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How can I accept Bitcoin donations on my blog or site?

If I sell things, there are many services that allow me to accept bitcoins as payment. But for those who simply want to accept bitcoins on their blog or other site ... as donations. A simple bitcoin ...
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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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Is there a way to initiate a payment request in bitcoin?

I'm writing a recurring billing system and I want to be able to contact a customer and request a certain amount of money. Is this possible via bitcoin? If not, could a URL be provided the customer so ...
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Why shouldn't I accept PayPal when trading bitcoin?

I've heard that it's not a good idea to accept PayPal payments in exchange for Bitcoin. Why?
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Where can I register a domain and pay with bitcoins? [closed]

Where can I register a domain name and pay with bitcoins? (The question is about usual domain names, not .bit maintained by the namecoin network.)
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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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Where can I find a list of merchants who accept bitcoins?

Is there a list of merchants who accept bitcoins?
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How can I find out the address my payment will come from?

Can I find out the address I am going send from before making a payment? And could this be useful for merchants that want to identify my transaction?
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Standing Orders, Is it possible with Bitcoins?

Is there a service out there, or is there any intention to integrate Standing Order type transactions into the client ? (Every 30 days transfer 0.2BTC to a specific address for example).
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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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Which payment processors do not allow for chargeback?

I would like to receive a payment for selling my bitcoins. I don't trust the person much, so I will ask for money in advance. However, I'm not sure which payment processors could I use for such a ...
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How to make sure that bidders in an auction have sufficient Bitcoin without storing money for them?

I am new to bitcoin programming, and want to build some apps to get more familiar with it. What I am curious is, how could I implement a basic auction site. I want to make it as automated as ...
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Are there any hosted online store solutions (a la Shopify.com) that are compatible with bitcoins?

Are there any hosted online stores that can be set-up easily to take bitcoins?
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Write down bitcoins on a piece of paper

I am a newbie when it comes to bitcoin. I am using the default bitcoint client and I have some bitcoins in my wallet. How can i write them down and give it to some one and then the person how can they ...
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Does using Ripple to accept Bitcoin reduce risk of Bitcoin fraud?

Does Ripple reduce the risk of double-spending, or other types of issues that may crop up when using Bitcoin natively?
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How can I find the sender's address from the transaction hash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to findout the sender of a transaction I am trying to use blockchain.info API to receive a payment and store the sender's address. However, the API only indicates the ...
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What methods are available to accept Bitcoin payments?

I'm curious about offering Bitcoin payment instead of PayPal (for all the usual reasons for disliking PayPal). Is this realistic, or is my understanding of how bitcoins can be used off? My customers ...
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Bitcoin as subscription method

I am contemplating designing some minor sites that uses bitcoins, but as far as I can see, a manual action is needed for every payment. Is it possible to set up a "subscription" system or repeating ...
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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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Does an eBay listing that accepts Bitcoin violate their payments policy?

eBay's payments policy says that the listing must accept at least one payment method that is PayPal, credit card, etc. It does not appear to say that other payment methods cannot be offered though. ...
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What is the story behind Tradehill?

Tradehill used to be an important Bitcoin exchange, but it was closed earlier this year due to losing a lot of money to their payment processor. What is the full story behind Tradehill?
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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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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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Bitcoin API - How can I identify new incoming payments?

Good afternoon, I am struggling a bit to receive Bitcoin payments at my online store. So far, I have installed bitcoind in my system and created a set of receiving addresses, and now I face the ...
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Is there a Bitcoin gateway for PrestaShop with these specific features?

PrestaShop is a free, secure and open source shopping cart platform. I am searching for a PrestaShop payment processor with the following features: works without without third party (save commission)...
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Accepting Payments To Bitcoins

I am setting up an online shop to sell digital goods. I would ideally like to accept only Bitcoin payments, however most users do not use Bitcoins or can't work it out. Therefore, I have to accept ...
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How does the Bitcoin payment forwarding at Blockchain.info work?

We have been using the payment service provided by blockchain.info https://blockchain.info/api/api_receive It allows us to generate a unique address for each payment and forward Bitcoins received by ...
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How does one checks which customer made a payment?

One question I'm not able to properly answer when asked is How exactly can the blockchain verify the identity of the user without a centralized trusted party such as VeriSign? I know this is done ...
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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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Could Bitcoins (or any other blockchain based cryptocurrency) feasibly ever be used for purchases that need to go through fast?

Today, one of the problems with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is that it takes quite some time for a transfer to go through and enough confirmations to take place. This really isn't a problem when it ...
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How can a Bitcoin consumer and a Bitcoin seller mediate disputes?

Since Bitcoin payments are non-reversible, what technical and business solutions are there to mediate issues such as Product wasn't as expected Payment was double spent or in an invalid chain etc... ...
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Can a bitcoin transaction be used to send usernames?

I'm looking to implement a secure mobile messaging service and looking for a payment system that will allow users to buy message credits and have them be allocated to a specific account however I want ...
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Creating secure architecture and payout process

I studied lots of valuable q&a here, but still I have some doubts. Case - simple game (calm down - I'm not one of the rookies creating exchange as seen here), which allows to pay for a game. The ...
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How to buy everything with bitcoins

Is there a place, where i can buy everything in other countries and pay with bitcoins? I know there is a place somewhere.
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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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Batching transactions - calculating batch transaction fee

I want to use transaction batching to make BTC payments to multiple recipients. In order to optimize transaction amount \ size, lets I'm making equal transfers of x BTC to N recipients, and that F(x, ...
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Using funds that have not been completely transferred yet for a new transaction

What happens if I start a new transaction with funds from a transaction which isn't 100% complete? Let's say, the incoming transaction shows 2/3 of the green dot, but the sum is counted as full by ...
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How can I recognize a bitcoin transaction from a given person?

If I ask two different people to pay me a given amount of bitcoin, how can I tell which one has paid and which one has not? If the amount is different then it's easy. For the same amount? Public key ...
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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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As a small hotel accepting bitcoins, do I show only one payment address?

I am currently accepting bitcoins as payment at my hotel, but I am uncertain about the payment address(es). I prefer to avoid payment service such as BitPay and Coinbase to mention a few. At this ...
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Does sending non-ripple-money through Ripple require two people to be connected through a web of trust?

Say we have two people - first one puts some money into their Ripple address through a use of a gateway. They are not trusting anyone on the network, but need to send their money to a second party ...
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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 happens when the sent amount doesn't match the payment request exactly?

If I opened an address with a request for 1 BTC, what is the limit that can be sent to me? For instance, if someone sends 0.9/0.89+ to this address then it will consider as accepted, but if any less ...
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Is there any protection against receiver's address masquerading attack?

How does one verify that the address of, say “Foodmart”, which the sales person is telling me to send the payment to is actually the address of “Foodmart” not that of that salesman himself? To be ...
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Can I sell items on Etsy using Bitcoin?

What is the correct way for an Etsy shop owner to sell their items using bitcoin? Does Etsy even allow it? Will they freeze my account?
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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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Transact Bitcoin with no internet

An issue I find when I travel is that I would like to visit a cafe that accepts Bitcoin but because I am abroad I usually don't have an internet connection on my phone. I could use WiFi but what is ...
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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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Tracking payments sent to scammers, and what they do with the money

I am interested in tracking payments sent to known scammers, and tracing where that money goes. Is there any website that compiles this information and shares it with others?
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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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