What are Address, Private Key, Public Key, and Passphrase?


Address, private key, public key, and passphrase, these are closely related and frequently used concepts in the blockchain technologies/cryptocurrencies that can be confusing to many people. Now let's make them clear.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://coinut.com/posts/p/7b0e4268-6d60-431b-a6ea-0095dda4e7cd/