The bitcoin whitepaper explained and commented, section 7 — reclaiming disk space

This is the 7th part of our series dissecting Satoshi Nakamoto’s original Bitcoin whitepaper from 2008. In part 6, we talked about incentives: block rewards and transaction fees. This week, we’re looking at a less obvious issue: disk and memory space. As previously, quotes are from the whitepaper.

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Raphael Meyer

Raphael Meyer

Author, KEYS to BITCOIN: learn how Bitcoin really works https://www.amazon.com/dp/1734773324 and Twitter @RaphaTheGrey