Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open source software project released under the MIT/X11 licence. Creation and transfer of coin is based on an open source cryptograhic protocol and is not managed by any central authority. Litecoin was an early bitcoin spinoff or altcoin starting in October 2011.
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