Bitcoin is a digital currency, a protocol, and a software that enables
Instant peer-to-peer transactions
Almost no processing fees
And much more
Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Through many of its unique properties, Bitcoin allows exciting uses that could not be covered by any previous payment systems.
The software is a community-driven, free, open-source project released under the MIT license.
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