Topic - The Permanency of Memos and Replies

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631d
I made a post regarding this:
https://memo.cash/post/63277adc648acd53a92e9115b4cac4b96b6350063296bb39a144e5efc27a0d74

Would it be possible to destroy a post or reply?
631d
No. You have to understand that you're writing to the blockchain. And the blockchain is immutable.
631d
It doesn't show up here. Interesting. It's like the wiki talk talk page. Hey - where did it go?
631d
So, it's even worse in terms of... oh, "2 replies"... 'if you don't want it on the internet' and 'the internet is forever'? Immutable is that, and more?
631d
Sure, it's possible. Encrypt the message content, memo manages the key. Ask memo to the key and message is deleted and a deleted flag set.
631d
Ask memo to delete the key rather. Revokable messages not cross platform, but it would be opt-in and if they don't do it someone else will.
631d
> Hi, we have developed a social network with immutable and decentralized messaging. > Cool, just what I was looking for! But make them mutable and centralized.
631d
Adding extra choice is not a problem. if people don't want it they simply won't use it. If they do want it, they'll clog up memo with encrypted content regardless
631d
Encrypted content is *still* on the blockchain. If the algorithm is cracked one day, that data can be seen by the rest of the world.
631d
How is that better than having it readable by everyone now?
631d
Blockchain storage and forcing everyone to post in the clear are different problems. As with facebook, as memo gets easier to use, people will forget what they are doing
631d
Do all data really have to be stored forever or could some tag for when, as in blocks from when created, it's ok to remove the data be set?
631d
Node's can prune transactions, but nodes that don't prune at all will have ALL the data still. And there will always be nodes that do that.
631d
How is this a good thing? It helps the data miner, not the user.
631d
All you can do is not showing up the "deleted" content on the UI side.
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I'm used to this with steemit. That's why I like Yours.org. If you'd like to be able to delete your posts, Yours.org allows for that.
519d
What does immutability matter, if the internet is down?
519d
The internet looks to be up.
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