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How does the system sustain regular low-effort "splitting attacks"?

You're tackling a few points there. The first remark that I have is right in the title. A splitting attack is not performed regularly. It's more precisely described as one sustained attack. A ...
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Are there entities that can submit transactions without having to approve a tip?

The IRI (Iota Reference Implementation) select the transactions to approve such that "selected transactions-to-approve are almost always tips". A tip is a transaction that isn't approved yet. This ...
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How would full nodes cope with large amounts of data?

Trying to recall something mentioned by CfB a while back, I believe IOTA will eventually use collective memory usage: In a sense that hash-based signatures will be reduced from 8192 to 64 bytes - ...
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