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Bitcoin Cash May 2021 Upgrade - What You Need to Know

Hayden Otto - 4 May 2021

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The Bitcoin Cash network will undergo a scheduled upgrade on May 15th 2021. Bitcoin Cash Node team members, John Nieri and Imaginary_Username, join Hayden Otto to discuss new features and changes to the upgrade process.

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John Nieri: https://twitter.com/EmergentReasons

imaginary_username: https://twitter.com/im_uname

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0:00 Introduction

1:36 What’s different about this upgrade?

5:58 Removal of the Unconfirmed Chained Transaction Limit

12:58 Why we’re now upgrading every 12 months rather than every 6 months

16:47 Enabling multiple OP_RETURNs on the network

22:14 Double Spend Proofs

29:56 Filtering Out Useless Node Connections

31:45 Default Mining Soft Limit Increased

36:35 What’s going on with Hathor, a miner who is known to mine empty blocks

40:19 Preparing for the next protocol upgrade

43:05 Cash Improvement Proposals (CHIPS)

47:15 Who has the final say on what is included in node software upgrades

55:48 Closing comments


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