Digital Currency

数字货币则有所不同,它本质上虽然也是一段数据,但却是经过极为复杂的算法加密后的一段数据,具有可追踪、防篡改等特点,所以它又称为加密数字货币(cryptocurrency),典型如比特币。

Digital currency is different. It is essentially a piece of data, but it is encrypted by an extremely complicated algorithm. It has the characteristics of traceability and tamper resistance, so it is also called cryptocurrency. Bitcoin is a typical example.

但也有观点认为,货币应当是由国家信用背书发行,所以不应该将比特币称为数字货币,而应该和ETH、EOS等统称为token(译为代币或通证,关于token的译法争议我们放到下一期再做讨论),但为了方便大家对本期内容的理解,本期将这些代币都称为数字货币。

However, there are also views that money should be issued by national credit endorsement, so Bitcoin should not be called digital currency, but should be collectively referred to as token with ETH, EOS, etc. But in order to facilitate everyone’s understanding, these tokens will be called digital currency in this class.

Close Menu