Bitcoin SV Sees Minor Split as Blockchain Shifts to ‘Genesis’ Upgrade
On Tuesday, Feb. four, 2020, at 02:00 UTC, Bitcoin SV accomplished its deliberate exhausting fork for the “Genesis” improve. The improve goals to restore the unique Bitcoin protocol, together with eradicating the block measurement restrict. Following the improve, there was a minor chain break up the place a single miner added a block to the outdated chain.
Why it issues:
The chain break up was brought on by one miner who possible forgot to improve their software program to Genesis.
A single block addition on the minority isn’t a big problem contemplating PoW chains observe the longest chain with essentially the most proof-of-work consensus rule (Nakamoto Consensus).