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Node

By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
Within the blockchain network, the nodes are computers that connect to the network and have an updated copy of the blockchain. Together with the miners they are the guarantors that the network works properly. The nodes in Bitcoin are very important because they help the mission of keeping the network decentralized.

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