Chinese Bitcoin and Blockchain Angel Investor Chandler Guo announced that he was going to release his own Bitcoin fork – called Bitcoin God (GOD).
In a tweet-like parody of recent fork announcements in Bitcoin, Guo said his channel would begin from Core December 25, "to be symbolic of giving sweets to all holders of Bitcoin. "
When asked if the idea was a joke, Guo confirmed that it was "real".
"The total amount will be 21 mln."
Bitcoin God (GOD) will be debited from the main bitcoin chain at the level of 501225, which will happen on December 25 for symbolize my donation … sweets to all Bitcoin holders.The total amount will be 21 million.No pre-mine.peak.twitter.com/4T2lwojYTr
– Chandler Guo (@ChandlerGuo) December 4, 2017
December has suddenly become the month of forks for Bitcoin, with at least three set to take their network snapshots before the end of the year.
Bitcoin Diamond, which is currently pre-launch , could also come into effect in the same period, the fork futures being already listed on Coinmarketcap and trading around $ 45
A key aspect of the new "versions" of Bitcoin is its appeal to investors who are seeking to get 'ar free gent "- duplicate balances of their respective BTC holdings at the time of each snapshot
. The December Super Bitcoin, Bitcoin Platinum and Bitcoin Cash Plus programs, the first of them ever confirming that it will grant balances equivalent to those of the BTC.
Guo is to publish further details on Bitcoin God, having made an initial announcement via WeChat.