Primecoin is a peer-to-peer open source cryptocurrency that implements a scientific computing proof-of-work system. Primecoin’s proof-of-work system searches for chains of prime numbers. Primecoin was created by a person or group who use the pseudonym Sunny King, who also created the cryptocurrency Peercoin.
The Primecoin source code is copyrighted by a person or group called “Primecoin Developers”, and distributed under a conditional MIT/X11 software license. Primecoin has been described as the main cause of spot shortages of dedicated servers due to the fact that the currency cannot be mined with GPUs. For the same reason, Primecoin has been the target of malware writers… CONTINUE