NodeCounter, a website that allows people to visualize Bitcoin mining statistics has made an announcement, calling for the cryptocurrency community to boycott Bitcoin. This is the second such announcement by the platform as it voices its frustration against the Bitcoin Core developers.
The announcement perhaps reflects the feelings of many in the Bitcoin community who are tired of news reports about scalability issues and developer gatherings without yielding any results until now. NodeCounter, in its first announcement, claims that the development of Bitcoin Core has been taken up by Blockstream, which is preventing the development of Bitcoin protocol for its own gains. The website further blames Blockstream for censoring various open forums to prevent people from discussing the alternatives or raising awareness about the current scenario.
The NodeCounter “Public Service Announcement #2” blames the Bitcoin development team for not taking satisfactory steps in accordance with the original Bitcoin whitepaper published by Satoshi Nakamoto. It also claims that the Bitcoin protocol has transformed from being a