Re: Could the bitcoin network be destroyed by someone generating endless bitcoin add
2010-05-16 21:01:44 UTC - Original Post - View in Thread
When you generate a new bitcoin address, it only takes disk space on your own computer (like 500 bytes). It's like generating a new PGP private key, but less CPU intensive because it's ECC. The address space is effectively unlimited. It doesn't hurt anyone, so generate all you want.