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2x Block increase gets cancelled for an indefinite period of time In an epic and inspiring email from Mike Belsh (co-signed by Wences Casares, Jihan Wu, Jeff Garzik, Peter Smith and Erik Voorhees) the Segwit2X supporters announced that, even though the 2x proposal has been crafted to improve…
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An implemented replay protection means that an update disables same transaction from being displayed on each blockchain. Without replay protection replay attacks are possible during the first blocks post-fork, since both chains will have same private keys after the fork. A replay protection…
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A cryptocurrency fork is an event when the blockchain of the cryptocurrency is split into two versions that differ technically. Both blockchain versions share the same history up until the fork block, and, depending on the fork, the resulting blockchains can be either very similar or very different.…
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When a cryptocurrency blockchain splits into two blockchains after a fork that has no replay protection, a replay attack becomes possible. The private keys for both new coins are the same, which means any transaction that happens on one chain can be "replayed" on another chain, since the nodes do…
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