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Latest Lightning Code Release Trolls With a ‘Block Size’ Increase

| Alyssa Hertig

The latest code version for the lightning network, often trumpeted as the future of bitcoin payments, includes a "block size increase."

Bitcoin ‘Breakthrough’ Claims Block Size Increase Possible Without Hard Fork

| Alyssa Hertig

Developer Mark Friedenbach has unveiled a discovery that could make certain contentious changes to bitcoin a bit easier.

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Bitcoin Cash Plans to Increase Its Block Size, Again

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin cash could have its block size increased next year, according to an early roadmap from Bitcoin ABC.

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Developer Proposes Hybrid SegWit Solution to Bitcoin’s Block Size Debate

| Garrett Keirns

A new proposal seeks to combine two solutions to bitcoin's block size debate into one compromise to move the network forward.

Charts: Determining the Ideal Block Size for Bitcoin

| Willy Woo

What's the ideal block size? CoinDesk contributor Willy Woo analyzes the charts for answers in his latest opinion piece.

Blocked By Block Size, Bitcoin’s Brain Trust Goes Back to Basics

| Pete Rizzo

Day two at the Satoshi Roundtable saw guests try to break new ground on some of the larger issues facing bitcoin and regroup around its core values.


Bitcoin’s Block Size Debate is Back (And It Might Be Worse Than Ever)

| Alyssa Hertig

With little likelihood of a single scaling solution that will please everyone, is a hard fork inevitable?

Why Weight? Bitcoin Scaling is Moving Beyond Block Size

| Pete Rizzo

Day two of Scaling Bitcoin in Milan showcased how bitcoin's technical community is trying to put the contentious "block size debate" in the rearview.

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Did Ethereum’s Fork Validate Bitcoin Block Size Conservatism?

| Stan Higgins

CoinDesk explores how the ethereum hard fork affected sentiment regarding bitcoin's long-raging block size debate.

Why a 1MB Block Size May Be Right for Bitcoin Today

| Ariel Deschapell

Are bitcoin's short-term scaling issues holding back adoption? Contributor Ariel Deschapell argues the answer is no.