Tag: Andreas Antonopoulos

Community Criticizes Bitcoin Unlimited’s Inability to Prevent Severe Bug Exploitation

It is becoming more evident that the likelihood of Bitcoin Unlimited being executed as a hard fork solution is substantially low. One major factor which ultimately drove the community and miners away from Bitcoin Unlimited is its development team’s inability to prevent severe bugs and internal technical issues from being exploited. In a span of two weeks, Bitcoin Unlimited suffered from two major bug exploitations. The first bug which happened on …
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Ethereum Developer Vitalik Buterin Sold 25% Of His Coins

There is a lot of commotion going on Twitter now that Vitalik Buterin has revealed he sold 25% of the ETH he held to date. Some people see this as having no faith in the project he created, whereas others see it as a way to diversify the portfolio. No one should ever put their eggs into one basket, and developers are no different in that regard. Vitalik Buterin Sells …
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Andreas Antonopoulos: “There is no such a thing as a spam transaction”

In 2015, bitcoin wallet service providers and hardware manufacturers expressed their genuine concerns towards bitcoin spam attacks. Essentially, a bitcoin spam attack a series of low value bitcoin transactions that are worth around 5,430 satoshis which is sent to the Bitcoin network to intentionally delay the confirmation period of transactions. Over the past few years, some groups of unknown hackers and users have initiated a few spam attacks that were …
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Ryan X. Charles is Not Convinced Ethereum will Outpace Bitcoin

One question Ryan X. Charles, blockchain engineer, advisor of various bitcoin startups and the founder of bitcoin blockchain-based content-sharing social media application Datt has frequently received over the past few weeks is, “why not use Ethereum?” For the Datt network and platform? Today, a vast majority of blockchain and even bitcoin startups are pivoting to the Ethereum network to create smart contract enabled platforms. Bitcoin exchanges, financial platforms and applications …
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