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Evangelist Roger Ver Wants a Bitcoin 'Lovefest'

Roger Ver wants to see more of a 'Lovefest' in Bitcoin online forums, like in the early days of the cryptocurrency created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. He believes one way the Bitcoin Community could usher in more 'lovefest' is by criticizing censorship, in particularly in Bitcoin forums at Reddit's r/Bitcoin and the independent BitcoinTalk. “One of the things that I would like to see from the...

CHECKLOCKTIMEVERIFY Means Bitcoin Escrow, Refunds and a Fork

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Yesterday, Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd posted his draft for a new Bitcoin opcode, CHECKLOCKTIMEVERIFY. This new script gives Bitcoin powerful new features and solves transaction malleability issues. In his BIP draft Todd reveals use cases for Escrow, Time-locked Refunds, Two-factor Wallets, Micropayment Channels, Trustless Payments, and more. "Very nice," Gavin Andresen responded on the...

Bitcoin Core 0.9.2 Released - Fixes Yet Another OpenSSL Vulnerability

Bitcoin Core 0.9.2

Bitcoin Core 0.9.2 has been released and is available for download from  This is minor release version containing mostly bug fixes and a few improvements to the code base and GUI. Important: Users should upgrade to this release due to critical security updates in the included OpenSSL library (CVE-2014-0224 which is a new vulnerability - not the Heartbleed Bug) General Users will benefit from the...

Bitcoin Core 0.9.1 Security Update

Bitcoin Core 0.9.1

Bitcoin Core version 0.9.1 has been released to update the core OpenSSL library to the bugfixed version 1.0.1g. The Bitcoin Core security update to version 0.9.1 comes less than 24 hours after an announcement of the discovery of the Heartbleed Bug. Specifically, the OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug could reveal partial memory contents related to an encrypted SSL/TLS session to an attacker. In the case of...

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