[Bitcoin-development] Coinbase reallocation to discourage Finney attacks

Mike Hearn mike at plan99.net
Tue Apr 29 14:26:01 UTC 2014


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> These parties wouldn't generally consider themselves attackers
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Of course not, attackers rarely do :)

But they are miners who are taking part in malicious double spending. That
makes them attackers. If miners don't exist to stop double spending, what
do they exist for?

I mean, this is fundamental. What do you think miners exist for?
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