Super Bitcoin: another Bitcoin fork?

Should we wait for a new hardfork of Bitcoin just a couple of days after the previous one happened? Let’s try to figure out
26 November 2017   6051

Just a couple of days after the news about Bitcoin Diamond fork, the reports about the launch of another Bitcoin hardfork started to appear. 

What is Super Bitcoin?

As it is stated on the official website of Super Bitcoin (SBTC) it is an experiment which aims to implement promising solutions that the community has been proposing. It is also said that past 3 year-competition of the Bitcoin’s capacity expansion has prevented its development and a large market share was lost due to the pressue from the smart contract of Ethereum and Zcash. Therefore, a large number of geeks and the renowned professionals in Bitcoin circle have been summoned to inject new momentum into Bitcoin.

The Bitcoin will be forked at block 498888 and new qualities are promised to be incorporated as well. All Bitcoin holders are stated to be given one Super Bitcoin for each Bitcoin they hold for free.

super bitcoin roadmapSuper Bitcoin roadmap

The total amount of Super Bitcoin is 21,210,000, and 210,000 of which were pre-mine. Those 210,000 SBTC shall be managed by the foundation to encourage the early developers, invest ecological construction and operate the foundation.

The main features of Super Bitcoin are stated as follows:

  • Smart Contract
  • Lightening Network
  • Zero-knowledge proof
  • Bigger Blocks

Member of British Parliament Wants to Payl Tax in BTC

MP  comments were made shortly after the Ohio government allowed companies registered in this state to pay bitcoin taxes
11 December 2018   7

Eddie Hughes, a member of the UK Conservative Party, said that the state should make it possible to use Bitcoin when paying taxes and utilities. It is reported by The Daily Express.

Eddie Hughes, who represents North Walsall in parliament, calls himself a "crypto-enthusiast with amateur knowledge." According to him, the blockchain technology attracts a lot of attention, and therefore members of parliament "must understand it."

Eddie Hughes also said that he recently met with representatives of the Royal Society for Water Rescue, which accepts donations in cryptocurrencies, after which he came to the idea of ​​making it possible to use Bitcoin when paying municipal taxes and utilities.

It just feels like it gets talked about a lot, wherever you go in the UK, and as MPs we have a duty to understand it. 

Eddie Hughes


Hughes comments were made shortly after the Ohio government allowed companies registered in this state to pay bitcoin taxes, which he also reminded in his interview within the publication.