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    The North American Bitcoin Conference is No Longer Accepting Bitcoin Payments

    The North American Bitcoin Conference is No Longer Accepting Bitcoin Payments for Tickets

    The North American Bitcoin Conference, which will take place in Miami next week, is no longer allowing people to pay for tickets with cryptocurrencies due to “network congestion and manual processing” issues. The ticketing page for the conference notes that it had accepted such forms of payment up until 14 days before the event, but that bitcoin transactions would not be possible for last-minute buyers because of “print deadlines.”

    Moe Levin, the conference’s organizer, told Bitcoin.com, “We wish this was easier, but no ticketing options exist which can handle large volumes of ticket sales, and transaction fees on the Bitcoin blockchain exceed $30 at certain times of the day.” His team is reportedly trying to find a way to implement cryptocurrencies with lower transaction fees, such as bitcoin cash, into the payment system. Yet, as Levin notes, it’s difficult to set up crypto payments when ticketing services like Eventbrite don’t accept bitcoin yet.
    Now that's just funny.

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    Is that the same one you posted before?

    “The thing to fear from the Trump presidency is not the bold overthrow of the Constitution, but the stealthy paralysis of governance; not the open defiance of law, but an accumulating subversion of norms; not the deployment of state power to intimidate dissidents, but the incitement of private violence to radicalize supporters."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Norm dePlume View Post
    Is that the same one you posted before?
    Seek and yee shall find
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    May winds be never at your tail When stalking down the steep; May bears be never on your trail When packing out your sheep.
    May the hundred pounds upon you Not make you break or trip; And may the plane in which you flew Await you at the strip.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frostbit View Post
    Seek and yee shall find
    Oh, fuck off, then. You could just say "yes" like a normal human being.

    “The thing to fear from the Trump presidency is not the bold overthrow of the Constitution, but the stealthy paralysis of governance; not the open defiance of law, but an accumulating subversion of norms; not the deployment of state power to intimidate dissidents, but the incitement of private violence to radicalize supporters."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Norm dePlume View Post
    Oh, fuck off, then. You could just say "yes" like a normal human being.
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    May winds be never at your tail When stalking down the steep; May bears be never on your trail When packing out your sheep.
    May the hundred pounds upon you Not make you break or trip; And may the plane in which you flew Await you at the strip.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Norm dePlume View Post
    Now that's just funny.
    Yep, very funny. Note the blurb about transaction fees at certain times. Wasn't this whole cryptocurrency system supposed to be free?
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    Now more than two weeks, and the Left still remain incapable of saying that Leftist violence is bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scott View Post
    Yep, very funny. Note the blurb about transaction fees at certain times. Wasn't this whole cryptocurrency system supposed to be free?
    Transaction fees are voluntary -- in theory. But when the transaction handling capacity of the network is overwhelmed and you want your transaction to clear in a reasonable amount of time, it turns into a bidding war to move to the front of the line.

    “The thing to fear from the Trump presidency is not the bold overthrow of the Constitution, but the stealthy paralysis of governance; not the open defiance of law, but an accumulating subversion of norms; not the deployment of state power to intimidate dissidents, but the incitement of private violence to radicalize supporters."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Norm dePlume View Post
    Transaction fees are voluntary -- in theory. But when the transaction handling capacity of the network is overwhelmed and you want your transaction to clear in a reasonable amount of time, it turns into a bidding war to move to the front of the line.
    I know, I was referring to the previous proclamations of others that bitcoin is awesomest because the transactions are free.

    Blockchain is pretty solid as a transaction technology but it'll never be free.
    "What truly matters is not which party controls our government, but whether our government is controlled by the people. January 20th 2017, will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again. The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer."

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    Time will tell.

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