Wall Street-Turned-Crypto Exec Novogratz Says ‘Enough Already’ To BCH-Promoting Tweet

Former Wall Street executive Michael Novogratz weighed in on the Bitcoin (BTC) vs Bitcoin Cash (BCH) debate in a tweet Saturday, May 5. Novogratz defended BTC’s status as the original cryptocurrency referred to in Satoshi Nakamoto’s 2008 whitepaper, and the true holder of the ‘Bitcoin’ brand.

Novogratz’s tweet was a reply to a May 4 post from the Bitcoin Cash-promoting Twitter handle @Bitcoin. The @Bitcoin post claimed “Bitcoin Cash is the oldest cryptocurrency” and that “Bitcoin Core (BTC) is an experimental currency that does not have a white paper.”

In addition to defending the brand status of Bitcoin – confusingly referred to as Bitcoin Core, the name of its software client, by its detractors – Novogratz listed other perceived attributes of Bitcoin, taking a stab at Bitcoin Cash along the way:  “[BTC] is a store of value. It is digital gold. It’s market cap dwarfs bitcoin cash [sic].” […]

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