Monthly Progress Report - January 2023

Bitcoin Cash Research promotes and operates under a standard of transparency towards the ecosystem. This report works in the direction of that principle. It details relevant aspects of the operation and welcomes any feedback that helps to fulfill the proposed vision.

I. Activity Highlights

II. Activity Lowlights

III. Next Steps

Proposed actions under analysis and consideration.

  • Increase the number of moderators under an expected userbase expansion.
  • Progress in the platform’s decentralization and build the necessary resources to make the platform even more capture resistant.
  • Define a policy for the release of periodic backups while protecting users’ private information.
  • Define a policy for access to the server.

IV. Financial

Bitcoin Cash Research maintains its accounts using plain text accounting and hledger software via a ledger file (in attach at the end of this section), which will henceforth be included in a public repository as soon as possible.

Based on this public ledger, Bitcoin Cash Research is able to account for all its financial movements and produce suitable reports using auditable open-source software.

We have closed the 2022 ledger by adding a Closing/Opening Balance operation on 2022-12-31.
For future reference, here is the operation:

The corresponding amounts correlate with the opening of the 2023 ledger.

Here, also for future reference, the 2022 ledger file: 2022BCHResearch.ledger (7.8 KB)

Checksum SHA256: 427eb5a31e7e89d7b2901ccb386ab38e83c834f35d24b9adb7e14b8532d58dcf

Moving to the current year, by 2023-01-31, our accounts and their respective funds are as follows.

Our expenses for this period are described by the following.

Based on our operational expenses, income and liabilities derived Balance Change, Income Statement and Balance Sheet are as follows.

Resulting in a Net of 13.19906581 BCH at 2023-01-31

For reference here is the 2023 ledger file: 2023BCHResearch.ledger (641 Bytes)

Checksum: SHA256: c92b6e573e01c1b335bd7d4f7ac1e5f87c44bbb76a9eda921bbd3610e7c4be43

V. Funding

Project funds are held by team members in a 2-of-3 multisig Electron Cash wallet:


This wallet intends to receive donations and cover operational expenses.

VI. Personnel

Total man hours for this period: 12 (all donated time).

VII. Statistics


–Thanks to all contributors who believe that small details can create significant changes and trigger positive network effects.