Source code (IMAGE) Ruhr-University Bochum Caption The source code for many applications, also for the crypto currency Bitcoin, is freely available on the internet – you can easily copy it and launch your own cryptocurrency. Credit Michael Schwettmann Usage Restrictions The image may only be used for reporting about Ghassan Karames’s research at Ruhr University Bochum. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.