Blockchain congestion and transaction queues actually deter ‘nefarious actors’ — Study

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Mississippi recently published research indicating that blockchains with “full” blocks — especially when there’s a transaction queue — appear to have an added layer of protection against nefarious actors, money launderers, and would-be fraudsters. 

Dubbed, “Bitcoin Blocksize, Custodial Security, and Price,” the team’s paper takes a deep dive into the Mt.Gox crash and other instances where cryptocurrency has been stolen from crypto exchanges.

The study’s premise lies in the notion that the perpetrators of illicit activity wish to complete laundering transactions as soon as possible.

Per the paper:

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