Bitcoin Cash Miner leave chain due to halving – BeInCrypto


The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain has halved for the first time. As a result of the planned reduction (which should generate 630,000 units), the reward for each new unit in the network was reduced from BCH 12.5 to BCH 6.25.

Such a significant reduction was of course not overlooked by the chain’s miners, who are barely able to recoup their costs due to the recent collapse of the crypto market.

As a result of lesser jurisdiction, BCH miners began massively linking their facilities to “more profitable” assets. According to current figures, daily production sales will decrease from $ 471,600 to $ 235,800, according to Messari, a cryptocurrency analytics company.

According to the Fork Monitor service, the Bitcoin Cash network only received one block in the two hours after the halving came into effect. According to Watkins, this suggests that miners may have managed to break out of their blockchain.

BCH miners migrate to BTC

In terms of price, however, the halving did not have a major impact on BCH. At the time of writing, the BCH / USD exchange rate was USD 266 (+ 3.44%).

In the meantime, the difficulty of mining the leading cryptocurrency in terms of capitalization has increased, which likely means that BCH miners are migrating to the Bitcoin Blockchain (BTC).

As a result of the great migration, the complexity of the Bitcoin blockchain increased by 5.77% and the average time to generate a block decreased to 9 minutes and 28 seconds.

The rescue of the leader

Previously, the difficulty of bitcoin mining had dropped abruptly by 15%, which affected the block generation time. Two weeks ago, miners took more than 13 minutes to make a single block. This has not happened since November 2018.

However, the Bitcoin Cash Crypto Community does not intend to leave the ecosystem. Coming soon, one of the main Bitcoin forks in terms of capitalization will be able to add the transaction blending function. This increases anonymity in the network. The idea of ‚Äč‚Äčintegrating the transaction mix protocol was so appealing that a personalized review of the CashFusion protocol by analytics company Kudelski Security raised more than $ 70,000 instead of the $ 50,000 requested.

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