Hard Fork, Take Two: SegWit2x Will Return Dec. 28, Says Founder

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News Story Source: https://cointelegraph.com
The controversial SegWit2x Bitcoin (BTC) hard fork will go ahead on Dec. 28, according to the project's official website.

The SegWit2x project, which caused months of debate and infighting among the Bitcoin community prior to its last-minute cancellation in November, now says it will fork off at block 501451, due in around two days' time.

The project's Founder and Lead Developer, Jaap Terlouw, stated on their site that the fork aims to address issues of "commission and transaction speed within the Bitcoin network," adding that currently, Bitcoin is "almost impossible to use as a means of payment."

Confirmation that the hard fork will, in fact, take place is indicated both in the roadmap on the project's site, as well as in a direct quote from Terlouw:

"Our team will carry out the Bitcoin hard fork, which was planned for mid-November."

The founder also promised that in addition to the common practice of crediting BTC holders w
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