10 Oct '17, 2am

About the Bitcoin SegWit2x update

When the Bitcoin Blockchain mines block number 494,784, which will happen on or around Saturday November 18th 2017, a block between 1MB and 2MB in size will be generated by the Bitcoin miners to increase network capacity ( SegWit2x ). At that point some miners may decide to ignore that block and continue mining on a 1MB block max-sized chain and that may create another fork in the Bitcoin Network. Just like we did with the Bitcoin Cash fork , if you are a Xapo customer you don’t need to do anything, we will take care of the security of your bitcoins and we will make the new coin available for you to easily sell or withdraw from Xapo. Xapo’s policy in regards to forks is that, when there is a fork, we always follow the chain with the most accumulated difficulty and we make the minority chain available to our customers for them to sell or withdraw from Xapo. We are going to ...

Full article: https://blog.xapo.com/about-the-bitcoin-segwit2x-update/

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