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Ethereum Classic (ETC) Price, Value, Chart, and News

18 Ethereum Classic Price: $8.65 0.03%

Market Cap Volume 24h Circulating Supply Max Supply
$959,385,728 USD $841,740,074 USD 110,893,369 ETC - ETC

What is Ethereum Classic?

Ethereum Classic is a open minded, public, blockchain-based distributed computing system comprising smart contract (scripting) functionality. It provides a decentralized Turing-complete virtual server, the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), which may execute scripts using an global network of public nodes. Ethereum Classic also provides a value token called"classic ether", which is moved between participants, kept in a cryptocurrency wallet and is used to compensate participant nodes for computations performed. The classic ether token is traded on cryptocurrency exchanges under the ticker symbol ETC.. Devote funds proportionally to the incentive and gas is utilized to avoid spam on the network. The Ethereum platform was forked into two variations:"Ethereum Classic" (ETC) and"Ethereum" (ETH). Before the fork, the token had been called Ethereum. Following the fork, the new tokens kept the name Ethereum (ETH), and the previous tokens were renamed Ethereum Classic (ETC). Ethereum Classic appeared Because of a disagreement with the Ethereum Foundation regarding The DAO Hard Fork. It combined members of this Ethereum community that rejected the fork on grounds. Users that possessed ETH before the DAO hard fork (obstruct 1920000) own an equal amount of ETC following the fork. Ethereum Classic passed a technical difficult fork to adjust the internal rates for a variety of opcodes of their Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) on October 25, 2016, similar to the tricky fork committed by Ethereum a week previously. The purpose of the tricky fork was a more rational distribution of obligations for resource-intensive calculations, which led to the elimination of these favorable conditions for strikes that were formerly conducted on ETH and ETC.. A tough fork held at the start of 2017 successfully delayed the"bomb complexity" that was added to the Ethereum code in September 2015 with a perspective of radically increasing the complexity of mining and the practice of calculation of new system units. In late 2017, a tough fork occurred which changed the policy with boundless emissions to a system similar to Bitcoin.

ETC Information

Issued Type Protocol Algorithm
2015-11-01 (- USD) COIN POW Ethash
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Ethereum Classic Official Website Ethereum Classic Github 1 

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