi bloating the UTXO set for everyone bothers me. I'd like to "destroy" it, ...
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Received Random Unconfirming BTC

I've been using BTC for years now. This is the first time this has happened. Woke up yesterday to an unconfirmed transaction of around $30. Completely confused, I wondered where this came from. ...
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Could Bitcoin dust spam be effectively combatted by actually including it in the block-chain?

After reading this question I got interested in these mysterious spammers who sent satoshis randomly. For what I read, here's been plenty of discussion about this, mainly at Bitcoin talk (discussions ...
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