Weaponize the Tor Network:

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Weaponize the Web

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if you got nothing to hide – you got nothing to worry about

 gAtO wAs – asked the Tor-Network is slow as heck, does not support sending outgoing email and does not support UDP packets of the TCP/IP protocol, so can it be weaponized? Maybe monitoring the Tor-Network like Prism and Nucleon or the Japan based Daedalus Monitoring program at the very least?

Data collection in Tor:

I guess this all depends on your definition of what a weaponize cyber weapon is-///-IP theft- here we have a vast collection of both /IP-(intellectual Property) and /copyright – /hacking /sql-i in Tor// -.- /hacktivism -how about /personal privacy online-collection of all internet transaction and data sharing with Google, Facebook, Microsoft and others— /government censorship of it’s people /Worldwide Internet monitoring-///  Like a room 641a for Tor only traffic.

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Daedalus Monitoring program

Mix a little more counter-offensive cyber class weapons like Stuxnet, Flame and DuKu – add a bit of misinformation and propaganda to the mix and we have a better question.

Next we have a more military type cyber weaponized solution. Control Drones planes in Tor -another one is dDos, attacks on the electric grid or sabotage satellites. Cyber attacks like power outage, hacking attacks on cell phones and wall street computers and add traffic lights and traffic in the northeast going wacko. Like they say trains, planes and automobiles are all connected to cyberspace from China to Canada… prism-02

Tor can also be used in all the above scenario- Yes big brother/sister it can. So the answer is Yes, but Tor is not the pony network that can do this work. There are other kinds of anonymized networks that can be used, and with your own relays all over the world you can create your own Tor-private network that only you use so it will be faster and side nobody can see it – well Tor is not the only network one to watch for cyber weaponized products – gAtO oUt

 

 

 

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Government use of Cyber Weaponized Exploits

gAtO rEaD- The government is buying hackers exploits – not to stop these sophisticated cyber exploits but to use these tools against it’s own people- they are using the tools to infiltrate computer networks worldwide, leaving behind spy programs and cyber-weapons that can disrupt data or damage systems.network

The core problem: Spy tools and cyber-weapons rely on vulnerabilities in existing software programs, and these hacks would be much less useful to the government if the flaws were exposed through public warnings. So the more the government spends on offensive techniques, the greater its interest in making sure that security holes in widely used software remain unrepaired. So your computer is vulnerable and the governments knows it and will not disclose this information, but use it against you to place cookies,RAT’s or other spyware into your computer -maybe- I trust our government don’t you?

If you got nothing to hide, you should not be worried… right????

So our Tax dollars are going to Hackers and cyber criminals that sell these exploits all over the world. As a tax payer I don’t like this part at all. But the worst part is by us taking the lead of cyber offensive cyber tools -example.. Stuxnet – it is a plan book for other countries to do the same. So what we do in cyberspace has become socially acceptable to do in cyberspace and then we bitch about China. I don’t get it – mEoW

Officials have never publicly acknowledged engaging in offensive cyber-warfare, though the one case that has beenmost widely reported – the use of a virus known as Stuxnet to disrupt Iran’s nuclear-research program – was lauded in Washington. Officials confirmed to Reuters previously that the U.S. government drove Stuxnet’s development, and the Pentagon is expanding its offensive capability through the nascent Cyber Command.

Then you have the Prism disclosure and PoW- US Cyber Agents Disrupt Publication of Popular Al Qaeda Magazine – This means that Obama’s cyber military is potentially capable of more targeted attacks, specified at damaging particular pieces of information or infrastructure. I wonder where they got those vulnerabilities? maybe some bad guys—/Nato_cyber_plat

What worries me is as the U.S engages in these attacks our enemies are learning what is acceptable in cyberwar. So we must be careful not to lose the fact that everyone is watching what we do and how we treat cyberspace and others governments will follow, defensive and offensive, they are learning from the best the U.S. Government -gAtO oUt

ref: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/10/us-usa-cyberweapons-specialreport-idUSBRE9490EL20130510

 

http://www.businessinsider.com/us-cyber-agents-disrupt-inspire-magazine-2013-6

 

 

Government Spying on everyone -Thanks Microsoft

gAtO lEaRnOn 01-01-213 we hear that Microsoft buys Skype and makes changes to allow Police surveillance. Then on 01-07-2013 we hear that a professor at the Warsaw University of Technology, Wojciech Mazurczyk, found a way to insert secret 70 bits of data and add secret information similar to steganography.spy-spy

Lawful Intercept is what it’s called and we just heard punch – counter-punch from the government. I just posted about corporations and governments using offensive cyber weapons to fight crime, but this looks like just plain old spying on citizens like China, Iraq and Syria does. Skype is owned by Microsoft and we know that Word and other products have back doors for them to snoop and governments to use in criminal cases. I guess they do it the proper way and get a real FISA document to monitor us it’s citizens.

mEoW 12-30-2012 our re-elected President Obama signs FISA Warrantless Wiretapping Program. STOP – SAY WHAT. mEoW – Forget about gun control how about the privacy of citizens, are we becoming like China, Iraq and Syria the more I find out about this the crazier it becomes. I hate Skypes but now finding this out NO WAY DUDE-

I did a little digging and I found a document from the Straford hack from the LutzBoat crew and this has been on the play board for a long time. More and more governments that play nice with the America and Microsoft will have to live with the fact that they are spying on us, the people. I voted for Obama but I’m pretty sure any president would want to be able to justify this abuse of power to monitor it’s citizens, what get’s me is we scream and yell when other countries do it but here we are doing to ourselves and nobody is talking about this- Hay press wake up. I have nothing to hide but if you do you have been warned – enjoy your government spying on you behind your back – gAtO oUt

Lab Notes:

IT security continues to be the greatest challenge facing government CIOs worldwide. Most experts agree that governments require stronger partnerships between the public and private sectors for both better protection of government IT systems from intruders and for greater visibility into operators’ network traffic to fight crime. However, government systems and intelligence activities constitute a very sensitive information environment. Governments must proceed with caution when forming technology partnerships for hardening their IT network security. Melissa E. Hathaway, who in February 2009 was named to be the Obama Administration’s top cyber security official, points out how

Lawful Intercept

Challenge

Criminals, predators and hackers now use chats, blogs, webmail and Internet applications such as online gaming and file-sharing sites to hide their communications.

Solution

Qosmos provides law enforcement agencies with a powerful solution to identify a target using multiple virtual IDs and intercept all related IP- based communications. Any trigger, such as a “user login = target” initiates intercept of all IP traffic related to the “target.”

Example of recognized applications and protocols

VoIP Email (POP, SMTP)

Webmail (Gmail, Hotmail, Live Mail, SquirrelMail, Yahoo mail, etc.)

Instant Messaging (Aim, SNM, Skype, Yahoo, Google Talk, QQ, Maktoob, Paltalk, etc.)

Online games (World of Warcraft)

Online classified ads

Audio/Video (H.323, SIP, MGCP, RTP, RTCP, MMSE, RTSP, SHOUTcast, Yahoo Video,

MSN Video, SCCP, etc.)

Web applications (Dailymotion, Google, eBay, Google Earth, HTTP, MySpace, Wikipedia,

YouTube, etc.)

Example of information extracted

Caller, phone number, called party, duration of call

Webmail login, email address, sender, receiver, subject matter, attached documents

Instant messaging sender, receiver, contact lists and status

Forum login, IP address, MAC address, mobile ID (IMSI, IMEI)

Protocols identified even for unidirectional traffic (e.g. email by satellite).

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/30/obama-fisa-warrantless-wiretapping_n_2385690.html

http://enterprise-call-recording.tmcnet.com/topics/enterprise-call-recording/articles/321789-sounds-silence-skype-hold-more-than-expected-thanks.htm

http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?399961-Microsoft-Buys-Skype-Makes-Changes-to-Allow-Police-Surveillance

Happy Birthday Bitcoin -Book Release Jan 9

Happy Birthday Bitcoin – Available NOW-eBookhttp://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AYA4SVS

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Jan 9 new Book release -Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoins -The Dark Web Financial Markets – Exchanges & Secrets

On this day Bitcoin turns 4 years old. As any 4 year old will tell you this has been a wild ride. From a little know digital currency to today’s acceptance into the legal banks and marketplace this little currency that could has shocked world leaders, stunned banking officials all over the world trading and is today in the $13.5-USD range.

Pierluigi and I (gAtO) first came across this when we were covering Wikileak problems and writing our first book – The Deep Dark Web – the cyber underweb we’re finding this new currency and using it because it was working and had no government ties. Bitcoin has been vilified by most governments but the US -UK and it’s ties to currency transaction systems like Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and others (IMF and SEPA, SWIFT to name a few)  became the shot heard around the cyber world.

On the one hand you have Anonymous and other hacktivist using it to show how it cannot be controlled and the other side is the European Central Bank (ECB) published a report in Nov-2012 about finding a solution to Bitcoins place in (FRB) Fractional Reserve Banking, the cornerstone piece of all banks to create money out of thin air.

Thomas Jefferson said: “I sincerely believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restores to the people to whom it properly belongs”

Digital virtual communities have exploded in recent years – this phenomenon is enabled by social media and the changing world we live in. In some cases some communities have created their own currency for exchange of goods and services but it has expanded to outside their own circles to provide a new medium of exchange, creating new digital virtual currencies that are changing the world.  Bitcoin-Central is now the first Bitcoin exchange to become a bank with guarantee funds insured up to EU$100,000.

When the ECB published that report it was the white flag of surrender but also assurance that the bankers can still control some of it’s power. Let’s face it FRB is the biggest scam by bankers – as they explain this system it is done to expand the economy by freeing up capital that can be loaned out to other parties. WoW that sound so nice of them to do this favor for us in reality it set’s up the cornerstone or their financial profits from nothing.

FRB is were someone deposits 100 dollars in a bank they are required by FRB laws to keep 10% in the vault but now they can loan out 90% of that deposit because they got the governments (us the tax payers) to insure that $100 deposit in case they make bad loans or to make sure they get their bonus checks. So if you came back to the bank to get your money out and they squandered your money on bad loans or just shoddy business practice -oh well no problems – the government will pay you back with our own tax dollars. In other words they take my tax dollars and pay me back with it and then they increase my taxes so that the bankers can keep doing the same thing over and over again. No responsibility and to think that bankers are look up to by business and in persons to be highly respected and good citizens- right!

This is the biggest scam in history they have no responsibility, no reason to be wise and make good investments because they have politicians in their pockets. You know those people that we voted for that are supposed to represent us the people, no they represent these scum’s the bankers. The funny thing that they have no control of Bitcoins like fiat currency. They cannot just print more money up; Bitcoins are created in a way that revolves around MATH – Yeah most people hate math but this time it works so good that these bankers have tried everything in their power to control Bitcoin and other digital currencies and they cannot; they failed.

I will be the one to first tell you that Bitcoins as they are today will NOT be the answer only 21 million total Bitcoins will ever be created and the world needs a bigger unit to scale this for a worldwide monetary solution. Other digital currencies will still be created because of the Bitcoin experiment; and as the world becomes more digitalized we will see that government or corporate control currency solutions will not be trusted by the world community.

Look at Canada’s attempt at Digital currency MintChip at first it was hailed as a winner the first digital currency backed by a world leader like Canada. But somehow after much fanfare and lots of money spent they awarded the team with a the best solution and hid it from everyone – it went to the back room in the filing cabinet never to be heard again. In the 2 or so years that the Canadian took to develop this system it was convinced (by the global bankers) that this would not work. Canafa caved in to the pressure and MintChip is dead – DOA

Maybe the bankers told them to shelf it, it would setup the premise that other governments could do the same and if they can bypass the current system like SEPA or SWIFT or IMF or the World Bank you see they control the financial system and if they don’t like you or you pissed them off they will not allow your country to function in it. Control of the financial network is how the “evil global bankers” control the toy box.

We hope that our new book will open up doors and minds to the possibilities of digital virtual currency and Bitcoin worldwide.

This book explores the new digital currencies and how they are changing the world. When we were researching -The Deep Dark Web book we saw that some of the criminal elements were using this new currency Bitcoin but we also saw that legit business were also adapting to this new currency. We hope to help you learn what is happening with this new currency we cover -Who uses this currency -What are the financial aspects – Governments, Business, Merchants and Criminals. In all we hope to guide you with some of the questions you have.

This book will be an invaluable resource for cyber security professionals, financial policy-makers, business experts, lawyers, merchants, scholars, and researchers, this book provides a comprehensive research from a International cyber security  perspective, technical, and financial implications of the new digital virtual currencies.

 

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Bitcoins are Under Attack

gAtO tHiNk – the monetary system is f%^k and so are we.  My good friend Pierluigi and I have been busy putting together a new bookDigital Virtual Currency and Bitcoins – coming out in a week or so and the picture of the state of all currency is really in bad shape. Virtual currency is not new it is more a transactional system than currency but unlike PayPa, Visa, Mastercard with Bitcoins you can become a miner and create your own coins. check it out- https://blockchain.info/nodes-globe 2002_currency_

I have include the table of content so you can see our approach to understanding what is happening and the war that global bankers ar wagging on this new system of currency. Why are they fighting it so hard because more people are beginning to see that a currency that is not control by global bankers and by the people and for the people is a better solution. Of course they are vilifying Bitcoins but as other systems have tried to get their teeth into this new worldwide currency Bitcoin come out on Top.

We hope that you will gain some knowledge from our newest venture into this mad, mad world of money- as they say “Follow the money” and we did but I can tell you the more I learned the madder I got that we have been tricked into thinking that the global bankers are the good guy. Facts is the world is in debt over 10 times over just on interest alone. The world owns more than we create – THE WORLD not a nation. and if look real hard 1% of the people control 40% of the wealth in this world. It is not a national issue it’s a world issue.

We are just cyber security professional but this has been an eye opener as we see the Monterey Market System as a sham to keep the people of the world in an ever ending debt -gAtO OuT

You can pre- order just send us a message-

Table of Contents

Foreword 

Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoins

   Digital virtual Currency Steps In: 

1. What is Digital currency: 

Digital Currency:

Shadow Economy

   System D and technology 

   The Cyber Underground 

   Black market payment 

   Perfect Money 

   Liberty Reserve 

   Webmoney 

   Pecunix 

   Voucher-Safe 

Digital Currency -Trust Thru A Consensus 35

Where does Digital Currency get it’s value? 35

   Trust Thru A Consensus 37

Cyber-War Digital -Vs- Global Currency 39

Cyber Death Of The Banking Industry 42

   Those that control the quantity of currency have all the power. 42

   Cyber Fixed Rate Exchange 2012 43

System D- Bitcoin’s Underground Economy 47

Digital Currency and Policy Makers 50

   American Express Gamer Digital Virtual Currency 50

   Facebook Credits 50

   Google Bucks 51

   Moba-coin 51

   Mastercard 51

How a bit coin Transaction Works: 53

   Iran and Bitcoins: 53

2. Who uses Digital Currency 55

Bitcoin -Vs- Evil Global Bankers 55

   Credit Cards 2 BTC-Bitcoin – BTC-Bitcoin 2 Credit Cards 55

Case Study Black Market Silk Road 57

Money Laundering in -The Digital Virtual World- 63

   Games: 63

DC -Digital Currency – Launder CASH to Bitcoins 64

USD (Major banks, 7-11, Walmart, CVS) 64

Bitcoins cannot be traced back to the Owner 65

Happy Satoshi Nakamoto -Bitcoin- Day Nov 1 67

   money $$ with – NO GOVERNMENT  – NO BANKS 67

Underground Financial Networks 69

   Reloadable Debit Cards – Basics 69

Western Union /MoneyGrams Basics 71

   E-currency Basics 73

   Trust Networks Basic 76

   Borrowed Bank Accounts / Underground ATM cards 77

   Mule Networks 78

Global Bankers Fear Bitcoins 79

   European Central Bank report October 2012 report: 81

Secure Bitcoin Trading Online 84

   Introduction: 84

   Credit Cards 2 BTC-Bitcoin – BTC-Bitcoin 2 Credit Cards 84

   Creating a secure identity: 85

   Setting up OpenPGP email 86

   Use Bitcoin-OTC 87

   Using the Web-Of-Trust 87

   Use an escrow 88

3. Digital Currency Financial Stuff 89

Bitcoin and Forex Trading 89

   But really let’s take a look at FNIB – and Bit4X – 90

Bit4X – the  new kid on the block – 90

Digital Currency 92

Top Ten Bitcoin Financial Charts 92

Virtual Currency Schemas 

Virtual Currencies and banking, disaster or opportunity? 98

   Price stability 99

   Risks to financial stability 99

   Risks to payment system stability 100

Bitcoin Still Up 137% YTD 2012 102

   Geek Stuff – API to Bitcoin Block 103

Buying bitcoins 104

   Major Exchanges 104

   Exchanges are listed in alphabetical order. 104

   Fixed Rate Exchanges & Others 118

   Direct / Bulk Buying 123

   Other Financial Services 123

   Physical Bitcoins 124

4. Legality of Digital Currency 125

Bitcoins entities and possible legal responsibilities 125

Law enforcement and financial institutions against bitcoins 127

Legality of Bitcoins-Digital Currency? 130

   Virtual Currency Real or Not 130

2012 timeline of the legality of Bitcoins around the world: 133

5. Governments and Digital Currency 142

Government -Vs- Bitcoin Anonymity 142

Canadian Mintchip And Bitcoins -Whats Up 147

   The MintChip System 148

   Hosted MintChip (Cloud Account) 148

   Transactions-Sender and Receiver 149

   MintChip Value 149

   Sustainability 150

   Architecture 150

   The MintChip – Value Creation 150

   The MintChip – Security Overview 151

6. Business and  Digital Currency 152

Merchant Tools for Digital Virtual Currency 152

   A basic overview of the Payment Gateway follows 153

   List of Features and Advantages 153

   Mt.Gox “Pay Now” Button 154

   Now supporting Magento! 154

Mt.Gox instant Merchant API 155

7. Cyber Crime Digital Currency 156

Cyber Crime Digital Currency 156

Cybercrime and Anonymous Cyber Economy 158

   Impact of digital currency schema on financial ecosystem 158

Digital currency schemas 160

Money laundering 165

Theft of digital currency 170

   Malware, the new generation of digital robbers 174

   Bitcoin Botnet Mining 176

   Deep Web, Botnet and Bitcoin mining … a dangerous mix 183

Counterfeit digital currency and double spending attacks 190

   A race attack 192

   The Finney attack 192

Bitcon and money laundering 194

   Simple scenarios for money laundering 196

How To- Digital Money Laundering 199

   Digital Currency ExchangeExchangers 2010 202

8. Bitcoin and Digital Virtual Currency 204

Get a Bitcoin Wallet and Make FREE-BitCoins Yourself 123 204

   My Mining Machine 205

Bitcoin Miners Pools and how it works – 206

Bitcoin Wallet 210

   Who, What and Where is a Bitcoin Wallet? 210

Bitcoin Qt 211

The beginning of the Bitcoin question 214

   What is the Bitcoin Distribution Network? 214

   Analysis of the model 216

   The model 216

   How does Bitcoin work? 218

Bitcoin  exchange operates as a bank 222

Welcome to the Dot-BIT project 226

Miner: 226

   Current Miners 228

   OZCoin – http://ozco.in 228

   P2Pool 229

How Anonymous is Bitcoin? 231

   What Users Can Do To Increase Anonymity 231

Bitcoin Mining Scam 233

   The Bitcoin Miner Scam 234

   Bitcoin Scam -How does it work? 235

Satoshi Nakamoto, the manhunt 238

   Who developed Bitcoin Virtual Currency Schema? 240

9. Future of Digital Currency 246

Bitcoin and Digital Currency in the New World 246

Dominate The Future With Bitcoin 248

10. Geek Stuff Digital Currency tools and tricks 256

Address Tags 256

   What Are Address Tags? 256

gATO Mining Rig – Information 258

   ATI Radeon HD 4670: 259

Bitcoin Miner for Websites 260

   Quick Start Guide to add the Miner to your website 260

   Explaining the Miner to your visitors 261

   Fees 261

   Requirements 262

   Advanced Usage 263

 

The Future of Bitcoin and Digital Currency

gAtO ThInK Bitcoin is fast becoming the new payment system of the cyber revolution. Just like Paypal it became a new virtual currency where anyone can stash their money and receive and make payment (a digital Bank). Notice that I did not say currency, why because it just like Paypal and we don’t call then a currency?merchant_Cards

PayPal enables any business or consumer with an email address to securely, conveniently, and cost-effectively send and receive  payment online. Now Bitcoin is doing the same thing but with a digital encrypted wallet, low transaction fees and I can even keep it in my smart phone or device and used it anywhere I need it. What’s the difference is my question why have the status-quo labels Bitcoins evil, because the underground uses it, no because the bankers have not figured out how to make money on it. The Central Europe Bank in charge of the EURO is already looking into Bitcoin Fractional Reserve Banking rates.

So they say that Bitcoins and other digital virtual currencies are evil and used by criminals. Pay pal is being used by millions of cyber criminals everyday so is Visa, Mastercard and SEPA and SWIFT. So why don’t we go after them, maybe gAtO is dumb but we should go after the criminals not the currency. When they counterfeit paper money we trash the paper but we go after the criminals. Thats why I don’t understand the reason to vilified a process, a system that works, is secure encrypted and safe, it can’t be counterfeited, they can’t double spend it. The only conclusion after many months of research is simple the bankers cannot control it and lose power.

The 1% the plutocrats of the world control all the currency and transaction system. They have sold us the fairytale that they are protecting us the consumers, the people. The financial people all tell us that they do everything in their power to protect us when in fact all they care is about you in debt and there profits and bonus checks. Every corporation is under law to provide the maximum profit to their shareholders, they will announce massive layoffs of people and their stock prices rise every time they do that.

Where are the companies that care about the people they employ, where are the companies that really help the community where they are. We hear about offshoring and using slave labor at Apple manufacturing plants and then we hear about 6-8 hour lines to purchase those same product. I want to blame the hipsters for wanting their new toys from child labor camps then asking if the organics vegetables are pure without pesticides. But I type away on my Mac so I’m just as guilty as anyone else.

Digital currency / transaction systems- Bitcoins-BTC – Liberty Reserves – WebMoney-WMZ – LiqPay – QIWI – PayPal – OKPay – Payza/AlertPay – Yandex – UKash vouchers – SEPA bank transfer.

It’s the current or existing state of affairs that the financial people want to protect they hate this change because they cannot control it. They know the loop-holes and how to hide their fortunes and something like a Bitcoin is a shot heard around the world and you know what people are listening -gAtO OuT.

Bitcoin and Policy Makers

gATO ReAd- that holiday madness spending increased by 35% by smart mobile devices – like phones and Pad devices these new devices are also the target of digital currencies everywhere. Companies see the need to integrate digital currencies no matter what into their revenue stream. Here are a few attempts:

American Express is the first financial giant to enter the Digital Virtual Currency game, it has payed 30-mill for Sometrics – a game money processor gamecoins.com so AE has taken the first steps into Virtual Digital Currency it see’s a future in this new revenue stream and their rewards packages so it’s a fit made in gamer heaven and American Express customer base.

American Express Gamer Digital Virtual Currency

Facebook is also on the fast track to makes it’s Payment business grow it’s Facebook Credits. The requirements for money transmitter licenses vary from state to state but in the global scale Facebook is ready to get it’s digital virtual currency into the Facebook arena.  From FaceBook filings –Payments. We provide an online payments infrastructure that enables Platform developers to receive payments from our users in an easy-to-use, secure, and trusted environment.

Google Bucks stopped short of launching – Google still made the code available- “bitcoinJ” still stand tall in googles codebase  — http://code.google.com/p/bitcoinj/  — .

Moba-coin In Japan DeNA available to players in the Mobage Digital gaming reports second quarter earnings – bringing in 700 million in Japan alone. Moba-coin rose outside Japan to about 30 Million. DeNa reports a 45% year to year 627 million up 38 percent over operational profits. Digital currencies are popping up everywhere local, regional to worldwide. Mastercard is also on the gray area of a deal in Bitcoin with BitInstant.com they are one of the gatekeepers of the Digital Virtual Currency marketplace and into Bitcoins -BTC -BitStamp, -DWolla or Mt.Gox and many more like a simple MoneyPak from Walmart and your in the Bitcoin business it’s that simple..

Bitinstant is one of the leaders in Cash to anything:

MoneyPak From:—  MoneyGram – CVS – Jewel/Osco – Duane Reade – Stater Bros. – Albersons – Walmart –

A Bitcoin WALLET is simple as apple pie – all Bitcoin are numbers/letters you want to send me some Bitcoins – HERE – 1DhBiBeYD4JNZvim4EefnEoFV2WMFc7e5d –  send it to my wallet. Were is my wallet well Online- you can have a wallet on your computer and of course have a paper backup of your primary key. Or you can us a service to keep your wallet but you have it encrypted  and you can have a backup of your wallet to your computer and once again on paper. Since the wallet is only needed to connect to the p2p Bitcoin network well you can get you money anywhere you have a connection and at least your paper key backup. https://blockchain.info/wallet is a good Wallet service and one they have lots of Bitcoin information to boot and yes gAtO stores his wallet here. I trust them but I have a backup.

How a bit coin Transaction Works:

http://occupycorporatism.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/06Bitcoin-1338412974774.jpg

Then we hear about Iran and Bitcoins:

Hyperinflation has made Iraian money dollar-less so now they are turning to (DC) Digital Currency Bitcoins. The advantage is that they can be swapped for US currency and kept outside the country. Iran is not the only one – As we see in Syria there Internet closure not only does it stop communication but it’s slowed down money escaping the country into cyberspace. This is another way for a government to stop the Digital Currency from expanding but these are drastic ways that cannot be kept up for long. The Internet will come back and so will the new digital dollars like Bitcoins.

So Iranians are poking holes by using Bitcoins with VPN’s and Tor :No I been checking TorStatus and Yes Syria has no Tor OR at all and Iran has 3-4 open ToR and a few Bad ones. So Tor is not a connection but a new outlet is the Internet in a suitcase used by the U.S during the Arab Spring is the same pokes and peeks that the dissidents are using to get to the outside world. But the fact is that they can get around and register offshore accounts that are protected from the Iranian government or economy. If Iranian keep using Bitcoins when they come out of sanctions and restrictions they are a major Oil country and Bitcoins may be intrenched into their economy. What happens to this currency???

Bitcoin has come out on top of most attempts to stop it but on it’s 4th birthday Jan 9 2013 this 4 year old is ready to pounce the worlds financial markets. Now Belgium-based Society Worldwide International Financial Transfer (SWIFT) is one of the gate-keepers that must be challenged. They serve as an International Financial Law interpreters like it blocks any Iranian bank blacklisted by the EU Union from using it’s International payment system. Do you think SWIFT wants a competition like Bitcoins with just about 0% transaction fees- that cuts to much into it’s base income model. The velocity of transfer is being deleted more and more by new digital currencies Bitcoin is just one of the first to survive.

Yeah I’a a Bitcoin supporter now but it’s still beta ware people, 21 million Bitcoins we need Bitcoin 2.0 for a world market economy maybe google BitcoinJ is the model??? – gAtO oUt 

Virtual Currency

 

System-D

Google Bucks

http://code.google.com/p/bitcoinj/

FaceBook Credits

http://www.americanbanker.com/issues/177_35/facebook-credits-money-transmitter-license-bank-regulation-1046825-1.html

American Express

Sometrics – Game Dollars

http://techcrunch.com/2011/09/20/american-express-buys-virtual-currency-monetization-platform-sometrics-for-30m/

High retail sales expected to drive revenue growth

Canada’s MintChip

BitCoin

Mastercard/Bitcoin

http://www.forbes.com/sites/abegarver/2012/08/24/bitcoin-mastercard-everywhere-you-shouldnt-be/