Sia Announces Hard Fork to Brick Bitmain ASICs

After close to a year of debates within its community, Sia has finally gone ahead with a hard fork to brick out Bitmain and Innosilicoin ASICs. Following the hard fork, only miners using Obelisk hardware will be able to mine

Sia Devs Won’t Prevent Bitmain’s A3 Devices from Mining – The Merkle

Multiple Sia community members were concerned about Bitmain’s new ASIC miner. The company suddenly announced the A3, which is designed specifically for mining Siacoin. There were some brief discussions about possibly introducing a Sia fork which would disallow the ASIC

Bitmain Unveils the Antminer A3 ASIC Miner for Siacoin – The Merkle

In the world of cryptocurrency mining, ASIC hardware is in high demand. Although many people would associate this type of hardware with Bitcoin or Litecoin mining, there are devices suited for other currencies as well. More specifically, Bitmain has announced