Roger Ver’s Mining Pool Fights Accusations of ‘Centralization’, Hashrate Purchasing

Roger Ver’s Mining Pool Fights Accusations of ‘Centralization’, Hashrate Purchasing

Roger Ver’s launch of Bitcoin.com’s own mining pool has already gained its fair share of criticism. Announced earlier Monday, Bitcoin.com Pool rewards miners 10 percent of the block reward as extra, thereby incentivizing them to support Ver’s favored Bitcoin Unlimited scaling solution. Reactions have already included accusations of “centralizing” Bitcoin. When the pool was mooted last year, Ver’s payment premium plans led to suggestions he was artificially purchasing hashpower, something Ver denied. Ver continues to argue passionately for Bitcoin Unlimited’s adoption over Segregated....


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