“When Blockchains Go Down: Why Crypto Outages Are on the Rise”—https://t.co/7klij6o9GN
Good article, @davidfloyd512. People need to understand that no possible distributed system can guarantee *both* safety and liveness. ...
100RoundCup2 - 3 years account age. 300 - 1000 comment karma.9 months ago
The code for the fork was being run by some nodes in advance, and as such, these nodes split off onto an incompatible chain when certain safeguards failed. The nodes accidentally hard forked the network early, and as a result, the nodes couldn't come to consensus on new blocks.
Platform of the future right here. Who needs hackers when you can just accidentally bring down your network.