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F2Pool: Chinese Pools Will Stick with Bitcoin Core

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Shortly after a marvellous open break-up between Bitcoin and R3CEV – sinecure Mike Hearn, and a launch of several alternative Bitcoin implementations, a block-size brawl is reaching heat pitch. Bitcoin Classic, in particular, has been entertainment support among companies, users and some developers. Significantly, a series of mining pools has also publicly come out in support of a Bitcoin Core flare led by Jonathan Toomim.

The second largest mining pool on a Bitcoin network, with some 23 percent of hashing power, China-based F2Pool, was pronounced to be among a pools prepared to switch to Bitcoin Classic. Yesterday, however, rumors started to aspect claiming that a Chinese pools had altered position, and will hang with Bitcoin Core.

Speaking to Bitcoin Magazine, F2Pool user Wang Chun reliable this is indeed a case.

“The rumors are true,” Chun said. “Miners in China were frightened by Luke Dashjr’s proof-of-work changing lift request.”

The specific pull request Chun refers to was done by Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin LJR developer Luke Dashjr final week. Dashjr argued that a tough flare should be accompanied by a change of Bitcoin mining hashing algorithm, as it would describe ASIC miners archaic and could re-decentralize


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