CHAPTER 1

Introduction to Cryptocurrency

What Is Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is the money of the future. In the current digital era, digital money was already overdue, which makes the arrival of cryptocurrency during the past 9 years as no surprise. Cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that is still in its embryonic stage and has been gaining lots of attention worldwide. It has not replaced the government-issued money yet due to various factors inherent to it. However, the technological advances are filling the gaps and overcoming the current obstacles slowly and steadily.

Remember when the plastic money, that is, credit cards were introduced? Everyone would have thought that time that how a plastic card may be used instead of paper ...

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