IP Address

Internet Protocol Address. A series of numbers and periods used to identify computers communicating through a network.

I2P

Invisible Internet Project. A network layer that facilitates anonymous, censorship-resistant communication between users.

IoT

Internet of Things. The system that will digitally connect physical objects, making them identifiable and trackable online.

Input

Created each time coins are sent to an address.

Incoming Connection

A request for communication from one node to another node.

ICO

Initial Coin Offering. An event in which a cryptocurrency project “goes public,” selling early coins in exchange for funds.

Immutable Ledger

The term used to refer to blockchains to describe the way in which blocks cannot be changed after they are recorded.  

IRS

Internal Revenue Service. A US tax collection agency that demands information from cryptocurrency exchanges for various reasons.

Inflation

The process of increasing a cryptocurrency's supply, which usually drives its price down.

IPO

Initial Public Offering. An event in which a company “goes public,” selling early shares of their business in exchange for funds.

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