BitCoin Virtual Currency: Who uses it?

Discussion in 'onTopic' started by Lias, 2 Feb 2013.

  1. Lias

    Lias Open Community!

    Anyone go mining for BitCoins?
    Bitcoin is an experimental, decentralized digital currency that enables instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world.Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority: managing transactions and issuing money are carried out collectively by the network.

    Get your BitCoin Wallet here:
    beginners guide:

    Join a pool to start mining

    BitCoin Merchant Wallet here:

    Here is a simple mining program

    This blog finds good pools to join

    If you have an android you can mine on your phone with an app named Easy Miner.

    I accept BitCoins here .

    Pay me.
  2. Govi

    Govi Ça va chier.

    Can you buy bread with them?
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  3. Mulch

    Mulch Why does the drum come hither?

    its black market currency

    it is often used to buy drugs and kitty pr0n (check out the silk road)

    anonymous even tried (and failed) to stop the illegal pr0n from being bought and sold with it

    i personally would stay away from it unless you use TOR whenever you use it and never tie it to your real identity, or you dont mind being investigated by state and federal agencies
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  4. Lias

    Lias Open Community!

    I use bladyblue. She's into all sorts of illegal shit.
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  5. Wasted Engineer

    Wasted Engineer Secret Identity

    Bitcoin is another addictive shit, take care.
  6. Sarah Nerd

    Sarah Nerd Feels most comfortable around other misfits.

    The thing I've ever heard it used for is Silk Road as well.
  7. Lias

    Lias Open Community!

  8. Jolene

    Jolene Sarah's Apparent Alt

    Back in the day, I got some game roms from a site (nitroroms) that wanted you to download and use guiminer in order to earn download privileges.

    I didn't do so. You only had to do if you wanted to go above a certain daily amount.

    I was iffy on installing anything on my puter which would use resources to gain BitCoins without their stated purpose.

    I was already aware of the somewhat shady goings on that people use them for. That doesn't mean I think they were doing that. I realize that some use it legitimately.

    Just didn't want to be part of it, if it was used nefariously.

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