This week another bitcoin-based clone is coming called ‘Bitcoin Atom,’ a project that joins the myriad of other BTC copycats that have allegedly copied the protocol since late 2017. According to the team, the BCA network will launch when the bitcoin core network processes block 505,888 or roughly around January 25.
As exasperating as it sounds another bitcoin protocol fork called ‘Bitcoin Atom‘ (BCA) is allegedly coming to the cryptocurrency ecosystem this week. So far there have been many cloned versions of Satoshi’s codebase, but a vast majority of them have been shady, and the projects don’t have functional networks. All of them claim to have unique features or mutations of the code which is now commonly used as a marketing ploy.
Bitcoin gold (BTG) was able to change the algorithm, and the currency is a GPU mineable token with the same history as BTC, but even that project is plagued by a pre-mine and suffered from some serious security flaws with supporting wallets. Every other clone out there since BTG has seemingly been all talk, or straight up scams. Alongside this, most of them have poorly put together websites, and zero infrastructure from reputable cryptocurrency providers.
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