Browsing the "UASF" Tag

Bring on the FUD: 2017 Was The Year Bitcoin Became Anti-Fragile

| Jimmy Song

What happened after all the fear, uncertainty and doubt of 2017? Bitcoin became stronger than ever, according to developer Jimmy Song.

UASF Revisited: Will Bitcoin’s User Revolt Leave a Lasting Legacy?

| Alyssa Hertig

What to make of the most political proposal for bitcoin scaling? CoinDesk looks at the impact of the UASF movement on network development.

Bitcoin UASF Proposal Quietly Activates – to Little Effect

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin's UASF activated last night to little fanfare, as the contentious code change was largely mitigated in impact.

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Why Are Miners Involved in Bitcoin Code Changes Anyway?

| Alyssa Hertig

How can miners block bitcoin changes? CoinDesk takes a look at how the network upgrades and the role these parties play.

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What Could Happen to Bitcoin? A Visual Guide to Scaling Outcomes

| Alyssa Hertig

With bitcoin poised for a number of possible code changes this summer, CoinDesk offers a visual guide to potential paths forward.

GDAX Plans to Suspend Bitcoin Withdrawals If UASF Activates

| Wolfie Zhao

Digital currency exchange platform GDAX has revealed its contingency plans in the event a controversial bitcoin scaling proposal is activated.

The Segwit2x Boycott: Bitcoin’s UASF Isn’t Backing Down From August Deadline

| Alyssa Hertig

Support for a so-called UASF continues, adding complications to bitcoin's upcoming scaling drama.

A Bitcoin Scaling Upgrade: How It Could Finally Happen (And How It Could Fail)

| Alyssa Hertig

As various scaling proposal deadlines loom, bitcoin is either on the verge of the biggest change in its history, or its biggest political failure.

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Bitcoin Scaling Proposal Segwit2x Moves Ahead With Initial Code Release

| Alyssa Hertig

The first code for bitcoin scaling proposal SegWit2x has been released for testing. Notably, it might be compatible with another proposal, BIP 148.

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BIP 148 + SegWit2x? A Bitcoin Scaling Compromise Might Not Be So Easy

| Alyssa Hertig

Popular bitcoin scaling solutions BIP148 and SegWit2x aren't compatible, but should they be to avoid a network split?