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Bitcoin Offshoots: Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold and Bitcoin Private
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Bitcoin Offshoots: Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold and Bitcoin Private

As the original cryptocurrency, Bitcoin was the inspiration for hundreds of others, including little brother Litecoin and Ethereum. But some of these blockchains—including Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, and Bitcoin Diamond—are direct forks of Bitcoin and share most of their DNA with the leading cryptocurrency. In total, there are over 40 bitcoin offshoots resulting from people deciding to fork the Bitcoin blockchain to create their own cryptocurrency. Here are three of the most popular: Bitcoin Cash Fork date: 1st August 2017 Bitcoin Cash—also known as Bcash—is the most famous fork of Bitcoin. This cryptocurrency born in August 2017 was the result of ideological differences between those who thought of bitcoin as more of a store of value, like digital gold, and those who m...