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Please say to everybody that @GiverOfBitcoin gives 5 satoshis to everyone for free and without any conditions. This is a great opportunity for anyone to instantly start using and learning Bitcoin without any initial investment. Bringing closer mass adoption! submitted by /u/elativeb
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Someone Please Let Jamie Dimon Know That His New Cryptocurrency is a Fraud

JP Morgan Chase and Co. announced Thursday it would be the first major institutional bank to release its own cryptocurrency. Its new JPM Coin is an almost shockingly impotent reaction to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by the United States’ largest bank. Jamie Dimon Gets a New Toy Newsflash: Bitcoin Basher Jamie Dimon & JP Morgan Just Launched Their Own Cryptocurrency https://t.co/VciDixDldH — CCN.com (@CryptoCoinsNews) February 14, 2019 JP Morgan says you can now give them a dollar, and they’ll give you a JPM Coin, which you can redeem for your dollar with them any time. So they’re using JPM Coin

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Please Don’t Hurt Us! BIS Report Proves Central Bankers Fear Bitcoin

By CCN.com: For years, the cryptocurrency market has been buffeted with projections and predictions of doom. We are constantly told that any day now, bitcoin and all its progeny will collapse into the nothingness from whence they came, or something to that effect. These statements and pronouncements have even been famously compiled into a live

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If you use Electrum, in case you get a error message that tells you to update please ignore (ongoing phishing attack).

Details here: https://github.com/spesmilo/electrum/issues/4968

copy paste from SomberNight in the github issue:

TL;DR: There is an ongoing attack against users where servers raise exceptions when a client broadcasts a transaction; in this case the error text is displayed as is in the client GUI. The attacker has spawned lots of servers on different /16 IPv4s to increase his chances of being connected to. The error messages are trying to get the user to download and install malware (disguised as updated versions of electrum).` 

apparently previous Electrum versions allow richtext in error messages sent by the server, so the upgrade warning might look legit to people…

Always remember to verify pgp / gpg signatures of bitcoin software you install.

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