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In 2017, miners attempted to assert control over the protocol, and failed thanks to / .

Later, exchanges attempted to assert control over the protocol, and failed again ().

In 2021, developers attempted to assert control over the protocol by reverting to BIP9, and reintroducing and enforcing the miner veto, after the community came to consensus on BIP8.

It's not entirely clear if that failed or succeeded. But it should receive the same reaction: complete resistance.

@lukedashjr did anyone document the 2021 incident in a blog post or article?

@lukedashjr what is backing this claim? Genuinely curious, I haven't heard of it before.

@ugmug Claim? It's a fact. Anyone paying attention in 2021 should have observed it.

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