Soft Fork (Blockchain)

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Soft Fork (Blockchain)

What is Soft Fork (Blockchain)

A soft fork is a software protocol adjustment used in blockchain technology where only previously valid transaction blocks are rendered invalid. A soft fork is backwards-compatible since older nodes will still accept the new blocks as legitimate. Unlike a hard fork, which requires all nodes to upgrade and agree on the new version, this type of fork only needs a majority of the miners to upgrade in order to enforce the new rules.


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