18 Mar '17, 7pm

Bitcoin Exchanges Have Accepted the Inevitability of a Fork

Bitcoin Exchanges Have Accepted the Inevitability of a Fork

Bitcoin Exchanges Have Accepted the Inevitability of a Fork But they have some conditions. Bitcoin just can't catch a break. Last Friday, the virtual currency community's hopes were dashed when the Securities and Exchange Commission denied an application to approve a bitcoin investment fund. Bitcoin quickly recovered its value, but just a week later, it looks like another potential disaster is on the horizon. After two years of debate and acrimony , bitcoin might finally be about to implement a code change that would split the currency in two, with meaningful investments on both sides. This possibility has been a nightmare for many who support the status quo, and on Friday a group of major bitcoin exchanges—which in many ways make up the foundation of bitcoin's economy, since that's where coins are bought and sold—released their contingency plan. An open letter signed by 1...

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