Incoming Satoshi Nakamoto via Bitcoin XT Fork – Bitcoints


Published on August 17th, 2015 | by bitcoin


Incoming Satoshi Nakamoto via Bitcoin XT Fork

Incoming Satoshi Nakamoto via Bitcoin XT ForkHowever with the formal
> release of Bitcoin XT 0.11A, this looks unlikely to happen, and so I
> am forced to share my concerns about this very dangerous fork.
When I
> designed Bitcoin, I designed it in such a way as to make future
> modifications to the consensus rules difficult without near unanimous
> agreement.
Bitcoin was designed to be protected from the influence of
> charismatic leaders, even if their name is Gavin Andresen, Barack
> Obama, or Satoshi Nakamoto.
> If two developers can fork Bitcoin and succeed in redefining what
> “Bitcoin” is, in the face of widespread technical criticism and
> through the use of populist tactics, then I will have no choice but to
> declare Bitcoin a failed project.
> Satoshi Nakamoto
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