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OpenBazaar Tokens and Smart Contracts

OpenBazaar Tokens and Smart Contracts

  This article is a high level overview of the OpenBazaar token (OBT). The token will be used as inputs for OBT smart contracts, executed on Ethereum, to embed data pointers for content hosted on the OpenBazaar network. Using this framework, OBT will be used by...

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OpenBazaar and Bitcoin Fees

OpenBazaar and Bitcoin Fees

  OpenBazaar currently uses Bitcoin for all payments, which allows us to enjoy the primary benefit of the leading cryptocurrency: secure payments without needing to trust a third party. No payment processors or banks needed, you control your own trade and your...

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OpenBazaar version 1.0 is being deprecated

The new OpenBazaar network has been going strong since November 1st, and the OpenBazaar development team will now be winding down support for the old version 1.0 network. On January 1st, 2018, we’ll be shutting down our libbitcoin servers and seed nodes and no...

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OpenBazaar 2.0 Is Live

OpenBazaar 2.0 Is Live

    OpenBazaar 2.0 is now live! Download the new OpenBazaar 2.0 The beta was released in September, and we received significant help from the community testing out the application – thanks to all the testers for your help! After publishing six beta...

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How to transition OpenBazaar version 1.0 stores to the new 2.0

Download link for the importer tool. OpenBazaar 2.0 has launched, and brings many improvements over the 1.0 version. These networks aren’t compatible; a vendor selling on the old network will not be able to receive orders on the new network, and vice versa. This...

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How To Spend Multiple Cryptocurrencies on OpenBazaar

How To Spend Multiple Cryptocurrencies on OpenBazaar

  OpenBazaar is built on Bitcoin. However, our goal is to make OpenBazaar cryptocurrency agnostic, meaning people will be able to spend and receive in whatever cryptocurrency they choose. That’s not a simple task, and it will take some time to get there....

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8 Reasons Why OpenBazaar 2.0 Is Better Than 1.0

8 Reasons Why OpenBazaar 2.0 Is Better Than 1.0

The first version of OpenBazaar launched in April of 2016 and has been used by tens of thousands of people around the world since then.But building the world’s first fully decentralized marketplace is no simple task, and the first version had some limitations....

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