Mapping the Most Important Ethereum Forks

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Many people are familiar with blockchain technology, but did you know that Ethereum has the largest and most active blockchain community in the world?

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Mapping the Most Important Ethereum Forks

Mapping the Most Important Ethereum Forks

Unlike many other blockchain networks, Ethereum is programmable. This customizable feature has enabled developers to solve problems ranging from digital identification and privacy, to corporate ownership and data security.

When the blockchain community disagrees on what changes the network needs to function smoothly or when such changes should take place, developers plan for a fork (an offshoot) of the underlying code rules.

This graphic maps out the major Ethereum blockchain forks that have occurred to date, highlighting key events that surrounded each of these updates.

First published: November 26, 2019 (link)

Source files included: .ai, .eps, .pdf

Data source: StackExchange, Wikipedia, KeepingStock, MasterTheCrypto

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