25 Jun '13, 12pm

Bitcoin's successors: from Litecoin to Freicoin and onwards

Bitcoin's successors: from Litecoin to Freicoin and onwards

Everyone in the cryptocurrency world has heard of Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious inventor of Bitcoin . But not many have heard of Peter Bushnell, the not-so-mysterious inventor of Feathercoin. On 20 April, he announced his alternative currency to a gaggle of online followers. One month later, nearly 7m of them have been mined. Feathercoin is one of a range of alternative currencies that, like Bitcoin, are based entirely on mathematics. Known collectively as alt-currencies, they have been launching in increasing numbers over the past year. Some launch for ideological reasons; others for technical ones; still more, for financial gain. Bitcoin is unlikely to be the only cryptocurrency to enjoy huge successes. So which altcoin will follow in its footsteps? "I released this and wanted to foster a small community," says Bushnell, who quit his job in May as head of IT at Oxford...

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