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U.S. IRS Releases Guidance on Crypto Airdrops and Hard Forks

The United States' federal tax service has issued guidelines for tax reporting regarding cryptocurrency airdrops and hard forks.In an announcement on Oct. 9, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the issuance of Revenue Ruling 2019-24, which addresses common questions of taxpayers and practitioners regarding crypto hard forks and

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Bitcoin Forks: Cheap Fees and High Throughput May Centralize Networks and Disincentivize Miners

CoinMetrics has released a detailed report about Bitcoin and it’s forks, covering a number of topics from the elimination of OP_RETURN in BSV, to the time taken to rewrite the blocks on a network. In particular, a section highlighting the key fundamental flaws in Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Satoshi’s

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Blockstream Satellites Could Prevent Bitcoin Forks, says Blockstream CSO

During an episode of the Keiser Report, a discussion hosted by Max Keiser, streamed on May 17, 2019, the Chief Strategy Officer of Blockstream, Samson Mow, declared that their satellite in the geosynchronous orbit broadcasting the Bitcoin blockchain could prevent network splits. Keeping the World in Sync The Blockstream Satellite network broadcasts

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