ledger known as the blockchain, the Bitcoin protocol allows for users to make peer-to-peer transactions using digital currency while avoiding the double spending problem. "Blockchains: The great chain of being sure about things". Lets take a closer look at the main ones, which are definitely worth mentioning. Archived from the original on Retrieved Peck, Morgan. The above issues with ETH are only mentioned for the sake of fairness to both communities, but as a crypto enthusiast, you should be aware of all the available information.
Ethereum Classic (ETC) is, as the name would suggest, the first Ethereum still using the original blockchain. Anthony Di Iorio wrote "Ethereum was founded by Vitalik Buterin, Myself, Charles Hoskinson, Mihai Alisie, Amir Chetrit (the initial 5) in December 2013. State is not stored on the blockchain, it is stored in a separate Merkle Patricia tree. Development was funded by an online public crowdsale during JulyAugust 2014, with the participants buying the Ethereum value token (ether) with another digital currency, bitcoin. Iansiti, Marco; Lakhani, Karim. Heres a detailed summary of the announcement. Archived (PDF) from the original on Retrieved External links edit.