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Bitcoin - The Currency of the Internet

A community dedicated to Bitcoin, the currency of the Internet. Bitcoin is a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money. Bitcoins are issued and managed without any central authority whatsoever: there is no government, company, or bank in charge of Bitcoin. You might be interested in Bitcoin if you like cryptography, distributed peer-to-peer systems, or economics. A large percentage of Bitcoin enthusiasts are libertarians, though people of all political philosophies are welcome.
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Bitcoin - The Internet of Money

/btc was created to foster and support free and open Bitcoin discussion, Bitcoin news, and exclusive AMA (Ask Me Anything) interviews from top Bitcoin industry leaders! Bitcoin is the currency of the Internet. A distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money. Unlike traditional currencies such as dollars, bitcoins are issued and managed without the need for any central authority whatsoever.
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Bitcoin Nachrichten und Informationen auf Deutsch

A subreddit for German Bitcoin news and information.
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When Bitcoin's Wikipedia page was deleted because it was not noteworthy enough

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The Bitcoin Wikipedia article that comes up when google searching for "bitcoin" shows as "Bitcoin cash"

The Bitcoin Wikipedia article that comes up when google searching for submitted by karpawhat to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

A round of applause for the underappreciated main author and maintainer of the Bitcoin Wikipedia article — "Everything you know about Bitcoin is thanks to this Czech grandpa"

A round of applause for the underappreciated main author and maintainer of the Bitcoin Wikipedia article — submitted by herzmeister to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Bitcoin's Wikipedia Page Editor Doesn't Own Any Bitcoins

Bitcoin's Wikipedia Page Editor Doesn't Own Any Bitcoins submitted by kadhirvelavan to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Tryvium is now on #bitcoin #Wikipedia 😍 en.bitcoinwiki.org/wiki/Tryvium We will also be making an official ANN thread on BCT forum soon! #GetReady

Tryvium is now on #bitcoin #Wikipedia 😍 en.bitcoinwiki.org/wiki/Tryvium We will also be making an official ANN thread on BCT forum soon! #GetReady submitted by tryvium to u/tryvium [link] [comments]

Why do people confusingly call Bitcoin, Wikipedia, and such decentralized?

It's such an odd confusion. Why do people not understand what a real decentralized system is?
For example I just read an article where someone was saying that Wikipedia is decentralized while Facebook is centralized. Which makes no sense at all. Both have user generated content on a platform with a particular set of rules about how that content is structured and where it can be shared. And both have a small hub of individuals who make most of the decisions about the rules.
The same is true for Bitcoin.
Therse are all very centralized systems.
There are differences, obviously. Wikipedia is a non-profit, with a particular, shared goal. Facebook is a for-profit, with various and sometimes competing goals amongst the participants. Bitcoin has a very specific, mostly shared goal of generating and keeping track of mostly meaningless numbers while trying to con people into pretending that they are not meaningless so that early participants can make a profit. In Facebook, the rules are made by hired employees and a board of directors maybe, who represent investors. Wikipedia's rules are decided by the creator and employees, or hired volunteers, and to some extent by power users, I believe. Bitcoin's rules are decided by some anonymous and uncontactable "Satoshi", and then power users, for the most part.
Not one of them has a system where everyone is free to make their own rules. In ann of them the power is centralized and if you don't follow the rules, you get booted out of the system.
What they do have in common is a large percentage of volunteer participants. They are all crowd sourced to a large extent.
And with Bitcoin and Wikipedia, but not Facebook, there is a shared goal.
And with Bitcoin, it's all volunteer run and none of the volunteers after Satoshi were hired or elected. It's open to anyone who wants to, and has the resources to, help make the rules.
But a truly decentralized system has all volunteers and no hired ones anywhere, and has diverse rules so that anyone can participate even folks with seemingly competing rules. No one can kick anyone out.
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Bitcoin's Wikipedia Page Editor Doesn't Own Any Bitcoins

Bitcoin's Wikipedia Page Editor Doesn't Own Any Bitcoins submitted by kadhirvelavan to btc [link] [comments]

Bitcoin Wikipedia page needs an update. It is heavily biased toward Core philosophy and references the deceitful Bitcoin.org website.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitcoin
If we want to get bitcoin.org out of the first result for searching "bitcoin", then we need their link removed from the wikipedia page. Google identifies this as a strong vouch for it being an authority page.
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Let's improve the Bitcoin Wikipedia article.

The Bitcoin Wikipedia article gets posted here every other day with someone complaining about some aspect of it. As, currently, the 18th highest viewed page on Wikipedia it definitely needs some work, and I'd love all the enthusiastic Bitcoiners here to help! Rather than suggest you all jump in and start contributing, I've come up with a list of things I've noticed we could do with your help on (and I and other editors are happy to add them):
If anyone fancies trying their hand at writing up summaries of the references they find, I can include them straight in if you don't have an account (the article is currently semi-protected).
I've been editing Wikipedia for a while now and would be happy to try to include any reasonable requests you have into the article, or answer any questions you have about how Wikipedia works and the Bitcoin article.
The bottom line is that the Wikipedia article is incredibly important for public perception and understanding of Bitcoin and if you're interested in improving the article, do so! Wikipedia is free for anyone to constructively edit so come and help, more editors are always needed!
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Traffic to Bitcoin's Wikipedia article hit an all-time high yesterday (Nov. 28): 144K visits, and the day before had 123K visits. For those thinking of selling, consider how many of these people who just looked up Bitcoin and bothered to go to Wikipedia then went to buy some [Original link below]

Traffic to Bitcoin's Wikipedia article hit an all-time high yesterday (Nov. 28): 144K visits, and the day before had 123K visits. For those thinking of selling, consider how many of these people who just looked up Bitcoin and bothered to go to Wikipedia then went to buy some [Original link below] submitted by tellman1257 to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

french Bitcoin Wikipedia page edited by Bitcoin core maximalists

It starts "Bitcoin (...), encore appelé Bitcoin Core"...
Which means "Bitcoin (...), also called Bitcoin Core, ...".
I don't wikipedia. If anyone does and could fix this it'd be great.
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In the past 3 days, traffic to Bitcoin's Wikipedia article went from 44K to 65K to 123K

In the past 3 days, traffic to Bitcoin's Wikipedia article went from 44K to 65K to 123K submitted by tellman1257 to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Bitcoin's Wikipedia Page Editor Doesn't Own Any Bitcoins

Bitcoin's Wikipedia Page Editor Doesn't Own Any Bitcoins submitted by kadhirvelavan to CryptoMarkets [link] [comments]

The past 20 days of traffic to Bitcoin's Wikipedia article. Of course, Nov. 28, 2017 was the day that Bitcoin hit $10,000. Keep in mind that this article is the 2nd Google result for the search-term "Bitcoin," after Bitcoin.org. 100s of 1000s of people have been googling Bitcoin in the past 2 weeks.

The past 20 days of traffic to Bitcoin's Wikipedia article. Of course, Nov. 28, 2017 was the day that Bitcoin hit $10,000. Keep in mind that this article is the 2nd Google result for the search-term submitted by tellman1257 to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Bitcoin's Wikipedia Page Editor Doesn't Own Any Bitcoins

Bitcoin's Wikipedia Page Editor Doesn't Own Any Bitcoins submitted by ABitcoinAllBot2 to BitcoinAll [link] [comments]

A round of applause for the underappreciated main author and maintainer of the Bitcoin Wikipedia article "Everything you know about Bitcoin is thanks to this Czech grandpa"

A round of applause for the underappreciated main author and maintainer of the Bitcoin Wikipedia article submitted by SimilarAdvantage to BitcoinAll [link] [comments]

Bitcoin's Wikipedia Page Editor Doesn't Own Any Bitcoins

Bitcoin's Wikipedia Page Editor Doesn't Own Any Bitcoins submitted by houseofcore to CryptoCoreMedia [link] [comments]

Bitcoin's Wikipedia article was also nominated for deletion four years ago

Bitcoin's Wikipedia article was also nominated for deletion four years ago submitted by cossackssontaras to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

On Bitcoin Wikipedia page the reception section is nothing but an exclusive list of negative reception.

Wikipedia Section
Many famous people have positive things to say about Bitcoin, at the very least the article should be balanced and not 100% negative.
Can anyone consider updating it?
I do not know how to contribute to the talk section of a Wikipedia page, though if someone wants to help update the page, I can help research positive reception with sources so it meets Wikipedia standards.
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The Bitcoin Wikipedia article that comes up when google searching for "bitcoin" shows as "Bitcoin cash"

The Bitcoin Wikipedia article that comes up when google searching for submitted by ABitcoinAllBot to BitcoinAll [link] [comments]

Bitcoins Wikipedia Page Has Misleading Block Explorer Removed, Heated Debate Ensues

Bitcoins Wikipedia Page Has Misleading Block Explorer Removed, Heated Debate Ensues submitted by HiIAMCaptainObvious to BitcoinAll [link] [comments]

Bitcoin's Wikipedia article has been nominated for good page status

This is a text post instead of a link to prevent a brigade; I just thought you all should know. If anything, you can help the article by making constructive edits right now! I wouldn't get involved in the GA discussion unless you are an experienced editor.
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