Bitcoin Price Drops 22% in Four Days As Infighting Goes Public

Bitcoin Price Drops 22% in Four Days As Infighting Goes Public

From a Sunday high of nearly $20,000 per digital coin, Bitcoin dropped more than 22% to a price as low as $15,262 on Thursday afternoon. Some see the drop as fallout from long-unresolved problems with Bitcoin’s infrastructure, and the increasingly intense civil war it has produced in the cryptocurrency community. Some recent Bitcoin buyers have described trying to actually use bitcoin for purchases, only to run into the reality of the network’s absurdly high transaction fees. Those fees have risen steadily for years due to crowding on the network . The long-running fight over how to fix the issue […]