Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) is a fork of Bitcoin; at predetermined block height 495866, the new chain was created. As the original Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain continues on unaltered, this new cryptocurrency now operaties on its own chain called ”Bitcoin Diamond”. With Bitcoin Diamond miners will begin creating blocks using a new proof-of-work algorithm which better serves Satoshi’s original goal of keeping Bitcoin decentralized. Bitcoin Diamond offers several technical advancements in scalability along with anti-replay protection and wallet enhancements. With these changes to the Bitcoin protocol, Bitcoin Diamond seeks to achieve Satoshi Nakamoto’s vision for a peer-to-peer electronic cash system that’s accessible and usable to everyone, regardless of economic status or country of origin.