Hash War: Mystery Miner’s Empty Block Attack Makes ABC’s New Blockchain Almost Unusable

Hash War: Mystery Miner's Empty Block Attack Makes ABC's New Blockchain Almost UnusableAccording to various reports, the Bitcoin ABC pro-IFP chain has been under ‘attack’ for a number of consecutive days now. The mystery miner has been mining a great number of sequential blocks, but almost all of them have been empty. The miner who calls himself ‘Voluntarism.dev’ says the mining operation is a group of “old-guard […]

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Prepping for an Airdrop: Prominent BCH Community Members Bid Bitcoin ABC Devs Farewell 

Prepping for an Airdrop: Prominent BCH Community Members Bid Bitcoin ABC Devs Farewell On August 18, 2020, the Bitcoin ABC development team announced a “feature freeze,” which will include a new Infrastructure Funding Plan (IFP) and a week later explained it was also initiating a “governance council.” Despite the recent announcements, Bitcoin ABC has lost considerable support and it appears the project will separate from Bitcoin Cash come […]

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Viabtc Founder Reveals BCH Fork Idea Called Bitcoin Cat

During the last few days, discussions concerning the Bitcoin Cash Difficulty Adjustment Algorithm (DAA) has become a polarizing debate. In the midst of all the quarreling, Viabtc’s founder Haipo Yang has announced a new fork of BCH called Bitcoin Cat. News.Bitcoin.com recently reported on the arguments concerning the Bitcoin Cash DAA. Following the report, the […]

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Bitcoin Cash Difficulty Algorithm Debate Heats Up With Fears of Another Chain Split

Bitcoin Cash Difficulty Algorithm Debate Heats Up With Fears of Another Chain SplitWith a touch more than three months left until the next Bitcoin Cash upgrade, crypto proponents have been witnessing a new quarrel rise after last year’s contentious Infrastructure Funding Proposal (IFP). This time around, the tensions derive from the Difficulty Algorithm Adjustment (DAA) discussion which is a conversation about replacing the network’s current DAA. Every […]

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Amir Taaki Knocks Bitcoin Coinjoin Schemes – Calls Methods ‘Absolute Garbage’

On July 17, the well known Dark Wallet creator and early Bitcoin developer, Amir Taaki, criticized bitcoin privacy methods on Twitter. Taaki claimed that UTXO mixing concepts like Coinjoin were “absolute garbage.” Taaki also knocked other concepts like Mimblewimble and privacy-centric coins like monero as well, claiming that zero-knowledge accumulators will be the “anonymous gold […]

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Bitcoin Cash Upgrade 3 Days Away – New Opcode Support, Chain Limit Extension, Sigchecks

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade 3 Days Away - New Opcode Support, Chain Limit Extension, SigchecksOn May 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain will be upgraded and there will be at least three new features added to the longest chain. The upgrade in three days is being discussed fervently by the community, because it follows the recent and controversial Infrastructure Funding Proposal (IFP). Bitcoin Cash to Upgrade In Three Days […]

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BCH Funding Debate: Amaury Séchet Responds to IFP Questions, Noting Contention in the West

BCH Funding Debate: Amaury Séchet Responds to IFP Questions, Noting Contention in the WestOn February 20, Bitcoin Cash engineers held the second 2020 BCH developers’ meeting and the first since the Infrastructure Funding Plan (IFP) was added to the Bitcoin ABC version 0.21.0 client. Seven developers discussed new features that are coming after the May upgrade, but a majority of the conversation focused on the ongoing IFP discussion. […]

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