Transmission 46 – The Bitcoin XT Debate and Reddit Censorship

This week on Transmission, Theo discusses Bitcoin core, Bitcoin XT, and the block size limit. There is a lot of debate currently regarding how to increase, whether to increase, as well as different proposals for solving the blocksize problem. There is also a new concern about increasingly outrageous censorship at

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“On August 16, the bitcoin subreddit was unmoderated for 24 hours. Theymos was asked if he was on vacation. The Reddit basically filled up with discussions about XT. The following day, all XT posts were removed and banned.”

There was one picture posted that had a ton of upvotes. A meme featuring The Game of Thrones’ Tyrion Lannister, very apt to the moment, but it was censored. There were many other pieces of political satire that were also removed. Anytime one starts seeing teh banning of political satire, it’s a bad sign. Be sure to watch the video for the full story.

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