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Litecoin (LTC)


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Litecoin was created in 2011 by Charlie Lee, and is a fork on Bitcoin. The idea is a coin that is faster, easier and cheaper to use. Litecoin is often seen as the little brother of Bitcoin, and it is a platform where new technology for Bitcoin is usually tried first.


  • Faster than Bitcoin.
  • Cheaper than Bitcoin.
  • One of the first altcoins on the market.
  • Ability to run Lightning Network which makes transactions lightning fast and almost free.


  • Mostly a variant of Bitcoin, there is not really much creativity and unique features in the project.
  • Charlie Lee sold all his litecoins in 2017 - according to him for not having personal interests in the project. But some interpret it as meaning that he no longer believes in his own project.
  • No support for anonymous / secret transactions.
  • No support for smart contracts or distributed apps.


They can be purchased directly by credit card or bank transfer at CoinBase.

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