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Peercoin

Peercoin

Bitcoin derivative cryptocurrency and the first cryptocurrency to implement the Proof of Stake consensus.

Peercoin is a cryptocurrency derived from Bitcoin. It is an open source and peer-to-peer digital currency. It implements the Proof of Stake (PoS) consensus as its security model and part of its minting process along with the Proof of Work (PoW) consensus.

Sunny King and Scott Nadal first introduced Peercoin in August 2012. Zachary Burt founded Peercoin in July 2013.

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Sunny King and Scott Nadal

PPCoin: Peer-to-Peer Crypto-Currency with Proof-of-Stake

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What is Peercoin?

19 July 2014

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