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Your Concise Guide To Cryptocurrency Terms

DEFINING CRYPTOCURRENCY The cryptocurrency is a virtual or digital currency that is secured by cryptography, which makes it nearly impossible to double-spend or counterfeit. Many cryptocurrencies are decentralized networks based on blockchain technology. This technology consists of a distributed ledger enforced by a disparate network of computers. A distinct feature of cryptocurrencies is that they are generally not issued by any central authority. Thus, these are theoretically immune to government manipulation or interference. 1. ADDRESS Cryptocurrency coins are identified on