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Stephen Gornick
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Why is 6 the number of confirms that is considered secure?

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What is an SPV client?

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What is the difference between the rpc port 8332 and port 8333?

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How can I buy Bitcoin via a Credit Card or Paypal?

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Why is downloading blocks taking longer and longer?

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Why was 21 million picked as the number of bitcoins to be created?

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Is there a crowdfunding site for Bitcoin?

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Where do the dollars go?

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How can I convert a SHA256 hash into a Bitcoin base58 private key?

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How does the network know my current balance?

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What are the odds of discovering a block as a solo miner?

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How many confirmations do I need to ensure a transaction is successful?

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What is the longest blockchain fork that has been orphaned to date?

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How does one attain 1,000+ connections like blockchain.info?

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Is there a blockchain.info for testnet?

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How to make free transactions?

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What is a good way to concisely explain Bitcoin?

14 votes

Can you mine more bitcoins on amazon aws than it would cost to operate the servers?

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Could bitcoin be destroyed if an entity cornered the market?

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Why does Bitcoin use two rounds of SHA256?

13 votes

Why doesn't Bitcoin return lost coins back into the block reward?

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Is the NotHaus conviction (Liberty Dollar) relevant as legal precedent?

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What are bitcoin miners really solving?

13 votes

Who gets Bitcoin transaction fees?

13 votes

Why can't Dwolla send to Mt Gox?

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Which Two-factor authentication methods are available at which exchanges?

11 votes

How can I convert Bitcoins for withdrawal to PLN

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Is a wallet just a collection of private and public keys?

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Which Bitcoin-powered gambling sites are "provably fair"?

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How do I export my private keys from my Bitcoin-Qt client?

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