Partnership Aims to Curb Bitcoin Usage in Child Pornography

Non-profit organization the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) and blockchain start-up Elliptic have teamed up to tackle those using the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, to buy child sex abuse images online, the two announced today. London-based blockchain startup Elliptic has created a unique tool that has the ability to trace any suspicious transaction patterns of Bitcoin. Since its […]

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Which bitcoin wallet?

I need a software bitcoin wallet (not web account based) that allows easy generation of many new payment addresses at once that are ideally stored in plain text, (bulk exported as plain text). The security is not a concern. I like bitcoin qt but it is outdated and it takes forever to download the entire chain, which make it not portable in a way.

Is it necessary to download the chain? If one can use a paper wallet than one must be able to use software one without having the blockchain, or having just a small number of blocks, right?

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Using bitcoins when moving to another country

Hey all,

I live in Brazil, and will possibly move to Mexico in the near future.
The Brazilian government will charge me 25% to transfer any amount to Mexico over 10 thousand dollars.

I have a bitcoin wallet with some bitcoins, If I buy bitcoins with all my money, and then sell them in Mexico, would this:

1 – Free me of this ridiculous 25% tax?
2 – Actually cause me less than 25% in losses?

Thanks!

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DAO Attack Fallout Sees Public Blockchains Questioned by Australian Bank

The ANZ Banking Group, a major banking corporation in Australia and New Zealand is exploring and investing in blockchain technology. Like most other banks, it is focusing on private ledgers, unlike a public ledger like the bitcoin blockchain. The recent hack-attack of the DAO is more proof that public blockchains are far too risky to […]

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