18 Mar '17, 2am

Which Majority? Bitcoin Exchange Accord Reveals Hard Fork Dilemma

Which Majority? Bitcoin Exchange Accord Reveals Hard Fork Dilemma

A newly released statement from major exchanges today may have stoked tensions in the ongoing bitcoin scaling debate – but it also revealed more about how the confrontation is becoming increasingly complex. Today, nearly 20 exchanges announced that, should a certain developer group take actions that would split the bitcoin blockchain into two competing networks, the network running software developed by Bitcoin Core would retain the ticker symbol ‘BTC’. Bitcoin Unlimited , the alternative option, would then be advertised as ‘BTU’. Ostensively aimed at preventing customer confusion, the move has already been highly politicized, with some supporters of the Bitcoin Core development team heralding it as the effective end of the Unlimited project and its particular proposal for redrafting bitcoin’s rules. "Mining pools may signal Bitcoin Unlimited, but this letter makes it crys...

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