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Could Bitcoin’s security be weakening? Let’s talk about it

Questioning Bitcoin’s security model in the context of declining network usage relative to other cryptocurrencies. 

Could Bitcoin’s security be weakening? Let’s talk about it

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Bitcoin proponents claim that Bitcoin’s security is unquestionable and fears surrounding halving events are blown out of proportion.

Critics, however, argue that transaction fees might not have the capacity to counteract the declining block rewards, driving the network’s security budget down.

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