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Mystique Hard Fork on ETC block 14,525,000 (~Feb 13th 2022)

Please upgrade your node software in preperation for the Mystique hard-fork specified in ECIP-110…

2021/12/22 ETC Cooperative, ETC Cooperative

ETC Cooperative now funding Core-Geth

2021/12/21 ETC Discord

ETC Community Call with Bob Summerwill (guest)

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the upcoming Community Call to be held on Discord, on…

2021/11/23 ETC Discord

Updated Discord Invite Link

The main ETC Discord invite link was recently hijacked and leads to an empty server. Moderators are…

2021/09/23 ETC Cooperative, ETC Cooperative

ETC Cooperative July/August Board Package

2021/09/20 ETC Cooperative, ETC Cooperative

ETC Cooperative withdraws support for ECIP-1098

2021/09/08 ETC Cooperative, ETC Cooperative

Welcome, Diego López León!

2021/09/04 hitchcott, self-created website

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What is Ethereum Classic?

Ethereum Classic is a decentralized computing platform that executes smart contracts. Applications are ran exactly as programmed without the possibility of censorship, downtime, or third-party interference.

Ethereum Classic is a distributed network consisting of a blockchain ledger, native cryptocurrency (ETC) and robust ecosystem of on-chain applications and services.

Ethereum Classic provides a permissionless way to manage digital assets without the need for intermediaries, such as banks and other institutions.

Ethereum Classic allows uncensorable smart contracts to be written, deployed and executed; ETC enables truly unstoppable programmable money.

Ethereum Classic is the continuation of the unaltered history of the original Ethereum chain. The ETC network exists to preserve the principle of "Code is Law".

To learn more about Ethereum Classic's formative history and ETC's promising future, check out the project's roadmap.


Active ecosystem of participants in a global, permissionless network


Untampered ledger since the 2015 Ethereum Classic genesis block


Censorship resistant network executing contracts exactly as programmed

Get Started with Ethereum Classic

Ethereum Classic is one of the purest decentralized projects in the cryptocurrency space. To understand the technical merits of ETC and how the project is positioning itself for the decentralized future, you'll need to understand Ethereum Classic's origin story. Whether you're a developer, investor, journalist or market researcher, the best place to learn about Ethereum Classic is the Knowledge Base.

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