BlockChain.info is a utility site offering a number of free ad-supported services:
- Alternative block chain browser
- Payment notification/alerts
- Live updating list of unconfirmed transactions
- Data and charts providing insight into the Bitcoin P2P network
- Double spend tracking
- JSON and block explorer compatible api
- Multi-signature coordination service (for use with M-Of-N transactions)
Bitcoins may be purchased through the site using SMS / mobile.
The site's availability status and service history is monitored using PingDom.
The site was launched on August 30, 2011, originally as the PiUK-BlockChain-Browser. It is maintained by Ben Reeves and was built with the intended purpose of recording double spend attacks and various currency statistics.
- Home page
- Payment Notifications
- Escrow Service
- My Wallet demo account
- Deposit Using Phone/SMS
- @BlockChain Twitter account