Bitcoin Blog

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Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Bitcoin is open-source; its design is public, nobody owns or controls Bitcoin and everyone can take part. Through many of its unique properties, Bitcoin allows exciting uses that could not be covered by any previous payment system.

  • A New Supporting Sponsorship from Paxful July 3, 2018
    Supporting Sponsorship from Paxful Paxful, a leading P2P exchange that helps people buy bitcoin, has become a supporting sponsor of Bitcoin.org. Since the Bitcoin Foundation sponsorship ended in 2015, …
  • Alert Key and Alert System Vulnerabilities Disclosure July 3, 2018
    The bitcoin alert keys are disclosed in this blog post, followed by a description of the purpose of this information and its history. The bitcoin alert system has been completely retired. The network …
  • Help Test Bitcoin.org's New Design Before Launch May 1, 2018
    A Redesigned Bitcoin.org One of our goals in 2018 has been to modernize the look and feel of Bitcoin.org. Each day, tens of thousands of new users come to Bitcoin.org to learn how to get started using …
  • Vote and Help Choose Bitcoin.org's New Design January 28, 2018
    As one of the most-visited websites in the Bitcoin ecosystem, Bitcoin.org helps millions of people each month, learn more about Bitcoin. One of our goals in 2018 is to modernize the design of the site …
  • Bitcoin.org to denounce "Segwit2x" October 5, 2017
    On 2017-10-11 at noon (UTC), Bitcoin.org is planning to publish a banner on every page of the site warning users about the risks of using services that will default to the so-called Segwit2x1 (S2X) co …