What is a Bitcoin?

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Andrew Corbin 2 years ago - Created

Bitcoin - with capitalization, is used when describing the concept of Bitcoin, or the entire network itself.

e.g. "I was learning about the Bitcoin protocol today."

bitcoin - without capitalization, is used to describe bitcoins as a unit of account. e.g. "I sent ten bitcoins today."; it is also often abbreviated BTC or XBT.

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