This package provides a lightweight Bitcoin client which protects
you from losing your bitcoins in a backup mistake or computer
failure. Also, Electrum does not require waiting time because it does
not download the Bitcoin blockchain.
Features of Electrum:
* Instant on: Your client does not download the blockchain. It uses a
network of specialized servers that index the blockchain.
* Forgiving: Your wallet can be recovered from a secret seed.
* Safe: Your seed and private keys are encrypted on your hard drive.
They are never sent to the servers.
* Low trust: Information received from the servers is verified using
SPV. Servers are authenticated using SSL.
* No downtimes: Your client is not tied to a particular server; it
will switch instantly if your server is down.
* Ubiquitous: You can use the same wallet on different computers, they
will synchronize automatically.
* Cold Storage: Sign transactions from a computer that is always
offline. Broadcast them using a machine that does not have your keys.
* Reachable: You can export your private keys into other Bitcoin
* Established: Electrum is open source and was first released in
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