On Thursday, November 1, the decentralized cloud storage blockchain Sia successfully completed a planned hard fork, after which ASIC miners from .

On Thursday, November 1, the decentralized cloud storage blockchain Sia successfully completed a planned hard fork, after which ASIC miners from Bitmain and Innosilicon cannot participate in the production of blocks. As a result, only one type of mining equipment, which is produced by a subsidiary of the Sia developer company, Obelisk, remained compatible with the updated Sia protocol. The miners, who believe that the “developer” monopolization is no better than that of Bitmain, refused to change the algorithm and formed a competing branch of the blockchain, which operates according to the old consensus mechanism.

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