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Is PoW an indispensable component in blockchain?

"blockchain", as used in your question without qualification, is an underspecified term. It can be, and is, used to refer to: The blockchain data structure used in various specific ...
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Why changing Bitcoin Cap Limit Is Not Possible

Imagine Bitcoin was run by only you and 2 other friends. Each of you run their own node. You decide you want to change the code, so you spin up 40 new nodes so that now you have 95% of the nodes. You ...
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Why changing Bitcoin Cap Limit Is Not Possible

Every Bitcoin node unilaterally enforces the protocol rules locally. Bitcoin Core (and most other Bitcoin node software) does not have an auto-update function. Nodes only update when their operators ...
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