altcoin

Digital currencies typically based on proof-of-work stored in a distributed blockchain.
wikipedia

Notes

Examples

Bitcoin
web | wikipedia | etc
The original altcoin.

Taler
Not blockchain based. Covers altcoins and regular currency. See :taler

Zerocash
web | etc
A protocol for safe transactions (anonymous or optionally non-anonymous), operating on top of an existing altcoin.



Backlinks: taler https

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