30 Dec '17, 12pm

Bitcoin: Update network descriptions to be more accurate

From the moment the user visits the site, and even in the video, the entire site has always emphasised low fees. Obviously we don't expect some insanely low fee, but the current fees make it impossible for reasonable people to transact with each other. I don't know what's gone wrong, but I don't think the correct solution is to change the site to focus on the "uncensorable" aspect. We'd have to go deep into lots of pages where low fees and "fast" transactions are mentioned and do translations for everything. Fees were supposed to come down with Segwit anyway. What even is an uncensorable transaction? Cash is uncensorable, but with cash, there are no fees. So someone reading that would still assume that fees are low or nonexistent. The only way to present the current and possible future state of the network (if nothing is done) accurately would be to somehow sell these fees...

Full article: https://github.com/bitcoin-dot-org/bitcoin.org/pull/2010

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