On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 06:51:02PM +0200, Pieter Wuille wrote:
> The configuration used in the code right now simulates two groups of miners
> (one 80%=25%+25%+30%, one 20%=5%+5%+5%+5%), which are well-connected
> internally, but are only connected to each other through a slow 2 Mbit/s
> link.
> Here are some results.
> This shows how the group of smaller miners loses around 8% of their
> relative income (if they create larger blocks, their loss percentage goes
> up slightly further):

To be clear, when you say 8% of their income, you mean revenue, not

Actual profit margins of something like 5%-10% are likely, so that's an
enormous hit that could make their mining operation completely


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