Bitcoin and The History of Money
Bitcoin and The History of Money
LOVING THIS VIDEO!!!
More like this please.
Donated 0.1 BTC and recommending everyone else do the same.
The address is:
A tiny improvement: we have added a small QR code icon to the left of the deposit address. This is to make depositing easier for those of you who have bitcoin wallets on your smartphones.
There is a network error at the data centre. The site is unreachable from the UK. We apologise for this inconvenience. A further 15-30 minutes of downtime is to be expected according to the hosting company. Thank you for your patience!
Care to check BitBargain’s charts?
Most of Dish Network’s 14 million subscribers are probably not Bitcoin users. But that will not stop the company from accepting payments in the virtual currency later this year.
Dish announced on Thursday that customers would be able to make manual payments in Bitcoin beginning in the third quarter.
The most heart warming part of this article is seeing the light at the end of the tunnel as people ask the right questions and become intrigued with this currency:
(Source: The New York Times)
Namecoin has been added to the list of valid coins that you can purchase on the site.
If you’ve ever seen a website’s domain sized by the DHS or your own domain name shut down for hours because one angry person wrote an e-mail and the registrar’s support handled it unprofessionally, you should understand the significance of a system like Namecoin.
Here’s a video about Namecoin:
The market price of a Namecoin is around $2.6 USD at the moment (based on BTC-e).
We are moving coins back to our upgraded servers from the external one abroad. This will cause about an hour of downtime tonight. Thanks for your understanding.
Our DNS provider NamesCo seems to be down, along with their DNS servers. Unfortunately we also cannot change the DNS server to our own until they resolve the issue.
As soon as they’re back, we’ll be moving the DNS service to our own servers and complementing them with ClouDNS for extra reliability.
If you’re in a hurry, you can temporarily add BitBargain to your hosts file as such:
UPDATE: names.co.uk came back - the DNS update request has been sent.
During the night, BitBargain was flooded with login attempts and the flood caused logins to stop working between 6 and 9 in the morning. It’s been fixed, logs are being reviewed and a patch is applied later in the day to mitigate the impact of any such future attacks.
Someone has gained root access to the webserver of Localbitcoins.com for 40 minutes. Localbitcoins is down for 24 hours:
A similar attack was attempted with BitBargain months ago. The server hosting company did not fall for the social engineering attempt. Even if they did, our systems are also fully encrypted.
We’ve added Paym as a payment option.
It is currently experimental. We’ve heard reports of design problems in the system (for example someone using Pingit has no choice in selecting the payment type, as Paym is built in - so sending someone funds who has both Pingit and Paym could lead to problems).
More information about Paym:
At the time of writing this, no sellers are offering Paym, but hopefully that will change in a few hours or days.
BitBargain is moving to a brand new server (SuperMicro with 2 x E5-2630v2, 64 GB RAM, SSD disks).
Update #1: it’s done
Update #2: captcha was broken, fixed