Jameson Lopp, the outspoken Bitcoin commentator and BitGo engineer, has fallen victim to what appears to be an incident of “swatting“. He suspects he may have been targeted for his views on the New York Agreement signed this summer which, i…
Debate is a central part of the cryptocurrency community at large. Open forums such as Bitcoin.com have fostered mostly healthy fork debate about Bitcoin’s future. It appears at least one participant wished to stifle debate, and in a horrible way. Also read: Preparing for the Bitcoin Hard Forks: A Step-by-Step Walkthrough Fork Debate Turns Ugly and Dangerous […]
Jameson Lopp, who is well-known for his critical stance on Bitcoin forks, said a “fake hostage situation” led “dozens of cops with rifles” to his home Monday.
Bruce Fenton On SegWit2x: I Do Not See Benefits Of Hard Fork Now
F2Pool becomes the latest company to withdraw from the SegWit2x plan, makes contentious hard fork much less likely to succeed.
Questions remain as to whether parties to the New York Agreement will implement the block size increase. Failure to do so could cause another chain split
Adam Back says the Bitcoin community should deploy a “moratorium” on SegWit2x to avoid a second fork.
The variation in Bitcoin fee estimates has increased along with price volatility and fees themselves.
BitGo software engineer Jameson Lopp revealed that if the seven-year trend of Bitcoin price continues, Bitcoin will be valued at around $250,000 by 2020.