Are alternative cryptocurrencies worthwhile?

By Zachary Gruskin Cryptocurrencies, Darkcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, Blackcoin Read Comments

Bitcoin is the first true cryptocurrency, it was created in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto and since then has become extremely popular. Over $8 billion is invested into Bitcoin today, and there are over 60,000 Bitcoin transactions per day. Just about any product or service in the world can be bought with Bitcoin. The popularity of Bitcoin has led to numerous alternative cryptocurrencies, which are essentially copies of Bitcoin with some unique attributes.

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