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Bitcoin Halving Block Reveals Secret Message Concerning The 2020 Financial Crisis


Bitcoin Halving Block Reveals Secret Message Concerning The 2020 Financial Crisis

The Bitcoin halving just took place, and the final block revealed a secret message which harkens back to Bitcoin’s genesis block. The last block mined before Bitcoin’s block reward was cut in half contained the following message in its coinbase: “NYTimes 09/Apr/2020 With $2.3T Injection, Fed’s Plan Far Exceeds 2008 Rescue.” The message is a direct reference to the message included by anonymous Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto in the first block ever mined, the Genesis block: Satoshi’s first block, mined in 2009, contained the following, similar message: “The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks.” Messages like these can be included in the coinbase (not to be confused with the exchange) of a mined Bitcoin block. The coinbase is a technical input that allows miners to claim block rewards. But it also contains space for arbitrary data – like embedded messages. Read More...