Experian’s bogus “dark web surveillance” is bogus

Experian’s bogus “dark web surveillance” is bogus

So in my normal day to day living I’m not exposed to very many commercials at all, but this past Saturday night in a friendly get-together I happened to notice a commercial I’d never seen before.  Experian, a credit and identity theft protection service, was advertising that part of their package is they engage in …

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Bitcoin’s biggest flaw

Bitcoin’s biggest flaw

I love Bitcoin and there’s no denying that its arrival has changed everything, but I’d be lying to you if I said it’s perfect.  It has some flaws, in this article I’m going to illustrate for you what I consider its main flaw: by default all completed Bitcoin transactions, from the very first one up until the …

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Ethereum is overpriced garbage

Ethereum is overpriced garbage

There’s been a lot of buzz about a cryptocurrency called Ethereum (ETH) potentially replacing Bitcoin. While Ethereum may indeed soon temporarily overtake Bitcoin in terms of market capitalization, it will never replace Bitcoin. If you’re an Ethereum fanboy or even just considering “investing” in this presently overpriced (ETH is $270 currently) garbage then please stick …

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Is Bitcoin real money?

Is Bitcoin real money?

I’ve been asked this question so often that I’m compelled to include it here: is Bitcoin real money? Here’s my short answer: yes. You can cash Bitcoin (BTC) out for USD or other fiat currencies easily, there are a number of online exchanges that can be used or there may even be a Bitcoin ATM …

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What is Bitcoin?

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin can be a difficult subject even for technically-inclined individuals to fully wrap their minds around when first exposed to it. So I’m going to try to explain it here more simply than other explanations I’ve read online. Bitcoin (BTC) is a currency like US Dollars (USD), Euros (EUR), Yen (JPY), etc. Unlike USD/EUR/JPY/etc however …

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