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Bitcoin Cash SV’s ‘Blockchain Reorg’ Likely an Accidental Split, Not an Attack

Bitcoin Cash “Satoshi’s Vision” – otherwise called Bitcoin SV – suffered a block reorganization Monday by which transactions on two different blocks were overwritten. Though it is possible these two blocks may have been maliciously overwritten by outside attackers, the most likely explanation for the temporary block reorg was due to an overload in transaction activity caused by a… Read More »

Op-Ed: The Bitcoin Cash ‘Hash War’ was Never [Just] about the Hash

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Last week, the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem descended into civil war as a group of partisans attempted to use their superior hash power to launch a hostile takeover of the BCH protocol and return it to what they believe was Satoshi Nakamoto’s original vision for Bitcoin. This group, operating under the banner “Bitcoin SV” (BSV),… Read More »

Bitcoin.com Mining Pool Directs All Hash to Bitcoin Cash ABC

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Roger Ver’s Bitcoin.com mining pool users are mining Bitcoin Cash ABC in support of the ongoing contentious hard fork, and if they don’t like that, they’ll have to move to a different mining pool, according to an announcement posted on the dashboard of the Bitcoin.com mining interface. Source: Bitcoin.com/mining Bitcoin.com mining allows users to… Read More »

Hash Wars: Calvin Ayre & CoinGeek Refuse to Concede Defeat in Bitcoin Cash Fork Fight

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Shots were fired Thursday afternoon, as CCN received a press release from Calvin Ayre’s CoinGeek which contained some interesting words that are sure to heat up the discussion around the chainsplit and intentional hard fork in Bitcoin Cash. One of the quotes from Calvin Ayre elucidates his feeling that all is not well on… Read More »

Bitcoin Cash: Where the 4th-Largest Cryptocurrency Stands the Day after the Fork

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Yesterday, the Bitcoin Cash network activated its second scheduled semi-annual hard fork since the cryptocurrency split away from the original Bitcoin blockchain. Unlike the previous protocol upgrade, however, this fork was contentious, with development teams launching two competing, incompatible BCH implementations. Background: Another Fork in the Bitcoin Cash Road The group adhering to the… Read More »

Why Bitcoin Cash Was Never Going to Lose the Hash War With SV

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The cryptocurrency community expected a tight hash power battle between Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Cash (SV) on November 15. But, with a decisive win and an anti-climactic result, BCH came out the winner. Bitcoin.com, a company owned by Roger Ver, saw its hash rate spike to 4 exahash, easily surpassing the entire computing… Read More »

Bitcoin Cash Just Split Into Two Blockchains

The code for Bitcoin cash’s hard fork has been activated. With neither side of the contentious debate leading up to the hard fork willing to come to a compromise, two competing implementations of the protocol have now been activated. However, it’s unclear at this juncture which of the two will become the dominant software of the BCH network… Read More »

What We Know About Bitcoin Cash’s Two Blockchains

At 18:02 UTC, the bitcoin cash blockchain officially split in two. With one iteration of the bitcoin cash protocol called Bitcoin “Satoshi’s Vision” or Bitcoin SV directly opposing the upgrades introduced through another implementation called Bitcoin ABC, the blockchain forked into two distinct networks. And while a so-called “hash war” had been greatly anticipated, for now – at… Read More »