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How to Use a Monero Remote Node with the Command Line Wallet

How to Use a Monero Remote Node with the Command Line Wallet

This post describes in detail how to use a Monero remote node from the command line wallet (monero-wallet-cli). If you would like more information about what a Monero remote node is, and why you would use one, please read the companion post "Monero Remote Node - Everything You Need to Know". Essentially, while remote nodes save your computer the burden of syncing the blockchain, using insecure remote nodes can compromise your anonymity. Running your own Monero node is safer and faster. Connecting to a Monero Remote Node Once you have the IP address and port of the remote node, download...

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Monero is Not Illegal

Monero is Not Illegal

There have been a lot of misinformed people spreading rumors about Monero and how it will be banned - or is already. Let me state this clearly - Monero is not illegal! When people say Monero (or any other cryptocurrency) is "banned", what they really mean is that politicians make it illegal to accept for payment. In Western countries, no cryptocurrency has been declared illegal. Is Monero illegal in Texas? NO. Monero is 100% legal in Texas! This misinformation is because of HB 4371, a bill brought to the Texas Pensions, Investments & Financial Services committee by a state representative....

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Monero Remote Node - Everything You Need to Know

Monero Remote Node - Everything You Need to Know
Monero remote nodes are often used as a convenience to avoid running a fully-synced blockchain node. We explain the risks involved and why running a local node is better and safer.

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