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Think 'Heretical' Thoughts: Mike Hearn tells Bitcoin Cash

Early Bitcoin developer Mike Hearn isn’t coming back to the open-source community, but he does have some thoughts on what has transpired since he cut ties with the project in 2016. Hearn -- who now develops distributed ledger technology (DLT) at banking consortium startup R3 -- conversed at length about Bitcoin’s blocksize debate and its descent into a blockchain split during a wide-ranging...

A Core Developer Calls the Bitcoin Business Community 'Entitled'

In what's perhaps the most important discussion had between Bitcoin core developers and perhaps the most influential voice in Bitcoin, Roger Ver, Bitcoin core developer and Ciphrex founder Eric Lombrozo made comments about Bitcoin business leaders in reply to a comment made by Mr. Ver. The very telling comments highlight a rift between the Bitcoin development team and those building parallel...

Blockstream Won, Says Bitcoin Miner in Blocksize Debate

Disclaimer: The views expressed in the article are solely that of the author and do not represent those of, nor should they be attributed to CCN. A mood of resignation prevails across the bitcoin space as a viciously years-long debate that has taken the reputation of so many and the time and focus of all, seemingly, comes to an end. Eric Mu of HaoBTC, one of the most influential, if not the...

Is Bitcoin’s Civil War Over?

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It has been almost a year since the Great Bitcoin Debate, which unleashed Bitcoin's civil war, was brought to public attention. Now, a year later, an unofficial truce seems to have been reached with bitcoin’s potential crypto competitors, such as Ethereum, and potential competition from numerous bank sponsored consortiums focusing attention once again on making bitcoin great and appealing to all...