Discussing The Benefits Of Segregated Witness



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In this episode of “The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado,” hosts Aaron van Wirdum and Sjors Provoost discussed Segregated Witness, also known as SegWit. SegWit was the last soft fork to have been activated on the Bitcoin network in the summer of 2017, and the biggest Bitcoin protocol upgrade to date.

In short, SegWit allowed transaction data and signature data to be separated in Bitcoin blocks. In this episode, the hosts explained how this works, and that this offered four main benefits: