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This tag should be used for questions regarding Bitcoin Cash. Bitcoin Cash is an altcoin which forked from Bitcoin in order to increase the maximum block size to 8 MB.

Bitcoin Cash is an altcoin which forked from Bitcoin in order to raise the maximum block size from 1 MB to 8 MB. Bitcoin Cash activated when the Median Time Past of a block was after August 1st at 12:20 UTC. The first Bitcoin Cash block was at height 478559. Anyone who held Bitcoin prior to the fork had the same amount of Bitcoin Cash following the fork.

Bitcoin Cash implemented mandatory 2-way replay protection by adopting the Signature Hashing scheme described in BIP 143.

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