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This is episode 179 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

In case you somehow missed it: Bitmain announced that they’ll execute a hard fork this August to combat the scheduled user activated soft fork (UASF). They’re calling it a user activated hard fork (UAHF), but many people consider it a miner activated hard fork. Bitmain will essentially create their own altcoin and some exchanges are already planning to list it as BitmainCoin.

Will this finally end Bitcoin’s civil war? We certainly haven’t finished scaling Bitcoin, but will this fork allow our two halves to mutually part ways? Will it be peaceful?

Tonight we’ll share some technical details and vent our (less technical) feelings about this whole forking mess. You do NOT want to miss this episode. Tune in at 9PM Eastern and check the list below for some of the specific stories we’ll cover!

Your hosts this week are Daniel Brown and Zack Voell. Don’t forget to scroll down so you can keep up with our open tweet lines, vote in this week’s Bitcoin poll, and share your thoughts in the comments!

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  • And we thought we were excited when ETH was 2.00 USD per ETH. 10 USD and up! Market cap is larger than all other crypto-currencies combined (minus BTC). Wouldn’t be surprised to see some pullback for a bit while short term traders take profits. https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/ethereum/ https://coinmarketcap.com/      

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  • Intro- Blockchain basics: business ledgers Classes coming <p style=”text-align: left;”> https://developer.ibm.com/courses/all-courses/blockchain-for-developers/</p>

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  • Check out our new video on OpenBazaar. http://youtu.be/w4vtUPJEmqg Decentralized markets, along with Bitcoin, could usher in a new era of free trade.

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  • So… I originally didn’t have enough bitcoin to make it my preferred method for my Liberty.me subscription payment, but now I’d like to change and I can’t see any way to in my control panel or find the documentation on the site (if there is any; I’m assuming). A little help would be much appreciated! Grazi!

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