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Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology

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With cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin on the rise, many wonder if these digital currencies could be the exchange medium of the future, but what are cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology that facilitates them? Blockchain technology involves linking a series of digital records through cryptography without the use of a centralized server, which when applied to asset exchange creates cryptocurrencies. However, there are various concerns about the ability to regulate cryptocurrencies, their stability, and whether they can be applied on a global scale. This volume enables readers to better understand these new technologies and the controversies surrounding them.

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Sodus Community Library 332.4 CRY (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
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LDR 01687cam a2200313Ki 4500
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008190124s2020 nyu j b 001 0 eng
010 . ‡a 2019000385
020 . ‡a9781534505339 (library bound)
020 . ‡a9781534505346 (pbk.)
040 . ‡aDLC ‡beng ‡erda ‡cDLC
042 . ‡apcc
05000. ‡aHG1710 ‡b.C785 2020
08200. ‡a332.4 ‡223
24500. ‡aCryptocurrencies and blockchain technology / ‡cAndrew Karpan, book editor.
250 . ‡aFirst edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bGreenhaven Publishing, ‡c2020.
300 . ‡a176 pages ; ‡c24 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
4900 . ‡aCurrent controversies
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
520 . ‡aWith cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin on the rise, many wonder if these digital currencies could be the exchange medium of the future, but what are cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology that facilitates them? Blockchain technology involves linking a series of digital records through cryptography without the use of a centralized server, which when applied to asset exchange creates cryptocurrencies. However, there are various concerns about the ability to regulate cryptocurrencies, their stability, and whether they can be applied on a global scale. This volume enables readers to better understand these new technologies and the controversies surrounding them.
650 0. ‡aCryptocurrencies ‡vJuvenile literature.
650 0. ‡aBlockchains (Databases) ‡vJuvenile literature.
7001 . ‡aKarpan, Andrew, ‡eeditor.
8300 . ‡aCurrent controversies ‡0(EG-IN)906076
905 . ‡ukriedener
901 . ‡a21746030 ‡bSystem Local ‡c607465 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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