Bitcoin Cash and the 12.5% Developer Fund

A few days ago, a group of miners (BTC.TOP, Antpool, BTC.com, ViaBTC, and Bitcoin.com) announced a plan to divert 12.5% of the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) block reward to a developer fund over the course of six months. The developer fund would be mandatory, meaning that the group will orphan any block that does not adhere to the developer fund proposal. We will explore the implications of this.
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