An open source P2P digital currency
Bitcoin is a digital currency, a protocol, and a software that enables
- Instant peer-to-peer transactions
- Worldwide payments
- Low or zero 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.