A Victorious Rebellion? Microsoft Investigates Ethereum Classic’s Potential

A Victorious Rebellion? Microsoft Investigates Ethereum Classic’s Potential

Since Ethereum decided to hard fork because of the DAO incident, the network has been in limbo, the community finding itself the center of continuous controversy. The fork caused a split in the blockchain, creating a new cryptocurrency called Ethereum Classic — in turn spawning opposing community factions. Recently, Microsoft executives have met with early Ethereum founder Charles Hoskinson to discuss the merits of the Classic new network, sure to be a slap in the face for the “new” Ethereum. Microsoft Discusses ETC With Charles Hoskinson. While many people have called the “unofficial”....


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