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What are some examples of companies that have abandoned Bitcoin payment processors in favor of in house Bitcoin integration?

Some companies who have left cited privacy and security related concerns as their primary reason. It is therefore not surprising that some who have left the largest (and arguably most highly regulated)...
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What exactly does the "fraud management system" of blockchain checks?

Bitcoin is focused on assuring that the payment is legit. It doesn't help at all with the payer. Waiting for confirmations gives you very strong assurance that the payment is genuine and final, and ...
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What is the most expensive Bitcoin purchase ever made?

I'd say it was the selling of dice gamling site SatoshiDice in 2013, according to the former owner it was sold for 126,315 BTC which was equivalent to ~$11,5 Million at that time. More details can be ...
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What is the most expensive Bitcoin purchase ever made?

If you mean the greatest amount of bitcoin spent, the "bitcoin pizza" comes to mind. At a whopping 10k BTC spent. Pizza for bitcoins? (bitcointalk.org)
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Processing bitcoins on my website completely by myself, with no third-party bitcoin SaaS services

First, Electrum relies on Electrum servers, which are essentially a third party SaaS for SPV proofs. It's a fine thing to use for most people and as long as you aren't concerned that the server may ...
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Has there been a big uptake of merchants accepting Bitcoin Cash?

Looking at the community created webpage: https://acceptbitcoin.cash/ If you are looking at the percentage of merchants who previously accepted Bitcoin, that now also accept Bitcoin Cash, there is a ...
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Why would a merchant accept Bitcoin?

Because he can sell the bitcoin for dollars. And in many cases, his alternative would be to accept a credit card payment which costs him around 2%. Converting bitcoins to dollars costs around 0.2% -- ...
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Which cloud server provider is best for accepting bitcoin payments with BTCPay Server?

Actually, it's my video :D Lunanode provides easy "1 click install" process. You can host btcpay server on any other VPS server (like azure, aws, digitalocean etc.) but the process will be ...
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BTCPayServer vs. Bitpay or other for accepting bitcoin payments in online store

It's my highly subjective opinion, but if you're not a government organization, using a service provider like Bitpay is a terrible idea. Bitpay was known to create anti-privacy features, perform KYC, ...
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Is there a compiled list of merchants that are taking lightning network payments for testing?

Not many it seems. How about this list?
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Home address and transfers?

Bitcoin is not anonymous, it is pseudonymous. When you send bitcoin to someone, they will tell you what their bitcoin public address is, and then you will send bitcoins to this public address. A ...
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How can PayPal merchants accept bitcoin?

Braintree is owned by PayPal so I believe you would have to integrate with them: https://www.braintreepayments.com/
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Processing bitcoins on my website completely by myself, with no third-party bitcoin SaaS services

You could build a bespoke solution for accepting Bitcoin by using a bitcoind server - it's not that hard to be honest even though I never found a complete foolproof guide. Few things to keep in mind -...
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Can a merchant find my other bitcoin addresses in the same wallet if it sends me money to one?

If you are only receiving funds then no, the merchant cannot link the addresses. The problem is if you are also sending them funds. With most wallet software when you create a transaction it doesn't ...
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Receive payments in BTC or USD, but get paid in Bitcoin?

NO . . . you cannot sell Bitcoins to a customer to pay yourself Bitcoins. They - the customer need to buy Bitcoins to have ready to pay for the website item and you need to send a bitcoin price and ...
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Which wallets have support for BIP 70 - 72 for merchant message transactions?

I've been searching for the same and found this article. Below I put the wallets that support Bitcoin URIs (BIP 21) and Payment Protocol (BIPs 70, 71, 72,73). For more info please check the link. +---...
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