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Why do we even need timestamps on the blocks?

Has it something to do with the consensus?

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  • I think I found it out, but I'm not sure. I think timestamps are part of the difficulty adjustment of Bitcoin mining. To measure the time it took to mine the last x blocks. Can somebody confirm that?
    – Ini
    Sep 1, 2017 at 11:39

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