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It’s happened again: AT&T sued for allegedly transferring victim's number to thieves in $1.9m cryptocoin heist

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Re: ELI5 please

"When you make a transaction, you tell lots of people and eventually that gets imortalised in a tamperproof block (by miners?) which, once created, is also shared with lots of people."

So this is the bit I don't get - does it just keep growing in size forever? Or is it truncated in some way at some point?

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