It’s a little bit out-of-date, but this is one of the best explainers about Cryptocurrency that we’ve come across.

Definitely worth a peek if you want to understand the overall structure of how Cryptocurrencies work.

A cryptocurrency (also called a crypto-asset or crypto money) is a medium of exchange like government issued currencies, that uses cryptography to secure the exchange of digital information and control the creation of new units.

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