I've been into bitcoin for a little over a decade. I bought my ASICs, I mined on my FX 7970's, I had money in cex.io.

Then I largely divested, but keep Bitcoin Core running at all times.

My question: What exactly am I contributing by keeping a full copy of the blockchain locally?

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