bitcoin.org

The bitcoin alert keys are disclosed in this blog post, followed by a description of the purpose of this information and its history. The bitcoin alert system has been completely retired. The network is not at risk and this warning may be safely ignored if you do not have an ancient node (running v0.12.x or older) using the deprecated bitcoin alert system or its public keys.…

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Supporting Sponsorship from Paxful

Paxful, a leading P2P exchange that helps people buy
bitcoin, has become a supporting sponsor of
Bitcoin.org. Since the Bitcoin Foundation sponsorship ended in 2015, Bitcoin.org
has been self-funded by the domain owners and by community donations.

This quarterly supporting sponsorship (which can potentially be renewed) will
help bolster and catalyze several efforts:…

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Bitcoin.org, registered August 18, 2008

This month marks 10 years since the bitcoin.org domain was registered.
Bitcoin.org was originally registered and owned by Bitcoin’s first two
developers, Satoshi Nakamoto and Martti Malmi. When Satoshi left the project,
he gave ownership of the domain to additional people, separate from the Bitcoin
developers, to spread responsibility and prevent any one person or group from
easily gaining control over the Bitcoin project.…

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If you’re a fluent or native speaker of a language other than English, this
blog post will help you learn how to get started translating Bitcoin.org so
that more people around the world who speak your language can learn about
Bitcoin.

Thank you to Simon AKA “Komodorpudel” for preparing content to help organize this post.…

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As one of the most-visited websites in the Bitcoin ecosystem, Bitcoin.org helps
millions of people each month, learn more about Bitcoin. One of our goals in
2018 is to modernize the design of the site in an effort to continue to
provide rich content and information to users in an efficient way, as Bitcoin
technology continues to evolve.…

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On 2017-10-11 at noon (UTC), Bitcoin.org is planning to publish a banner on every page of the site warning users about the risks of using services that will default to the so-called Segwit2x1 (S2X) contentious hard fork. S2X companies will be called out by name. To ensure that we only warn users against companies that will actually put user deposits at risk, we urge all companies to publicly clarify their stance before the above date, either by a highly-visible public statement or by commenting on Bitcoin.org issue #1835 (or by doing both).…

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