Daily Roundup – October 9, 2017

Daily Roundup – October 9, 2017

Over on the Bitfinex blog, the digital asset exchange shared their view on the upcoming SegWit2x hard fork. The exchange says that will list the SegWit2x chain as B2X.

Over on the Coinbase blog, the longtime Bitcoin company clarified that they will provide access to the coins on both the original and SegWit2x chains after the hard fork.

According to NBC Los Angeles, drug smugglers are using the dark web to import lethal chemicals from China and then ship them to Mexico where they’re then turned into fentanyl and sold as heroin.

Over at Bitcoin Magazine, an overview of the pros and cons of the hard-forking Bitcoin block weight increase related to the SegWit2x proposal has been published.

According to 8BTC, porn sites in China are using the web-based Monero miner Coinhive to earn more income from their visitors.

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