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How could block propagation time be reduced?

This website measures block and transaction time propagation.. At the time of writing, the time required for 90% of surveyed clients to get a block is about twelve seconds. (I just averaged the last ...
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What are some pitfalls of having 1 minute blocktimes? What vulnerabilities would this introduce?

For example, dogecoin has 1 minute blocktimes and they seem to be doing fine for the past 5 years. What are some issues they might run into with 1 minute blocktimes and increased adoption? What other ...
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How does block propagation delay not cause accidental forks?

Block propagation delay, it looks like, is about 122 seconds in some cases. If another block is formed before the first block is completed, wouldn't this accidentally create a fork? How would this ...
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How many nodes need to validate a newly created block?

It must be impossible for a newly created block to be propagated and validated by every node in bitcoin network considering offline nodes and the ones with poor Internet connectivity. How many ...