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Where Can I Earn Interest on Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency, without a central bank or single administrator, that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without the need for intermediaries. Transactions are verified by network nodes through cryptography and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain.

Bitcoin is unique in that there are a finite number of them: 21 million.

Bitcoins are created as a reward for a process known as mining. They can be exchanged for other currencies, products, and services.

NOTE: WARNING: Investing in Bitcoin is a high-risk activity, and there is no guarantee that you will earn interest on any investment. Investing in Bitcoin carries a high level of risk and can result in the loss of your entire investment. You should carefully consider whether investing in Bitcoin is suitable for you in light of your financial situation and risk tolerance.

As of February 2015, over 100,000 merchants and vendors accepted bitcoin as payment.

The European Banking Authority and other sources have warned that bitcoin users are not protected by refund rights or chargebacks. The use of bitcoin by criminals has attracted the attention of financial regulators, legislative bodies, law enforcement, and media.

Criminal activities involving bitcoin include the operation of darknet markets, such as Silk Road; theft of bitcoins; and fraud.

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