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Why Replace by Fee is Good for Bitcoin

tldr The reason we started GreenAddress was to provide a way of third party assured, zero-conf transactions: our customers have enjoyed since the service was launched.  RBF means these transactions won’t get stuck, and their bitcoin experience will be even smoother, even in the case… Read More

Scaling Bitcoin is Political

“What is the right maximum blocksize?” This question is impossible to answer. There is no “right” blocksize, and everyone will have to lobby for their vision of the network. However, in order to actually persuade anyone of your position, you need to enumerate your end… Read More

BTChip HW.1 : Paris-based Secure Element innovators launch a tiny smartcard-based USB bitcoin hardware wallet, compatible from day one with GreenAddress

BTChip announced the launch of a friendly, small yet powerful USB wallet – HW.1 – a new product, designed with security and ease of use in m ind, thus effectively providing stronger protection against theft and malware while providing a smoother user experience. BTChip founder… Read More

Pay to script hash stats

Since the end of 2013 a new kind of Bitcoin addresses is possible. Instead of sending your Bitcoin to an address made of a hash of a public key you send them to an address made of a hash of a script. This allows to shift the responsibility… Read More

VAT & BITCOIN

Originally posted on COINLEX.:
The Swedish Supreme Administrative Court in the Case No. 7101-13 resolved to submit a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU on the interpretation of Article 135.1 of the Directive 2006/112/EC on VAT taxation on bitcoin. The question raised in a case…