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Bitcoin’s Mempool Saw an Anomalous Number of Big Transactions on Friday

On Nov. 15, Bitcoin’s (BTC) blockchain mempool was at its highest level since January last year, according to figures from blockchain data website Blockchain. On Nov. 15, Bitcoin’s mempool size reached over 90 megabytes (MB), a value not seen since January 2018. The Bitcoin mempool holds all the unconfirmed transactions that are waiting to be validated by miners.  One-year chart of Bitcoin mempool size in bytes. Source: Blockchain.com An apparent anomaly In most cases, the …

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