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Roadmap: How to avoid address reuse with automatic snapshots?
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One forthcoming solution to this is for wallets to remain stateful. Therefore, they will not ping the tangle every single time for a list of addresses like they have to do now. What this means is that ...

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How to properly move funds from Wallet A to Wallet B without being exposed to security risks?
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Sergey, there should be no serious risk. Here is a step by step process: 1) On Wallet B, generate a new address. 2) Once it is generated, send that address to the computer with Wallet A, via email ...

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What is the goal of the Nash Equilibrium blog posts?
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Here's my takeaway, and technical people please feel free to correct me: This blog post is about how every node can pick their own tip selection algorithm, which is the method by which they decide ...

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Mechanism used to Claim at risk addresses
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The foundation has used snapshots in order to move at risk funds from vulnerable addresses to new addresses. A snapshot, currently, is completely manual, and is basically a database of addresses and ...

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How to run two light wallets at the same time?
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Right now there is not a great way to do this in a single instance on your PC. Your best bet will be to open a VM and open another instance of the IOTA wallet there.

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Can I run a full node on Galaxy S8?
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First of all, I do not believe you can currently, software wise. Second of all, this would be a bad idea. Why? You need to ensure that your node is synced and online as much as possible in order to ...

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How to prevent bloating if all tangle is supposed to be known by everyone?
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A couple of points: 1) Small footprint devices aren't relevant to the issue of bloating. The sensors aren't bottlenecked by bloat, the nodes are, and nodes are separate from transactors. 2) The ...

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Which transaction do I have to reattach?
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If they are all identical transactions, then it doesn't matter which one you reattach. Make sure to wait at LEAST one hour before reattaching.

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How can I trust a wallet?
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A wallet should be open source -- this way, it can be vetted by the community to ensure there are no loopholes or trojans. Aside from that, you should look to the community and determine which ...

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How many addresses do I have to reattach after a snapshot?
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You will have to do as many reattachments as there are addresses that you had generated previously, I believe. Two solutions to this in the future: stateful wallet, which will mean you don't need to ...

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Why is logging into the seed so slow?
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It has been observed that the more addresses in your wallet, the longer it takes for your computer to retrieve all associated addresses from the Tangle. The new wallet should remedy this -- it will ...

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What exactly is a snapshot? Why do we need it? And is there always an update when a snapshot occures?
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A snapshot is done to prevent the Tangle (DAG) from expanding too much in size. Snapshotting saves all the balances, while removing the history and data of all the transactions to start fresh. These ...

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Will MAM not lead to network congestion?
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The primary countermeasure for this will be automated snapshotting. Per the IOTA Roadmap: To keep IOTA in accordance with the needs of embedded devices which will permeate and constitute the ...

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Can the IOTA protocol/network be adapted in the future?
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Nodes will have to update to the new IRI node software implementation that is released if there is some desire to change the protocol. As nodes are connected to neighbors, node operators who update ...

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What is the difference between "double-spending" and "address-reuse"?
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The action that will compromise your security is sending a transaction from the same address twice. That is what address reuse is: sending a transaction from the same address twice. You CAN do this ...

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How can you have side chains and still protect against double spending?
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The flash channel has collateral placed in it, which both users risk losing if they try to submit an invalid transaction. Therefore there is a financial incentive for off-tangle transactions to be ...

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Multiple Wallets
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The only distinguishing factor between wallets is the seed itself, as you have described in your original post. The wallet program itself has nothing to do with giving separate gifts to separate ...

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What happens when reattching under 30 minutes?
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The reason you are told to wait 30-60 minutes before reattaching is that your original transaction has a good chance of being confirmed within 30-60 minutes. Reattaching is more for when your ...

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Does all kind of spam benefit the network?
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Not all spam benefits the network -- malicious spam can target a single node and overwhelm it. However, on a network wide scale, it would be difficult to harm the network in a significant way.

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Binance - Suspended
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The volume being traded is at unprecedented levels today, and at the exact same time, the network is being hit with a spam attack. Therefore, it seems likely that binance is being overwhelmed in their ...

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Spam Attack on the tangle worst scenario
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The main two bottlenecks on the tangle are as follows: 1) The coordinator: currently, the tangle has a coordinator that ensures that the network isn't overwhelmed by a malicious attacker. Due to the ...

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Does IOTA become less accessible the further its value increases?
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To your point, one IOTA is currently the smallest possible increment of supply. If IOTA increases in value to the point where microtransactions and streaming real time payments become infeasible, the ...

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What are IOTA flash channels and how can users set them up?
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Flash Channels Flash is a bi-directional off-Tangle payment channel to enable instantaneous, high-throughput transactions. In essence, they provide a way for parties to transact at high frequency ...

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Where can I find official information or contacts about IOTA Foundation?
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The community and developers are active on a plethora of social media communities: slack (owned and run by devs): http://iotatangle.slack.com/ reddit (modded by devs): http://reddit.com/r/iota ...

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Is it IOTA "coins" or "tokens"?
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Coin is the original notation for all cryptocurrency -- for example, bitcoin. Tokens is used as a synonym for coins 99% of the time. The only slight distinction is that some people seem to refer to ...

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Transactions per second
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I think you got something wrong there: 1-2 transactions per second is not the max amount of transactions possible, it's the amount of transactions people make. On the live tangle, we have seen ...

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Binance Coin on Binance and why there are premiums on certain pairs?
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The only explanation I can think of here is that you pay less fees (50% reduction) using BNB Binance coins than any others, which is the main incentive to use them. You will need to be more specific ...

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Can I see my balance without logging in?
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If your IOTA are spread across multiple addresses, in order to see your full balance you must have access to your seed, so it can retrieve every single address. If you have a list of addresses your ...

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How do I burn IOTA?
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There is no way to literally burn IOTA in such a way that the total supply is reduced. The only thing you can do is send IOTA to an inaccessible address. You have two options: 1) Generate a seed, ...

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Can IOTA have a hard fork?
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IOTA can theoretically have a hard fork. In order for that to happen, a few things must occur: 1) The forker must decide on a state of the tangle that will be used for the fork. This is more ...

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