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The Definitive Guide to Past and Upcoming Bitcoin Forks

Bitcoin is one of the hottest buzzwords right now. No matter where you look online somebody is talking about it. And being at record high-level prices, that makes a lot of sense! Although still a highly volatile market, cryptocurrencies are rapidly gaining in popularity.

Dr. Adam Back on Bitcoin Scalability, the Dangers of SegWit2x, and the Future of the Sidechain Technology

SegWit2x, a Bitcoin hardfork expected to become effective this November, is among the most talked-about and somewhat disputable matters in the community. ForkLog talked with Dr. Adam Back, the CEO of Blockstream and one of the world’s leading Bitcoin developers, to find out what’s that dangerous about it, and how to prepare yourself for that.

Steemit Alters Economic Model Due to Community Demand

Steemit, the popular decentralized social media platform, has made significant changes to its economic model due to community demand.

Ambisafe Urges Ethereum to Revise Hardfork Conditions

The Ambisafe team asked EthCore developers to revise their gas limitations issued in the course of preparation for yet another hardfork. They developers insist such limits would break the the company’s service.

Ethereum Developers Announce a Hardfork Again

The EthCore team is preparing a new hardfork solution for Ethereum to rectify the network’s operation and prevent numerous attacks the project is facing these days.

Chinese Ultimatum: Miners Discuss Switching to Bitcoin Classic

Bitcoin scalability debate gained steam as 8btc.com published details of the Bitcoin Classic implementation proposal discussed by miners of China.

Recursive Call: The DAO on the Brink of Death and Ethereum To Be Hardforked

Ethereum Foundation headed by Vitalik Buterin opted to save the DAO funds for investors. However, the latter will only have an option of withdrawing funds. The DAO, as it may seem, is no more.

Miners and Developers are not Subject to FinCEN Regulations According to FinCEN Regulations

The recent post by American lawyer Daniel Friedberg launched an extended discussion in the community, with mostly negative stance towards its basic idea. As a reminder, Friedberg stated that in case Bitcoin goes through a hard-fork, one of two resulting currencies will be different from the initial Bitcoin; and as names of the originators of […]

Will the Bitcoin Consensus Roundtable Put a Lid on Bitcoin Classic?

After the last week’s bitcoin roundtable, where some of the most prominent figures of the industry have gathered to discuss possible solutions to the drawn out block size dispute, some thought the resulting letter was making an offer the developers wouldn’t refuse. As a reminder, last week, representatives for several mining pools collectively holding at […]

Hard Fork May Cause Legal Problems to Miners and Developers, Lawyer Says

With the commonly acknowledged lack of general consensus in the notorious block size debate, the community may eventually face unexpected legal problems in case a hard fork is implemented, according to Daniel Friedberg, head of an American law company Riddell Williams PS.