The Investor’s Perspective on the Bitcoin Taproot Upgrade

Jun 25, 2021 at 7:35 p.m. UTC
Updated Nov 12, 2021 at 7:48 p.m. UTC

In June, Bitcoin miners signaled support for Taproot, a bundle of three upgrades to Bitcoin aimed at improving network security, privacy and scalability. This CoinDesk Research report looks into the merits of the upgrade from the investor’s perspective, outlines some potential drawbacks and issues a reminder that Bitcoin is an investment in technology.


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George Kaloudis is a research analyst for CoinDesk Research.