Bitcoin Software License Proposed to Allow Only Bitcoin Core Compatible Projects

  • Yuri Molchan
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    A new proposal floated on the BTC developers’ mailing list, suggesting the terms of Bitcoin’s software license be changed. The change would forbid using the word Bitcoin


Bitcoin Software License Proposed to Allow Only Bitcoin Core Compatible Projects

A new proposal has been floated on the Bitcoin developers’ mailing list, suggesting the terms of Bitcoin’s software license be changed. The change would forbid any other project from using the word “Bitcoin” unless the project is fully compatible with Bitcoin Core. This controversial move is being mulled due to confusion in the marketplace over the numerous forks of Bitcoin, including Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Diamond and others.

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Yuri has worked in crypto since 2017. A translator, quickly became a crypto enthusiast. He has worked for several Telegram channels covering cryptocurrencies. Currently is a news writer, covering crypto and blockchain-related topics.

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