On-Chain Bitcoin Scaling En Masse Requires Bigger Blocks, Abra CEO Says
Bitcoin can scale as an adopted store of value using second-layer solutions, but not on-chain with its current technology says Abra’s CEO. Bill Barhydt, CEO and founder of the Abra digital finance wallet and exchange app, said he sees Bitcoin’s (BTC) blockchain struggling when it comes to on-chain mass adoption of the asset as a store of value, given the asset’s current technology. “Bitcoin can certainly scale ‘off-chain’ today via third-party custodians such as exchanges and wallets like Abra or other so-called second-layer technologies such as Lightning,” Barhydt told Cointelegraph on July 15. He added: “When held in that manner Bitcoin’s scalability is probably limitless.
Coin Telegraph - 19th Jul 14:07