Not Your Keys, Not Your Coins: What Proof-Of-Keys Day Means in 2020

Owning Bitcoin (BTC) has always been about owning private keys. But in 2020, the growing adoption requires another reminder.

Second Proof of Keys Event
January 3, 2020, is the second “Proof-of-Keys” day, after the event was initiated last year, the brainchild of Bitcoin investor Trace Mayer. Last year, the event created a significant outflow from exchanges, as owners are urged to move their coins to a private-key wallet and claim ownership.
The day for taking stock of coins was chosen to also mark the creation of the Bitcoin Genesis Block. This year, the Bitcoin network turns 11, and heads into another decade with multiple challenges and a significant growth in value.

Happy genesis day #Bitcoin!
Remembering, not your keys not your coins. #ProofOfKeys
— Man₿it [Jan/3➞₿🔑∎] (@ManBytesCamera) January 3, 2020

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