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How could Bitcoin developers handle and resolve severe software vulnerability without drawing public attention?

How can a severe security bug be fixed in a new version without the public becoming aware of the fix, preventing anyone from exploiting the bug? It is extremely difficult for the reasons you point ...
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When was first bitcoin transaction with fees?

The first block with transactions that paid fees was block 2817, the second was 12 983. To answer your question, I used’s block overview, sorted the blocks by ascending height and ...
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Is there a consensus as to what is meant by 'Nakamoto Consensus'?

I always thought it refers to the method of resolving conflicts within a blockchain network's consensus specification: If there are multiple versions of blocks that are deemed valid by nodes consensus ...
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