Luke is wrong about decentralization. I predict more full nodes will be run as the result of the increased opportunity and security provided by a full node when accepting 0-conf than by decreasing the cost and usefulness of running a full node on a network that can’t secure 0-confirmation transactions. For more see my article. Having decentralization depend on devotion and religious conviction introduces a free rider problem. https://medium.com/@DrSammyD/the-full-node-religion-will-fail-or-why-lighthouses-are-better-than-tiki-torches-773f217f94d5

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