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The Hidden Reason Behind Bitcoin’s Increasing Fees: Darknet Mixers

As Global Bitcoin Exchanges Suffer From Increased Use — Darknet Marketplaces Are Also Busier Than Ever As much as people don’t like to talk about it, bitcoin has been used widely across DNMs across the deep web for years. Many people believe the lion’s share of bitcoin transactions come from DNM sales. Since the inception of the first DNM — the Silk Road — illicit narcotic sales have increased exponentially. Furthermore, two years after the sentencing of the Silk Road operator there are more online marketplaces located on the deep web than ever…

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Exchanges Repeatedly Overloaded During Big Price Movements

The Problems Experienced by Exchanges May Have Contributed to the Intensity of Yesterday’s Crash All eyes have been on bitcoin in recent days, as btc ramped up to establish new highs and test the key area of $3000. When the area failed to hold prices began to retrace – triggering a crash of up to approx. 20 percent in just a few hours. Kraken, Coinbase, Gdax, and Poloniex were all reported to be experiencing technical difficulties during the crash – leaving many traders unable to manage or exit their positions. The problem…

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The Rise of Digital Money Has Exploded Since Bitcoin’s Creation

The Pre-Bitcoin Era and Satoshi’s Gift David Chaum and many other cryptographers helped pave the way for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Since the beginning of the Internet’s early days, the concept of digital money has always intrigued the human race. When the world wide web really started to become popularized during the late eighties, and throughout the nineties, online privacy activists called cypherpunks began creating and envisioning digital currencies. David Chaum and many other well-known cryptographers helped pave the way for a technology like bitcoin. One of the first digital currencies…

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