28 Jun '14, 7pm

5 Lessons from Bitcoin in the Beltway

5 Lessons from Bitcoin in the Beltway

Over the past few weeks, the Bitcoin community has hotly debated the question of whether or not 51% attacks are truly a threat. At Bitcoin in the Beltway, Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin tackled this subject and argued that they are a problem because they centralize the Bitcoin network and render it vulnerable to attacks. Even though there may not be many incentives to attack the Bitcoin network, it is still dangerous. Buterin gave several suggestions about how to eliminate the threat of 51% attacks, including forcing miners to download the entire blockchain and Multi-PPS, which would make both P2Pool’s and small mining pools economically viable alternatives to Ghash and other large pools. However, Buterin is not confident that the Bitcoin Foundation will pursue a course that fundamentally changes the way Bitcoin operates.

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