10 Things You Need to Know About Dash

10 Things You Need to Know About Dash

Nearly any cryptocurrency — especially Dash — could be expanded on for hours without ever repeating one’s self. But when it comes to the basics, all necessary information is short and sweet. These 10 points are must-knows about Dash, and everything else is small details. 10 Things You Need to Know About Dash. 1 — Dash was launched in January 2014 – then called Darkcoin – by developer Evan Duffield, whose ideas about privacy didn’t find much traction among Bitcoin’s core developers. Hence the coin’s distinguishing feature: a protocol-level, trustless mixing service called DarkSend, soon to....


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