Ben: a 51% attack has always been an acknowledged way to cheat the system; and the computing power…
Dr. Drew Miller
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It is legitimate.

However as long as one honest node remains, the chain is sovereign and can be rebuilt.

You cut it down, someone had it saved on a hdd not on the network. It can be rebuilt. (many people run backups)

The decentralised trust remains. You can’t really kill it without a worldwide emp or something.

This is why its cool, and why you don’t centralise nodes ;)

Read my article if you want to know more.

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