Anyone who owns bitcoin will also own the same number is Bitcoin Cash units. However, not all bitcoin exchanges (where people store their bitcoin) will accept Bitcoin Cash, and that could potentially hinder the widespread adoption of the new digital currency.
In order for Bitcoin Cash to be used for mainstream transactions like buying coffee, businesses will have to accept it, regardless of whether they already accept bitcoin or not. ” This will be informative for how we deal with these systems in the future,” said Manain. “Without a doubt this is going to be a blueprint, and we are going to learn a lot from this process”.