While more cryptocurrency exchanges lose support for SegWit2x, another fork might soon benefit the company. 39 industry in the form of Bitcoin Silver.
Coming less than a day after Bitcoin Gold was forked from the BTC Blockchain, Bitcoin Silver developers wrote on the Bitcoinalk forum that they intend to " decentralize Bitcoin ".
Their description is:
"… Bitcoin Silver will offer the opportunity to many new people around the world to participate in the mining process with consumer equipment available and manufactured and distributed by reputable companies. "
Although no technical details are currently available, Bitcoin Silver will follow Bitcoin cash-style distribution methods and will be available to BTC private key holders in December.
Bitcoin lost about 8% within 24 hours after Bitcoin Gold, with uncertainty surrounding the future SegWit2x fork continuing to bother consumers and businesses.
On Wednesday, the ANXPRO trading platform stated that it "will not support the rigid BitCoin SegWit2x forks in the near future".
"Security and stability are always our top priority and ANXPRO can not, at the moment, support unproven and unstable Blockchains," he said in a mailing to users
The company abandons NYA, @ANX_PRO will not support Bitcoin SegWit2x Hard Fork in the short term. #Bitcoin https://t.co/oX69XIkAb3 pic.twitter.com/rq4KRA8nv3
– WhalePanda (@WhalePanda) October 25, 2017
At the same time, the major exchange Coinbase appeared to U-turn on his position to marginalize 2x, CEO Brian Armstrong apologizes for a lack of "clarity".