Reply to post: Re: If it's not currency, where's the incentive to mine blocks?

Kill the blockchain! It'll make you fitter in the long run, honest

Black Road Dude

Re: If it's not currency, where's the incentive to mine blocks?

Without an incentive such as mining a blockchain is just a shared ledger a distributed database if you like. There is nothing new or novel about a blockchain on its own. With the mining incentive it solves the byzantine generals problem and defends itself from attack.

I'm sick of hearing people say it's the blockchain that's the real innovation. It's not.

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