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Does IOTA become less accessible the further its value increases?

Rounded, right now a single IOTA is worth around $0.0000024. Yesterday it was worth $0.0000015. If the MIOTA price goes up to $500-$1,000 as some people have been forecasting, this means a single IOTA ...
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What is the total supply of IOTA?

In Bitcoin the total supply is capped at 21 million BTC. In Ethereum things are slightly looser. (I don't know what their total supply will be.) What's the case for IOTA? Is there a cap, and if so, ...
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What would an attacker have to pay per transaction in a large-scale spam attack?

It is claimed that transactions are effectively free. However, they require a proof of work. This PoW is supposed to make spam attacks infeasible. So given an attacker renting hardware from a cloud ...