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by LiteCoinGuy
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-03-21] Bitcoin Politics Seep into Altcoins: SegWit Adoption Slow Across the Board
Replies: 0
Views: 263

[2017-03-21] Bitcoin Politics Seep into Altcoins: SegWit Adoption Slow Across the Board

Bitcoin Politics Seep into Altcoins: SegWit Adoption Slow Across the Board Since most altcoins are based on Bitcoin’s codebase, upgrades to Bitcoin are often relatively easy to implement in altcoins. Indeed, as Segregated Witness (SegWit) is slow to activate on Bitcoin, several altcoins are taking ...
by LiteCoinGuy
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: CHARTS, CHARTS, CHARTS!
Replies: 492
Views: 93005

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by LiteCoinGuy
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-03-20] Malice Reactive Proof of Work Additions (MR POWA): Protecting Bitcoin from malicious miners
Replies: 0
Views: 228

[2017-03-20] Malice Reactive Proof of Work Additions (MR POWA): Protecting Bitcoin from malicious miners

Malice Reactive Proof of Work Additions (MR POWA): Protecting Bitcoin from malicious miners I’m very worried about the state of miner centralisation in Bitcoin. I always felt the centralising effects of ASIC manufacturing would resolve themselves once the first mover advantage had been exhausted an...
by LiteCoinGuy
Sun Mar 19, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-03-19] Jihan Wu Wants To Accelerate The Bitcoin Unlimited Hard Fork Regardless of Community Sentiment
Replies: 2
Views: 376

[2017-03-19] Jihan Wu Wants To Accelerate The Bitcoin Unlimited Hard Fork Regardless of Community Sentiment

Jihan Wu Wants To Accelerate The Bitcoin Unlimited Hard Fork Regardless of Community Sentiment Jihan Wu is known for expressing strong opinions on bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Ever since he pledged support to Bitcoin Unlimited, though, he has come a bit unhinged. In a recent tweet, he proposes to sp...
by LiteCoinGuy
Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: CHARTS, CHARTS, CHARTS!
Replies: 492
Views: 93005

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by LiteCoinGuy
Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-03-19] Major Exchanges Will Consider Bitcoin Unlimited a “New Asset”
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Views: 219

[2017-03-19] Major Exchanges Will Consider Bitcoin Unlimited a “New Asset”

Major Exchanges Will Consider Bitcoin Unlimited a “New Asset” If a Bitcoin Unlimited hard fork leads to a coin-split, major bitcoin exchanges will list coins on that branch as a new asset: BTU. Earlier this week, the world’s largest mining pool, AntPool, announced it would switch all its hash power...
by LiteCoinGuy
Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-03-18] Community Reacts to Bitcoin Unlimited Bug, Calls For SegWit Activation
Replies: 1
Views: 277

[2017-03-18] Community Reacts to Bitcoin Unlimited Bug, Calls For SegWit Activation

Community Reacts to Bitcoin Unlimited Bug, Calls For SegWit Activation On March 15, Bitcoin Unlimited suffered from an attack that led to a 6-hour downtime for miners and node operators. Miners lost over $200,000 in revenue and nodes crashed, bringing the node count of Bitcoin Unlimited down from 8...
by LiteCoinGuy
Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: CHARTS, CHARTS, CHARTS!
Replies: 492
Views: 93005

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by LiteCoinGuy
Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-03-17] Why Bitcoin Unlimited should be correctly classified as an ‘attempted robbery’ of Bitcoin, not a fork
Replies: 1
Views: 275

[2017-03-17] Why Bitcoin Unlimited should be correctly classified as an ‘attempted robbery’ of Bitcoin, not a fork

Why Bitcoin Unlimited should be correctly classified as an ‘attempted robbery’ of Bitcoin, not a fork Looking into the history of open source project forks, I finally figured out (I can’t claim to be the first, but I haven’t seen others say it) that forks do not try to steal the names of their pare...
by LiteCoinGuy
Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: CHARTS, CHARTS, CHARTS!
Replies: 492
Views: 93005

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by LiteCoinGuy
Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-03-17] This Security Researcher Found the Bug That Knocked Out Bitcoin Unlimited
Replies: 0
Views: 258

[2017-03-17] This Security Researcher Found the Bug That Knocked Out Bitcoin Unlimited

This Security Researcher Found the Bug That Knocked Out Bitcoin Unlimited For over a year, attackers have had the ability to crash Bitcoin Unlimited and Bitcoin Classic nodes. Yesterday, someone actually did it. According to websites like Coin Dance, the number of Bitcoin Unlimited nodes fell sharp...
by LiteCoinGuy
Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Presse
Topic: [2017-03-16] Bug in Bitcoin Unlimited: Hacker schaltet mehr als 500 Nodes aus
Replies: 0
Views: 1794

[2017-03-16] Bug in Bitcoin Unlimited: Hacker schaltet mehr als 500 Nodes aus

Bug in Bitcoin Unlimited: Hacker schaltet mehr als 500 Nodes aus Bitcoin Unlimited hat gestern einen Bug gefixt. Allerdings hatte ein Hacker kurz darauf einen Angriff gegen diese Schwachstelle gestartet, der 500 Bitcoin Unlimited Knoten, die das Update noch nicht eingespielt hatten, herunterfuhr. M...
by LiteCoinGuy
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: CHARTS, CHARTS, CHARTS!
Replies: 492
Views: 93005

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by LiteCoinGuy
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-03-16] BU Critical Bug ‘Damage Would Have Been in the Millions’ During Fork
Replies: 1
Views: 352

[2017-03-16] BU Critical Bug ‘Damage Would Have Been in the Millions’ During Fork

BU Critical Bug ‘Damage Would Have Been in the Millions’ During Fork

As attackers exploited a bug that crashed 50% of Bitcoin Unlimited nodes Tuesday, the industry reacted saying its developers had a lucky financial escape.

http://bitcoinist.com/bu-critical-bug-millions-fork/

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by LiteCoinGuy
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: CHARTS, CHARTS, CHARTS!
Replies: 492
Views: 93005

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by LiteCoinGuy
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-03-15] Code Bug Exploit Sends Bitcoin Unlimited Nodes Offline
Replies: 0
Views: 355

[2017-03-15] Code Bug Exploit Sends Bitcoin Unlimited Nodes Offline

Code Bug Exploit Sends Bitcoin Unlimited Nodes Offline Nearly 70% of nodes running Bitcoin Unlimited went offline today as word emerged of a bug in the software's code. The bug opened a vulnerability through which a certain kind of message sent to nodes could cause them to be taken offline. Nodes a...
by LiteCoinGuy
Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: CHARTS, CHARTS, CHARTS!
Replies: 492
Views: 93005

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by LiteCoinGuy
Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: CHARTS, CHARTS, CHARTS!
Replies: 492
Views: 93005

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by LiteCoinGuy
Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-03-14] The Road to One Megabyte
Replies: 0
Views: 312

[2017-03-14] The Road to One Megabyte

The Road to One Megabyte In early 2013, Bitcoin miners were pressured into raising their soft-limit for the first time. The network was under heavy load from SatoshiDice; with wallet software woefully unprepared for the emerging fee market, arguments were made for a quick action by pool operators t...
by LiteCoinGuy
Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Core
Topic: On-chain scaling - a review of historical performance optimization made to Bitcoin’s reference software. Part 1
Replies: 0
Views: 2783

On-chain scaling - a review of historical performance optimization made to Bitcoin’s reference software. Part 1

On-chain scaling - a review of historical performance optimization made to Bitcoin’s reference software. Part 1 The following post aims to highlight development milestones that helped preserve a reliable experience for users of the Bitcoin software client over the years. We present several upgrades...
by LiteCoinGuy
Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: CHARTS, CHARTS, CHARTS!
Replies: 492
Views: 93005

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by LiteCoinGuy
Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: CHARTS, CHARTS, CHARTS!
Replies: 492
Views: 93005

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by LiteCoinGuy
Sun Mar 12, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-03-12] Bitcoiners, get your priorities straight
Replies: 0
Views: 308

[2017-03-12] Bitcoiners, get your priorities straight

Bitcoiners, get your priorities straight. What is the number one priority for every participant in the Bitcoin ecosystem? Keep this ecosystem functioning properly. Without a functioning ecosystem, the value prospects of Bitcoin as a whole dwindles. People over the past two years have been engaged i...
by LiteCoinGuy
Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: CHARTS, CHARTS, CHARTS!
Replies: 492
Views: 93005

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by LiteCoinGuy
Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: On the recent bout of malleated transactions
Replies: 1
Views: 772

On the recent bout of malleated transactions

In the last couple months people associated with Bitcoin "unlimited" have been arguing that mallability is a non-issue, a fake concern (with unspecified motivations) and opposing segwit on those grounds; in the BU forums where they've argued this no one even refuted the claim. There is a certain ki...
by LiteCoinGuy
Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Presse
Topic: [2017-03-10] Bitcoin Core 0.14 veröffentlicht: Bessere Performance, schnellere Synchronisierung und mehr
Replies: 0
Views: 1216

[2017-03-10] Bitcoin Core 0.14 veröffentlicht: Bessere Performance, schnellere Synchronisierung und mehr

Bitcoin Core 0.14 veröffentlicht: Bessere Performance, schnellere Synchronisierung und mehr Bitcoin Core, der Referenz-Client von Bitcoin, erreicht mit der Version 0.14 einen neuen Major-Release. Wie sämtliche “runden” Veröffentlichungen enthält auch diese keine irgendwie kontroversen Änderungen od...
by LiteCoinGuy
Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-03-10] You Really Should Run a Bitcoin Core Full Node: Here's Why
Replies: 0
Views: 351

[2017-03-10] You Really Should Run a Bitcoin Core Full Node: Here's Why

You Really Should Run a Bitcoin Core Full Node: Here's Why On day one of the 2017 MIT Bitcoin Expo, Sia Co-Founder David Vorick, who has contributed to Bitcoin Core, gave a presentation on the important role played by full nodes in digital currency networks. In his view, economically relevant full ...
by LiteCoinGuy
Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: CHARTS, CHARTS, CHARTS!
Replies: 492
Views: 93005

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