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New initiative designed to help Bitcoin users with the fork advises them to maintain 100% control of their Bitcoin, rather than keeping it in exchanges.
As the August 1 deadline draws near, f2pool becomes the next company to voice support for scaling.
Bixin Pool Announces Support for Segwit2x, ‘mature technology’
Bitmain.com offers guidance in case of UAHF (BIP148) support
Localbitcoins.com offers limited support for BIP148.
Bitcoin Core contributor Rusty Russell has said he would now fully support a UASF and that scaling delays were “his fault.”
Earlier today, Wang Chun, the owner of F2Pool, the second largest Bitcoin mining pool in the world, clarified that he was never against the activation of Bitcoin Core’s Segregated Witness (SegWit) on Litecoin.
BitPay CEO Stephen Pair has championed SegWit activation via a user-activated soft fork (UASF) in his latest interview on Let’s Talk Bitcoin!
Vitalik Buterin has joined Vinny Lingham in the hard fork vs. soft fork Bitcoin debate.
Coinbase and Bitfinex have reportedly said that Bitcoin Unlimited would become a “new altcoin” in the event of a Bitcoin soft fork.
ZCash CEO Zooko Wilcox explains the definition of a future friendly fork and how hard forks could be beneficial in some cases.
Bitcoin Core developer Jeff Garzik expresses his opposition to soft forks, warns of centralisation.
Since the June 17 attack on the DAO, the Ethereum network has suffered a chain of events that led to the fall of Ether.
It is going to be a wild summer for the price of Bitcoin. The only certainty in the space will be change.
Griff Green, a spokesman for Slock.it, the team which founded the DAO, says in an interview with CoinTelegraph that he is privy to some of the pool operator’s discussions and they “very much back the soft fork.”
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