Published on September 6th, 2015 | by bitcoin0
Who Rules Bitcoins
The debate, which eats up /r/Bitcoin, has led to the meta question of Bitcoin “governance” – a buzzword that sums up the question: What happens when developers and stakeholders don’t agree?
“When I say governance, I don’t mean government.
“We’re governed by our government, we’re governed by the laws of physics, we’re governed by social norms.
While the questions of when and how much to grow the blocksize is itself controversial, Bitcoin XT’s decision-making process is also controversial.
One of them by way of Bitcoin XT.
Andresen sees two separate governance issues: Protocol evolution and Bitcoin Core implementation evolution.