Major Cryptocurrency cost tracking site CoinMarketCap (CMC) has private a website Bitcoin.com from a Bitcoin (BTC) page as of today, May 6. Though there was no central proclamation from CMC, a cost tracker private Bitcoin.com as BTC’s delegate website evidently in a arise of recent allegations that Bitcoin.com was dubious business into shopping Bitcoin Cash (BCH) instead of Bitcoin.
According to a Internet Archive Wayback Machine, Bitcoin.com still seemed on CMC as Bitcoin’s “Website 2” on May 2.
At press time, CMC refers to Bitcoin.org as a singular website listed for Bitcoin.
The crypto wallet and media use Bitcoin.com was started by crypto financier and vital BTC-turned-BCH-proponent Roger Ver. After a Bitcoin blockchain was hard-forked to emanate Bitcoin Cash in Aug 2017, Bitcoin.com launched a crypto wallet that automatically creates both BTC and BCH accounts, with Bitcoin Cash appearing initial as a default option.
By press time, Bitcoin.com still offers users BCH as default, gripping BTC as a second option, confusingly called “Bitcoin Core”, a name of BTC’s program client.
On Apr 27, a organisation of pro-BTC users combined a site to lift supports for a lawsuit alleging that Bitcoin.com was intentionally dubious users into shopping BCH instead of BTC. However, shortly after, a movement’s initiator announced that they were not means to accumulate sufficient supports to record a lawsuit, and refunded those who donated to a cause.
Earlier today, Cointelegraph reported that former Wall Street executive Michael Novogratz weighed in on a conflict between BTC and BCH for a ‘Bitcoin’ brand. In a response to a chatter from a BCH-promoting Twitter hoop @Bitcoin, Novogratz settled that BTC was in fact a loyal Bitcoin, saying, “[e]nough already. Bitcoin core is BTC. It is a store of value. It is digital gold. It’s marketplace top dwarfs bitcoin money [sic].”
Meanwhile, Bitcoin.com’s CEO continues to foster BCH as a “better currency” and “better store of value” than Bitcoin on Twitter.
Bitcoin Cash is a improved currency, and therefore a improved store of value than Bitcoin Core. pic.twitter.com/V4TYau45Xq
— Roger Ver (@rogerkver) May 6, 2018