Read_469 – The Untold Story of the First Bitcoin War [Wirdum & Rizzo]

“With his choice of words, Taaki had outed an elephant in the room. It was true, Nakamoto had enacted soft forks, but by late 2011, the network no longer operated as it did in those early days.” – Aaron & Pete

Before the great block size wars of 2017, there was the first war of the Bitcoin protocol, that established the ideological divide, and ask the question that would infamy get its answer on Bitcoin’s Independence Day in 2017. Another excellent Bitcoin Magazine piece from authors, Pete Rizzo & Aaron Van Wirdum: “The Untold Story of the First Bitcoin War

Check out the Original article for tons of referenced conversations and sources, plus the other excellent stuff by both articles and Bitcoin Magazine:

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