Published on : Aug 01, 2017
After a breach that occurred in the Bitcoin community, there are chances that a new irreconcilable version of the cryptocurrency might be created. A group from within the community is unhappy and unconvinced with the current plans that have been put forth to make the transaction duration swift. A new plan has been introduced to deliver the current inventors with a similar amount of a novel virtual asset. It has been named as Bitcoin cash and might put stress on the value of the actual bitcoins. An expert has also warned that this could lead to trading chaos in the coming days. Numerous prominent Bitcoin platforms are denying their support towards the new coins.
What it is and what caused it?
This step means that the investors who are currently dependent on some Bitcon virtual wallets and currency exchanges will not be able to avail the offer till they shift to the alternative providers. This will further involve stepping into more risk.
This breakaway plan was publicized just after a week when it surfaced that a compromise scheme has been passed to reform Bitcoin and it had gathered enough support. The mid-path solution which is called Segwit2x is an effort to address one of the constraints related to Bitcoin. This refers to the ledger of all the past transactions which is named as blockchain can only have one megabyte of data additional to it in consecutive 10 minutes.