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


Address, private key, public key, and passphrase are frequently used and closely related 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/what-are-address-private-key-public-key-and-passphrase/