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What to Know Before Trading Monero

While hundreds cryptocurrencies have been launched and many have attempted to provide users with greater privacy, they have seen varying levels of success. Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency, was originally touted as providing users with anonymity. The cryptocurrency’s protocol attempted to offer a high level of privacy by shielding user identities behind pseudonymous addresses, randomly generated strings of numbers and letters. However, this approach proved ineffective. Bitcoin addresses and transactions are both recorded on the blockchain, making them publicly available. Even though an individual bitcoin address is pseudonymous, it can attach to…

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Who Needs an Exchange? Three Unconventional Ways to Acquire Bitcoin

Three Unconventional Ways to Purchase and Sell Bitcoin Liberty X The company Liberty X (formally Liberty Teller) was founded in 2014 by launching the first bitcoin ATMs in the U.S. Since then the startup has grown into a different kind of business by operating as a “virtual” bitcoin ATM provider. In order to purchase bitcoin with Liberty X you have to download the app for either Android or iOS and register with your phone number. Then you go onto the application’s map to find one of Liberty X’s local stores…

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Bitcoin Experiences an Intense Flow of New Money and Mainstream Attention

‘The Laughter is Fading’ Mainstream media is giving Bitcoin a lot of attention because the digital asset’s market value has gained significant value in a short period of time. To put the jump in value into perspective, bitcoin’s price has risen by 87% in just thirty days. Now many broadcasts and publications are reporting on bitcoin nearly every day giving the technology quite a bit of exposure. John Bollinger, the inventor of the financial analysis indicator Bollinger Bands, mentions bitcoin to his 11,000 Twitter followers. Bitcoin can be seen on television…

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