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Three of China's biggest mining pools – F2Pool, BTCChina Pool and Huobi Pool – maintain that the Bitcoin Core development team should strive for consensus, and will therefore not support a switch to Bitcoin XT
Two of China's biggest bitcoin exchanges - BTCChina and Huobi - have voiced concerns over Bitcoin Core developer Gavin Andresen's proposal to raise the block size limit to 20 megabytes by next year.
The demands of the Bitcoin core developer faction for a hard fork to Bitcoin XT have resurfaced.
Gavin Andresen suggested that he would shift his efforts from the main Bitcoin implementation (Bitcoin core) to the alternative Bitcoin-Xt implementation.
Bitcoin XT, the intentional fork that has been shaking up the bitcoin price, includes code branded as a hardcoded “blacklist” by critics.
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Bitcoin Core developer Gavin Andresen today proposed a hard fork change for Bitcoin XT in order to allow for an increased block size limit on the Bitcoin network.
Bitcoin never had a clear future, but it looks even cloudier in the midst of the unpleasant, yet weirdly magnetic, blocksize debate.
The first Bitcoin block in support of Bitcoin XT has been mined by Slush Pool; the bitcoin price has plunged over 13% and more top stories for August 19.
Of all Bitcoin web-wallet providers as listed on bitcoin.org, Blockchain.info, Coinbase and Xapo are in favor of raising Bitcoin's block size limit from 1 to 20 megabytes as advised by Bitcoin Core developer Gavin Andresen.
When CoinTelegraph asked the Bitcoin Wallet software providers listed on bitcoin.org, they showed broad support for increasing the Bitcoin block size limit from 1 to 20 MB.
Three of the biggest Western mining pools – representing a total of some 19% of hashing power on the Bitcoin network – stand divided on raising the block size limit.
The Bitcoin XT project, championed by Gavin Andresen and Mike Hearn, has been the talk of the Bitcoin community all summer long.
A significant chunk of mining pools has taken a fierce stand against Bitcoin XT; the largest currently operating bitcoin black market has decided to halt operations due to a Tor de-anonymizing vulnerability, and more news
Mike Hearn and Gavin Andresen have launched Bitcoin XT, new research has found that marketplaces on the dark web frequently process more bitcoin transactions than BitPay, and more news
Mike Hearn says the new XT version will include a “bigger blocksize only” branch; Factom raises US$1.1 million in crowdsale; Australian Securities regulator blocks Bitcoin IPO and more news
Bitcoin Core developer Jeff Garzik's proposed compromise to double the block size limit to 2MB as a temporary solution is still far from reaching consensus
One of the agents with stealing bitcoins from Silk Road will plead guilty; the European Banking Authority believes a 51% attack is Bitcoin’s biggest threat and more news
Overstock sold its first cryptobond, the cryptography team at Blockstream unveiled its first prototype sidechain and more top stories for June 9.
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