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Is Bitcoin Diamond a Better Bitcoin?

Cryptocurrencies can be novel from the point of view that they bring their own nomenclature into existence, which makes users who do not know about these terms nervous or filled with anxiety. Add to this, the confusion that media generates surrounding certain events like hard forks, which are just a change to a protocol of a cryptocurrency that makes previous invalid blocks or transactions on the Blockchain valid. In a hard fork, there is a permanent moving away from a previous version of the Blockchain and the older version nodes would not be accepted by the newest version. So, inessence, there is a split in a cryptocurrency.