Miners, businesses, and privacy-conscious users rely on particular behavior from the full nodes they use, so they will often run their own full nodes and take special safety precautions. This document does not cover those precautions—it only describes running a full node to help support the Bitcoin network in general.
9 Dec 2013 We're still not even sure who created Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency to go mainstream. Its value is erratic, swinging dramatically up and down within weeks. We don't know who will adopt or condemn it next, but one thing is certain: This new form of decentralized currency is resilient, and you can mine it,