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May 24, 2013, 01:43:27 AM
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What exactly does the original Bitcoin client do? I noticed that the Bitcoin website says that a person can support the network simply by running the original client? How is this?
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May 24, 2013, 02:05:51 AM
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Connects to other nodes and relays transactions.

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May 24, 2013, 02:54:37 AM
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The client can run as a node in the Peer 2 Peer network that communicates the public blockchain which a record of all transactions in the bitcoin network.


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