Bitcoin Cash Difficulty Algorithm Debate Heats Up With Fears of Another Chain Split

Bitcoin.com | Aug 5, 2020 at 6:35 PM
  • With a touch more than three months left until the next Bitcoin Cash upgrade, crypto proponents have been witnessing a new quarrel rise after last year’s contentious Infrastructure Funding Proposal (IFP).
  • Bitcoin (BTC) adjusts the mining difficulty parameter every 2016 blocks, but on August 1, 2017, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) added an Emergency Difficulty Adjustment (EDA) algorithm that ran alongside the DAA.
  • On July 23, 2020, Bitcoin ABC developer Amaury Séchet announced the DAA called Grasberg via the Bitcoin ABC blog website.