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SegWit2x was a contentious hard fork planned by a number of companies that signed the New York Agreement. SegWit2x was widely denounced by the Bitcoin community as a corporate takeover attempt. Bitcoin Wiki

New York Agreement

Digital Currency Group issues the announcement of the planned hard fork, boasting participants’ names and numbers reflecting their economic significance. DCG

Company List

The list of companies that signed the New York Agreement, supporting SegWit2x, as of May 25, 2017:

  • 1Hash (China)
  • Abra (United States)
  • ANX (Hong Kong)
  • / Chandler Guo (China)
  • BitClub Network (Hong Kong)
  • (St. Kitts & Nevis)
  • Bitex (Argentina)
  • bitFlyer (Japan)
  • Bitfury (United States)
  • Bitmain (China)
  • BitPay (United States)
  • BitPesa (Kenya)
  • BitOasis (United Arab Emirates)
  • Bitso (Mexico)
  • Bitwala (Germany)
  • (China)
  • Blockchain (UK)
  • Bloq (United States)
  • (China)
  • BTCC (China)
  • BTC.TOP (China)
  • (China)
  • Circle (United States)
  • Civic (United States)
  • Coinbase (United States)
  • (Phillipines)
  • CryptoFacilities (UK)
  • Decentral (Canada)
  • Digital Currency Group (United States)
  • F2Pool (China)
  • Filament (United States)
  • Gavin Andresen (United States)
  • Genesis Global Trading (United States)
  • Genesis Mining (Hong Kong)
  • GoCoin (Isle of Man)
  • Grayscale Investments (United States)
  • Guy Corem (Israel)
  • Jaxx (Canada)
  • Korbit (South Korea)
  • Luno (Singapore)
  • MONI (Finland)
  • Netki (United States)
  • OB1 (United States)
  • Purse (United States)
  • Ripio (Argentina)
  • Safello (Sweden)
  • SFOX (United States)
  • ShapeShift (Switzerland)
  • surBTC (Chile)
  • Unocoin (India)
  • Vaultoro (Germany)
  • Veem (United States)
  • ViaBTC (China)
  • Wayniloans (Argentina)
  • Xapo (United States)
  • Yours (United States)


Even though it was clear that the planned hard fork was contentious as signaled by the community, it was only called off at the last moment.

Last edited by @rektapedia on June 30, 2020.
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