Korea’s Largest Bitcoin Community Urges SegWit2x Supporters to Rescind Support
The Seoul Bitcoin Meetup has penned an open letter to New York Agreement (NYA) signatories, urging them to rescind support for the controversial SegWit2x hard fork that is scheduled for mid-November.
The Seoul Bitcoin Meetup has nearly 1,700 members, making it South Korea’s largest bitcoin community. Thursday, the group posted an official statement criticizing NYA signatories for continuing to support the SegWit2x Bitcoin scaling proposal despite significant opposition from certain sectors in the community, including the Bitcoin Core developers.
The letter lists four specific complaints with SegWit2x and its proponents. First, it claims that the proposal violates the “very ethos of Bitcoin” because the wider community was not consulted before the agreement was struck.
From the letter: