A blockchainA private key is a string of data that shows you have access to cryptocurrency in a specific wallet. Private keys enable a user to spend from the wallet through a cryptographic signature. is a type of distributed ledgerAn Attestation Ledger is a distributed ledger providing a durable record of agreements. It can also be expanded to include commitments or statements in so far that it provides evidence that these agreements, commitments or statements were made. that holds a permanent record of all transactions. The transactions are recorded onto a ledgerAn append-only type record, where records are immutable.. A copy of the ledgerAn append-only type record, where records are immutable. is updated on each nodeAn overlay network is a computer network that is built on top of another network. Nodes in the overlay network are connected by virtual links., or oracle, via the client applicationA shared application layer is an abstraction layer that specifies the shared protocols and interface methods used by hosts in a communications network. designed for that particular chain. Public chains, like Ethereum and BitcoinA Cryptocurrency address is used to receive and send transactions on the network. An address is most commonly represented as a string of alphanumeric characters and sometimes referred to as wallets. Addresses can also be represented as a scannable QR code., have their own client applications one must download and install in order to participate in the blockchainA private key is a string of data that shows you have access to cryptocurrency in a specific wallet. Private keys enable a user to spend from the wallet through a cryptographic signature. as a nodeAn overlay network is a computer network that is built on top of another network. Nodes in the overlay network are connected by virtual links..

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