Lombrozo: Bitcoin Core Developers May Never Use Miner-Focused BIP 9 Signaling Again


One of the key points of contention in the politicization of Bitcoin protocol development over the past couple of years has been the concept of miner signaling. While not intended to be a vote among miners to decide the future of the Bitcoin network, Ciphrex CEO and Bitcoin Core contributor Eric Lombrozo pointed out that miners are now using the signaling process as leverage in the discussion over Bitcoin scaling. Lombrozo made the comments during a discussion with host Thomas Hunt and Bitcoin developer Jimmy Song on Hunt’s Mad Bitcoins YouTube channel. “This whole signaling thing is a huge problem that I think created a very terrible narrative,” said Lombrozo.


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