- Ethereum Classic (ETC)
- Live Price $5.730
- 24h % 0.37%
- Market Cap$666.66 M
- Volume$603.71 M
- Available Supply116.32 M ETC
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What is Ethereum Classic?
Ethereum Classic is a decentralized, open-source public blockchain with a smart contract functionality. This application means that it runs as its programmed without downtime, fraud or third-party inference. Ethereum Classic is an extension of the original Ethereum blockchain but is free from external interference and tampering of transactions.
History of Ethereum Classic
The DAO, a venture capital fund built on Ethereum, raised $168million in May 2016. A paper was released the same month stating that the DAO security is vulnerable and could allow ether to be stolen, this was proven right in June, as 3.6 million Ether was taken from accounts in the DAO without owners consent. Members of The DAO and the Ethereum community voted what actions should be made and in July 2016 it was decided to implement a hard fork.
Some members of the Ethereum community rejected the hard fork so decided to keep the unforked version of Ethereum and called it Ethereum Classic.
How to buy Ethereum Classic?
There are two options to choose from when buying Ethereum Classic. You can buy Ethereum Classic with fiat currency, such as GBP, or exchange it with another cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin or Ethereum through popular crypto exchanges such as Binance and Coinbase.
You will need to download a wallet to store your Ethereum Classic tokens, and there’s plenty of choices when choosing a wallet including Ledger Nano S Wallet and TREZOR Wallet.
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