29 Mar '16, 2pm

Is Bitcoin’s Civil War Over?: It has been almost a year since the Great Bitcoin Debate, which unleashed Bitcoi...

Most reasonable individuals recognize that both sides have strong and valid arguments. Bitcoin’s blockchain size is currently more than 60GB according to blockchain.info, increasing by 5GB a month or almost 50GB a year at the current 1MB every 10 minutes. A much faster increase would price out many nodes, leading to few validators which can keep miners in check and verify if, for example, miners have increased the number of coins. On the other hand, there are many potential improvements, such as pruning or sharding and storage is cheap. Furthermore, a limited network where few can transact is unable to grow and risks stagnation or replacement.

Full article: https://www.cryptocoinsnews.com/bitcoins-civil-war/

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