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by LiteCoinGuy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-15] Bitcoin Unlimited Is 100% Anti-Bitcoin
Replies: 0
Views: 410

[2017-04-15] Bitcoin Unlimited Is 100% Anti-Bitcoin

Bitcoin Unlimited Is 100% Anti-Bitcoin: Akin Fernandez Akin Fernandez, the owner of the Bitcoin startup Azteco, thinks that Bitcoin Unlimited is “100 percent anti-Bitcoin.” His comments come in the wake of the ongoing scaling impasse which has bedeviled the ecosystem. https://cointelegraph.com/news...
by LiteCoinGuy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-13] UASF Support Continues To Grow
Replies: 0
Views: 445

[2017-04-13] UASF Support Continues To Grow

UASF Support Continues To Grow The continuing debate concerning scaling bitcoin keeps unabated. An increasing number of organizations are publicly showing support for the bitcoin User Activated Soft Fork. The modern additions to this list are distinguished organizations, which includes Coinkite and...
by LiteCoinGuy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-13] Breaking Down Bitcoin's "AsicBoost Scandal"
Replies: 1
Views: 590

[2017-04-13] Breaking Down Bitcoin's "AsicBoost Scandal"

Breaking Down Bitcoin's "AsicBoost Scandal" Through a Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) draft sent to the Bitcoin development mailing list last week, long-time Bitcoin Core developer and Blockstream co-founder and CTO Gregory Maxwell revealed that a Bitcoin mining hardware producer implemented the...
by LiteCoinGuy
Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: What is a UASF?
Replies: 3
Views: 1190

What is a UASF?

UASF stands for User Activated Soft Fork. It’s a mechanism where the activation time of a soft fork occurs on a specified date enforced by full nodes, a concept sometimes referred to as the economic majority. A UASF requires a lot of industry support and coordination, which is good practice for eve...
by LiteCoinGuy
Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-11] Bitcoin’s Segregated Witness: More Than Just Malleability Fixes and Scaling
Replies: 0
Views: 285

[2017-04-11] Bitcoin’s Segregated Witness: More Than Just Malleability Fixes and Scaling

Bitcoin’s Segregated Witness: More Than Just Malleability Fixes and Scaling If you’re in the Bitcoin community, you probably know of Segregated Witness as (a) a fix to transaction malleability and (b) a boost to the number of transactions that can be included in each block. https://medium.com/@ryan...
by LiteCoinGuy
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-10] The Extended Extension Block Story
Replies: 2
Views: 937

[2017-04-10] The Extended Extension Block Story

The Extended Extension Block Story

We’ve all read how Andrew Lee presented the Extension Block Story. It’s a fun story, but there seems to be some crucial stuff that’s being left out.

https://medium.com/@WhalePanda/the-exte ... c3d888bdde
by LiteCoinGuy
Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-08] ASICBoost, the reason why Bitmain blocked Segwit.
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[2017-04-08] ASICBoost, the reason why Bitmain blocked Segwit.

ASICBoost, the reason why Bitmain blocked Segwit. TLDR; Bitmain wanted to push Segwit either through a hard fork, or in Extension Blocks which would be compatible with their ASICBoost. A soft fork of Segwit, which is by far the safest option, isn’t compatible and they would lose their advantage ove...
by LiteCoinGuy
Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-07] Greg Maxwell: AsicBoost Exploit a ‘Clear and Present Danger’
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Views: 283

[2017-04-07] Greg Maxwell: AsicBoost Exploit a ‘Clear and Present Danger’

Greg Maxwell: AsicBoost Exploit a ‘Clear and Present Danger’ Bitcoin Core developer Greg Maxwell has pointed to a proof-of-work (PoW) flaw called “AsicBoost” that miners may be using covertly to block fixes, and save $100m per year on energy overheads. http://bitsonline.com/maxwell-asicboost-clear-...
by LiteCoinGuy
Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Is a Mining Manufacturer Blocking SegWit to Benefit from ASICBOOST?
Replies: 4
Views: 709

Re: Is a Mining Manufacturer Blocking SegWit to Benefit from ASICBOOST?

-Create Bitcoin Unlimited (Riddled with bugs) -Cause massive hate and upheaval in the community alongside other noted members (Roger Ver) -Have such a strong desire to profit that you are willing to potentially undermine the entire system your machines are built to secure. -Disingenuously present a ...
by LiteCoinGuy
Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-06] AsicBoost Exploit Claims Put Bitmain in Hot Water
Replies: 1
Views: 444

[2017-04-06] AsicBoost Exploit Claims Put Bitmain in Hot Water

AsicBoost Exploit Claims Put Bitmain in Hot Water Bitcoin gained $40 in two hours on Wednesday evening as news broke that a bug was allowing miners - specifically Bitmain - to unfairly economize on costs. Through the use of so-called AsicBoost technology, Bitmain’s miners were able to exploit a loo...
by LiteCoinGuy
Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Is a Mining Manufacturer Blocking SegWit to Benefit from ASICBOOST?
Replies: 4
Views: 709

Is a Mining Manufacturer Blocking SegWit to Benefit from ASICBOOST?

Is a Mining Manufacturer Blocking SegWit to Benefit from ASICBOOST? In a post on the Bitcoin development mailing list today, Blockstream CTO and long-time Bitcoin Core contributor Greg Maxwell laid out the case that an unnamed Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer is using a flaw in Bitcoin’s proof-...
by LiteCoinGuy
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-06] Litecoin Moves Within 5% of its SegWit Activation Threshold
Replies: 0
Views: 253

[2017-04-06] Litecoin Moves Within 5% of its SegWit Activation Threshold

Litecoin Moves Within 5% of its SegWit Activation Threshold The litecoin network appears to be on the cusp of enacting a technical upgrade that would boost the capacity of its network. At press time, just over 70% of litecoin's miners were signaling support for Segregated Witness, a technical innov...
by LiteCoinGuy
Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-05] BitPay CEO Stephen Pair: Bitcoin Unlimited Would Materially Degrade the Network
Replies: 0
Views: 309

[2017-04-05] BitPay CEO Stephen Pair: Bitcoin Unlimited Would Materially Degrade the Network

BitPay CEO Stephen Pair: Bitcoin Unlimited Would Materially Degrade the Network BitPay CEO Stephen Pair has been more vocal about his company’s stance on Bitcoin’s scaling debate over the past few weeks, and his most recent attempt to further clarify the Bitcoin payment processing giant’s view on t...
by LiteCoinGuy
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-05] What Is Happening With The 60,000 Bitcoin-for-BCU-token Trade?
Replies: 1
Views: 470

[2017-04-05] What Is Happening With The 60,000 Bitcoin-for-BCU-token Trade?

What Is Happening With The 60,000 Bitcoin-for-BCU-token Trade? There has been a strong focus on an impending bitcoin deal expected to take place on the Bitcointalk forum. A user by the name of Loaded offered a 1:1 trade to Roger Ver, effectively exchanging Roger’s bitcoin for Loaded’s BCU tokens. S...
by LiteCoinGuy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Core
Topic: SegWit Resources An open, community-driven initiative
Replies: 0
Views: 2686

SegWit Resources An open, community-driven initiative

SegWit Resources - An open, community-driven initiative

https://segwit.org/
by LiteCoinGuy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-04] Samson Mow Delivers 6BTC to SegWit Code Winner Shaolinfry
Replies: 0
Views: 261

[2017-04-04] Samson Mow Delivers 6BTC to SegWit Code Winner Shaolinfry

Samson Mow Delivers 6BTC to SegWit Code Winner Shaolinfry Ex-BTCC COO Samson Mow has announced the winner of his Segregated Witness (SegWit) code bounty. The prize fund, announced last month, is intended for the individual or group able to produce what Mow called “safe” code for implementing SegWit...
by LiteCoinGuy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Core
Topic: BIP148 & UASF FAQ
Replies: 0
Views: 2874

BIP148 & UASF FAQ

BIP148 & UASF FAQ What is a UASF? UASF stands for User Activated Soft Fork. It’s a mechanism where the activation time of a soft fork occurs on a specified date enforced by full nodes, a concept sometimes referred to as the economic majority. A UASF requires a lot of industry support and coordinati...
by LiteCoinGuy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-04] Bitcoin Core Developer Lays Out Scalability Roadmap Based on Segregated Witness (Segwit)
Replies: 0
Views: 273

[2017-04-04] Bitcoin Core Developer Lays Out Scalability Roadmap Based on Segregated Witness (Segwit)

Bitcoin Core Developer Lays Out Scalability Roadmap Based on Segregated Witness (Segwit) With the decline of Bitcoin Unlimited, the support rate for the Bitcoin Core development team’s Segregated Witness (Segwit) is rapidly increasing in terms of hashrate and node count. To a bitcoin user’s request...
by LiteCoinGuy
Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-03] Satoshi Portal Signals UASF Through Electrum Wallet Server, Will Never Support Bitcoin Unlimited
Replies: 0
Views: 226

[2017-04-03] Satoshi Portal Signals UASF Through Electrum Wallet Server, Will Never Support Bitcoin Unlimited

Satoshi Portal Signals UASF Through Electrum Wallet Server, Will Never Support Bitcoin Unlimited It is evident more service providers will support Bitcoin Core no matter what. While Bitcoin Unlimited may have miner support, they lack economic consensus. Right now, more and more services are pledgin...
by LiteCoinGuy
Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-02] Chinese Government Wants to Control Bitcoin Through a Hard Fork?
Replies: 0
Views: 239

[2017-04-02] Chinese Government Wants to Control Bitcoin Through a Hard Fork?

Chinese Government Wants to Control Bitcoin Through a Hard Fork? Could there be an ulterior motive to seize control of the number one cryptocurrency, Bitcoin? There are many in the crypto space who sense there is foul play at work involving Bitcoin Unlimited! https://www.crushthestreet.com/articles...
by LiteCoinGuy
Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-02] Roger Ver Has Not Come Through on Deal to Swap 60,000 BTC for BCU Tokens
Replies: 2
Views: 701

Re: [2017-04-02] Roger Ver Has Not Come Through on Deal to Swap 60,000 BTC for BCU Tokens

Roger Ver Has Not Come Through on Deal to Swap 60,000 BTC for BCU Tokens Less than two weeks ago, there was some commotion regarding Roger Ver’s belief in Bitcoin Unlimited. To be more specific, he claimed he was open to trading his bitcoin supply for BCU tokens at a 1:1 ratio. Although the deal co...
by LiteCoinGuy
Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-02] Roger Ver Has Not Come Through on Deal to Swap 60,000 BTC for BCU Tokens
Replies: 2
Views: 701

[2017-04-02] Roger Ver Has Not Come Through on Deal to Swap 60,000 BTC for BCU Tokens

Roger Ver Has Not Come Through on Deal to Swap 60,000 BTC for BCU Tokens Less than two weeks ago, there was some commotion regarding Roger Ver’s belief in Bitcoin Unlimited. To be more specific, he claimed he was open to trading his bitcoin supply for BCU tokens at a 1:1 ratio. Although the deal co...
by LiteCoinGuy
Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Press
Topic: [2017-04-01] Bitcoin Unlimited Client Crashes When Reading SegWit Blockchain After Switching Clients
Replies: 0
Views: 336

[2017-04-01] Bitcoin Unlimited Client Crashes When Reading SegWit Blockchain After Switching Clients

Bitcoin Unlimited Client Crashes When Reading SegWit Blockchain After Switching Clients There has been multiple issues with Bitcoin Unlimited clients so far. The latest issue revolves around reading the SegWit blockchain after switching clients. Any Core user switching to BU and reading the same bl...
by LiteCoinGuy
Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Audio: Fork attack. Featuring Andreas
Replies: 0
Views: 516

Audio: Fork attack. Featuring Andreas

Fork attack. Featuring Andreas

https://soundcloud.com/proofofbeats/fork-attack

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