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Bitcoin bug needs a hard fork
Fixing This Bitcoin-Killing Bug Will (Eventually) Require a Hard Fork
The bug sheds light on the challenges of Bitcoin's decentralization. At least we've got 86 years for the community to join together and implement a fix.
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Jeff Garzik Is Reworking the Segwit2x Code
The code original designed for one of bitcoin's most controversial software proposals is being repurposed for a new objective.
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Bring on the FUD: 2017 Was The Year Bitcoin Became Anti-Fragile
What happened after all the fear, uncertainty and doubt of 2017? Bitcoin became stronger than ever, according to developer Jimmy Song.
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A Crypto Crystal Ball? What If Traders Settled Bitcoin Forks
Researchers are trying to improve prediction markets as potentially valuable tools for measuring community support or opposition to protocol changes.
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No Fork, No Fire: Segwit2x Nodes Stall Running Abandoned Bitcoin Code
The Segwit2x bitcoin fork may have been formally called off, but as many as 150 nodes still running its code have stopped accepting transaction blocks
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Relief and Disbelief: Bitcoin Reacts to Sudden '2x' Suspension
Bitcoin's attempted '2x' software upgraded is cancelled – and some in the cryptocurrency's community think that's cause for celebration.
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2x Called Off: Bitcoin Hard Fork Suspended for Lack of Consensus
A controversial plan to change the bitcoin software has been abruptly called off, just weeks before its expected release.
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How to Stop Worrying and Love the Fork
It's going to be a stressful month for bitcoin, but in the big picture, breakups can be healthy for the ecosystem – and possibly for society.
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Segwit2x Is Doomed to Fail
Developer Ariel Deschapell argues that the Segwit2x bitcoin fork is a broken attempt to change bitcoin, and that it's destined to fail.
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Free Market Forks? Bitcoin Startups Love the Idea But Brace for Reality
Bitcoin startups that were once sold on Segwit2x are preparing for a split, signaling that the market should decide how the hard fork plays out.
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