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Forking a Fork: ‘Bitcoin Private’ Copies Zcash But What’s it Worth?

A fork of a fork of a fork? With Friday’s birth of a new coin called “Bitcoin private,” the cryptocurrency space just keeps getting more meta. The much-discussed launch finds the cryptocurrency being created from a copy of the zclassic cryptocurrency (itself a copy of zcash, which was a copy of Bitcoin). But if that sounds crazy, it’s all – allegedly – in the spirit of innovation. “The big experiment with airdropped coins was that they’ll just fail, and if people are getting free [...]

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