Exclusive: MyEtherWallet “Hard Fork” Creates New Wallet, MyCrypto

It appears that not even wallets are immune to forking in the digital currency world.

MyEtherWallet (MEW), a free, open-source, client-side interface for generating Ethereum wallets has diverged into two…

Monahan explains that MEW was sufficient for the early stages of growth, but that she “never saw MEW as being infrastructure or tooling and certainly did not expect it to become such an integral part of the Ethereum ecosystem.”