The bitcoin wars are over – or are they? Yuji Nakamura reports for Bloomberg News that the next big battle over SegWit2x is just around the corner….
“The problem is that SegWit2x is a two-step process, and only the first one is complete.
It’s almost Independence Day, as the long-awaited activation of SegWit2x – and the imminent fork into a new blockchain for Bitcoin Cash – are just hours away. While it’s a stretch to say not a creature was stirring, certainly this is a relatively calm period,
Bitcoin prices remained stable this morning, hours before the big SegWit2x activation and the possible fork with the creation of Bitcoin Cash (BCC). The early morning price sat at the $2,700 level, about what it was on Friday.
The lack of action was helped along by a trading halt on some exchanges and most ATMs.