Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  PECK, MORGEN (28 Sep 2017), Blockchains: How They Work and Why They’ll Change the World, Retrieved on 2017-10-25
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    25 OCT 2017


    Ownership on the Bitcoin blockchain is determined by a pair of cryptographic keys. The first, called the public key, resides in the blockchain for anyone to see. The second is called the private key, and its owner keeps it safe from view. The two keys have a special mathematical relationship that makes them useful for signing digital messages. Here’s how that happens: Helmut takes a message, combines it with his private key, does some calculations, and ends up with a long number. Anyone who...
    Folksonomies: blockchains technology
    Folksonomies: blockchains technology
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