ETC is short for Ethereum Classic. 2016.6 Ethereum's hottest project TheDAO was hackers using smart contracts loopholes, the transfer of the market value of 50 million dollars of ether. In order to restore investor assets, Ethereum community finally voted, most participants agreed to change Ethereum code, hoping to recover the funds. To do this, Ethereum conducts hard-forking to make a backward-incompatible change that will bring all of the ethercoin, including those owned by hackers, back home.
English Name: ETC/Ethereum Classic
Encryption Algorithm: Ethash
Consensus Method: PoW
Official Website: https://ethereumclassic.org
Blockchain Explorer: https://blockscout.com/etc/mainnet