The easy way out
Posted Nov 9, 2012 17:57 UTC (Fri) by jackb
In reply to: The easy way out
Parent article: Let’s Limit the Effect of Software Patents, Since We Can’t Eliminate Them (Wired)
Or someone with enough computing power might cause bitcoin to ramp up their "work proof" hardness, to the point that normal people can't really compete.
"Normal people" don't have any need to solve blocks. Ramping up the difficulty has no effect at all on most Bitcoin users.
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