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Various prominent Bitcoin experts, including Adam Back, Jimmy Song and Andreas Antonopoulos, have raised some concerns over the implementation of restrictive covenants, in particular with the BIP119. In particular, Antonopoulos has voiced concerns over “recursive covenants” that the new update could convey, thereby deteriorating the network. A recursive covenant occurs when a programmer restricts a
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The prerequisites to run a Bitcoin Lightning node include an amount of Bitcoin to fund your Lightning channel, fiat money to buy the hardware equipment(s), and a Lightning-compatible wallet. Remember that Lightning nodes are non-mining nodes, which means you aren’t mining Bitcoin but are vital to validating Bitcoin blocks. Validation Nodes are the most common
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On June 27, Coinbase Derivatives Exchange (formerly Fairx exchange) announced it will launch its first crypto derivatives investment vehicle pegged to the value of 1/100th of a bitcoin. The new “nano bitcoin futures” product will be listed under the ticker “BIT.” Coinbase derivatives are regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Coinbase Introduces BIT,
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Bitcoin (BTC) miners may have already sparked a “capitulation event,” fresh analysis has concluded. In an update on June 24, Julio Moreno, senior analyst at on-chain data firm CryptoQuant, hinted that the BTC price bottom could now be due. BTC price bottom “typically” follows miner capitulation Miners have seen a dramatic change in circumstances since
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During a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Terraform Labs (TFL) founder Do Kwon said he was “devastated” by the LUNA and UST implosion that took place in mid-May. He told the WSJ that he was probably a billionaire when LUNA tapped an all-time high before the collapse, but lost a great portion
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