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    What is a Bitcoin Fork?

    There has been significant news coverage and developments in recent weeks about changes to digital currency networks. These are sometimes called “forks”. Here is a simple, non-technical explanation to add context to recent discussions. What is a “fork”? A “fork” is a change to the software of...
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    Official Bitcoin SegWit2 Proposal

    Re: Segwit2Mb - combined soft/hard fork Sergio Demian Lerner Mar 31, 2017 Segwit2Mb is the project to merge into Bitcoin a minimal patch that aims to untangle the current conflict between different political positions regarding segwit activation vs. an increase of the on-chain blockchain...
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    Litecoin successfully activates SegWit

    After Litecoin miners and exchanges moved to support the SegWit soft fork, SegWit has been successfully activated. Watching Litecoin will help reveal if SegWit solves the scalability issue that has been problematic for Bitcoin. The change for SegWit began 2 weeks ago, and the upgrade remained...
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    Litecoin Scaling Agreement supports SegWit

    Litecoin is up 15% (LTC/USDT) today as their scaling debate may be coming to an end, with miners and exchanges moving to support a SegWit (Segregated Witness) soft fork. SegWit was created by Bitcoin's development team in response to the 1 MB cap on the total capacity of transactions per block...