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What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin, created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, is a decentralised peer-to-peer network with no single institution or actor in control.

The first decentralised digital currency, Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency. A Proof-of-Work system created with the intent of circumventing the traditional banking system. Bitcoin is considered ‘digital gold’ in the digital asset space due to its nature as a store of value.

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