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The Bitcoin Fork Wars by Megawatt

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We are living in amazing times right now. This month of November 2017 is one that will go down in the history of Bitcoin as one of the most controversial, most dramatic, most bloody month in cryptocurrency history. Sometime in mid-November is the Segwit2x fork. This is a fork that increases the block size limit of the once heavily-change-resistant Bitcoin from 1mb to 2mb. It has taken over 9 years for this change to occur and the community is nowhere close to reaching a consensus.

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Predicting the Outcome of the November Bitcoin Fork by Ryan X. Charles

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On approximately November 18, Bitcoin will split into two chains: Segwit1x and Segwit2x. Because these chains share the same proof-of-work function (PoW) and neither change the difficulty adjustment algorithm (DAA), it is unlikely that both will survive simultaneously.

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