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Wilburn

Sep 30, 2021 a 02:58
On the surface, Bitcoin and Litecoin seem to be quite similar. They are both decentralized currencies. As opposed to fiat currencies, which are backed by central banks and rely on them for value, circulation control, and legality, cryptocurrencies are not backed by any central authority and instead rely on the network's cryptographic integrity.

Charlie Lee, a former Google employee who created Litecoin, announced its development on a popular Bitcoin forum in 2011.

Since its creation, Litecoin has been seen as a reaction to Bitcoin. In fact, the developers of Litecoin have made it clear for years that their goal is to create the "silver" to Bitcoin's "gold."

Because of this, Litecoin combines many of the Bitcoin features that Lee and other developers thought were advantageous to Bitcoin, while also changing those features that they thought could be improved.

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meni78

Oct 04, 2021 a 14:16
Bitcoin and Litecoin have various similarities. They are both decentralised types of cryptocurrencies, and they are not subject to any centralised authority. They are both proof of work ecosystems and they can both be bought via exchange, or mined. They both require a digital wallet to be stored safely. Over time both currencies were subject to considerable volatility.

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Hightrade

Oct 07, 2021 a 15:14
The bitcoin and litecoin are two cryptocurrencies that work similarly. They both use math to create coins, solve disputes, and confirm transactions. However, there are some key differences between the two cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin uses a single block time while litecoin uses 2.5 minutes. Additionally, litecoin has more coins in circulation than bitcoin.

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