One of the reasons i'm not a big fan of (POW) networks. To much control with centralized mining pools...
POS - Masternode Networks are the future IMO!
Bitcoin (BTC) transaction delays and fees are increasingly thought to be the result of Antpool mining empty blocks.
Multiple reports surfacing on social media pin the blame for the slow rate of approvals on miners deliberately not including SegWit transactions.
The practice would cut capacity, increasing waiting times and driving up fees.
Data from Blockchain.info on blocks found post-SegWit activation suggests Antpool, the largest Bitcoin mining pool, is circumventing SegWit transactions despite losing revenue.
“Normally miners will confirm as many transactions as they can, because when they confirm one they earn the transaction fees from that transaction,” one explanation reads.