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OKCoin Delists BCH, BSV to Avoid ‘Misleading’ New Clients - CoinDesk

OKCoin Delists BCH, BSV to Avoid ‘Misleading’ New Clients - CoinDesk


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OKCoin is delisting bitcoin cash (BCH), a fork or “clone” of bitcoin, as well as its own fork, bitcoin sv (BSV), both as a way to protect neophyte clients who are trying to buy bitcoin and as a statement of principle.

Bitcoin Cash is a “fork” of Bitcoin, meaning it was created by copying and tweaking Bitcoin’s code, which was birthed out of the so-called scaling or block size wars.

In August 2017, after the SegWit2x block size increase failed to pass muster with the Bitcoin community, former Bitcoin evangelist Roger Ver forked Bitcoin to create Bitcoin Cash

Two years later in November of 2019, Craig Wright and others forked Bitcoin Cash to create Bitcoin SV, which had even larger blocks than its predecessor

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