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    Blockchain FAQ #1: What is a fork in the Blockchain?

    By Byte on Aug 12, 2020 9:25:16 AM

    In the standard software industry parlance, a software fork is just a copy of an existing project. Considering the current pre-eminence of open-source software development, a software fork can very often be carried out without explicit permission from the developer of the original project. In case of the blockchain, it is different. A blockchain fork is when a blockchain splits into two separate chains.

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