Reply to post: Re: Blockchain ? Oh yeah, that thing that keeps growing and growing and ...

Who ate all the PII? Not the blockchain, thankfully

Crazy Operations Guy

Re: Blockchain ? Oh yeah, that thing that keeps growing and growing and ...

See, with the block chain now everyone can waste their disk space on undeletable data rather than just one entity that has the capability of pruning it over time.

The concept of verifying the veracity of the information recorded in a block chain is only possible if we know what generates that data in the first place and can trust it to write the correct data. The blockchain can really only provide proof that a certain piece of data had been written to it, not that the data itself is correct in any way.

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