Ethereum Classic (ETC) is a continuation of the original Ethereum blockchain, following a split with Ethereum (ETH) in June 2015.
Ethereum Classic offers the same features as Ethereum, and shares the same specifications, such as average block time, size and reward. However, Ethereum Classic is a different crypto-currency from Ethereum, with different blockchains.
Ethereum Classic is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference.
The ETC network is 100% compatible with Ethereum technology while offering additional benefits of untampered blockchain, predictable monetary policy, decentralized development and focus on building a secure and robust platform.
ETC can be traded on the following platforms: