Another Day, Another ‘Bitcoin’: Diamond Launches As Gold Passes $400

The Bitcoin community has woken up to another hard fork of the network, this time called Bitcoin Diamond (BCD).

BCD Boasts ’28 Exchange’ Support

Continuing an accelerating trend, BCD developers announced the coin had successfully forked at block 495866, with support from “28 global exchanges.”

BCD’s abrupt entry into the market comes less than two weeks after Bitcoin Gold (BTG) released trading, with the earlier forked Bitcoin Cash (BCH) even hard forking itself during the same period.

There are thus up to five Bitcoin chains in existence as of November 24, despite little being known about the identity, robustness and ultimate long-term support for BTG, BCD and the BCH so-called “malicious” hard fork ‘Bitcoin Clashic.’

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