It is not a secret anymore that pure PoW networks are vulnerable to forking. We have witnessed the creation of several minority forked coins, most notably Ethereum Classic, Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Cash, and Bitcoin SV.
Litecoin Foundation's Franklyn Richards, Decred's Marco Peereboom, eToro's Yoni Assia, and CNN Business' Ivana Kottasová on our CryptoConf stage at Web Summit 2018. It has been a tough time for the cryptocurrency market. A rollercoaster year sees investors, holders, traders and speculators look with concern as to what will happen next. Will these surging currencies survive? And what does the future hold for everyone with an interest in crypto?
This is a follow up to ?Apples to apples, Decred is 20x more expensive to attack than Bitcoin?. Upon further discussion with Decred project organizer Jake Yocom-Piatt, the claims made in the Proof of Activity paper did not accurately apply to Decred?s unique hybrid protocol.
Decred is an autonomous digital currency. With a hybrid consensus system, it is built to be a decentralized, sustainable, and self-ruling currency where stakeholders make the rules.
On the first Decred Assembly episode, Dave Collins discusses Hard Fork Voting, lightning network, ticket sharing and more.