Ethereum Classic

(ETC)

After a loophole was exploited by a hacker on June 17th, 2016, resulting in millions of stolen Ether, Ethereum forked to a new chain that aimed to remedy the damages from the hack. Ethereum Classic is the continuation of the original Ethereum blockchain – the classic version.

Details

Type: Cryptocurrency
Ticker: ETC
Founded: July 20, 2016

Specifications

Currency: Smart Contract Protocol
Algorithm: Ethash

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