Cryptocurrency Grin Follows Through With Anticipated July 17 Mainnet Hardfork
The cryptocurrency Grin has followed through with stated plans to hardfork its mainnet on July 17, as part of an ongoing effort to prevent ASIC mining.
Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Grin has completed the first hardfork so far on its mainnet. The fork occurred at block height 262,080 on July 17, as shown on the Grin block explorer Blockscan.
According to an official announcement from Grin core dev Quentin Le Sceller, the latest blockchain hardfork is designed to discourage Grin mining through dedicated application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and also includes a new iteration of its bulletproof rewind scheme for Grin wallets.