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How Blockchains Become Great Big Garbage Patches for Data

UTXO, it’s highly likely to be relevant in the future: Transactors eventually spend their coins. If it’s spam relating to an airdrop for a transient token, it may never be relevant again. And what node operator wants to foot the bill for terabytes of irrelevant, uneconomical data?An unpriced externalityTo be clear, the Bitcoin-like blockchain model…