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Chain Splits and Resolutions

An often misunderstood topic is that of chain splits and how they are potentially resolved. With the recent proposal from Shaolinfry discussing User Activated Soft Forks (UASF) getting much attention, these misunderstandings must be clarified to fully understand the implications…

Preparing for a Bitcoin Hard Fork

While a bitcoin hard fork isn’t imminent, its developers have begun to research how the complex technical change could be enacted, if needed. The proactive steps illustrate the new responsibility Bitcoin Core, the network’s mostly volunteer developer group, has taken on as the protocol has…