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What is bitcoin ?

You can do electronic payments with bitcoins:

  • Via the Internet
  • From person to person
  • For almost nothing
  • Within a few minutes ,
  • As anonymous as you want it yourself
  • Just as easily as you send an email
  • Without the intervention of a bank or other entity .

To put it simply : bitcoins are digital money and so you can use them just like you would do with euros or dollars . You can buy goods with it , they mutually exchange , they received in exchange for a service , it speculate or exchange them again for example euros. And these are just a few of the almost innumerable applications .

Decentralized

Bitcoin is the first digital currency that is completely decentralized set up, which means no banks or other authorities to be useful to exchange bitcoins . The bitcoin network consists entirely of other users , like you , use bitcoins . This decentralized structure , combined with strong encryption , bitcoin is a safe and free currency .

(Almost ) no transaction costs

If you pay with bitcoins there is no middleman , transaction costs are minimal or nonexistent if you want. There are no long waiting until money has been transferred and Bitcoins are ( almost) infinite severable , so you can one – thousandth of one bitcoin bitcoin transfer .

Simple

Anyone can buy unlimited bitcoins , sell , accept, and you can even make ! Sending bitcoins is as easy as sending an email , all you need is a bitcoin address and an active internet connection. There are no restrictions or conditions attached to the use of bitcoin !

open source

The bitcoin protocol is open source , meaning that anyone can understand and contribute . Open source makes it free of charge and free to use by everyone .

Tips for new bitcoin users

  • Bitcoin is still in its infancy , make yourself aware of all the opportunities and all risks associated with Bitcoin.
  • Always Encrypt your wallet with your Bitcoins .
  • Make regular backups of your wallet and / or private keys .
  • Take special care with online Bitcoin services , put not too much money.
  • Always use different complex passwords for all your accounts.
  • The Bitcoin exchange rate fluctuations between can be severe , take that into account .
  • A Bitcoin payment is irreversible , always check the details when you make a payment.

Bitcoin and Bitcoins ?
Now you may think, there is Bitcoin and there are bitcoins , what is the difference ? Bitcoin is to bitcoins as email is to emails. Bitcoin is the protocol which makes it possible to send and bitcoins value , the actual value units which are transmitted in a transaction.