“I’m not going to endorse Segwit today is mainly because I feel like the current Core team didn’t listen at all to the actual business community using Bitcoin,” Mr. Ver says. “…You’re making a strong... Read More
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However, in the recording, this statement actually is, “I’m willing to consider endorsing segwit. I suppose the reason why I’m not going to endorse segwit today is mainly b... Read More
The very telling comments highlight a rift between the Bitcoin development team and those building parallel services around the system. As Ver warns, according to a transcript of the discussion, compa... Read More
Bitcoin Core developer Phil Potter, Chief Security Officer of Bitfinex, reports that miners, “relatively centralized and mostly in China”, have mobilized against Segwit.
Roger Ver, albeit later in... Read More
Moiseev previously deemed bitcoin and cryptocurrencies as “surrogate currencies” while stating that the law to ban bitcoin will be passed in 2014, or 2015, at the latest. Such a law has not come to pa... Read More
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