by UBS

Bitcoin’s Existential Crisis: making a decision with billions at stake

The cryptocurrency that was invented to disrupt traditional banking through its decentralised model is under increasing strain as it grows in popularity. The ever-growing number of transactions is forcing its administrators into a difficult and controversial decision. 

Izabella Kaminska of FT Alphaville, asks the multibillion-dollar question -  to fork or not to fork?

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