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The Ledger: Should countries ban non-eco crypto mining?

The Ledger: Should countries ban non-eco crypto mining?

Both crypto operators and environmentalists welcomed the news that New York State has decided to ban non-renewable sources of energy as the means to cater to crypto mining’s energy needs. The crypto lobby was happy to see a bill that would not suspend crypto mining in...

The Ledger: A cold shower for NFTs

The Ledger: A cold shower for NFTs

The bitcoin bull run has come to a tentative end with the crypto market huffing and puffing under its own weight. This time around though, “the end of crypto days” has come with no rapid liquidation and no price dumping that sent crypto under its pre-rally levels. In...

The Ledger: MiCA proposal could unify EU crypto regulation

The Ledger: MiCA proposal could unify EU crypto regulation

The European Union (EU) is attempting to present a uniform regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology through its new Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) proposal. MiCA was proposed in September 2020 and calls for its successful passage have been...

The Ledger: Just became a crypto millionaire – now what?

The Ledger: Just became a crypto millionaire – now what?

Coming into a lot of money quickly can be as exhilarating as it can be daunting. That is precisely what is happening right now with the army of new crypto millionaires who took a leap of faith on cryptocurrencies and have been rewarded richly. Cryptocurrency...

The Ledger: The future of decentralized web

The Ledger: The future of decentralized web

Blockchain has penetrated almost every major economic sector so when Opera announced earlier this week that it's adding support for Unstoppable Domains' decentralized web solutions, it was no big surprise. There seems to be substantial demand for decentralized web...

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funfair FUNToken
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WHAT IS BITCOIN?

Bitcoin (₿) is a cryptocurrency, a form of electronic cash. It is a decentralized digital currency without a central bank or single administrator that can be sent from user-to-user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without the need for intermediaries. Read more here.

IS IT LEGAL?

Because of bitcoin's decentralized nature and its trading on online exchanges located in many countries, regulation of bitcoin has been difficult. The legal status of bitcoin varies substantially from country to country and is still undefined or changing in many of them. Regulations and bans that apply to bitcoin probably extend to similar cryptocurrency systems. Read more here.

IS IT SAFE?

Bitcoin uses the digital signature concept along with Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm based on blockchain technology which is used to verify the transactions using digital signatures. Each investor or trader in the Bitcoin network has one or more search addresses with a respective pair of a public and private key based on their wallets. No transaction is ever deleted and will ever be deleted. Some things you need to know.

HOW DO I GET IT?

Free bitcoin wallets are available for all major operating systems and devices to serve a variety of your needs. For example, you can install an app on your mobile device for everyday use or you can have a wallet only for online payments on your computer. In any case, choosing a wallet is easy and can be done in minutes. Further reading.