Shame: Charlie Lee blasts Bitcoin Cash for posing as BTC

Litecoin creator blames bitcoin.com for confusing newcomers to Bitcoin
20 October 2017   2146

Bitcoin Cash is Bitcoin

One of the most popular websites in the field of cryptocurrency, bitcoin.com, has released a quite a controversial statement that claimed that "Bitcoin Cash is Bitcoin".

The hard-forked version of Bitcoin has not been able to come close to the original Bitcoin chain by any indicator, such as user base, hashrate, market cap, and developer activity. Still,  bitcoin.com argues that the Bitcoin Cash chain is "most closely adherent to the original design":

Based on the above comparisons between the various versions of Bitcoin, the whitepaper, and the years of common understanding that Bitcoin was always meant to be an electronic cash system, it is the position of this website that Bitcoin Cash is the version of Bitcoin that most closely adheres to the original design. The position that Bitcoin Cash is Bitcoin is based on its adherence to the design goals and intended purpose that Bitcoin was created to fulfill.
 

"Bitcoin Cash is Bitcoin" on bitcoin.com

In response, leading industry experts including Litecoin creator, Charlie Lee, offered harsh criticism.

Charlie Lee

The Litecoin creator, who is known as one of the most honest developers in the cryptocurrency world, never shies away from any discussion on the hottest topics with the public and always tries to be open and honest about the problems.

Now, the man expresses his emotions on the article via his Twitter.

A lot of newcomers are going to be misled by Bitcoin.com . This article is so full of lies and FUD. Not having replace-by-fee does not make unconfirmed transactions safe. Also confirmed transactions are irreversible even with SegWit. SegWit signatures are not removed from the transactions. It’s just the transaction data structure that’s different. It’s just as secure. More Pretty much every other line in that article is FUD and misleading. It’s very much a hit piece on Bitcoin Core and SegWit. Shame.
 

Charlie Lee
Litecoin creator

Lee further emphasizes that the end result is not important. It is not morally and ethically correct to deliberately confuse newcomers in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets.

SBI to Delist Bitcoin Cash

It is also worth noting SBI won't delist Bitcoin SV, which will be delisted by Binance and ShapeShift.
17 April 2019   188

The Japanese exchange SBI Virtual Currencies will delist Bitcoin Cash (BCH) in June Cointelegraph reports.

It is noteworthy that SBI won't delist Bitcoin SV, which will be delisted by Binance and ShapeShift.

Among the main reasons for the delisting of the exchange called the decline in market capitalization of Bitcoin Cash. Also, representatives of the marketplace are convinced that BCH has recently become more at risk of an “attack of 51%.”

This material is not part of the rules for the management system of virtual currency related information of Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Business Association.
 

SBI

In addition, AMB Crypto reports that SBI is dissatisfied with the consequences of hard forks, as a result of which the BSV asset appeared, and Bitcoin Cash cryptocurrency itself has lost a significant part of its value in a short time.

Some users of social networks have expressed the opinion that the true reason for delisting Bitcoin Cash lies in the partnership of the management of the exchange with the company nChain, where Craig Wright, who supports Bitcoin SV, works.

Large exchange OKEx decided not to delist Bitcoin SV too. Moreover, until April 19, the launch of the FloatSV cryptocurrency exchange, created in partnership with OKEx, is expected to be launched, the main asset of which will be Bitcoin SV.