BTCPay Server Releases Documentary 'MY TRUST IN YOU IS BROKEN'

BTCPay Server's documentary 'MY TRUST IN YOU IS BROKEN' premieres on YouTube, exploring its origins during the Block Size Wars.
BTCPay Server Releases Documentary 'MY TRUST IN YOU IS BROKEN'

Key Takeaways

  • BTCPay Server released its documentary on Bitcoin Pizza Day.
  • The documentary explores BTCPay Server's origins during the Block Size Wars.
  • It emphasizes the importance of verifying transactions within the Bitcoin network.

On May 22, 2024, in commemoration of Bitcoin Pizza Day, BTCPay Server released its documentary “MY TRUST IN YOU IS BROKEN” on YouTube.

The documentary offers an in-depth look at the origins and development of BTCPay Server, an open-source bitcoin payment processor, born during the tumultuous Block Size Wars.

Directed by Parker Worthington, the 42-minute documentary first premiered at the Bitcoin Film Fest in Warsaw, Poland, on April 19.

It examines the founding of BTCPay Server by Nicolas Dorier in response to BitPay’s controversial support for SegWit2x—a proposed but ultimately failed increase to Bitcoin’s block size limit.

The film dives into the technical and philosophical challenges that arose during the Block Size Wars of 2017.

It emphasizes the risks of relying on third parties and the importance of verifying transactions within the Bitcoin network.

Featuring interviews with BTCPay Server contributors and key moments from Bitcoin events, the documentary provides a comprehensive perspective on the platform’s evolution.

BTCPay Server announced on Twitter:

Close out #Bitcoin Pizza Day 🍕 by watching the story of how our project arose from the ashes of Block Size Wars.

The release of “MY TRUST IN YOU IS BROKEN” showcases the journey of BTCPay Server from its inception to its status as a community-driven platform celebrated for its privacy and autonomy features.



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