The Fate of Bitcoin – Will it be Bitcoin Core, or Something Else?

Bitcoin price has been exhibiting a downward trend from the past few days. The fall in Bitcoin price is attributed to uncertainties regarding the outcome of the meeting between Bitcoin Core developer group and miners.

With the miners and developers continuing their meeting behind closed doors to discuss the future of Bitcoin, the digital currency community is left speculating about the future of Bitcoin. The Bitcoin network is in need of scaling up as the community grows. However, the lack of consensus between developers and miners has prevented much progress in this regard.

As the anticipation grows, the very fact that a section of Bitcoin community – consisting of developers and miners – meeting in private is a matter of concern. Bitcoin is an open sourced, transparent peer-to-peer ecosystem and the current developments don’t inspire much confidence in it.

There are reports of few miners resisting major changes to the Bitcoin network – like a hard fork that increases the block size – while reiterating that they would like to stick to Bitcoin Core. Many BIPs like the Bitcoin XT, Bitcoin Classic and Unlimited have failed trying to improve the network due to this. Few speculations as to why some of the

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