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. A hard fork meant that every node – miners, merchants and users – had to upgrade to be able to validate the new blocks, but due to the controversial reason for the fork, a sizable minority chose not to make the switch. Most recent hard fork comes from Ethereum, resulting in ethereum and ethereum classic and a lot controversies.

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