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You can buy and sell bitcoins on Coinbase, which is also a wallet (bank). They keep 87% of their funds offline to prevent customers from loosing their funds in the case of hacking.


There's no such thing as 'offline' Bitcoins. It's not like your client has to be connected to the Internet in order for someone to steal your shit.

I would suggest researching a little bit next time before making a post like this.

There are in fact some very clever ways to make completely offline and non-physical Bitcoin wallets.

Yeah, and I know what they are, although I wouldn't describe generating a wallet on an offline PC and keeping it offline as 'very clever'. At any rate, after reading it again I think I confused what the parent was insinuating, so nevermind.

You print the bitcoin hash. That's offline to me.

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