“Until your altcoin successfully defeats a coordinated attack like NYA/S2X, with 90% of the hashrate and major businesses trying to force a hard fork, its immutability is untested and its monetary policy is suspect.” -Pierre Rochard

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Asian Cryptocurrency Trading Update: Bitcoin Cash Bullish Ahead of Hard Fork

Momentum has continued upwards over the weekend and crypto markets are pushing towards the critical $ 500 billion mark. Since their low of the year of $ 245 billion on April first, markets have gained 90% to current levels today. Bitcoin has remained flat over the past 24 hours and hovers just below …
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Ethereum Developers Advocate Anti-ASIC Fork and Hard Cap on Supply (news.bitcoin.com)

Ethereum’s Github has recently seen several significant proposals made for development. On April 1st, Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, proposed the introduction of a hard fork on the supply of ETH tokens at approximately 120 million. Several days prior, developer Piper Merriam advocated that Ethereum conduct a hard fork in order to “demonstrate a willingness” to resist “ASIC-based Ethereum mining.”
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Andreas Antonopoulos: 4 Things Bitcoin Needs Plus a Hard Fork in 2018

Specifically, wallets that are secure, easy to use, intuitive, and which use the latest cutting-edge technology and are able to handle different types of fees and provide fee estimation are sorely needed. Antonopoulos makes an excellent argument that wallets are the “front end” of the Bitcoin industry and …
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Lightning nodes are getting DDOS’ed, rumor is that someone from the 2x effort known as “BitPico” has taken credit for this. The Lightning services I’ve deployed have been attacked from the start, with botnets, etc. Deploying in adversarial conditions, decentralization is hard.

Lightning nodes are getting DDOS'ed, rumor is that someone from the 2x effort known as "BitPico" has taken credit for this. The Lightning services I've deployed have been attacked from the start, with botnets, etc. Deploying in adversarial conditions, decentralization is hard. submitted by /u/GalacticCannibalism
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