Crypto Killed the Tax Man: Bitcoin Cash Escapes Hash War Over Mining Tax Grenade

  • Hash war may be averted after major mining pool withdraws its support for the plan.
  • Anonymous miners threatened a hash war in response to the tax, which could have lead to a chain split.
  • Bitcoin.com announced the withdrawal of its support for the tax plan in its current form.

The proposed Bitcoin Cash (BCH) tax levy on miners could now be dead in the water.

Bitcoin.com – one of the five mining pools backing the plan – has withdrawn its support for the tax plan. The sudden u-turn comes just hours after an anonymous group of miners threatened to launch a hash war in opposition to the tax.

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