Albeit blockchain technology in the cryptocurrency industry is designed to prevent rollbacks and reorganizations, that is not always the case. In fact, there have been several incidents which invoked or could have invoked a blockchain rollback or reorganization. A rather interesting turn of events, which warrants a look back at what happened exactly.
Back in August of 2010, Jeff Garzik noticed a network block which seemed to offer some unexpected and disturbing information. Although everything regarding the block’s information appeared to be on the up and up, the actual block reward was not making too much sense. The output displayed a total of 184,467,440,737.0955 Bitcoin.