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Basics Of Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency


  • Learn - what it is bitcoin and how to buy it
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What is

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, a virtual currency designed to act as money and a form of payment outside the control of any one person, group, or entity, and thus removing the need for third-party involvement in financial transactions. It is rewarded to blockchain miners for the work done to verify transactions and can be purchased on several exchanges.

How does Bitcoin make money?

How Does Bitcoin Make Money?The Bitcoin network of miners make money from Bitcoin by successfully validating blocks and being rewarded. Bitcoins are exchangeable for fiat currency via cryptocurrency exchanges and can be used to make purchases from merchants and retailers that accept them. Investors and speculators can make money from buying and selling bitcoins.

Joseph Bonneau

Associate Professor Of Cybersecurity
Computing and Information Systems,  whose work focuses on applied crypto, cryptocurrencies, and econonomic and human factors in security.

Arvind Narayanan

Is a professor of computer science at Princeton University, affiliated with the Center for Information Technology Policy.

Edward W. Felten

A Director of Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), a cross-disciplinary effort studying digital technologies in public life. CITP has seventeen affiliated faculty members.

Andrew Miller

Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in Electrical and Computer Engineering and affiliate in Computer Science. 

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