Re: [furries-290] Tor and Bitcoin

From: Amaroq
Sent on: Friday, September 7, 2012 2:00 AM
The point of making it that way is to make it so the currency can't be inflated like our dollar can. At least not inflated by printing endless amounts of it. It's presumably subject to fluctuations in purchasing power according to the law of supply and demand.
 
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~Amaroq Wolf

From: Alex Maurin <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Friday, September 7,[masked]:09 AM
Subject: Re: [furries-290] Tor and Bitcoin

That's actually a strength. Mining is only one aspect of bitcoin.

You can buy bitcoins much more cheaply than mining them, often enough.

Try https://bitinstant.com/ or https://mtgox.com/

On Fri, 7 Sep[masked]:25:00 -0400
Alexander Abbott <[address removed]> wrote:

> The problem with Bitcoin is in the fact that its really hard to break
> into. So many bitcoins have been distributed that its hard to earn
> anything without a powerful computer (for the curious, bitcoins are
> distributed to the person who's computer can solve increasingly hard
> problems). You can join groups which spread the earnings of bitcoins,
> but still its hard to earn enough to pay anyone for anything unless
> you sell stuff for bitcoins, at least not for at least six months.
>
> On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 4:46 PM, Alex Maurin <[address removed]> wrote:
>
> > It is the last frontier left, other than space.
> >
> > Yes, it is wild, yes, it is lawless, but it's mine.
> >
> > bitcoin is a p2p cryptocurrency that allows you to pay for things
> > anonymously.
> >
> > You can pay artists commissions without needing to accept
> > paypal or credit cards online, and artists can be paid more easily
> > for their time and effort.
> >
> > I'm a huge fan. You can find me on FreeNode IRC on the channel
> > #bitcoin-otc sometimes as coyo or bandu.
> >
> > On Sun, 2 Sep[masked]:02:03 -0400
> > Christopher Thomas <[address removed]> wrote:
> >
> > > Heh, yes. I took a poke at some of the .onion directories. TOR
> > > pretty much has its own wild west with drugs and hax. I saw a
> > > site that was for cracking password hashes. Activism groups also
> > > may have fronts there.
> > >
> > > On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 4:21 AM, Dalavin Skepherd
> > > <[address removed]>wrote:
> > >
> > > > Isn't that that one thing that people buy drugs online
> > > > through?  I seem to remember some scrub on Xbox mentioning some
> > > > secure P2P payment system that allowed people to anonymously
> > > > buy drugs online... could've sworn it was something similar to
> > > > "bitcoin"...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > > > Dalavin
> > > > AKA The Skepherd
> > > > AKA Tanner <3
> > > > http://skunkiebutt.com/
> > > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: Alex Maurin <[address removed]>
> > > > To: [address removed]
> > > > Cc:
> > > > Sent: Saturday, September 1, 2012 7:43 PM
> > > > Subject: [furries-290] Tor and Bitcoin
> > > >
> > > > OBTW, recently, I've been playing with tor and bitcoin, and
> > > > really studying the two.
> > > >
> > > > Is anyone here familiar with these technologies?
> > > >
> > > > my torchat address is jg7lokxvtdis6dv7 if you know what that is.
> > > >
> > > > i tend to hang out on #bitcoin-otc every now and then as coyo or
> > > > bandu.
> > > >
> > > > the tor darknet is a fascinating place.



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