Final Block Mined Before Halving Contained Reminder of BTC’s Origins

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Final Block Mined Before Halving Contained Reminder of BTC’s Origins

In the final block, Miner f2pool immortalized a NY Times article highlighting the similarities between the 2008 financial crisis and today.

Just before Bitcoin experienced its third halving, which cut the block reward from 12.5 BTC to 6.25 BTC, the miner who extracted the cryptocurrency’s final block had a special message for all HODLers.

F2pool, the miner responsible for the extraction of block 629,999, printed a New York Times headline into the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain just prior to the halving on May 11. 

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