Bitmain, one of the biggest Bitcoin mining pools controlling its own hashrate while employing hundreds, suggests they may support Bitcoin Cash (BCC).
We are closely observing the “BCC” movement and do not rule out the possibility of supporting both Segwit2x and BCC.
Distributed database that is used to maintain a continuously growing list of records, called blocks
Thus, on July 22th, the Chinese digital currency exchange ViaBTC added support for the trading of a possible new fork of Bitcoin that is being called “Bitcoin Cash” (BCC). The fork is based on the idea of UAHF, which is a contingency plan first proposed by Bitmain in April to protect the Bitcoin ecosystem from the threats proposed by the BIP148 fork (aka UASF). Because it is a contingency plan, the UAHF will be implemented by Bitmain only if the UASF fork happens and poses a considerable threat on the Bitcoin ecosystem.
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As the company reports, The New York Agreement is a joint effort of the global Bitcoin community. As one of its signatories, Bitmain has actively supported the smooth implementation of Segwit2x and will continue to run the btc1 software on all our mining pools, namely Antpool, BTC.COM pool and ConnectBTC, in the foreseeable future, Bitmain team details.