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Soft vs Hard Forks in Blockchain

SOFT FORK
• Soft forks have been used to implement new and upgraded functionalities that are backwards compatible.
• There is no requirement for all nodes to be upgrade and agree on the new version.
• Regardless the updated users and the non-updated users could still interact with each other.

HARD FORK
All the nodes need to agree and once done ALL previous blocks are invalid.… Read more...