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Questions tagged [payment]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How do traditional transactions take place (paypal, banks, etc) in comparison to Bitcoin transactions?

Here we talk about bitcoins and blockchain. It is said they are more secured, and people ask questions about how they are implemented. Since I am a complete newbie to blockchain, and I don't know ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to keep transaction generating time down?

I have a wallet for a service that's getting bloated, and whenever I want to send transactions they notably get slow. How do I prevent stuff like this? Can I just send all the funds to an address to ...
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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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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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Implement website payment solution

I want to implement a bitcoin paying system to my website. I came up with this http://bitfreak.info/?page=tools&t=bitsci but I am unable to understand how it's working. I looked up into the ...
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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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Service to send Bitcoins or Altcoins over a specific amount of time? Doing it Decentralized?

Is there a service that lets you send Bitcoins or more interestingly Altcoins to an address over a set amount of time. Say for example I wanted to give allowance to my daughter every week for the next ...
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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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Accepting payment for bitcoins online: What types of payment “cards” or epayments are non-refundable?

I'd like to sell bitcoins to people online. My question is this: What kinds of payments can I accept online that are not refundable, or charge-backable, and can somewhat easily be turned back into ...
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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 ...