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Pen-y-gors Silver badge

Bitcoins?

A genuine question as I have no idea how these 'wallet' and bit-chain thingies work.

Could a similar accident to the Ethereum case potentially affect Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies? Was the Ethereum weakness peculiar to Ethereum or was it a generic crypto-currency problem? In particular, could the whole of Bitcoin be erased in one fell swoop, or would only a bit of it disappear - thus making the remaining BCs instantly more valuable. Hang on...I don't like the way this is going...

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