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Amaury Séchet

PR: Australian Bitcoin Cash Conference Brings Cryptocurrency Leaders to Townsville

<header class=”article__header”> </header> Global leaders from the Bitcoin Cash community will gather at the first Bitcoin Cash City Conference in Australia, being held in Townsville on September 4 & 5. Townsville has really embraced Bitcoin Cash, so hosting this conference in the cozy, coastal suburb was a natural next step. Australia’s first gathering of enthusiasts …

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South African Payment Gateway Drops BTC Over Fees and Network Congestion

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On July 12, South African payment gateway service Payfast announced the company is dropping bitcoin core (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a>) payments due to network congestion and high fees. Payfast emphasized that <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> has a number of limitations and design flaws which makes it an “impractical …

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North Queensland’s Bitcoin Cash City Is Hosting a BCH-Focused Conference

</header> <strong>A BCH-centric two day event is coming to North Queensland Australia, dubbed the Bitcoin Cash City conference, on Sep. 4-5, 2019. The massive Australian state has a densely populated region of around 78 <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> accepting merchants and a large number of bitcoin cash supporters residing in the area. The …

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Honest Nodes Spoiling a Theft Attempt Is Not a 51% Attack, BCH Devs Detail

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>A number of Bitcoin Cash detractors and media publications have recently been spreading a false narrative that the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> network was ‘51% attacked.’ In reality, however, honest nodes used their hashrate to stave off attacker nodes that were attempting to steal funds on the network.</strong> Also Read: …

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Bitcoin Payments Are Being Bulldozed for Political Reasons

</header> <strong>Bitcoin Core wants to distance itself politically from the former project leader Gavin Andresen, the payment protocol BIP070 he was involved with, and from the BCH-friendly Bitpay payment processor company. The attempts to remove software associated with Gavin Andresen are now having real-world effects on the security of bitcoin payments.</strong> Also read: How to …

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Two BCH Devs Leave Bitcoin Unlimited as Network Upgrade Approaches

<strong>On May 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is set to upgrade, with plans to add two specific elements to the chain: the Segwit recovery exception and enabling Schnorr signatures. With just six weeks left, programmers have been discussing the fork regularly during BCH developer meetings. Meanwhile, two BCH developers have announced their resignation from …

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Business Owner’s Seething Critique of the Lightning Network Goes Viral

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>A business owner who runs a media company in Australia and pays employees remotely in the Philippines has given his honest opinion on what it’s like to use the Lightning Network (LN). Jason Smith’s experience of attempting to use LN for payments was filled with frustration. He reports that the fundamental structure …

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This ‘Faketoshi’ Signature Tool Lets Anyone Become Satoshi Nakamoto

<strong>Over the years, it’s become popular to claim that you are Satoshi Nakamoto even if you lack a shred of evidence. Although some individuals have tried really hard to prove it, they have always failed to convince the greater community. For instance, a few self-proclaimed inventors of Bitcoin have attempted to generate a signature with …

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BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x Faster Than Ethereum

<strong>Over the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers and community members have been discussing a pre-consensus method called Avalanche. Now BCH proponents have begun to notice the protocol has been applied to the Bchd full node implementation and the proof of concept officially running on the BCH mainnet.</strong> Also read: Mt. Gox Creditors Neither Need nor Deserve …

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