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An exchange is hacked, and shortly thereafter, you end up receiving funds from the hacker in an OTC transaction. In this hypothetical example, when you had received the funds, the exchange never even disclosed, publicly or privately (to KYT tool providers), that they were hacked, nor had they provided the transaction data associated with the hack. Let’s discuss another hypothetical example.
This bears a similar resemblance to other financial assets are treated by most businesses, such as cash or money in a bank account; it’s worth its face value unless there’s an indication the funds are illegitimate or associated with crime, in which case, the business, whether it’s a forex broker or metals broker, for example, wouldn’t accept the funds at all.
For example, in an OTC transaction, it’s common for the party initiating or requesting the transaction to pay a small premium since they are the one that really wants the transaction to happen, not the party fulfilling the trade. There are some rare situations where an individual might value 1 BTC less than 1 BTC. But that’s the case across pretty much all assets and asset classes, whether you’re referring to cash, dirty funds in a bank account, stolen diamonds, art, etcetera. This is normal and can be considered akin to a trading fee. In our opinion, this doesn’t necessarily mean Bitcoin lacks fungibility since the same principle could apply even to a privacy-oriented cryptocurrency
like Monero. If someone wanted to ‘cash out’ a significant amount of BTC/XMR/any other asset without any trail, not provide any personal information, nor any information on the source of those funds, a (shady) counterparty may charge them a very hefty ‘fee’ to do so. However, if a shady OTC broker were to charge a 20% ‘convenience fee’ (instead of something far more reasonable like 2%), the broker is valuing the BTC at a discount likely to account for ‘risk.’ Individuals that knowingly engage in money laundering occasionally do value illicit assets at a discount.
Fees may be added to all Bitcoin transactions in order to prioritize the placement of the new transaction on the blockchain. This also assists in verifying and disseminating the correct transaction information to other nodes on the bitcoin network. Bitcoin miners ensure that the transactions are confirmed on the blockchain.
Notably, according to the Blockchain Center Altcoin Season Index, an altcoin season is declared once 75% of the top 50 coins perform better than Bitcoin
over three months(90 days). The overviewed coins exclude stablecoins and asset-backed cryptocurrencies.
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It also supports maintaining cache coherency. The set of memory access units 564 is coupled to the memory unit 570 , which may include a data prefetcher 580 , a data TLB unit 572 , a data cache unit (DCU) 574 , and a level 2 (L2) cache unit 576 , to name a few examples. In one exemplary embodiment, the memory access units 564 may include a load unit, a store address unit, and a store data unit, each of which is coupled to the data TLB unit 572 in the memory unit 570 . The DCU 574 may handle multiple outstanding cache misses and continue to service incoming stores and loads. In some embodiments DCU 574 is also known as a first level data cache (L1 cache). The data TLB unit 572 is a cache used to improve virtual address translation speed by mapping virtual and physical address spaces. The L2 cache unit 576 may be coupled to one or btc more other levels of cache and eventually to a main memory.
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