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Privacy friendly payment processor

What is the most reputable Bitcoin payment processor that has privacy friendly terms and conditions? BitPay and Coinbase are known to have used chain analysis to spy on customers. What are the ...
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What is the largest company that has ceased accepting fiat payments in favor of Bitcoin?

We know there are many large companies that now accept Bitcoin transactions (Dell, Overstock, Expedia, etc) however they still accept fiat payments from legacy credit card systems. Which large ...
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What are some examples of companies that have abandoned Bitcoin payment processors in favor of in house Bitcoin integration?

What are some examples of companies that have abandoned Bitcoin payment processors in favor of in house Bitcoin integration? For example which companies previously relied on Coinbase or Bitpay that ...
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How should I integrate Bitcoin payments in an online service?

I am implementing a website where some users can create surveys and pay the people that complete them with bitcoins. What steps should I follow to implement this payment system? Like, information ...
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Processing bitcoins on my website completely by myself, with no third-party bitcoin SaaS services

I want to be able to accept and process bitcoins on my website only by mysefl. With no 3rd party bitcoin services. How can I do that? One way is to use Electrum. But its documentation regarding ...
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Using bitcoin in a startup company

We are a start up company going to open an online shopping website. Our CEO wants to incorporate Bitcoin as our payment method. How can we set up a Bitcoin network?
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How to make a payment processor like Bitpay?

There are some payment processors such as BIPS, BitPagos, BTCMerch, and a few more like them. In detail, what do I require to get a website like that going?
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Accepting Bitcoin payments without the full blockchain or third party APIs?

I want to make a basic program/script that utilizes Bitcoin payments, but I don't have the storage space to sync with the entire blockchain, and I don't want to be dependent on a third-party API like ...
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Is there an on the fly service to exchange physical currency for BTC for payment processing? [closed]

I want, as a merchant, to receive money from my customers in the form of bitcoins, to avoid the 2~4% fees. But many of my customers don't have BitCoins. I was wondering if there is a service that ...
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Who provides a Bitcoin recurring payments API?

Is it possible to send recurring bitcoin payments via the bitcoin protocol? Is there a service which provides an API to do so?
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When purchasing an item through BitPay, how do their exchange rates compare with the market exchange rates?

BitPay allows merchants to price their products in USD, and receive USD when a customer pays using Bitcoin. The exchange rate used at the time of purchase is calculated somehow by BitPay, but their ...
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How to accept Bitcoin payments using Bitpay and Electrum for a business

Our company uses a standard invoicing model where we bill our clients the service charge and require payment within X days. We'd like to be able to add a "Pay with Bitcoin" option on the ...
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What is necessary for a Hotel to accept Bitcoin as a payment method?

I manage a hotel and the owner is interested in using Bitcoin as a payment option. How can we start to use this option and what will we need? There are multiple hotels he owns and would like to ...
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I want my website to accept bitcoins without dealing with security issues

I want my site to accept bitcoins (and automatically reward users with it), but do not want to deal with the security issues that would entail. Is there a SaaS (Software as a Service) which could ...
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Is it possible to connect to BTCPay server remote c-lightning node?

I have BTCPay server and would like to use external c-lightning node which i have funded and prefer more over BTCPay server local docker container (DC). In store configuration i see that there is ...
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How to accept BTC payments

I'm developing a website that will be accepting BTC as a form of payment. I (technically) know how to accept payments, I'm currently experimenting with the daemon and the Python-BitcoinRPC library ...
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E-commerce invoice in USD & receive payment in Bitcoin

Is there an e-commerce plug-in or payment processing platform that facilitates the sequence detailed below? Merchant accepts customer's online order Customer's credit card is charged accordingly The ...
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Integrating Bitcoin payment methods to a UK Opencart store?

I really want to integrate Bitcoin into my girlfriend's web store, but have found that they are either too expensive per transaction for international payments (bips.me - $7.50), have a huge minimum ...
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Can my wallet lose funds because of the gap limit?

I want to accept BTC payments but I'm a bit worried about the gap limit. I've read our wallet could miss the funds beyond the gap limit if that happen. But I also read that we could fix that easily ...
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How do payment processing companies work?

What is the rationale for existence of payment companies like BitPay? If I want to start accepting Bitcoin at my store I can simply set up my own Bitcoin wallet for free and then a simple script which ...
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accept bitcoin payments for orders without 3rd party software

I've been searching for an open-source alternative to blockchain.info's Receive Payments API (https://blockchain.info/api/api_receive). I want to run bitcoind on my own server and have payments ...
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Wallet, deposit and withdrawal management system or APIs

What are the most popular solutions to create a website where a user can register, deposit crypto (not only bitoin, but all major coins, e.g. ETH, BCH, XRP, XLM, DASH, EOS etc.), receive a mail ...
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How to process refunds and ensure that after a crash you don't resend to someone?

I want to have a server running that will be processing payments and refunds. However, I also want to ensure that should my server die, that after a restart I will continue sending out any applicable ...
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How to confirm a payment was made?

I am planning to write a site that receive payments in Bitcoin. The client add products to the cart, then during check out I will create a Bitcoin address to let him pay for it (each cart gets a ...
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How to integrate a Bitcoin payment service in my auction site

So, if I wanted to have Bitcoin as a form of method where users could pay, how would I do this? Obviously, there is paypal, where the buyer sends money through pp, which disperses to the seller. So, I ...
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What info do I need in a form where people can pay/donate with Bitcoin?

I'm a developer and looking to create a form where people can pay/donate money in Bitcoin. Many have suggested to just post the recipient wallet address and let folks take that and go off and pay on ...
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Accept bitcoin easily without strict terms of services?

I'm interested in starting a gambling site, it has been difficult to find an easy way to handle user funds. Solutions such as Bitpay or Coinbase disallow usage for gambling. BIP32 blockchain ...
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Pay button with 2 receiving addresses

I am new to bitcoin technology, I want to build Bitcoin payment button with 2 bitcoin addresses, first is my site address where I will receive a small commission fee, second is my site seller address. ...
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How can I process bitcoin payments from a hidden service on Tor?

I had a very simple question for which I seem unable to find an answer. I want to set up a Tor hidden service and on it allow Bitcoin transactions. How can I make this happen? The server would be ...
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How to identify a transaction in Bitcoin [duplicate]

I have a webshop, and I would accept Bitcoin payment. I have a Bitcoin address where I accept payment. Is it a procedure to pass an id or ask an id to / from the transaction? When I query the received ...
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How Long to Verify Payment?

I wish to allow people to purchase items at my shop using bitcoin. I've heard however that blocks take 10 minutes on average to process and transactions may not even be processed in the next block if ...
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Can one send one payment to two private keys through 1 QR code?

Is it possible to send via one QR code or bitcoin address one payment that can be divided or split by a percentage of my choice to two private key QR codes, individual users, a percentage of the ...
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Is there an intermediary that allows me to pay eBay purchases with Bitcoin?

I mostly buy stuff on Ebay since Amazon and Bestbuy don't offer worldwide shipping, I live in southern Asia. I have an account with my local public bank denominated in US Dollar to make my payments ...
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Can Cryptocoins be spent through payment services?

can Cryptocoins be spent through payment systems like Paypal? i.e. instead of linking to a credit card, linking to the wallet address. or do they have to explicitly accept bitcoins/crytpocoins?
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How to charge a fee to process Bitcoin payments in a mobile point of sale app?

I have a mobile point of sale app for local businesses. We want to integrate Bitcoin as a new payment processor for our merchants. We currently charge $.30 per transaction for credit card swipes and ...
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How to determine if a BTC payment has been done

Scenario: You have a website running on a remote server, and you want to accept BTC donations to a specific address (most likely yours) and to display a "Thank you" message automatically. How do you ...
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Coinbase IPN test page not posting data?

On Coinbase under Merchant Profile I'm entering the URL: https://www.scirra.com/handlers/coinbasecallback.ashx For the IPN tester. This ashx page has the code: var r = ""; foreach(string name in ...
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How Crypto Payment Processors Handle Wallet Balance Privacy?

If an online store accepts crypto payments directly into its wallet there is a problem: "Anyone can make a small transfer to any BTC address derived from the MPK so they can watch the store's and its ...
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Explanation of Blockchain Payment systems [closed]

Trying as much as possible to understand what Blockchain technology is (As i am trying to see if i can be a Blockhain developer) and I just worked on a money transfer system myself and i hear everyone ...
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Bitcoin checkout on website - do i need to download the blockchain? [duplicate]

Based on a previous setup, what I was thinking about doing is coding my web application to send JSON RPC calls to a bitcoin node to see if a transaction has been received. Previously I have done this ...
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Good API for making shareware that accepts bitcoin?

Are there any good APIs for accepting Bitcoin within Qt or similar such applications, for making paid shareware applications?
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Receiving payments in Bitcoin for RESTful API calls

I'm familiar with different options to receive payments in Bitcoin (Blockchain.info, BitPay, Coinbase, Stripe). But how would one devise a solution to have users pay whenever they call some RESTful ...
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How can I detect which customer has made a payment using only one receiving address?

How can I detect which customer has made a payment using only one receiving address? Can I embed a unique special message in the QR code (like a nonce) which I'll match against my database? Does it ...
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Which cloud server provider is best for accepting bitcoin payments with BTCPay Server? [closed]

This video shows someone using lunanode for their BTCPayServer cloud server. What are the other top reputable and reliable cloud servers out there for running an online store that wants to act as its ...
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BTCPayServer vs. Bitpay or other for accepting bitcoin payments in online store [closed]

For stores that would like to begin accepting bitcoins, would Bitpay or BTCPayServer be a better choice? The first seems to act as an intermediary, whereas the second does not. How do they compare in ...
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What do they mean by "Make sure to send enough to cover any coin transaction fees!"?

When I paid a Bitcoin bill yesterday to Coinpayments.net (that's what they used), which had no problems, I spotted this text: Make sure to send enough to cover any coin transaction fees! What ...
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Enable Bitcoin payment for a new SaaS

I'd like to create a Software as a Service (written in Python, so it would be nice to have good for this language) with some paid content in BTC. Basically, I would like that users are able to pay: ...
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Are transactions with an insufficient value marked as "failure"?

I have made a payment with an installed CardGate(curopayments.com) bitcoin gateway on a site, got a unique deposit adres, i sent a bit less than actual asked. The problem now is that the site owner ...
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Subscription-based payments

I'm writing a web application that will require subscription fees from users. I'd like to automate this process without relying heavily on 3rd party services (web-based wallets, etc). Currently, this ...
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What can I buy with cryptocurrencies today [duplicate]

I have read about CoinPayments, which allow stores to sell goods for crypto currencies. Are there more services like them ? Where else can I expect crypto coins to be accepted ?