Everything you’ve heard about the Bitcoin scaling debate is true: the entrenched factions, contention, name-calling, compromising, collaboration, and progress. As you gravitate towards Bitcoin’s center you get to know the major players and their stakes: from the financially-cautious miners to the pragmatic protocol developers.
But what about the major exchanges – where do they stand? You may have read through my top bitcoin & cryptocurrency trading sites list and wondered how these market-leaders are preparing for the events to come.
The following page examines each of the leading bitcoin & crytpocurrency exchange’s positions (& contingency plans) with regards to the upcoming July 31 – August 1st potential hard fork and chain split (for Segwit activation). We’ll examine which sites are going to accept the new ‘Bitcoin Cash’ token & offer coin-splitting, and which will outright reject it.
Beginners: read this intro for more information about the outcomes of a chain split for your stored bitcoin wealth.
Compare the leading exchanges’ positions:
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[?] = awaiting clarification form the exchange
Coin-splitting = the exchange will credit user accounts with coins from both chains (BTC & BCC) after split