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Hard Fork & Soft Fork

Hard Fork – software update on a blockchain protocol that’s not backward compatible. 

Or changing in the structure of a cryptocurrency network, its norms or the number of possible operations.
As a result, the network is ramified and users have to choose which path they are ready to follow.
In case of #Bitcoin, it was "Bitcoin Cash ABC" and "Bitcoin Cash SV".

Soft Fork – opposite of Hard Fork.

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