Ethereum Classic

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2021/06/18 David Rosales, Stevan Lohja, Krysztof Paliga, Input Output Hong Kong

Ethereum Classic - Mantis: IOHK Development Update - June 2021

2021/06/11 Stevan Lohja, Medium

Ethereum Classic Magneto Upgrade Announcement

2021/05/21 Afr Schoe, Github

ETC Core Call 17: Magneto Upgrade

2021/05/17 Selorm Dzaka, Patient Money

Ethereum Classic ETC history with Donald McIntyre

2021/05/13 Donald McIntyre, Etherplan

The Ethereum Classic Treasury Debate

2021/05/12 Julian Mendiola, Nicolas Tallar, Brian McKenna, Github

ETC Call 16 - Preliminary proto-treasury meeting

2021/04/22 David Rosales, Dominic ZaJkowski, Jaap van der Plas, Alex Stojanovic, Input Output Hong Kong

Ethereum Classic - Mantis: IOHK Development Update - April 2021

2021/04/19 Donald McIntyre, Etherplan

Ethereum Classic History and Recovery

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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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