Ethereum Classic (ETC)

Ethereum copy with uncensored/unsecured possibilities


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ETC Short Description

Ethereum Classic is an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract (scripting) functionality. It provides a decentralized Turing-complete virtual machine, the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), which can execute scripts using an international network of public nodes. Ethereum Classic also provides a value token called "classic ether", which can be transferred between participants, stored in a cryptocurrency wallet and is used to compensate participant nodes for computations performed. The classic ether token is traded on cryptocurrency exchanges under the ticker symbol ETC. Gas, an internal transaction pricing mechanism, is used to prevent spam on the network and allocate resources proportionally to the incentive offered by the request.

The Ethereum platform has been forked into two versions: "Ethereum Classic" (ETC) and "Ethereum" (ETH). Prior to the fork, the token had been called Ethereum. After the fork, the new tokens kept the name Ethereum (ETH), and the old tokens were renamed Ethereum Classic (ETC). Ethereum Classic appeared as a result of a disagreement with the Ethereum Foundation regarding The DAO Hard Fork. It united members of the Ethereum community who rejected the hard fork on philosophical grounds.

Users that owned ETH before the DAO hard fork (block 1920000) own an equal amount of ETC after the fork. Ethereum Classic passed a technical hard fork to adjust the internal prices for various opcodes of the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) on October 25, 2016, similar to the hard fork committed by Ethereum a week previously. The purpose of the hard fork was a more rational distribution of payments for resource-intensive calculations, which led to the elimination of the favorable conditions for attacks that were previously conducted on ETH and ETC. A hard fork held at the beginning of 2017 successfully delayed the "bomb complexity" that was added to the Ethereum code in September 2015 with a view of exponentially increasing the complexity of mining and the process of calculation of new network units. In late 2017, a hard fork occurred which changed the monetary policy with unlimited emissions to a system similar to Bitcoin..


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Creation date: 2016-07-15
Expiration date: 2023-07-15

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ETC Whitepaper

Ethereum Classic is an open-source, public, blockchain-based distributed computing platform featuring smart contract functionality. Ethereum Classic is a continuation of the original Ethereum blockchain - the classic version preserving untampered history.

The whitepaper of Ethereum Classic is 133 Pages long.

The most influencial keywords are: Ethereum, Contract, Release, Account, Transactions, Blocks, Test, and Network.

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  • 3.) Expanse

    Expanse is an Ethereum based blockchain platform for smart contracts.


ETC Product Analysis

Ethereum Classic was founded back in July 2016. Its source code was released publicly on github on July 2016 under the Other license.
Organization wise, Ethereum Classics Development is Decentralized and is being developed under the lead of IOHK (Grothendieck).

The consensus on which the Ethereum Classic network is run is called Proof of Work, while the underlying algorithm is called Ethash.
In the current state of Ethereum Classic currently is Working product

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ETC Communities & Events

Ethereum Classic is an open, decentralized, and permissionless public blockchain, that aims to fulfill the original promise of Ethereum, as a platform where smart contracts are free from third-party interference. ETC prioritizes trust-minimization, network security, and integrity. All network upgrades are non-contentious with the aim to fix critical issues or to add value with newly proposed features; never to create new tokens, or to bail out flawed smart contracts and their interest groups.

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Official Twitter account for Ethereum Classic

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Donald McIntyre interviews @antsankov about the "SHA3 Classic Coalition"—a group of ETC engineers and participants implementing Keccak, Astor testnet, and deploying them Ethereum Classic mining algorithm. The Ethereum Classic SHA3 Coalition and Upgrade 79 favorite
Ethereum Classic preserves an untampered history free from external interference. As a next-generation digital currency, @eth_classic allows developers to build the next wave of decentralized applications (DApps). Mantis: Security and Stability for ETC 99 favorite
Don't miss the monthly Mantis updates for ETC! Learn more here. 57 favorite
The @ETCCooperative 2020 Retrospective is organized around three pillars—Adoption, Collaboration, and Governance. The mission of the ECC is to steward the protocol development and support ecosystem growth. ETC Cooperative 2020 Retrospective 77 favorite
Ethereum Classic The Digital Sliver by @miketheinvesto1 81 favorite
Alex Tsankov talks to Donald McIntyre about the SHA 3 Classic Coalition — a working group of ETC engineers and participants implementing an integration, testnet, and eventual deployment of Keccak256 as the Ethereum Classic mining algorithm. 91 favorite
Keccak + Ethereum Classic is coming! 142 favorite
Binance Bridge V2 is a brand new bridge service that supports Ethereum Classic. It provides access to inter-blockchain liquidity, and brings assets like $ETC into Binance Chain ecosystems. Access inter-blockchain liquidity with your ETC on @binance bridge 228 favorite
$ETC hashrate is at its highest point in 3 months 257 favorite
#ChainBridge can allow you to transfer assets you gained on #DeFi platforms back to Ethereum Classic. @Uniswap and @Sushiswap both support $WETC liquidity pools and token swaps. Interact with DeFi on Ethereum using ChainBridge below. 126 favorite

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ETC Google Trends

The Google Trends chart displays the search interest on google in Ethereum Classic relative to its peak over the last year. A rising chart shows growing interest int he project.

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ETC Github Analysis

Code Updates (Commits)

Every change to the codebase of Ethereum Classic is registered as a commit. More active projects have many commits, dead projects nearly none.

Code line changes (+/-)

Extending a project results in many new lines of code. Changing existing code results in nearly the same amount of additions and deletions. Projects that are growing show a large number of code additions with relatively few deletions.

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Repository Numbers

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ETC Price Prediction

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Market insights

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ETC Team

ETC Team Leader

ETC Team Members (34)


IOHK (Grothendieck)

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Ethereum Commonwealth

Support team


Richard Schumann

Graphic designer


Constantine Kryvomaz

Rust developer

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ETC Markets

# Exchange Pair Price 24h Volume Trusted
# 1 Binance ETC/USDT $ 10.26453 $ 33,872,235 check
# 2 Coinbase Pro ETC/USD $ 10.34800 $ 7,539,193 check
# 3 Binance ETC/BTC $ 10.25514 $ 4,416,511 check
# 4 Binance ETC/BUSD $ 10.26860 $ 1,976,163 check
# 5 Coinbase Pro ETC/EUR $ 10.34579 $ 1,468,549 check
# 6 Coinbase Pro ETC/BTC $ 10.28617 $ 919,986 check
# 7 Kraken ETC/USD $ 10.28000 $ 430,924 check
# 8 Kraken ETC/EUR $ 10.27457 $ 402,552 check
# 9 Bitfinex ETC/USD $ 10.32500 $ 383,276 check
# 10 Binance ETC/BNB $ 10.19947 $ 307,515 check


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