This is a quote from the book "B-Money" by Wei Dai
...nt ofmoney in a special account to be used as potential fines or rewards forproof of misconduct. Also, each server must periodically publish andcommit to its current money creation and money own ership databases. Eachparticipant should verify that his own account balances are correct andthat the sum of the account balances is not greater than the total amountof money created. This preve nts the servers, even in total collusion, frompermanently and costlessly expanding the money supply. New servers canalso use the published databases to synchronize with existing servers.
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