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If you thought internet ads were annoying, consider this: The websites you visit could now be harnessing your computer to do cryptocurrency mining.
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Lioncomputer is an Iranian computing hardware company that has been operating since 2013. Yasser Ahmadi of Lioncomputer told news.Bitcoin.com that Lioncomputer has sought to actively engage with the Iranian bitcoin mining community, stating that the company “has supported miners through mining forums and provid[ed] them with the latest mining hardware.” Mr. Ahmadi claims that Lioncomputing has been “the biggest online hardware shopping website in Iran [since] 2013.”
A computer-implemented method (100) and system (1) for determining a metadata M for securing a controlled digital resource such as computer software using a distributed hash table (13) and a peer-to-peer distributed ledger (14). This is a blockchain such as the Bitcoin blockchain. The method includes determining (110) a data associated with the computer software and determining (120) a first hash value based on the computer software. A second hash value based on the data and the computer…
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Very often in various online discussions, people cite the word “cash” from the Bitcoin whitepaper title as evidence that Bitcoin should be used for everyday transactions.
I’ve seen mentions that the term “Electronic Cash” as it appears in the whitepaper title has a very specific meaning in the cypherpunk/computer science community. I’ve tried looking for a definition online, but I couldn’t readily find a more elaborate definition of the term.
What is the meaning of “Electronic Cash” in the computer science lingo?
My brother-in-law lost the computer with bitcoin purchase and has now past away. Is there a way to find his bitcoin purchase?