With Bitcoin dominance still lingering down in the 40–45% range, meaning its market cap comprises less than half of the total value of all crypto, discourse in the space is as contentious as it has always been.

This time, perhaps more so than in the bull market of 2017, there is a sense that altcoins are here to stay. In some cases, alternative protocols are presented as superior to Bitcoin, while in other cases coins are framed as the opportunity of a life-time “just like Bitcoin was a decade ago”.

But all is not so simple and opinions are divided…


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