“Cryptocurrencies Coming To Coinbase Senatforespørsel til Digital Valuta”

Before they become such an alternative, though, the system will have to overcome a major, and surprising, problem: people have come to see it primarily as a way to make money. In other words, instead of being used as a currency, bitcoins are today mostly seen as (and traded as) an investment. There’s a good reason for that: as people learned about Bitcoin, the value of bitcoins, in dollar terms, skyrocketed. In July 2010, after the website Slashdot ran an item that introduced the currency to the public (or at least the public enthusiastic about new technologies), the value of bitcoins jumped tenfold in five days. Over the next eight months, the value rose tenfold again. This attracted an enormous amount of publicity. More important, it also made people think that buying and holding bitcoins was an easy way to make a buck. As a result, many—probably most—Bitcoin users are acquiring bitcoins not in order to buy goods and services but to speculate. That’s a bad investment decision, and it also hurts Bitcoin’s prospects.

02-08 06:08michael: Hej.Har lige set jeres video om shortselling på platformen etoro, og der handler i for 30$, mit minium er 200$ for at købe eller sælge. Med de beløb tænker jeg det bliver svært at hold handlerne ned på ca. 1 % af beholdningen. Findes der en logisk forklaring omkring dette ?

Trump’s background and beliefs could hardly be more incompatible with traditional Christian models of life and leadership. Trump’s past political stances (he once supported the right to partial-birth abortion), his character (he has bragged about sexually assaulting women), and even his language (he introduced the words pussy and shithole into presidential discourse) would more naturally lead religious conservatives toward exorcism than alliance. This is a man who has cruelly publicized his infidelities, made disturbing sexual comments about his elder daughter, and boasted about the size of his penis on the debate stage. His lawyer reportedly arranged a $130,000 payment to a porn star to dissuade her from disclosing an alleged affair. Yet religious conservatives who once blanched at PG-13 public standards now yawn at such NC-17 maneuvers. We are a long way from The Book of Virtues.

In cryptocurrency networks, mining is a validation of transactions. For this effort, successful miners obtain new cryptocurrency as a reward. The reward decreases transaction fees by creating a complementary incentive to contribute to the processing power of the network. The rate of generating hashes, which validate any transaction, has been increased by the use of specialized machines such FPGAs and ASICs running complex hashing algorithms like SHA-256 and Scrypt.[25] This arms race for cheaper-yet-efficient machines has been on since the day the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was introduced in 2009.[25] However, with more people venturing into the world of virtual currency, generating hashes for this validation has become far more complex over the years, with miners having to invest large sums of money on employing multiple high performance ASICs. Thus the value of the currency obtained for finding a hash often does not justify the amount of money spent on setting up the machines, the cooling facilities to overcome the enormous amount of heat they produce, and the electricity required to run them.[25][26]

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Bitcoin is an entirely new type of currency, but its purpose is the same as with any other form of money – to be used as a payment method or to store value. The most obvious advantage, for an e-merchant, is that the user does not need an acquirer agreement; Bitcoin allows for direct payment without intermediaries since the money (BTC) is transferred directly from the customer’s digital wallet to that of the web-shop owner. A small transaction fee goes to nodes in the network that provide cryptographic confirmation. Some have likened the bitcoin-trade with file sharing of digital gold coins.

But let’s take a step back. Satoshi Nakamoto, the founder of Bitcoin, ensured that there would ever only be 21 million Bitcoins in existence. He (or they) reached that figure by calculating that people would discover, or “mine,” a certain number of blocks of transactions each day.

Bitcoin er nede med 13,87 procent og koster nu 10.811,40 dollars. Korrektionen har også fået det første ”store” offer: Kryptovalutaen Bitconnect, som indtil for nylig havde en markedsværdi på 2,7 milliarder dollars (16,5 mia. kroner, red.) er faldet med 92,80 procent de sidste par dage.

From the beginning, Vietnam’s government and its state bank have maintained that bitcoin is a not a legitimate payment method. After a few initial rounds of public rejoinders against the use of bitcoin, Vietnam made it illegal for both financial institutions and citizens to deal in bitcoin. It links the cryptocurrency to criminal activities such as money laundering.

The developers of a rival network called “Stellar Lumens” that used the same consensus ledger as Ripple discovered that the system is unlikely to be safe when there is more than one node validating a transaction. However, Ripple strongly disagreed with the conclusion and claimed Stellar had incorrectly implemented the consensus mechanism and lacked some of the built-in protections that Ripple had supposedly built.

Ripple er en stærk og stabil virksomhed og har bevist sin stabilitet i tid. Men, det er også open source og offentligt tilgængelige, så vi kan tænke på det som Android af cryptocurrencies. Og mens det er centraliseret, der er en stor indsats for at decentralisere mønten og begynde at anvende det på vores hverdag. Ingen ved, hvad fremtiden bringer for Ripple, men overvejer omdømme banker og finansielle institutioner over hele verden, der allerede teste den, Ripple ligner en lovende cryptocurrency til at se i fremtiden, især fordi det har udviklet sig i både sikkerhed og hastighed samt.

Litigation between the two developers arose after a partnership broke down, with Ripple claiming that R3 entered the arrangement on false pretenses, and R3 claiming that Ripple illegally declined to honor an agreement to hand over 5 billion of its cryptocurrency XRP. Ripple filed suit in California and R3 sued in Delaware and New York. The Delaware suit was thrown out in October.

Two highly popular crypto exchanges in South Korea, Korbit, and Bithumb have recently announced that the Kookmin Bank has disabled transactions with the two platforms beginning at the end of January. Wave of Financial Uncertainty For one of the largest financial institution in the country to outline…

”Jeg tror ikke, at kursen har toppet endnu. Men alting er anderledes med de her krypto-valutaer, for vi har ingen referenceramme. Det er ikke til at afgøre, hvilke af de mange krypto-valutaer, der vil overleve. Og der kommer hele tiden nye til, for selve koden til at skrive softwaren er jo tilgængelig, så det er nemt at lave en ny valuta.”

I april var verdien på en Bitcoin oppe i over 220 dollar. Markedet var tydelig overopphetet. Samtidig ble Mt. Gox utsatt for synkroniserte ondsinnede angrep og ble til tider satt ut av drift. Dette førte igjen til en panikksituasjon der veldig mange vekslet inn sine Bitcoins hos andre vekslingstjenester, i frykt for at systemet snart ville kollapse. Kursen raste til langt under halvparten på kort tid.

Lisk aims to be the first “modular blockchain,” where each distributed app on top of it is not just a token (as in Ethereum’s case), but its own blockchain (or sidechain). The developers gave a few example for how this technology could be used:

[3] Statement on Potentially Unlawful Promotion of Initial Coin Offerings and Other Investments by Celebrities and Others (Nov. 1, 2017), available at https://www.sec.gov/news/public-statement/statement-potentially-unlawful-promotion-icos; Investor Alert:  Public Companies Making ICO-Related Claims (Aug. 28, 2017), available at https://www.sec.gov/oiea/investor-alerts-and-bulletins/ia_icorelatedclaims; Investor Bulletin:  Initial Coin Offerings (July 25, 2017), available at https://www.sec.gov/oiea/investor-alerts-and-bulletins/ib_coinofferings; Investor Alert:  Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currency-Related Investments (May 7, 2014), available at https://www.investor.gov/additional-resources/news-alerts/alerts-bulletins/investor-alert-bitcoin-other-virtual-currency; Investor Alert: Ponzi Schemes Using Virtual Currencies (July 23, 2013), available at https://www.sec.gov/investor/alerts/ia_virtualcurrencies.pdf.

Nej, det er jo dét, jeg siger. Jeg har fået det forklaret flere gange – men jeg kan stadig ikke gennemsnue det. Og derfor stoler jeg ikke på, at der ikke sidder en opfinder derude, med en masse bitcoins som han en dag kan veksle til 5000 dollars pr. bitcoin, fordi en masse tåber er hoppet med på nummeret.

2017 Active EOS.IO EOS Dan Larimer WebAssembly (Rust, C and C++)[66] delegated Proof-of-stake Feeless Smart contract platform for decentralized applications and decentralized autonomous corporations with a block time of 500 ms.[67][66]

Ryska myndigheter planerar att klubba igenom ett nytt lagförslag som praktiskt taget skulle legalisera kryptomarknaden till sommaren 2018. Som det avslöjades i en rapport från ryska parlamentet den 1 mars, har Rysslands president Vladimir Putin satt en deadline till den 1 juli för det aktuella lagförslaget kring kryptovaluta att verkställas i landet. Rapporten pekar specifikt … Läs mer

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(If you’re having trouble picturing it: Imagine that a friend is building a casino and asks you to invest. In exchange, you get chips that can be used at the casino’s tables once it’s finished. Now imagine that the value of the chips isn’t fixed, and will instead fluctuate depending on the popularity of the casino, the number of other gamblers and the regulatory environment for casinos. Oh, and instead of a friend, imagine it’s a stranger on the internet who might be using a fake name, who might not actually know how to build a casino, and whom you probably can’t sue for fraud if he steals your money and uses it to buy a Porsche instead. That’s an I.C.O.)

: any form of currency that only exists digitally, that usually has no central issuing or regulating authority but instead uses a decentralized system to record transactions and manage the issuance of new units, and that relies on cryptography to prevent counterfeiting and fraudulent transactions

Let me just say this: in case of a massive Internet blackout worldwide,and there will be one, these so called ”coins” will be erased from existence instantly, all of them. well by that time there will be less than 10 of them. Sadly thou after the internet blackout. we will see a completely new type of internet 2.0 so to speak. The peer to peer cash system is meant to make the internet a better place, but because of just that, it will make a nightmare out of it.

One of the most important problems that any payment network has to solve is double-spending. It is a fraudulent technique of spending the same amount twice. The traditional solution was a trusted third party – a central server – that kept records of the balances and transactions. However, this method always entailed an authority basically in control of your funds and with all your personal details on hand.

Grunnleggeren av PINAPPLE er en anonym men meget rik BITCOIN mangemillionær som i lang tid nå har inspirert BITCOIN miljøet til å bidra med donasjoner til en rekke gode formål. Denne siste og meget STORE donasjonen inkludert løftet om ytterligere 4 millioner dollar, – er et meget godt eksempel på hvordan den re-distribusjonen av rikdom som nå skjer takket være digitale krypto valutaer også bidrar til å skape POSITIV forandring i en verden full av lidelser.

Men udsigten til et krak skræmmer ham ikke. For selve teknologien bagved er så stærk. ”Blockchain-teknologien, der ligger til grund for alle krypto-valutaer, er ustoppelig,” mener han. ”Og selvom mange associerer krypto-valutaer med lyssky handler, er realiteten, at netop blockchain er en fænomenal teknologi til at modvirke svindel i en mængde markeder.”

I stedet så foregår betalinger ved at man kopierer denne adresse, og indsætter den i ens wallet, hvor man så kan betale. En anden måde at betale på, er ved at scanne en QR-kode med din telefon, også kan du betale via telefonen.

År 2017 kunde Kronofogden ta Bitcoin vid en utmätning för att därigenom kunna betala gäldenärens skulder. Det kunde ske eftersom gäldenären samarbetade med Kronofogden och visade sina tillgångar. Det blev därmed den första gången som kryptovalutor användes av Kronofogden för återbetalning av skulder. Hade däremot gäldenären inte visat tillgångarna hade det varit extremt svårt för Kronofogden att knyta tillgångarna till just den personen.


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  1. Kryptovaluta er et et online betalingsmiddel og en ny form for digital valuta som er baseret på blockchain teknologi. Det betyder at et decentraliseret netværk af computere validere transaktioner ved hjælp af kryptografiske algoritmer. Dette kaldes også at mine, hvor computere der miner en bestemt kryptovaluta bliver belønnet med en vis mængde af kryptovaluta. Der er en lang række forskellige kryptovalutaer på markedet og de har hver især forskellige egenskaber og brugsmuligheder. Den oprindelige kryptovaluta, Bitcoin, blev opfundet med det formål at brugere kan lave transaktioner mellem hinanden uden nogle mellemled, dette betyder at valutaen ikke er reguleret af dansk eller anden form for lovgivning. Man har desuden selv ansvaret for opbevare og beskytte ens kryptovaluta på forsvarlig vis. Andre  kryptovalutaer fokusere på smart contracts som er en form for programmerbar valuta.  Her er det muligt at lave decentraliseret applikationer, ofte forkortet Dapps.
    In just 25 minutes, the Last Week Tonight team put together a decent introduction to bitcoin, blockchain, ICOs and cryptocurrencies. If your neighbor keeps asking you questions about that digital currency he heard about, you can probably start with this video.
    [7] I am particularly concerned about market participants who extend to customers credit in U.S. dollars – a relatively stable asset – to enable the purchase of cryptocurrencies, which, in recent experience, have proven to be a more volatile asset.

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