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Jon Southurst

Jon Southurst is a Senior Editor at Bitsonline. He is based mainly in Tokyo, and is interested in the roles Asian economies play in developing cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Follow him on Twitter @southtopia

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How Is Bitcoin Better Than Debit or Credit Cards?

Why use bitcoin when we already have credit cards, debit cards and even electronic cash? Well, bitcoin is far better...

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How to Avoid Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Scams: Ask These Questions

Bitcoin is completely open and available for anyone to use, without permission or identification. It has opened the world of...

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What’s the Difference Between Bitcoin and Blockchain?

You've probably seen a ton of articles that mention "blockchain, the underlying technology of bitcoin." Or others that tell you...

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Is Bitcoin Legal? Can I Use Bitcoin in My Country?

The answer to "is Bitcoin legal?" is: yes. Despite rumors, warnings and even attempts over the years, no jurisdiction has ever...

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What Are ‘Altcoins’? Are They Better Than Bitcoin?

Altcoins are cryptocurrencies and other digital tokens built using cryptographic technology similar to Bitcoin's. Given Bitcoin's far larger market cap...

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Should I Invest in Altcoins?

At any cryptocurrency-related gathering, you're guaranteed to meet someone who claims to have made a fortune investing in altcoins. Their...

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How Anonymous or Private Is Bitcoin?

We sometimes compare bitcoin transactions to "anonymous" email -- both involve sending and receiving addresses, while bitcoin transmits value instead...

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What Are Bitcoin Public and Private Addresses?

To put it simply, a bitcoin public address is the one you use to receive bitcoin, and a private address...