Published on October 13th, 2017 | by bitcoin0
Popular cryptocurrency surpasses $5,000
The Bitcoin community faces ongoing acrimony over how to scale the Bitcoin network.
A contentious fork split the Bitcoin network in two in August, and there might be another schism in the Bitcoin community come November.
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The August fork split the Bitcoin network in half, creating a new cryptocurrency called Bitcoin Cash that was a perfect copy of the original Bitcoin network—including its transaction history.
Anyone who owned one Bitcoin before the fork owned one Bitcoin after the fork and one unit of Bitcoin Cash.