The Crypto Papers

Common sense reviews about cryptocurrencies and related issues

Who is Joseph Lin? Many of us have stared at the Bytecoin Team Members list on Bytecoin.org and wondered just who they were — or more precisely, who they are. Are they still around? Are they layered in pseudonyms to protect their identities? If so, why? There are so many ways to search the internet …

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  Is Bytecoin like a low hanging sweet orange? Or is it a shriveled, rotten grape, being picked over by the third wave of cryptocurrency noobs? In ¬†Florida (in the United States), where I live, many of us are concerned about “Citrus Greening.” It’s not what you think, however. It’s not when the leaves of …

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  Why is it that the Bytecoin Team seems aloof, almost disinterested in their own potential success? It does not appear that they are abandoning ship, based upon recent Github activities. Someone is updating. And someone is adding news and blogs to the official Bytecoin.org website after many months. Still, why the relative quiet, other …

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Ease of use. One of the aspects of cryptocurrencies which seems to confuse a lot of people is the idea of “atomic units.” The separate parts of the coins, so to speak. Debates rage across the Crypto-sphere. In other words, just how many actual individual units of a particular cryptocurrency are there and how can …

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Over a year of relative silence and now Bytecoin is making a comeback? Many cryptocurrency enthusiasts noticed on or about May 17, 2017, when the following “blog” was posted on the Bytecoin website, the value of said currency jumped. This may have been a coincidence, however, since a lot of other cryptocurrencies also surged and …

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Will Coinbase Inc. survive one of the most unprecedented moves by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in recent years — its overreaching and unreasonable attempt to search and seize millions of private financial records?

It’s nothing new. They’ve done it before. The IRS has gone after deep pockets. And they are doing it again. Deep pocket in question: Coinbase. But not all that deep.

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