Cryptocurrency Trend

ABSTRACT A cryptocurrency system can be understood as a system intended for the issuance of tokens which are intended to be used as a general or limited-purpose medium-of-exchange, and which are accounted for using an often collectively-maintained digital ledger making use of cryptography to replace trust in institutions to varying extents. Against such a backdrop, the singular term cryptocurrency can mean a token, intended to be used as a general or limited-purpose medium-of-exchange, issued via a cryptocurrency system.
RECEIVED: November 20, 2020 REVIEWED: December 7, 2020 PUBLISHED: May 20, 2021 LICENCE: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Germany COMPETING INTERESTS: The author has declared that no competing interests exist that have influenced the text. KEYWORDS: Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin CITATION: Pernice, I. G. A. & Scott, B. (2021). Cryptocurrency. Internet Policy Review, 10(2).


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