Cryptocurrency: history of the term 8 mon
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The term ’cryptocurrency’ has become commonplace and even popular recently. But how and when did it first appear?
Earlier Tradecrypto wrote that the first mention of the phrase ”cryptocurrency” in the media was in an article by Andy Greenberg, which was called ”Crypto Currency”. The article was published on 20 April 2011 on the Forbes website.
Before the term ’cryptocurrency’ was coined, other terms were used:
”electronic money & electronic currency”. The term, for example, was used by Neal Stephenson in his 1999 novel Cryptonomicon.
”Digital currency” (digital curre ... read more