BitMEX Clarifies Position on Bitcoin Hard Forks With SegWit2x Looming

BitMEX Clarifies Position on Bitcoin Hard Forks With SegWit2x Looming

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. BitMEX, a cryptocurrency exchange, has clarified its position on hard forks considering the pending SegWit2x hard fork in November. The SegWit2x hard fork is intended to provide a minimal patch to resolve the conflict over activating SegWit and increase the block size to allow faster transactions on the bitcoin blockchain. In the interest of protecting customer assets, BitMEX noted in a blog that it requires the following measures of hard forks: Strong two-way transaction replay protection, enabled by default, so that transactions on each chain remain […]