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Is it possible to convert a taproot address into a native segwit address?

I am afraid the sent coins are irrevocably burned. The reason is that P2TR addresses encode a (tweaked) public key, while P2WSH addresses encode a script hash. If someone would take a P2TR address so ...
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Block Health at 94.82%, why do nodes accept this?

Why do Nodes accept blocks that have so many intentionally excluded transactions? Because nodes do not get do discriminate between blocks. If a block follows the consensus rules, it must be accepted. ...
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Logging into Binance.com via VPN gives: "Network unavailable,please refresh and try again"

To bypass that check goto: hw_login.html instead of login.html when you are on the binance login page. Just replace login.html with hw_login.html
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When was the Binance ICO?

According to the BNB whitepaper, written by Binance, the Binance project started on 2017/06/14, the ICO started on 2017/07/01 and the ICO finished on 2017/07/21.
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Get the price of a currency at specific time in the past using binance historical data api

Maybe the klines api will suit your needs: https://github.com/binance-exchange/binance-official-api-docs/blob/master/rest-api.md#klinecandlestick-data Kline/Candlestick data GET /api/v1/klines ...
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Block Health at 94.82%, why do nodes accept this?

Why do Nodes accept blocks that have so many intentionally excluded transactions? Bitcoin nodes do not implicitly discriminate against any nodes that are submitting new blocks and proper proof of ...
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How to calculate daily weekly monthly price change in percentage?

You need to change the denominator to Open Price (OP) because the 24hpercentage will be calculated on basis of OP not on the last traded price (P). priceChangeInPercentage = 100*(P - OP)/OP
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Can I transfer Bitcoin from Binance to an Electrum Wallet?

Yes it is possible, as long a Binance is willing to let you withdraw your coins. Steps: Open your electrum wallet. Open the 'Receive' tab, and copy the 'receiving address' to your clipboard. Open ...
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Transaction stuck in the Omni layer

The omni layer is not a separate network or blockchain. It is simply a standardized format of transaction on the Bitcoin blockchain that uses the OP RETURN feature to move non-bitcoin assets. In the ...
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Incorrect Network

There's distinction of "bitcoin" and "bitcoin segwit". It's just Bitcoin.
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Address not valid when withdrawing money from Binance

Note: You cannot withdraw to a bitcoin wallet as it is an entirely different network. You would need to install a wallet that supports the so called "Vibrate" cryptocurrency, then use that to ...
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How can bitinfocharts.com know the changes in BTC deposited to Binance?

Based on the address the binance gave you, after they sweep the funds into their hotwallet, you can run common-input heuristic on this deposit address (assuming it was swept in with other inputs). The ...
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What are the published Bitcoin addresses of the Binance 7000 BTC hack from 2019 May?

This article on Coin Telegraph claims that this is the transaction spending the 7074 BTC. You can follow the amounts from there. Here is a tree chart: https://www.blockchain.com/btc/tree/444776063
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What is the new segwit network option on binance and how does it work?

On 2020-12-24, Binance announced support for deposits to native segwit addresses. Segregated witness ("segwit") refers to a soft fork that activated a series of Bitcoin improvement proposals ...
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Is it normal to pay a fee to buy bitcoins and then pay a fee to send them?

From the values you present, it appears that Binance has a flat fee of 5 mBTC for withdrawals of less than 0.1 BTC. While transaction fees in Bitcoin scale with the data written to the blockchain ...
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Cheapest way of deposit way, exchanges and exchange payment method to buy crypto currencies?

In general, using a SEPA bank transfer to deposit funds into an exchange, and then using that balance to buy cryptocurrencies can be one of the cheapest options. However, as you have noted, the spread ...
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How to ask crypto exchange to seize scammed funds traced to one of their exchange wallets?

Possibly in it's activity, exchanges have quite unique transaction footprints and this can be used to make an inference. It's not an easy process however and there is nothing in the bitcoin address ...
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transferring funds from bittrex to binance

I'm answering this question under the assumption that you are asking how to tell whether an address is a segwit address. Judging from some Reddit threads I've found, Bittrex does not support ...
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binance on site data and api data doesnt match

I have realised that the site doesn't refresh correctly, and I only needed to reload the site to match the one that gets returned through the api
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Moving BTC to cold wallet over Binance

It sounds to me that the differing fees stem from a qualitative difference in what you are being offered. The "withdrawal over the Binance network" provides you an IOU for Bitcoin. If you ...
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What is the difference between adjusted and reported volume for exchanges?

According to some research, reported volume is inflated by up to 95%. The figures in adjusted volume usually either remove exchanges whose reports are unreliable or attempt to determine the actual ...
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Why does Binance use USDT instead of USD?

It makes sense to me that they don't offer a USD trading pair, as binance does not have access to the US banking system, much less so to the or a federal reserve account. How they are able to ...
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generate wallets in exchanges like binance?

According to https://bitcoin.org/en/glossary/hd-protocol Definition The Hierarchical Deterministic (HD) key creation and transfer protocol (BIP32), which allows creating child keys from parent keys ...
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How do exchanges generate deposit address per user for handling cryptocurrency?

In exchanges like Binance when a user wants to deposit coins in bitcoin or in other coins, per user receives a unique public key?Do they have to generate pair key private/public key for each user in ...
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BTC/USDT trading on binance

What your screenshot is showing: You have set the amount of USDT to 30 in each case, so at the higher price, you will need to sell less BTC in order to get 30 USDT. This is different than setting the ...
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Why do the biggest exchanges reuse Bitcoin addresses if doing so is unsafe?

It's generally accepted that using one address for multiple transactions is unsafe, because sending a transaction reveals your public key (whereas only the hash of your public key is required to ...
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