Bitcoin is in trouble; it has become a well-known fact by now. Be it the recent post by Brian Armstrong, the CEO and founder of Coinbase where he explains his take on the happenings at the Satoshi Roundtable conference held late last month.
Now the CEO of Blockchain, Peter Smith has also explained the stuff that went on at the event. Both the versions paint a grim picture of Bitcoin’s future. The supposedly decentralized cryptocurrency, bitcoin is apparent as centralized as it can get at the development level. The Bitcoin Core developers in their hopes to create a perfect monetary system are killing bitcoin by going against its very principle.
The ongoing block size debate is nowhere close to being resolved. The main “Bitcoin Community” comprising of Bitcoin Core developers, bitcoin companies, miners, wallet and exchange service providers are still standing their ground, unyielding and leading the whole process to a standstill. There have been multiple proposals floated around so far, and none of them reached the consensus required for implementation.
While they drag things along, the whole Bitcoin network is edging towards oblivion. The effects of stagnation in Bitcoin development is now becoming