How to double your cryptocurrency (or, how to not lose half your cryptocurrency)

by Thomas L Knapp

“On August 1st, what you now know as ‘Bitcoin’ will become two currencies: Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCC). This is happening because most of the Bitcoin community has agreed to implement something called Segwit 2x, while a minority have decided to go in a different direction by increasing the block size. When this ‘hard fork’ happens, under certain circumstances, your Bitcoin will ‘double’ in a sense. That is, if you currently have one Bitcoin (1.0 BTC), you will suddenly have one Bitcoin (1.0 BTC) and one Bitcoin Cash (1.0 BCC). Here’s the under certain circumstances …” (07/29/17)