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Regarding money transfers for different goods and services paid in Bitcoins.

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Is a bank account sufficient to receive money in Bitcoins?

A few questions regarding bitcoin money transfer: Can anyone transfer bitcoins into my bank account or do I need to have some bitcoin account for that? Is it legal to receive bitcoins? Especially in ...
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What happens when a request expires in Electrum, then I am paid?

I just bought bitcoin from the bitcoin website, and it is taking a lot longer than I expected to process my information and my request and actually send BTC to my wallet. I set the "expire" ...
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I need a bitcoin or usd payment for my site

Just service with simple API. I want to allow clients to pay usd or bitcoin. Then after payment complete i need to add my custom value on my site client purse. Is there simple system for it? Back end ...
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Transactions with Bitcoin Mockup/Method

As I haven't got many resources I am unable to test this method however before I spend the time investing in servers and such, I would like to show my idea as to how I will be handling a payments ...
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Settling the invoice/payment in lightning while the other party is unresponsive

Given that Alice wants to pay Bob in the lightning network, Bob first creates an invoice (using the python api) for A as follows: request = invoicesrpc.AddHoldInvoiceRequest(hash=r_hash, value=30000) ...
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How to add money

I'm trying to send money to an address but it keeps coming with error message. Do I need to have money in my bitcoin wallet first before sending to someone and how do i add money please?
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Why wait for several confirmations before shipping?

Suppose customers pay me bitcoins for their purchases. As far as I understand, I could check block chain that the proper payment amount has been made to the address I generate for each customer, and ...
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How can I get more than 1 BTC on testnet?

The only way I know of to get testnet coins is through faucets such as the following. https://testnet-faucet.com/btc-testnet/ https://testnet-faucet.mempool.co/ https://kuttler.eu/en/bitcoin/btc/...
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Debit Card connection to Cryptocurrency

I have a question concerning the product of Crypto Currency debit cards example list found here: link How long does the exchange from cryptocurrency to fiat take? If I want to use the Debit Card in a ...
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Should I use Electrum Wallet OR Bitcoin Core as my website's payment gateway?

I'm a developer who is building a website that need to process Bitcoin payment requests. So I need a payment gateway. In my last project, I used Electrum wallet as payment gateway but my last ...
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In Electrum, how does one watch/poll a wallet for an incoming payments to a certain address via API?

I want to create a simple way to accepting bitcoins on my own, using Electrum. I don't except big volume. I suppose, I'd have at most a handful of incoming payments in the beginning. That is, I ...
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I sent bitcoin address to user and he sent payment, I haven't recieved payment after 24hours?

I sent bitcoin address to the user and he sent payment, I haven't received payment after 24hours ? My transactions have been confirmed 120+ times. Here is a link to my transaction: https://...
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How Many Clients Could Not Send to Bech32 Addresses?

For my client, I have set up a custom BTC payment solution using BTCPay Server. The wallets I have configured in BTCPay Server produce only bech32 (bc1xxx) addresses for payments (cheapest ...
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How to identify the sender from crypto payments

I want my users to deposit crypto into the website for credits, but the biggest issue is getting the input address (the user's address). How can I identify the sender from the transaction (since there ...
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Time locked puzzle for payment in Lightning Network

Currently HTLC's timeout transaction relies on absolute timelock enforced on the script. It allows a counterparty to withdraw the money from the contract if the other party doesn't release the ...
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Bitcoin system with payins and payouts using bip32

I want to build an automated system, that can accept payments from users in bitcoin and can make payouts to addresses, specified by users, as well. BIP32 says, that the best way to accept payments is ...
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How do I accept Bitcoin Cash without using a third-party? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to accept Bitcoin Cash on my e-commerce site without using a third-party payment processor such as Rocketr. Third party services would not be ideal for me because: I would not ...
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Bought Bitcoin from ATM, haven't showed up

I made two transactions at a BTC ATM, one of around £80, the other of £10. It has now been >3 hours since the transaction was made. However, only the smaller transaction has appeared in my Bitcoin ...
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How does a merchant ensure sufficient value in light of the price volatility?

When a merchant accepts bitcoin payment (for example 10 btc for the purchase), the buyer send the payment of 10 btc and it is settled. However, the 10 btc value will fluctuate every minute (up to 20% ...
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How to accept bitcoin and giving each user a unique address amd automatic withdrawal

I want to create a website when users on singing up will get a unique address and after getting my websites service,they can withdrawal the money also automatically. Is that bitcoin integration free ? ...
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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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Why doesn't “Bitcoin Wallet” app for Android transmit payment?

Why doesn't Bitcoin Wallet app transmit payment? Bitcoin Wallet app no delivery transaction. From the 18th of March to the date Bitcoin Wallet app retains my satoshis with the message "this ...
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In the future, if I pay a coffee with a very low fee, will it ever be paid?

So this is the thing, I am just learning about feedrates and how the miners pick their transactions with higher fees, so they can get more money. But, what will happen in the future when people pay ...
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What are the quicker ways to use my bitcoins for paying in usual shops (off- or online)? [closed]

I have some bitcoins which I want to use for payments in the "usual" shops around me (not accepting bitcoins, but accepting plastic cards), and in a quicker way. Previously, I used http://metabank.ru ...
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How do I transfer money from a bank account to a bitcoin address [closed]

I need to pay money into a bitcoin wallet address from a South African bank account, please assist
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Sending Bitcoin to a wallet but user has not received [duplicate]

Good Afternoon, I sent bitcoins to a user's wallet 2 days ago. Below is the transaction id: 9031b7d71ac55d2982b4451d3a0ec9ec1f80575a07afb5fe0d1a29eed5aa7841 And the wallet address: ...
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Receiving funds for the first time

Disclaimer new to bitcoin: Do I need to make a transaction with an existing account before receiving first time payments to legitimate verify my account ?
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How to integrate bitcoin payment in ASP.Net?

I am new to Bitcoin. How to integrate Bitcoin payment into my one of website which is designed using ASP.Net. Also how to test it using Sandbox mode as provided by other gateways like PayPal? ...
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In LN, how could a payer prove to 3rd party that he indeedly made a payment to the payee?

For regular on-chain payments, a txid can prove at least a transferring of value indeedly happened, at a specific time, despite that it may be totally irrelevant. For example, a malicious user can ...
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Throughput of Lightning Network

Is there any reliable source of information regarding the estimation of the number of payments that occur in Lightning Network every day? If the total number is impossible to estimate are there any ...
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Race attack with transaction fees

let's say I run a simple race attack (say in a restaurant). I transfer BTC to the restaurant but seconds before (or after) I send the very same coins to myself. To make this deal more likely for ...
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Blockchain.com API and needed amount

I have installed Blockchain.com platform on our server and ran some codes successfully based on its Wallet APIs. Regarding to what is said here, as we are testing this platform, we charged the created ...
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bitcoin core problem payment

I downloading bitcoin core on my computer. But my computer is full, and downloading is not complete. I made transfer my bitcoin to URI on bitcoin core, which downloading. But nothing came and I didn't ...
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Pay with Bitcoin?

I want to add Bitcoin payments on my website. I've found some PHP library, but as far as I understand it's using only one wallet for incoming payments, and possibly just tracking for confirmations. Is ...
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Receive payments in BTC or USD, but get paid in Bitcoin?

I need to receive payments on my site. I wish to give users the option to either send money in bitcoins or US Dollars. However, I always want to get paid out in bitcoins. So I need to have an auto-...
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Is signature/private-key required to accept payment over Lightning Network?

To (1) create an invoice and (2) accept payment in LN, the node has to be online. But does the node need to sign the creating invoice or the accepting payment? We don't have to have private key ...
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bitcoin full nodes vs simplified payment verification

Why do individual nodes run "full nodes" that keep track of the entire blockchain whereas mechants can get away with "lite node" that implements "simplified payment verification" needing to examine ...
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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 prove to my landlord that bitcoin came from my wallet?

Let's say I'm paying my monthly rent using bitcoin. I'm going to set up a script to send 5 bitcoin from my wallet to my landlord's address every month. I will not be able to tell beforehand which ...
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How to “cash out” of the Lightning Network without closing channels?

I am working on an ecommerce site that accepts lightning payments and was curious about how to "cash out" to pay vendors without closing channels to customers. I was planning to run two LN LND nodes ...
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off-chain payment channels: Do we need to trust “Payment Service Providers”?

A paper entitled: "Privacy in Bitcoin Transactions: New Challenges from Blockchain Scalability Solutions" has tried to investigate privacy issues of the Bitcoin influenced by the solutions for ...
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Please explain how to configure a satellite for btc payments with blockstream via space

Blockstream has its own satellites in the space orbit, right. So , as I understand, there must be very special requirements met for your satellite to be able to do transactions through space. Not ...
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How to minimize risk when accepting zero confirmation payments?

I'm trying to setup a way of accepting Bitcoin payments in real life situations, where waiting for confirmations is typically not an option. I understand this is never 100% risk free (especially with ...
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Bitoin payment sent and confirmed, but not received

I have sent and received a number of payments via the request function without problem. However, when I sent two payments directly from one bitcoin wallet address to another (from a business account ...
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How do I catch the unconfirmed transactions?

I'm catching all the deposit transactions with walletnotify and insert them into my database. Then on every blocknotify call I fetch all the transactions under 6 confirmations from the db and update ...
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Is there a way to pay my credit card balance with bitcoins?

So imagine that I have 200 USD on my credit card balance from a bunch of small purchases and bar drinks and tips that I want to pay using bitcoins. I know that I can but gift cards from gyft or do ...
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Can a Lightning channel's initial BTC value be updated?

When an LN channel is created, it is funded with an initial BTC amount by at least one one peer. But given that most of the whole idea of LN is the existence of long running channels, I wonder if this ...
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Why would apps use Lightning over an on-chain TX?

I'm trying to understand software orientated payment use-cases for Lightning payments. Given a web app that accepted BTC payments charged in Satoshi for a service - watching videos for example; why ...
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Lightning Payment failed (Could not find a route)

I tried to move funds between my two nodes. From A to B. 'A' node is 035ac00f3bfe7fd991ec7cd9b5fcad0bdaa338c343895e56f4ada7df181bc43622@46.101.114.3:9735 'B' node is ...
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What is the behavior of the try catch statement in lines 1707-1729 in the ui.cpp in the release 0.1?

In the first public release, ui.cpp has this code on the lines in the subject: void CSendingDialog::OnReply3(CDataStream& vRecv) { int nRet; try { vRecv >> nRet; ...

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