What is Bitcoin (BTC)?

A cryptocurrency, a virtual currency or a digital currency - is a type of money that is completely virtual.

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Bitcoin is a digital or virtual money uses secure, seamless peer-to-peer technology to facilitate instant transactions and payments on the internet.

  • no central authority or banks

  • managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network

  • open-source

  • its design is public

  • nobody owns or controls Bitcoin and everyone can take a part

Through many of its unique properties, Bitcoin allows exciting uses that could not be covered by any previous payment system.

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