The 17 Millionth Bitcoin Is About to Be Mined: What It Means and Why It Matters

Barring an unforeseen event, the 17 millionth bitcoin is likely to be mined in the coming day, a development that would mark yet another milestone for the world's first cryptocurrency. That's because as per bitcoin's current rules, only 21 million bitcoin can ever be created. Stepping back, the milestone, the …
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“What Roger doesn’t get. If he wanted to create a big-block alt-coin then, in general, no one from the bitcoin community would care. Or, we would care the same as we do about the hundreds of other alt-coins with different experimental features; not much. The issue is the fraud.”

"What Roger doesn't get. If he wanted to create a big-block alt-coin then, in general, no one from the bitcoin community would care. Or, we would care the same as we do about the hundreds of other alt-coins with different experimental features; not much. The issue is the fraud." submitted by /u/bitme123
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