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    Code that allows users to gain access to their cryptocurrency wallets. Like a password, a private key must only be revealed to the wallet owner, as they grant the owner access to their bitcoins in the wallet. It is paired with a public key to enable both encryption and decryption when storing and sending cryptocurrency.

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