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Transaction Flooding

Over the past several months, there have been periodic “tests”  (some would say attacks) on the bitcoin network where someone has been intentionally sending huge numbers of very small, low fee transactions.  This flood of transactions exceeds the current 1 MB per block limit for miners.  Over the last week[…]

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Bitcoin XT 0.11B

Bitcoin-XT version 0.11B is now available.  Release notes are here We have built armhf binaries for Bitseed which can be downloaded here For upgrade instructions, scroll to the bottom of this page. One of the most interesting features of the 11B update is the ability to control the size of[…]

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Bitcoin-XT v0.11a

Bitcoin-XT is a fork of bitcoin core created by Mike Hearn and some other leading bitcoin developers.  As of version 0.11a, XT allows larger block sizes than bitcoin core v0.11.  Details are available on to the Github page and We have tested bitcoin-xt on Bitseed V2 and it appears to be stable.  […]

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Upgrade Bitseed v1 to Bitcoin Core 0.11.0

The following are instructions for upgrading Bitseed v1 to Bitcoin Core 0.11.0 (or current latest verified version). Information about changes and features in Bitcoin Core 0.11.0 are summarized here. Pruning is supported, but not enabled by default. The instructions add an upgrade script to the device. It will delete your[…]

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Namecoin DNS Server

The idea of a blockchain-based DNS system has been around almost as long as bitcoin. Blockchain name registration uses the same immutable ownership ledger system that has protected bitcoin as money for 6 years, and can be extended to make ownership of domain names immune from censorship, man-in-the-middle attacks, and domain[…]

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Bitcoin-XT is a patch to bitcoin core created by Mike Hearn and some other leading bitcoin developers.  There is  discussion that a future version of XT may support larger block sizes, but currently version 0.10.1 does not.  According to the Github page: Bitcoin XT is a patch set on top[…]

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