What’s the best wallet to get?

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  • electrum

    Electrum Bitcoin Wallet

    ATTENTION: The only legitimate source from which Electrum can be obtained is https://electrum.org. By using the Electrum installation that comes with Tails (https://tails.boum.org is the only legitimate place to obtain Tails from), you're introducing one possibly weak link into your setup. Same goes for downloading the Electrum app on Android. While the Google Play Store might be relatively secure, as is Tails, relatively secure, you do introduce another point of failure and trust. Learn how to download, verify and use the official Electrum releases from https://electrum.org. You can see Thomas Voegtlin's (the lead developer of Electrum) GPG-fingerprint in this video, where he is giving a lecture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjYCXOyDy7Y. Here is a reproduction of that fingerprint:

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