The Bitcoin Cash wars are flaring up once again. Currently, the Bitcoin Cash network is primarily composed of nodes from two cooperative groups—Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin Unlimited. However, Bitcoin Unlimited has suddenly lost two of its members due to issues with a third group: Bitcoin SV.
Bitcoin SV previously originated as a faction within Bitcoin Cash. By now, the conflict should be over: last year’s hard fork allowed Bitcoin SV to split from Bitcoin Cash and become its own coin. But now, it seems that the Bitcoin SV faction is finding its way back into Bitcoin Cash via Bitcoin Unlimited.
Two Developers Depart
Anthony Zegers became the first developer to leave Bitcoin Unlimited. He claims that the group has become “too closely associated with Bitcoin SV supporters.” Zegers also notes that Bitcoin Cash contributors are being threatened by a “frivolous lawsuit,” and that too many Unlimited members are complicit. He writes:
“While the parties responsible for this aggression seem to be shrouded in mystery, they…