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Submission + - Microsoft and Cornell Researchers Locate Flaw In B (wordpress.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Researchers at Microsoft Research and Cornell identifiy a potential flaw in Bitcoin's transaction propagation. In a recent paper they show how miner nodes in the Bitcoin network have an incentive not to relay transactions to the rest of the network, and propose to implement a scheme that rewards nodes for relaying messages.
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Microsoft and Cornell Researchers Locate Flaw In B

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The meat is rotten, but the booze is holding out. Computer translation of "The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

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