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What is Bitcoin ?
A question with a straight answer, NO.
In short, Bitcoin enables peer-2-peer instant borderless transfers of value, verifiable by anyone anywhere in the world on a public ledger, without the need to trust intermediaries.
The invention of Bitcoin has sparked a new wave of decentralization, autonomization, transparency, privacy, security, and sovereignty demanding a completely new way of looking at, thinking about, and doing things.
Internet search Bitcoin white paper. Quote from the Bitcoin Whitepaper, "A purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash would allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution." Link continue reading click here
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