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Craig Wright Threatens to Kill Bitcoin ABC

15:46 Thursday , November 08th 2018
Lobbed at those Bitcoin Cash enthusiasts supporting Bitcoin ABC, the main implementation of the blockchain software, Craig Wright seems to have no intention to compromise as the cryptocurrency gears up for its next system-wide upgrade, or hard fork. And although Wright isn't quite endorsing an attack fully, on Twitter he seemed to provide a rationale for miners to use their power to "kill off" the blockchain running Bitcoin ABC. According to Wright, by deploying hashpower, Bitcoin SV miners can effectively mine empty blocks on the competing Bitcoin Cash blockchain, stopping transactions from going through.

Still, Peter R. Rizun, the chief scientist for Bitcoin Unlimited, the second most popular software implementation of Bitcoin Cash, contends these threats are likely "a bluff" meant to scare Bitcoin ABC supporters.
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